The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
should only ping if you got to WOT (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ 5-series (E34) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by Jeff N. on October 24, 2000 at 11:55:37:

In Reply to: Drove my Dinan chipped 525i w/ 87 octane (more) posted by Chris B on October 24, 2000 at 03:38:21:

I seem to recall that Dinan chips only take effect on Wide Open Throttle... should run fine otherwise.

cheers!

Jeff
90 535iM Sharked



After getting back from out of town, I found that my 1990 525i was driving kind of sluggishly. Something just felt wrong with it. I had just changed the timing belt and all the drive belts the week before and was afraid that i may have screwed something up. When I went to the pump to fill up I realized that I had lent my car to my cousin without telling him it takes only premium. After calling him I found out that he has filled up with 87 octane gas. I have drive a full tank of this. Do I have anything to worry about? Could I have messed something up? After changing over to premium all was back to normal, but I am afraid I might have damaged my engine.

Chris B
1990 525i





Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ 5-series (E34) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2016 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.