Toluene write up

John Shost j_shost@excite.com
Mon, 12 May 2003 20:07:39 -0400 (EDT)


Marc Swanson <mswanson@sonitrol.net> wrote:
You took a different approach than my testing which will be to monitor perf=
ormance rather than fuel economy.  I'm surprised that you achieved better m=
ileage with higher octane fuel.  Can anyone out there explain why this migh=
t be the case for Ron's normally aspirated 5k?

Toluene is denser than gasoline. If your car has O2 feedback it will reduce=
 the volume of fuel injected to compensate.

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