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Old 5/21/13, 10:49 PM
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Modded your V8 for more power vs burn regular gas to save money

I'd like to start a poll on the subject, but don't know how.
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Old 5/21/13, 10:50 PM
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You don't need to run premium to mod your car.... /thread?
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would never do any mod that requires premium gas ever
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Old 5/22/13, 09:15 AM
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I have an 87 octane Street and an 87 octane Performance tune from Bama in my 13 GT and it is amazing how much more power and mileage they produce.
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the 8 is ridiculous on 87, there's no possible gain you could get that would justify paying 20-40cents more/gal.

edit: and forget the 8, i wouldn’t buy any car/engine that doesn't use regular, 4 6 or 8

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Originally Posted by cinque35 View Post
the 8 is ridiculous on 87, there's no possible gain you could get that would justify paying 20-40cents more/gal.

edit: and forget the 8, i wouldn’t buy any car/engine that doesn't use regular, 4 6 or 8
Then you sir dont like to go real fast
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Originally Posted by texastboneking View Post

Then you sir dont like to go real fast
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Originally Posted by texastboneking View Post
Then you sir dont like to go real fast
lol.. i manage to get by, even w/o the extra 10hp from premium
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Originally Posted by cinque35 View Post
lol.. i manage to get by, even w/o the extra 10hp from premium
I can think of several mods that would require premium gas

Like this at 12-15 psi. This would be a mod worth paying premium fuel prices
http://www.magnacharger.com/p-88-mus...ercharger.aspx

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^ ok maybe worth it for an extra 120hp... but i don't really need to get to work that fast
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^ ok maybe worth it for an extra 120hp... but i don't really need to get to work that fast
Like I said. You dont wanna go that fast
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ha, ok you got me, only sometimes, maybe on the way home
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All I run is 93 and I'm getting my tuner in the mail today with all 3 tunes set for 93.
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Originally Posted by cinque35 View Post
the 8 is ridiculous on 87, there's no possible gain you could get that would justify paying 20-40cents more/gal.

edit: and forget the 8, i wouldn’t buy any car/engine that doesn't use regular, 4 6 or 8
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**** and all that time I thought C16 helped you go fast.

I will run my 93 vs your 87 mod for mod and have my tune set for 93 and yours for 87 and watch me drag that thing around.
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All I run is 93 and I'm getting my tuner in the mail today with all 3 tunes set for 93.
you should get a 89 tune. If you go on trips you cant always get 93 in a lot of states/areas.
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Originally Posted by Flagstang View Post

you should get a 89 tune. If you go on trips you cant always get 93 in a lot of states/areas.
93 tune will run 91 fine
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Originally Posted by Flagstang View Post

you should get a 89 tune. If you go on trips you cant always get 93 in a lot of states/areas.
I don't take the Mach on trips, and if I did, I could always put it back to the stock tune til I got back.
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Originally Posted by slostang View Post
I will run my 93 vs your 87 mod for mod and have my tune set for 93 and yours for 87 and watch me drag that thing around.
be my guest and collect your trophy i still would NEVER buy 93.
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Originally Posted by texastboneking View Post
93 tune will run 91 fine
some places only carry 86/88/90
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Originally Posted by Flagstang View Post

some places only carry 86/88/90
How big of a differance could there be in 1 octane number?
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