<VV> octane booster?

John O'Shea jco99 at cox.net
Tue Jun 3 22:12:11 EDT 2014

The number of bottles of those octane boosters you will have to pour into 
your tank to raise the octane one "TRUE' point will water your eyes and 
destroy your wallet.
Forget the ethanol scare.  Go find some premium gas and fillerup.

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Subject: <VV> octane booster?

> For some reason my '63 convertible is more prone to pinging than my '63 
> Monza coupe although both have a 102.  The coupe runs fine on regular but 
> I always used to put that highest octane Sunoco (93?) gasoline in the 
> convertible and then it wouldn't ping.  I can't find it at the closest 
> Sunoco now that I've moved.  That and the fact that I'm becoming more and 
> more concerned about ethanol prompted me to fill up with ethanol-free 
> regular.  The only source for ethanol-free gasoline here only sells it in 
> regular grade.  Anyway, now my engine is pinging going up hills.  Should I 
> use an octane boost additive from the local auto parts store?  Is there 
> one that anyone recommends?
> Thanks!
> ~Bill Stanley
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