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View Poll Results: What Octane Gas Do You Use?
0 to 87 6 20.00%
86 to 89 9 30.00%
90 to 93 15 50.00%
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Old 09-10-2003, 02:00 AM   #21
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What? Too good for Fleet Farm?

It'* my second favorite store, next to WalMart! But I wouldn't make a special trip there for gas...
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Hey where do you think i got my Ram Air, or my Gold Class wax...
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wheres the diesel option? what? its the cheapest liquid fuel... car will 'run' on diesel... for a while then the lead and stuff gets to it.. glogs it up.. but its all good..
I just run 87... it hasnt killed any of my gasoline engines.. the r1 and the camaro seem happyer with 94 but w/e...
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My opinion is that its kind of a waste to get higher octane fuel if there'* no noticable improvment in performace or milage. So no thanks on $2.09 a gallon for premium, I'll stick with 87 octane and the occasional fule treatment. I owned a pretty powerful car at one point, a monte carlo LS turned drag car.(bored 350, 780 Hollly carb...)it only ran good on Premium Amaco, but of course that was a very sensitive engine that noticed bad gas. It hated any non amaco premium gas except amaco. Shell was the worst for that car.
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I have been using 87 since I got this car in Jul usually Mobil. I am getting the impression that the 3800 eng likes a little higher octane.
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This link is interesting:

http://www.vtr.org/maintain/gasoline-octane.html

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Homebrew Gasoline Octane Boosters

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Editor'* note: I would NOT suggest that a person use the following fuel mixtures without considering the detrimental effects on your engine, vital engine components (O2 sensor, etc), and other potential damage. That said, the information is interesting.
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This link is interesting:

http://www.vtr.org/maintain/gasoline-octane.html

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Homebrew Gasoline Octane Boosters

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Editor'* note: I would NOT suggest that a person use the following fuel mixtures without considering the detrimental effects on your engine, vital engine components (O2 sensor, etc), and other potential damage. That said, the information is interesting.
and this one is even better

http://www.elektro.com/~audi/audi/toluene.html
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I'd love to hear about how toulene affected a bonnie. Whose willing to try it out?
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I may do like the guy on the second link said, and try a little at a time...
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I use 93 octane usually. Sometimes I'll go with the 92 or 94 if the gas station I'm at doesn't carry 93. The Sunoco by me has the 92 or 94 but no 93, but the BP has 93.
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