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Old 02-04-2006, 10:53 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by eslai
The point there is that you're not getting MORE power from the higher octane fuel, you're getting LESS than you're supposed to get by using the lower octane fuel as the computer retards timing to compensate for the lower quality of the fuel.
Um, yeah, that was kinda my point. I simply thought it interesting that someone actually quantified the effect or timing retardation on a Porsche!

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