[A4] Need for Premium Gas in 1.8T quattro?

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Thu Sep 21 13:57:56 EDT 2006

	bad idea.  knock sensors are great but you lose power and
efficiency, waste gas, etc.  put the specified kind of gas into
your car.

At 6:12 PM -0700 9/20/06, Doug Johnson wrote:
>I always used 87 octane gas in both of my 20-valve coupe quattros, figuring
>that the knock sensors would retard timing to prevent damage from
>Is the same the case the 1.8 turbo, or do I need to be buying premium gas?
>Please understand that I don't run around at WOT.
>Thanks for you help.  :-)
>  ~ Doug
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  Rocky Mullin 

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