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Old 07-06-2012, 03:47 PM   #481
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Pretty sure it was your use of "spark" instead of "timing."
^^^ This. Big difference. You actually can add 'spark' to vehicles, Accel and MSD are companies that would cover that market.
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Old 07-06-2012, 04:32 PM   #482
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Gee sorry about the miss use of the word "spark", I will be sure to use the term timing from now on.

Funny how there are pcm parameters that have the word/term spark adder and global spark adder. No one is perfect.
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Old 07-06-2012, 05:16 PM   #483
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[/QUOTE]I'd honestly drive 100 miles to find an E0 station just to fill up my gas cans for my outdoor power equipment.[/QUOTE]
You guys doing this are something. I have a Lawnboy mower that needs oil in the fuel and it has had E10 since the early 1990's. Pioneer Hybrid Seed uses 25 or so horse power Honda engines on the belt conveyors at their seed processing plant and my cousin said a year ago they had like 4 to 6 thousand hours on E10 without problems. You guys must have relatives in the militay that need a job guarding the Middle East oil industry.
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Old 07-06-2012, 05:18 PM   #484
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I prefer to use 93 octane as it does seem to get better gas mileage.
Plenty of arguments from folks who think only a fool would waste money on premium...
So all I can say is try it.
Its about $3 more a tank to fill up on Premium fuel with a $50 fillup, why not?
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Old 07-06-2012, 05:21 PM   #485
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i tried the 89 over the 87 but i just installed my intake which is designed for 87 and with the price of gas its not worth it
So the difference is what, $3-$5 a tank?

I do not get people sometimes.
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So the difference is what, $3-$5 a tank?

I do not get people sometimes.
If 91/93 is $0.2/gallon more a 12.5 gallon fuel tank would only cost an extra $2.50, if its $0.3 it would be $3.75/ tank etc....
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Now there is only Shell 93 V Power in my tank/running through my motor. After a bit of driving, all city, so far at least the on-screen display MPG is pretty high for just city errands. This is about 20 miles into this tank.



Going to hand-calculate it at the end of the tank and compare and contrast, but so far, so good. Engine runs smooth, no rough idle, and seems to be a little zippier according to my butt dyno.
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Now there is only Shell 93 V Power in my tank/running through my motor. After a bit of driving, all city, so far at least the on-screen display MPG is pretty high for just city errands. This is about 20 miles into this tank.

Going to hand-calculate it at the end of the tank and compare and contrast, but so far, so good. Engine runs smooth, no rough idle, and seems to be a little zippier according to my butt dyno.
I don't want to be 'that guy', and I hope for you it is otherwise, but my rough idle has always come back. Every time I have thrown something new at the car it reacts with no rough idle, but after a few hundred mile it returns.

After running 93 through your tank a couple of times, if you so desire, switch back to 87 for a tank (or less, go less). You will notice the decrease much more easily than the increase...
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As with anything....
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I switched to 93 today. I can handle $2-3 a tank to make the car run remotely better.
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