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Old 04-01-2007, 09:03 PM   #1
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please help with the ping!!!!

my zx3 pings around 2800 to i would say 3500 rpm's but here is the other thing..i have a gude p&p head with the fidanaza gears, svt center exit exh. tru bendz flex, and stock exh. mani for now...saving for svt conversion... what could my pinging be from...i put 93 in it...and it kinda lacks power...adn the fan is always runnig after 15 mins of does not overheat or nothing,,,its just when i come to a stop i can hear the fan running...but when i shut the car off the fan shuts off( i guess it is a good thiing) please help maybe i have a timing issue or something else..what are my symptoms and options...i am mechanicly able...

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Q. What is the best gas to use?
A. Ford recommends 87 octane. Your Focus is tuned to use 87 octane. Using the higher octane fuels is not necessary. If you are using a aftermarket performance chip, SuperChip or DiabloSport, they do require the higher octane fuel, 91 or 93 octane.

Q. Will high octane gas improve my unchipped engine performance?
A. No! In fact it can cause a lot of internal engine problems over time

i dont know what could be pinging, try using regular gas
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that willl make it worse to put 87 in there. do you still have a cat in the car? do you anywhere you can get race gas?

if you need to put some leaded gas in the car but only if you dont have a cat.
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