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Old 10-05-2021   #1
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Tipo petrol or diesel

Do the 1.4 petrol 95hp burn oil. And am I better off with the 1.3 diesel
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Re: Tipo petrol or diesel

Diesels burn oil..
Thats how they were designed
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Re: Tipo petrol or diesel

i was putting oil into my tipo 1,4 multijet petrol like it was going out of fashion,
now got diesel 1.6 multijet never needs topping up had a bravo 1.9 diesel for 10 years never topped it up once
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Quote Originally Posted by varesecrazy View Post
Diesels burn oil..
Thats how they were designed
I'm told the 1.3 mj diesel are bullet proof how true it is is another day's work
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Re: Tipo petrol or diesel

I topped my 1.4 petrol turbo a tiny bit at about 7 months old….after that nothing at all. It’s now 2 1/2 years old
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I'd honestly prefer the petrol as I believe theyre cheaper to service and a cast iron block
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Quote Originally Posted by MrZetor View Post
I'm told the 1.3 mj diesel are bullet proof how true it is is another day's work

The 1248 engine is pretty tough

The camchain is the only guaranteed expense as the miles add...

Diesel fuel in the uk is termed by the government as 'heavy oil'
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Quote Originally Posted by Barkydog View Post
I topped my 1.4 petrol turbo a tiny bit at about 7 months old….after that nothing at all. It’s now 2 1/2 years old
U have made me decide to probably buy the petrol
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Re: Tipo petrol or diesel

My 1.4 petrol non turbo has not needed any oil top up.
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My 1.4 petrol non turbo has not needed any oil top up.
Thanks. Is it proving reliable so far
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