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Old 07-24-2014, 09:58 PM   #1
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New use for my Porsche

Whelp, power went out but epapp and I still have work to do. Luckily, we found an alternative light source.

Don't worry the battery won't die... We kept the engine running

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Old 07-24-2014, 10:14 PM   #2
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Those must be the most exotic and high performance generators around.
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:03 PM   #3
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:49 PM   #4
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5 speed generators with independent suspension, love it. But I'm sure the gallons per hour are high and you have to use 93 octane.
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Old 07-25-2014, 07:32 AM   #5
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93 octane :/... Only the best for my light sources. I fill that baby with 95 to make sure I get steady/ flicker-free light operation.
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95 ?

I cant find anything higher than 93 here, Lots of folks have 100% Gasoline with no ethanol (At $4+ a gallon) but no 95 Oct.
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I think shehadehd meant: a little bit of water, with some 83 (87 aged 4 years) with a dash of 95 that he legitimately paid for yesterday and some nitro from my RC cars. He might have added some oil to the gas too, just to be safe

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Whoaaa cool. nice pic guys!!!
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95? Not 98?

Off-topic, but I had to ask:

You guys in the US pour 95 octane gasoline into your Boxsters? Here in Europe I wouldn't consider anything but 98 or the Shell V-Power Racing (100 RON).
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93 is the highest I can find here in the Southeast
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You guys in the US pour 95 octane gasoline into your Boxsters? Here in Europe I wouldn't consider anything but 98 or the Shell V-Power Racing (100 RON).

In california there are very few places that provide more than 91 octane w/ 10% ethanol. Luckily, one of them is on my way to work.

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Off-topic, but I had to ask:

You guys in the US pour 95 octane gasoline into your Boxsters? Here in Europe I wouldn't consider anything but 98 or the Shell V-Power Racing (100 RON).
We use AKI not RON in the USA
95 RON - 91 AKI
98 Ron = 93 AKI

In my area the highest I generally see is 91 AKI and it runs fine

We also have a trunk and hood, not a boot and bonnet
As well as a top or roof instead of a hood
And the put the steering wheel on the correct side (left) too
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Russian imports here in Shanghai (I was told)

93, 95 & 98 ron at the public pump only and NOT cheap. Glad I don't have the 3.2 boxster or above!

We also have ELF "E85" 50L barrels of Race Fuel at the track but rarely use it in the boxster (as additive of course) lol

Mostly for our track bikes (108 Ron, 89 mon, 3.2% oxygen). Those cost us $468/per 50L barrel. Normally last for one track day... if lucky

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