Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2007 20:26:18 GMT
From: johannes <>
Subject: Re: Octane ratings.....what's the truth?

Fred W wrote: > > Gary Fritz wrote: > > "Walt Kienzle" <> wrote: > > > >>If you had an AERO, I might adjust my answer. > >>That is were Wattenberg's "generally speaking" part kicks in. > > > > > > So you're saying if you have an Aero (I do, 9-5, 2002) that "generally > > speaking" high-octane fuels ARE a scam? Why? > > Other way around. The High Output Turbos in Aeros can make better use > of higher octane fuel than can the lower pressure turbo engines. > > -- > -Fred W In my experience over thousands of miles, the LPT equally benefits from high octane fuel. Minimising fuel cut outs at maximum power. Reducing flat spots. The cleaning agents in some quality fuels are also worth having.

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