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As it has been posted several times in the past, the new T5's run harder and faster when fed a steady diet of high octane fuel. Until recently, the three grades commonly available in California were 87, 89, and 92.<P>When filling up my car yesterday, I was pleased when I compared the price I was paying for my usual 92 ($2.09/gal) to the posted price across the street ($2.16/gal). That was until I noticed that the fuel I was pumping was 91 octane! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/eek.gif"> This is the same station I had been going to for almost a year because their 92 was always a few cents cheaper than the competition's. I then checked out the local AM/PM. Sure enough, they had switched from 92 to 91 as well!<P>So when comparing prices for Premium fuel, make sure to check the octane rating at the pump because several gasoline distributors and/or retailers (at least in CA) have switched from 92 to 91.<P>Bruce<BR>'01 V70 T5, DOB 3/00, 6700 mi, white/taupe/tint, Mobil1, FID 540 & 616<p>[This message has been edited by Bruce (edited 05-14-2001).]
 

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Enjoy...<P> <IMG SRC="http://www.fueltracker.com/images/armnleg.jpg"> <P> <IMG SRC="http://www.fueltracker.com/images/bendover.jpg"> <P>Later <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><BR>Rob<P><P>
 
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