Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 19:11:32 GMT
From: "Daniel Anderson" <dandersonospamdnet.att.net>
Subject: Re: Fuel Question for 9-3


Thanks for the response. So it sounds using the regular fuel (87 octane) isn't all that much of an opton, I guess. "John B" <rotten_NOSPAM_nospam.org> wrote in message news:slrnecfcla.i0c.rotten_NOSPAM_nospamam.example.com... > On Wed, 26 Jul 2006 16:24:04 GMT, Daniel Anderson wrote: >> Does Saab recommend premium fuel for the 9-3 (2002 and after) or can you >> use >> regular unleaded? >> > > The 9-3 will run on regular (e.g. 87 octane) gasoline, but there will be a > substantial performance pentalty as compared to using higher octane > blends. > This is because the 9-3's turbo engine can achieve higher boost pressures > with > higher octane gas before predetonation occurs. > > John > > -- > Posted via a free Usenet account from http://www.teranews.com >

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