Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 14:44:47 +1000
From: D Walford <>
Subject: Re: What a fnospamg scam - FuelSaver my ass - it's just a damn magnet

Pooh Bear wrote: > D Walford wrote: > > >>Pooh Bear wrote: >> >>>It's not *better* fuel. It has a higher octane rating. >> >>And in many instances higher octane is better. > > > It is *more*. It is not *better*. > > > >>>Some cars barely benefit from it. If she's got a V12 I doubt the potential extra bhp is actually needed. >>> >> >>With that type of vehicle its odds on that the manufacturer specifies a >>higher octane fuel, > > > NO ! > > Modern engines are *required* to run on 95 RON. > > Required by who? The manufacturers would not specify a higher octane fuel if it wasn't needed. > >>its not so much that the engine will "benefit" with >>increased hp, the benefit would be that the engine is less likely to >>self destruct from pinging. > > > Utter garbage. The ECU will adapt to the fuel regardless. Not all ECU's can compensate for poor fuel, oxygen and knock sensors aren't 100% perfect, many late model hi performance can still ping. Anyone dumb enough to run an expensive engine on crap fuel deserves the very expensive repair bill. Daryl

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