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Re: 85 degrees yesterday.... (Sue Esponte)

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...and boy, did that other guy in the S4 seem faster than I remembered it over the winter! And, yes, my A/C was off.

Welcome to the summer, fellow turbo owners.

-Eric

time to get that 55 gallon drum of toluene


premium almost costs as much as it now
 

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Just my 1/2 cent, non-techie opinion, but I don't think 100 octane will do squat in a car that isn't programmed to take advantage of it. I believe OEM programming is engineered to run most effeciently on 93 octane (98 RON), so unless your ECM is upgraded with a 100 octane program, I'd skip the additional cost and pray for the heatwaves to pass quickly.


-Eric

i think many have found that the engine pulls timing in the heat to prevent detonation... higher octane will help this.
 
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