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Old 07-14-2003, 05:09 PM   #1
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hey! i decided to run premium gas in my bonne. what did it do ?? boost performance bigtime, acceleration is awesome. ive always used midgrade but premium is the real go-getter.

just thought i'd ask if anyone else runs a higher octane fuel? and what does it do for you ?
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Default because of the cleaners...

You basicly just cleaned some crap outta of your injectors, It has more cleaner (1tb spon/1000lt) then regual gas, with the 8.5 comp. you could almost **** in your gas tank.
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I never try to dip below 89 octane, most times my fill ups are 91. 94 if I'm feeling like a big-timer. Since I rarely go lower then premium, its hard to compare. But apparently I have a very clean running car (fuel wise/injectors etc.) Once I upgrade the fuel pump it'll be all good

Keep up the high octane gas. Helps you gets used to it for when you upgrade to the mother-truckin SSEi. Good times
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ya...i dont think im ever goin back to regular gas...it sucks comnpared to premium. last tank i got 10 mpg better on premium than i did regular. and my injectors are clean the garage said last time i had it in. keep the imput comin! i wanna know what everyone else does
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Well, the NA ladies and fellers might chip in, but the SC'd member, they don't have a choice, premium or bust...literally
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I usually fill up with 91 octane. If the price is outrageous, over 1.80 a gallon, then I'll use 89 octane. Generally I don't feel much difference between the two.
Add a little toulene, that will give it some jump!
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I usually fill up with 91 octane. If the price is outrageous, over 1.80 a gallon, then I'll use 89 octane. Generally I don't feel much difference between the two.
Add a little toulene, that will give it some jump!


Im a new guy....heh whats toulene ??? techy version of octane boost ?? i was told that over-the-counter octane booster is bad for your injectors is this true ??
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Toulene(I'm not sure how to spell it) is a nasty, foul smelling substance used in paints, I don't remember what it does. It'* a byproduct from making gas.
From what I hear it'* also used to make some sort of illegal drug, my buddy who works at Menards says you will get followed home to see what you are using it for.
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Premium Unleaded Fuel Only is what my dashboard says.
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I usually fill up with 91 octane. If the price is outrageous, over 1.80 a gallon, then I'll use 89 octane. Generally I don't feel much difference between the two.
Add a little toulene, that will give it some jump!
I wish I could get 91 around here...it'* what my manual reccomends but we only have three options on the north-east coast, 87,89, and 93 (and occasionaly 94 at Sunocos).

So we are forced to pay throught the nose for 93 (currently down to $1.59 per gallon, which is pretty good around here), but I hear that in some parts of the country it'* even worse so I won't b!tch about it too much.
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