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Old 08-16-2012, 11:16 AM   #1
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Recently got 87 gt. totally stock other than trick flow intakes. I'm a cropduster and have access to 100 octane airplane fuel. Is it ok to run in my stang?
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No. the additives in your aircraft fuel is different than the vehicle gas.
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Re: 100 octane question

The word kaboom comes to mind.
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Lowflyn you Ag pilot also? Thanks for the advice.
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Recently got 87 gt. totally stock other than trick flow intakes. I'm a cropduster and have access to 100 octane airplane fuel. Is it ok to run in my stang?
Is it leaded or unleaded?
I used to run 100 octane AV gas in my older carbed cars all the time with no issues.
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Lowflyn you Ag pilot also? Thanks for the advice.
Nah, just my screen name. I was assuming being aircraft fuel it was leaded
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Nah, just my screen name. I was assuming being aircraft fuel it was leaded
Ahh, I understand now.
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you wont gain any power unless its tuned for it so there really isnt much of a point
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you wont gain any power unless its tuned for it so there really isnt much of a point
If it is unleaded fuel you can gain a good bit by just being able to advance the timing more.
The factory ECU is quite adaptive and does not require as much tuning as the newer models.
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If it is unleaded fuel you can gain a good bit by just being able to advance the timing more.
The factory ECU is quite adaptive and does not require as much tuning as the newer models.
Yupp.. Throw a timing light on there and advance a few more degrees. I love the old cars sometimes
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