<VV> octane booster?

MarK Durham 62vair at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 23:51:12 EDT 2014

Yep, I second Frank's comments. Fill up that partial tank of regular with
premium now, don't wait!

Mark Durham
Hauser, Idaho
62 Monza coupe Red/Red 4 speed

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 8:39 PM, Frank DuVal via VirtualVairs <
virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:

> You should run premium (any brand) even though it has ethanol since the
> only non-ethanol you can get is low octane.
> As I told my daughter with her '65 110 PG, just pay the money for premium
> at the pump. It will save dollars in replacing holed pistons!
> Frank DuVal
> On 6/3/2014 9:19 PM, wrsssatty--- via VirtualVairs wrote:
>> 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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