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

Doug Johnson ur-quattro at msn.com
Thu Sep 21 14:37:20 EDT 2006

I don't care too much about power, but how do I lose efficiency with 
lower-grade fuel?


~ Doug

----Original Message Follows----
From: Rocky Mullin <caliban at sharon.net>
To: "Doug Johnson" <ur-quattro at msn.com>, <a4 at audifans.com>
Subject: Re: [A4] Need for Premium Gas in 1.8T quattro?
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 10:57:56 -0700

	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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