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
Mix with unleaded racing fuel (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ Z3 Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by RichSD on March 02, 2001 at 11:27:10:

In Reply to: Any opinions on "octane boost" formulas out there? posted by John D. on March 02, 2001 at 08:12:20:

You can buy 110 octane unleaded racing fuel. It is about five dollars per gallon, but if you mix in a gallon or two per tank, it will pick up your octane a few points
Do not use "low lead" aircraft fuel. Although it has less lead than other aircraft fuels, it still has a lot of lead and will destroy your catalytic converter.
I have tried some of the octane boosters in the past and found that they leave weird deposits on the plugs -- I always wondered what other places. Some are very corrosive. Now I just stick with racing fuel. In the long run it is less expensive. PS --Make sure the fuel is fresh!


Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ Z3 Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2017 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.