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post #1 of 2 Old 08-04-2018, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
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recommended octane boosters that actually work?

I get a pinging sometimes at high RPM, since I can only get 91 octane, and the best octane to use in these cars is 93, I need an octane booster that works like it advertises, or need to get racing fuel and boost the octane that way. any recommendations? Thanks guys
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post #2 of 2 Old 08-05-2018, 02:21 AM
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You can try running some E85 in your car. E85 has an octane rating of 100+. It's cheaper per gallon than 91. However your overall gas mileage will go down some. Don't waste your money on those little 12-oz bottles of octane boost you see at the automotive store. They claim they raise your octane by 3 or 4 points. That's DECIMAL POINTS! So your 91 octane gas + 12-oz of octane booster = 91.4 octane gas. It would be cheaper to just buy race gas.


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