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Old 02-13-2004, 11:12 PM   #11
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Wildman, Burn a couple gallons off, then go to the local paint store and buy two gallons of Tolulene, Toluene, or Tolulol. It'* all the same stuff. It'* a natural octane booster (121 octane generally). Put it all in. Two gallons of Tolulene to 16 gallons of 87 octane fuel will net you 90.78 octane. It should cost about $15 dollars for two gallons.

If you have Microsoft Excel, I'll send you the spreadsheet I use to calculate this.

FYI, when 'over the counter' octane boosters do their thing, they usually do it with 'un-natural' boosters, and when they say they raise your octane by one point, they don't mean from 87 to 88. It means 87 to 87.1 octane.
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One more note here, I've successfully run 2 gallons of Tolulene with a full tank of 92 octane, netting me 95.14 octane in Greenzilla. The formula is basic math, I got the idea from several trusted sources, and have verified it. I wrote the spreadsheet to be automatic with these calculations, and it is protected, so you can't accidentally change the calculations:

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FYI, when 'over the counter' octane boosters do their thing, they usually do it with 'un-natural' boosters, and when they say they raise your octane by one point, they don't mean from 87 to 88. It means 87 to 87.1 octane.
That'* interesting Will.... never knew that.
I'll have to pick some Tolulene up to try it.
I use STP Octane booster every few tanks in the 97.
Both the 91 & 97 ALWAYS get Supreme, Octane 91 or higher.
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Wildman, Burn a couple gallons off, then go to the local paint store and buy two gallons of Tolulene, Toluene, or Tolulol. It'* all the same stuff. It'* a natural octane booster (121 octane generally). Put it all in. Two gallons of Tolulene to 16 gallons of 87 octane fuel will net you 90.78 octane. It should cost about $15 dollars for two gallons.

If you have Microsoft Excel, I'll send you the spreadsheet I use to calculate this.

FYI, when 'over the counter' octane boosters do their thing, they usually do it with 'un-natural' boosters, and when they say they raise your octane by one point, they don't mean from 87 to 88. It means 87 to 87.1 octane.
Yeah, send that to me!! That'll be handy.

Yes, my wife knew better, just had a brain fart. :P
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On the way with warnings, instructions, and disclaimers! Please get back to me with your results. I'm almost ready to release this, and would very much appreciate your feedback.
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Hmm... I should buy some tolulene just for the hell of it.
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DISCLAIMER!

Don't do it unless you know what you're doing, and do it CAUTIOUSLY. Or wait for my Techinfo article.

I will not be held responsible for any damage done to anyone'* car. I can't control how you use the stuff.
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Ok... went to CT tonight... searched high & low for Tolulene... couldn't find it.
Is it a chemical or a brand name?

Also, in true male form, I didn't ask if they had it, or for directions to it.
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