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Old 09-07-2007, 12:01 AM   #21
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Bandit, these days the octane ratings mean nothing. Some are lower than advertised, others are higher. Take, for instance, Shell V-Power. Although it'* 93 Octane, when tested, it'* more like 95 octane.
umm i some how dont be leave that. because they have to be certified each year or so...

and thats the first time anyone has ever told me that. now i may be leave that some places may have a higher Oct then stated but never lower.
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Got any links to back that up? I'm really just curious...not being an *** at all
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found this site.

NY State seems to test them good.
http://www.agmkt.state.ny.us/WM/wmpetrol.html
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Bandit, these days the octane ratings mean nothing. Some are lower than advertised, others are higher. Take, for instance, Shell V-Power. Although it'* 93 Octane, when tested, it'* more like 95 octane.
Way off base. Octane ratings are certified. You might want to look it up for yourself before making a statement like that.
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And octane rating is the average of calculated and measured.
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94 octane won't benefit your L36 one bit. In fact, not only are you throwing money in the tank for no benefit, that high of an octane rating may actually be hurting you in performance.

There is no more POWER in higher octane. It'* simply harder to ignite.
Need to bump this to page 2. I can't think of a single L36 on this Forum that would benefit from more than 89-91 octane at the most. Don't shoot yourself in the foot or the wallet.
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I can't think of a single L36 on this Forum that would benefit from more than 89-91 octane at the most. Don't shoot yourself in the foot or the wallet.
well i know one that whit 15 kr could use more that 91 but seriously so far what im seing is that its hard to get 0 kr whit a L36 maybe its only me
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15 degrees of KR needs to be fixed MECHANICALLY. Not with octane. But that'* for another topic.
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so a N/A car would be better off running 87 or 89 at the track than race fuel? (for example)
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Bandit - You don't have Sunoco Ultra 94 gas there?
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