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Old 04-08-2007, 03:14 PM   #1
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94 octane to 87octane. Would this be doable with water injection leaving my non water injection timing alone with my current setup (rx7-intercooler). Just wondering incase gas prices get out of hand this summer. It's already costing me 40$ a fill up with premium in Canada currently....This summer I might see a 60$ fill up.
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You would probably be fine. Seems silly for $20 CAD though.
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Premium costs me $2.12-2.15 a tank over regular in the US. I don't understand people who want to risk their motor and lose power just to save a few bucks per tank.
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Damn, you guys who can get 93/94 octane really suck. Try having only 91 available and trying to boost your car and you guys are cheaping out trying to run 87??? WTF?

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93 costs around 3.15 here,we use to have 94,but they banned it or some bs.
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Nuatica just pony up the money for good gas. Or use crap gas and stay out of boost.
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Premium costs me $2.12-2.15 a tank over regular in the US. I don't understand people who want to risk their motor and lose power just to save a few bucks per tank.
Seriously, everytime I see threads like this, I think,

"IT'S TWO DOLLARS PER TANK!"
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Old 04-09-2007, 04:35 PM   #8
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Ya, Ya.....I'm just thinking worst case scenario in which case I probably wouldn't go into boost anyway. If IRAN gets out of hand, prices can go wacko....Canadians should expect to see 1.40-2.00 a litre this year regardless.....(NOT A GALLON). I don't get this since Canada is got there own oil pumping up north.
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hell there are oil wells pumping not 10 miles from me from time to time the government is still subsidizing oil and we are severly undercapacity for our refining needs.
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I pay an average of $3.40 a gallon for 91 octane crapoline. It's roughly $2 dollars more per tankful to fill up on 91 versus 87. Not even worth considering. 2 less grande White Chocolate Mochas a week.
Europe has been having to deal with redunculous gas prices for years. We've been the lucky ones.
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true that 4-5 $ a gallon FTL
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speakind of gas prices how much gas would WI save? has anyone figured this out? i mean if you are running WI you won't have to add much extra fuel just to cool the charge, this would probably save you that 2 dollars a tank or more, so wouldn't you come out on top running WI anyways?
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speakind of gas prices how much gas would WI save? has anyone figured this out? i mean if you are running WI you won't have to add much extra fuel just to cool the charge, this would probably save you that 2 dollars a tank or more, so wouldn't you come out on top running WI anyways?
Are you guys sure you wouldn't rather be driving a Prius instead?
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haha naw just wanna make sure i can drive to school without more than one fill up in that tiny gas tank. and its better for the enviroment...and smoging in cali.
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