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Old 03-22-2007, 09:13 PM   #21
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$2.59 per gallon for the half tank of REGULAR I just put in my Miata. That's right REGULAR.

I can do that with 10 deg base advance and no positive manifold pressures.
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2.84 for 93 here in Tampa....

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Just filled up yesterday at $3.11 for 92 octane, turbo daily FTW???
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regular is 2.48 here, not sure what 93 is...I don't need it yet...I wanna say...roughly...2.72?
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$3.03 for regular in santa ana/ costa mesa, $3.13 in irvine 2 miles away.

the wifey is REALLY lovin' the suv now :gay:
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dude, europe is a different economy, it's not the same.

plus your president has a higher than average IQ i bet.
I sense a Liberal!
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Old 03-24-2007, 11:51 AM   #27
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2.53 today for 85
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Old 03-24-2007, 11:52 AM   #28
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there was a news story about someone setting a bunch of H2's on fire, I wonder if it wasn't the owners :gay:
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I hope this means my "raise gas prices" dance is working. Crossing my fingers oil goes over $70/barrell again. COME ON!!!!
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Drove by the gas station last night on the way home, $2.44 for unleaded ($0.14 increase in 2 days).
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2.53 today for 85
85!! What do you do with an 85 - lawn mowers? Molotovs? Maybe a car with no compression?
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Old 03-24-2007, 08:49 PM   #32
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uhhh higher altitude = less oxygen density = lower combustion pressure and temperature
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85!! What do you do with an 85 - lawn mowers? Molotovs? Maybe a car with no compression?
it's called my house is over 6200 feet.
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oops. Guess that would help explain why you'd want a blower on the GTO. Just never occurred to me that the altitude could affect cylinder pressure that much.
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I hope this means my "raise gas prices" dance is working. Crossing my fingers oil goes over $70/barrell again. COME ON!!!!
I vote we ban him for saying that ****. :gay:
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85!! What do you do with an 85 - lawn mowers? Molotovs? Maybe a car with no compression?

You should run the highest Octane available in lawnmowers. There is little else to help prevent detonation in those little air cooled engines. All the little engines in my house get 93 octane, lawnmower, tractor, chainsaws ( I heat w/ wood), weedwacker, ect...

Gas dropped to 2.83/gal here.

I was in W. Lebanon NH last week, I stopped @ a place that was 2 cents cheaper then the Shell across the street...
I started pump'n, then I noticed there super was only 91 (v. the 93 For 2 cents more) F'ers...I was more pissed because I was getting overcharged for 91 then missing out on the 93....

Some Shells carry 94 up here...
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You should run the highest Octane available in lawnmowers. There is little else to help prevent detonation in those little air cooled engines. All the little engines in my house get 93 octane, lawnmower, tractor, chainsaws ( I heat w/ wood), weedwacker, ect...

Gas dropped to 2.83/gal here.

I was in W. Lebanon NH last week, I stopped @ a place that was 2 cents cheaper then the Shell across the street...
I started pump'n, then I noticed there super was only 91 (v. the 93 For 2 cents more) F'ers...I was more pissed because I was getting overcharged for 91 then missing out on the 93....

Some Shells carry 94 up here...
actually... I bought one about 4 years ago with a little briggs and it specifically says not to run premium or it can damage the valves. Thinking like you I ran it and fucked up the engine.
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actually... I bought one about 4 years ago with a little briggs and it specifically says not to run premium or it can damage the valves. Thinking like you I ran it and fucked up the engine.
No ****!!!

The only owners manual I ever read...Guy thing Was the one for my Husky...Which states always use the highest grade available...

FWIW, I have burned out two motors so far in my chainsaw... maybe I should switch to the cheap stuff too...
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No ****!!!

The only owners manual I ever read...Guy thing Was the one for my Husky...Which states always use the highest grade available...

FWIW, I have burned out two motors so far in my chainsaw... maybe I should switch to the cheap stuff too...
I have no idea why it says that. Maybe it burns a little hotter and toasts the valves, I dunno.

It got so bad that to start it I had to pull the plug, give it a squirt of starter fluid right into the chamber, then put it together real quick and start it. Really sucked *** if it was hot already.
It started this the first month I had it, after maybe 4-5 uses so all I can think is that they were right

Now I have a honda and it starts first pull, and I do run premo in that one, with sta-bil, same for the snow blower that cranks up right away every time, even when it's 0 out. Never even USED the electric start.

the snow blower is running mobil 1 too.
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my snowblower engine manual (tecumsah snow king) says you can use reg or premium, no leaded. briggs must be the oddball.
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