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Aug 15, 1:00am - #249628 
110 octane

hey guys i was recently at button willow raceway and they had some 110 octane there at the pump. I was seriously considering using it but i was concerned about any damage it might do to my 1zz motor. what woulda happened if i used the 110?? the lowest they had was 91. thumbsup


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Aug 15, 1:11am - #249629 
No, it won't hurt it.

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Aug 15, 1:13am - #249630 
if anything, it might lower your Performance a bit.


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Aug 15, 1:34am - #249631 
IMO, slower burning fuels actually transfer slightly more power to the piston. Methenol is good stuff too! I use Ultra 94 which is 10% methenol. The Performance difference is noticeable. thumbsup

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Aug 15, 2:57am - #249632 
Originally Posted by Simple
if anything, it might lower your Performance a bit.



Higher Octane is supposed to increase Performance no? wtf confused

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Aug 15, 3:46am - #249633 
Originally Posted by BReakinDrifTs
Originally Posted by Simple
if anything, it might lower your Performance a bit.



Higher Octane is supposed to increase Performance no? wtf confused


Not really. Octane is the measurement of a fuel's ability to resist knocking. When you compress a fuel too much it ignites & either makes your engine knock or detonate. Higher octane can prevent this. So if you have a really high compression motor, 100 to 110 octane may be the only fuel you can use. But in a regular motor, it won't make any difference. So its just a waste of money.

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