Re: [DML] Re: Failed emmissions AGAIN
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Re: [DML] Re: Failed emmissions AGAIN

valleyrat12 wrote:
> I have recently purchased the car in Colorado and drove it back to 
> California. The PO said that he put nothing but premium in the tank 
> and I have followed suite.

Just for the record, that's a waste of money.  Your engine is designed for 87 octane, and anything above that accomplishes nothing aside from driving up the value of my Exxon/Mobil stock.  Thoughtful of you, but not necessary.  :-)

Here, again, is a link to the gasoline FAQ:

...and a relevant quote from the FAQ:
If you use a fuel with an 
octane rating higher than what the engine can use, you are just wasting 
money by paying for octane that you can not utilise.
If your vehicle does not have a knock sensor, then using a fuel with an 
octane rating significantly below the octane requirement of the engine means 
that the little men with hammers will gleefully pummel your engine to pieces. 

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