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Old October 23rd, 2006, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by thewap
Alas too true. The Rover does not like low octane, or poor fuel quality (as in water in the fuel). One of the gas stations
upstate had bad quality gas and the rover would end up coughing using it's premium. One I switched, the rover was happy. 92/93 for me, and rover gas treatment every oil change.
will it be ok to just switch at my next fillup? or should I raise an octane every fillup till im maxex?
I hope its not all crudded up now thanks to me, or im off to an ECR overhaul next year then....
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Old October 23rd, 2006, 03:50 PM
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Lower octane fuel wont crud up your engine, your filter filters fuel the same nomatter what. Any detonation that has occurred would probably blow out any "crud" anyway!

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