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 Post subject: Ubiee Powerpill
PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2006 3:00 pm 
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With regard to cheaper fuel and the forthcoming Emission changes, I've been using the Ubiee Power Pill for the last month, I was very sceptical, to say the least, (being tight) about its claims, but can now wholeheartedly recommend it 100%

Its the dogs bollox, emissions that reach Euro 4 standards!! I now get about 35 miles extra out of a tankfull of derv, and the engine purrs like new! (its done 233'000)

Each pill costs about £2.30, but saves me around £6 for every tankfull.

You don't need to be good at maths to see you get your money back and a lot more.

Sadly this does'nt get me out of this expensive Euro 3 upgrade this summer for all pre 2001 London taxis, as the PCO claim they will have no way of monitoring your usage of the Powerpill, but regardless, I'll keep using them.

Their www if anyones interested.

http://www.powerpilluk.com/

A few of the Dial a Cab fleet drivers have also written their testimonials here.


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 Post subject: Re: Ubiee Powerpill
PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2006 5:16 pm 
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greenbadgecabby wrote:
With regard to cheaper fuel and the forthcoming Emission changes, I've been using the Ubiee Power Pill for the last month, I was very sceptical, to say the least, (being tight) about its claims, but can now wholeheartedly recommend it 100%

Its the dogs bollox, emissions that reach Euro 4 standards!! I now get about 35 miles extra out of a tankfull of derv, and the engine purrs like new! (its done 233'000)

Each pill costs about £2.30, but saves me around £6 for every tankfull.

A right daft question, but why aren't we all using it then?

Or are we all a tad thick? :?

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 Post subject: Re: Ubiee Powerpill
PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2006 11:15 pm 
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greenbadgecabby wrote:
With regard to cheaper fuel and the forthcoming Emission changes, I've been using the Ubiee Power Pill for the last month, I was very sceptical, to say the least, (being tight) about its claims, but can now wholeheartedly recommend it 100%

Its the dogs bollox, emissions that reach Euro 4 standards!! I now get about 35 miles extra out of a tankfull of derv, and the engine purrs like new! (its done 233'000)

Each pill costs about £2.30, but saves me around £6 for every tankfull.

A right daft question, but why aren't we all using it then?

Or are we all a tad thick? :?



Maybe it is because we have not heard of them before, or tried them.
I will give them a go and see if it makes any difference with/in/on my OLD Metrocab. The tests look impresive.

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 Post subject: Re: Ubiee Powerpill
PostPosted: Sat Mar 18, 2006 4:29 am 
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Sussex wrote:
A right daft question, but why aren't we all using it then?




I guess the newer the vehicle you drive, the less impact on your fuel savings will take place.

As Mac says, they're not common knowledge outside of the London trade, but are getting more popular.

The company is currently moving to bigger premises to cope with the demand.

I believe they (the pill) have roughly the same additives as that 'premium' fuel that BP sells, whereby your paying as you fill, although I don't know if it gives you quite the same results though?

With their multi Billion pound profits last year, you have to ask why the additives are not added as a matter of course, and at no extra cost to the motorist?


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 Post subject: Re: Ubiee Powerpill
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I will give them a go and see if it makes any difference with/in/on my OLD Metrocab. The tests look impresive.



This Metrocab owner did, and he seems to be very happy with the results.


http://www.dac-callsign.com/06/Mar06/page15.html


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You might struggle on the '90 mph' bit though Mac ! :lol:


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I have found another website selling the same pills

http://powerpillonline.com/cart/index.p ... 487347d9c6


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 Post subject: Re: Ubiee Powerpill
PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 5:14 am 
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GBC wrote:
Each pill costs about £2.30, but saves me around £6 for every tankfull.



Not any more, i've now found an Austrailian supplier!

Debra Hancock (nice lady) sells them on E-Bay for £12!! a pack, that's about £1 a pill!! beat that. \:D/

If anyone need's the E-Bay page it's here.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/PowerPill-FE3-PET ... dZViewItem

($30 aus dollars is £12 plus £2 postage, discount for bigger orders)


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I tried these pills in my Y plate TX1 and although the cab ran smoother and I think there was less smoke, the mpg was unchanged, so stopped using them.

The assie seller wants AUS$20 to ship, which is @£8 ?? :?:


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TravisBickle wrote:
I tried these pills in my Y plate TX1 and although the cab ran smoother and I think there was less smoke, the mpg was unchanged, so stopped using them.


I agree it won't have the same results for everyone, all I can say is i've noticed a lot more miles, and no smoke for what now amounts to a little over a pound a fill up.

That sells it to me! :wink:

I had a 'major' last month, and the fuel filter was as clean as a whistle from when it was last changed 20'000 miles ago!


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The assie seller wants AUS$20 to ship, which is @£8 ?? :?:


That's what I pay for 10 packs, just e-mail her for a discount.


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I've just checked the invoice, the P&P comes to a tenner, it's still a very good deal compared to the prices over here.

10 packs from JV Brights in Southwark comes in at about £220.


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They are now available on E-bay, the main UK supplier stopped selling them last month.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... :IT&ih=013


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They work my mate put em in me cab on saturday and i thought it was the placebo effect but no they work

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Iv'e just bought some so I will see how they go. If I give one to the missus will her performance increase by 20%? :mrgreen:

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grandad wrote:
Iv'e just bought some so I will see how they go. If I give one to the missus will her performance increase by 20%? :mrgreen:
With mine that would be 20% more moaning bitching and spending :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Sadly this does'nt get me out of this expensive Euro 3 upgrade this summer for all pre 2001 London taxis, as the PCO claim they will have no way of monitoring your usage of the Powerpill, but regardless, I'll keep using them.


If they are that good GBC, why not pop one in before the test and feck going to the expense of the upgrade.

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Its the dogs bollox, emissions that reach Euro 4 standards!! I now get about 35 miles extra out of a tankfull of derv, and the engine purrs like new! (its done 233'000)
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I thought you had just got yourself a TX2 nightmare eusasmiles.zip eusasmiles.zip eusasmiles.zip


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This thread is over 2 years old Skippy, I was updating it with new info.

You had to fit the emissions equipment, if you did'nt the cab would'nt be plated.


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Well I can vouch for the above EBay supplier, they arrived safe and sound this morning. I hope the forthcoming TX2 likes them?


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So did mine. Mind you I have put 2 in the tank as sugested and so far my fuel consumption has gone down. :cry:

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