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homemade octane booster

Discussion in 'Forced Induction' started by inspecta83, Nov 30, 2003.

  1. inspecta83

    inspecta83 Senior Member

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    just read something about making your own octane booster. octane boost

    and here (to the bottom in yellow)

    octane boost 2

    just wanted to know what you guys thought...and also is there a such thing as running too high an octane? b/c i always thought the higher the better. if not, what's the ideal octane to run on a turbo b18b (approx 300whp)?

    thanks
     
  2. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    those have been around for a while....

    imo, its too hard to say for sure what octane you know you have

    and frankly, 300 whp should be more than fine on regualr premium pump gas
     
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    Iquark Senior Member

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    I saw this a while ago on another board, and couldn't get a straight answer on whethere or not this was safe for the car. Anyone here know???
     
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    most of that shit will not burn clean and cause lots of problems if run for to long
     
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    inspecta83 Senior Member

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    good shit...thanks
     
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    MaliWho97 Senior Member

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    I used the Toulene thing, I didn't gain anything out of it. The best octane booster is to concentrate VP racing fuel with your 93 octane. I say 1 gallon of VP per 8 gallons of 93. Haha
     
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    I did some chemical mixing before for octane booster. My very last octane booster mix made a huge difference. My car sounded like a damn mustang after I drop it in. Horsepower wise from buttdyno you can actually feel some. I'm trying remember what were the ingredients.

    Though, I recommend feeling up about 16oz or 32oz of octane booster. Can even be 1 gallon of octane booster.

    12oz bottle
    help your idle just a little and smooth your engine out

    1 gallon
    immediately smooth idle(if your car shake during at a stop light this will eliminate it)
    increase horsepower/torque
    can put down any octane gas you want. can even be the cheapest gas doesn't matter(87, 89, 91, 92, etc)
    car sound like a muscle car

    When using the cheapest or crappiest gas. It lower the octane rating of the octane booster. Of course putting 1 gallon would do more effect than a 12oz bottle. Put the octane booster first when your gas is empty then fill it up with regular gas to full.
     
  8. simplyfast

    simplyfast Senior Member

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    just put moth balls in your tank.

    adding octane booster to 93 or less is comparable to polishing a turd.

    if you dont have a cat or o2 sensor, run aviation fuel through it.

    just to let you know, some octance boosters can ruin your o2 sensor, so you better be careful.
     
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    convertedstangbanger Senior Member

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    130(!) octane av gas OWNZ. my dad used it with his 68 GTO and could run 22 degrees advanced TDC timing on a stock compression 400 poncho.
     
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    A lot of the Ford Lightning guys that are running high boost use Toulene religiously in their tanks and swear by it.
     
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