Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 17:39:35 +0100
From: "Toby Field" <tobyfieldnopsamail.com>
Subject: Re: 2.3 turbo 9000s is this normal?


I think you'll find that most pumps that say "premium unleaded" are standard 95 octane. You need Super Unleaded 97 or 98 octane. Shell Optimax is about 5p per litre more but sainsburys super unleaded is only 3p per litre more. I went to a BP the other day and super unleaded was 15p a litre more. Toby Field (UK) '93 9000 CSE 2.3T Auto 150,000 Miles "george.french1" <george.french1nopsamorld.com> wrote in message news:6Sdz8.21736$%k.3540028nopsam6-win.server.ntlworld.com... > Thanks guys, > I will give it a go next tank (just filled right up the other day so it may > be a while) I assume "premium unleaded" would be the type to use from the > choices at the pumps? > G. > > norm lastovica <norman.lastovicanopsamle.com> wrote in message > news:3CCD552A.3C60EFE2nopsamle.com... > > > > > > "george.french1" wrote: > > > > > > Errr... > > > Just ordinary un-leaded (UK spec.) > > > Surely if it was doing its weirdness at low revs it would still do it at > > > high revs with the same fuel? > > > > at higher RPM, there is less time for > > detonation to occur. why don't you run a couple > > tanks of higher octane gasoline and see if it > > helps. > > > > > Thanks for the help. > > > G. > > > > > > Jim <jimnopsamil.thanks> wrote in message > > > news:ucqijotoq6dn6fnopsam.supernews.com... > > > > What fule are you using? Try a 98 octane if you have not already. > The > > > > control unit monitors pre-ignition and takes steps to reduce it, it > may > > > > expalin what is happening here. > > > > > > > > Jim > > > > > > > > > > > > "george.french1" <george.french1nopsamorld.com> wrote in message > > > > news:%hbz8.21359$%k.3406816nopsam6-win.server.ntlworld.com... > > > > > Hi, > > > > > I recently bought a 9000s 2.3 turbo, and so far I am loving it. The > only > > > > > weird thing I am experiencing is a pulsing of the turbo (maybe) at > > > lowish > > > > > revs. > > > > > If I am at say 2000rpm and put my foot down hard the acceleration is > > > > pretty > > > > > good but feels a little like it pulses the power very fast. Once I > get > > > to > > > > > higher revs it disappears and the power comes through like crazy and > all > > > > is > > > > > well. > > > > > IS this normal or is something wrong with something? > > > > > > > > > > Many thanks in advance for any help. > > > > > G. > > > > > gnopsamrt.coDOTuk > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > --- > > > > > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. > > > > > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). > > > > > Version: 6.0.350 / Virus Database: 196 - Release Date: 17/04/02 > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > --- > > > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. > > > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). > > > Version: 6.0.350 / Virus Database: 196 - Release Date: 17/04/02 > > > > -- > > norman lastovica / oracle rdb engineering / usa / 610.696.4685 > > > --- > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). > Version: 6.0.350 / Virus Database: 196 - Release Date: 17/04/02 > >

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