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Old 12-17-2004, 10:08 PM   #11
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I'm sold too.
Plus no expensive tax for race gas.
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How much for a gallon of this stuff? And how much would I add (or is not worth it for me being I've got an L36?) to, say, 3 or 4 gallons of 93 octane? I haven't checked my SSE for KR yet, but the way the car runs poorer on 91 or 92 vs 93 octane it probably would help. I can tell especially when the engine is warm (190+) that it really feels like KR vs when it'* running around 170-180*.
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I found this recipe for octane boost on the mustang forum a while back:

"Homebrew octane boosters"
To make your own octane booster, it is easiest to make up a large batch, and then bottle it up in "dosage-size" uses.

Below is the basic formula of one of the popular octane booster products. To make eight 16 ounce bottles (128 oz = 1 gal):

100 oz of toluene for octane boost
25 oz of mineral spirits (cleaning agent)
3 oz of transmission fluid (lubricating agent)

Diesel fuel or kerosene can be substituted for mineral spirits and light turbine oil can be substituted for transmission fluid. Color can be added with petroleum dyes.





I have never tried it. I never gave it much credit and I didn't want to risk it.
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I knew you'd like it Dr.Jay.

It makes crazy power. I use it in my Firebird but I have to manually crank up the timing advance.
The Bonne does it automatically. Great for slapping on that smaller race pulley.
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Im with blueeyes, can it work in a L36?
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Im with blueeyes, can it work in a L36?
L27??
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Dr. Jay, what is your setup when you did this? Pulley Size?
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It'll work with any car, but boosted will see a better gain from it.
I remember my buddy did this to his '87 New Yorker, it definately helped it out.
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How much should us NA guys use? A gallon if we get 92 octane from the gas station maybe?
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How much should us NA guys use? A gallon if we get 92 octane from the gas station maybe?
None! Your goal is to run the lowest octane without KR that will make the most HP and with you being N/A you really shouldn't have any KR anyways.
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