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Old 06-17-2013, 12:34 AM   #1
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what race fuels or additives are u guys using with 93 octane fuels to make sure to avoid pinging in f/i cars? needs to be sensor n cat converter friendly. sunoco 100 oct has been suggested
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what race fuels or additives are u guys using with 93 octane fuels to make sure to avoid pinging in f/i cars? needs to be sensor n cat converter friendly. sunoco 100 oct has been suggested
If your gonna run an octane boost id run Torco, & depending on where your located they sell Sunoco 100 @ the pump in certain stations which is another alternative... I know a lot of Supercharged Vettes that use Torco w/ good luck...
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Torco by the drum or at the pump?
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Torco by the drum or at the pump?
Torco is sold by the drum or can, you only run 32oz of it per fix up or a lil more if you like for higher octane!
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E85 is what I run in mine. Works great if you can get it where you live. At $3.29 per gallon it's cheap for what it is. I only average 15mpg though. But I would rather have the safety of E85 than run 91 octane.
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Torco is sold by the drum or can, you only run 32oz of it per fix up or a lil more if you like for higher octane!
per fix up?
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When i'm going to be racing I mix in some Shell URT 105 or Sunoco 98 since they are unleaded and don't have oxygen in them.
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93 and one can of Torco per fill up! Never leave home without it
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93 and one can of Torco per fill up! Never leave home without it
yeah thats what im leaning towards. cheaper than filling up with sunoco 100 every time. any idea on who sells it cheap bulk? prefer 10 x 32 oz bottles then a 5 gallon drum as i live in a condo n storing fuel is a no no.
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yeah thats what im leaning towards. cheaper than filling up with sunoco 100 every time. any idea on who sells it cheap bulk? prefer 10 x 32 oz bottles then a 5 gallon drum as i live in a condo n storing fuel is a no no.
order it direct from Torco USA or go on amazon.
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Cool, not sure if torco sold direct but seen it on eBay n amazon for 27 a pop
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Depends on where you live. They are local so it is easy for me to get some now. Friends stock it at the shop. Other than that, amazon with free shipping is the best bet.
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Cool, not sure if torco sold direct but seen it on eBay n amazon for 27 a pop
$27 a pop is expensive.. when i had the F1R on my stock motor i bought a 6 pack @ $21ish per bottle
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I run race gas in my C6 but was thinking to switch to E85 for the added safety that I hear it provides.
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$115 shipped for 6 bottles is amazon price. That is less than $20 a bottle.
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Don't forget water/methanol injection. It has its own list of problems but I don't like giving up mileage or paying high prices for fuel to just cruise on. Only burn meth when in boost so after paying for the kit the costs are very low.
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Don't forget water/methanol injection. It has its own list of problems but I don't like giving up mileage or paying high prices for fuel to just cruise on. Only burn meth when in boost so after paying for the kit the costs are very low.
Was thinking of going the meth route as well, not too sure on it though.
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I mix 104 when I plan on spraying the car. I put about 5 gal of 104 and ~7-9 gal of 93
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Was thinking of going the meth route as well, not too sure on it though.

it is a good saftey net if setup right.
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I mix 104 when I plan on spraying the car. I put about 5 gal of 104 and ~7-9 gal of 93
that's to race car for me

i just stop off at the local QT and put in 93 octane.. us single power adder street car guys dont need Race gas
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best deal i could find. do they come with some applicator to get it into the tank or u need to pre buy a funnel?
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