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Old 01-05-2011, 03:36 PM
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Default Re: id like to set something straight

Thanks for reinforcing what many of us have tried to explain to people. If we were all running 11:1 or higher compression then there might be some advantage to using high octane fuels. Fortunately, that's not the case. 87 is a far better choice and will serve you well.
Often the psychological effects of something will have more impact than the actual thing. I believe that's often the case when folks preach about the power increase they get with premium fuels, high velocity air cleaners, loud exhaust (not including expansion chambers) and some of the other bolt on performance gadgets currently available for these simple little engines.
LOL, I swear my car runs quieter and smoother right after I wash and wax it...but does it really?
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