[V8] Regular Gas
Tony and Lillie
tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
Sun Aug 14 19:55:39 EDT 2005
And I'll agree also. It all depends on your priorities. For maximum
performance, premium is the way to go. However, on a car that weighs 4000
lbs, gets driven a minimum of 50,000 per year, and won't touch a nearly
stock 4kq on the autocross. On a cloverleaf is a different story, of course.
Anyhow, I won't say there isn't a performance advantage to premium. But
running back and forth 140 miles each day in traffic at 70mph, there is no
advantage. There is also no potential for damaging the engine. Properly
maintaining your car (cooling system, tune-ups, etc) had a better long term
effect on it.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Korn, Bob" <Bob.Korn at Fike.com>
To: "rik alan" <riktill at yahoo.com>; <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, August 14, 2005 2:46 PM
Subject: Re: [V8] Regular Gas
>I totally agree with you. I have the same opinion about chasing all
> over town to find the gas station that's 2 or 3 or 5 cents per gallon
> I drive my V8 about 18K a year.
> I certainly could skip a few pizzas as well, expanding waist line!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: v8-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com]
> Sent: Friday, August 12, 2005 2:08 PM
> To: v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [V8] Regular Gas
> I just have to get my two cents worth.
> Premium is .10 more than middle grade and .20 more
> than regular.
> If you drive 20,000 miles a year (anyone doing that in
> their V8?) and average 19 mpg (my 4.2 gets 19.1 avg)
> then you will use 1050 gallons of gas.
> Your savings will be either $105 or $210.
> Not worth it to me. I'll skip a few pizzas.
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