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Andrew H. Litkowiak andylit at runbox.com
Thu Sep 8 04:20:00 BST 2005

Peter Huttemeier wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Sep 2005 19:10:02 -0700 (PDT), you wrote:

>>P.S. Wish I could take the car out but with Premium
>>Unleaded (98 octane) at around A$1.50 a litre its
>>getting to be a joke.
> Ray,
> have you noticed Shell are now selling a 95 octane, priced between the
> std unleaded (91) and sooper dooper (98). I have used it in both of
> mine (4lit V8SE and 2.7lit V6Vitesse), and I cant tell any difference
> between the 95 and the 98. It is 6c more then standard, but with Coles
> 4 cent vouchers negligible difference. Neither of my cars will run
> well on 91.

You guys in the UK must use a different octane standard that we do. Typical 
numbers here in the US are;

Low Grade: 86-87
Mid Grade: 88-89
Hi Grade:  91-93

98-105 are used almost exclusively in racing here.

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