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#73 of 74 My Last Words
Jun 03, 2012 (1:58 pm)
I started this thread after reading an article in European Car that showed a dyno increase in h.p. as the result of using premium gasoline where not required. In summary, I wrote Car & Driver to suggest they conduct another test, quoted in an earlier message.
All to no avail, and I'm signing off. I don't know the answer definitively, and probably never will . C&D never reacted.
#74 of 74 85 octane
by steve_ HOST
Jun 19, 2012 (4:11 pm)
A journalist would like to speak to someone who fuels up with 85 octane and has experienced engine issues or a weaker performance at lower elevations because of it. If you use or have used 85 octane, and would like to share your story with a reporter, please send your daytime contact info to predmunds.com no later than Wednesday, June 20 at 2 p.m. Pacific/5 p.m. Eastern.