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Post by conejorapido on Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:48 pm

I've been to Los Sabinos, Ajijic, Interlago and no premium gas. Anyone know of a station in the area that has premium?

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Post by kiko on Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:17 pm

Off topic somewhat, but I wonder how does a consumer tell the difference between Magna and Premium in Mexico other than price? I was going to fill up with premium a few months ago on a trip with a Mexican mechanic friend. When the attendant was filling a container with premium for another customer we noticed the color of the gas was pink which I thought was the color of magna. My friend confirmed that and said at that station it is best to only buy magna since the owner was not providing premium but did charge the higher price for premium if you chose it. He said premium was yellow.

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Post by Tday on Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:31 pm

Watched a U-Tube test on the difference between them. It showed 0 difference. Just a wast of Money. But that won't convince some people.

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Post by Canmex 87 on Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:06 pm

conejorapido wrote:I've been to Los Sabinos, Ajijic, Interlago and no premium gas. Anyone know of a station in the area that has premium?


The Pemex at San Juan, just east of Vista del Lago, had premium yesterday.

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Post by brigitte on Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:15 pm

For a year we used premium on the new mazda and then we switch to Magna, we sure cannot tell the difference and the car is not complaining ether so viva Magna.

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Post by ohhappyday on Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:05 pm

Best to check your owner's manual as many manufacturers recommend using Regular only.

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Post by conejorapido on Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:12 pm

Really I don't need instruction on what fuel to use. I just want to know where I might find it.

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Post by shortstop on Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:49 pm




Got it at the Pemex next to Soriana yesterday.

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Post by Kiri on Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:24 pm

Tday wrote:Watched a U-Tube test on the difference between them. It showed 0 difference. Just a wast of Money. But that won't convince some people.

BIG difference if your car specifically requires it. Check your manual.
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Post by Kiri on Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:27 pm

ohhappyday wrote:Best to check your owner's manual as many manufacturers recommend using Regular only.
No damage, other than the wallet, to use premium if specified to use regular, however not applicable the other way around.
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Post by Rosa Venus on Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:19 pm

No premium at station in Ajijic centro this afternoon.

(I never bothered with rojo, but friend with exact same car said he switched from verde to rojo and noticed a difference. I haven't ever managed to make a complete change/test yet due to shortage. So, whatever. Car still goes with the cheaper stuff.)
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