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ramesh sodum
01-19-2005, 09:08 PM
I would like to increase the 96-98 octane unleaded fuel to 100-105 octane. Does anyone has quick ideas how to do this.

FatBaldGuy
01-19-2005, 09:16 PM
Why? Burning fuel with an octane rating higher than the manufacturer's recommendations does do any good, and in some cases may even harm the engine.

FatBaldGuy
01-19-2005, 09:17 PM
Why? Burning fuel with an octane rating higher than the manufacturer's recommendations does do any good, and in some cases may even harm the engine.
does not do any good :smack:

Qadgop the Mercotan
01-19-2005, 09:24 PM
Add an octane pill to your gas tank. ;)

Tapioca Dextrin
01-19-2005, 09:29 PM
Does anyone has quick ideas how to do this.

No, it's not possible.

Q.E.D.
01-19-2005, 09:35 PM
Gasoline Octane FAQ (http://www.handymanusa.com/articles/octane.html).

Q.E.D.
01-19-2005, 09:39 PM
No, it's not possible.
Yes, it is. Maybe not to the level the OP asks about, but the octane rating of a tank of gasoline can definitely be increased with octane boosters. If your engine doesn't knock with a given grade of fuel, then you don't need an octane booster or higher octance gasoline.

Fuji Kitakyusho
01-19-2005, 10:05 PM
You could, theoretically, further refine the fuel by fractional distillation to get exactly the composition that you need.

ramesh sodum
01-19-2005, 11:54 PM
You could, theoretically, further refine the fuel by fractional distillation to get exactly the composition that you need.
how do you further distill fuel in home?

Q.E.D.
01-19-2005, 11:57 PM
how do you further distill fuel in home?
You don't. I'm curious why you want to increase your gasoline octane rating. Is it because you think it will give your engine more power? It won't.

pulykamell
01-20-2005, 12:18 AM
You don't. I'm curious why you want to increase your gasoline octane rating. Is it because you think it will give your engine more power? It won't.

I dunno. Maybe he's got a Chevelle or similar vehicle which requires 100+ octane.

Somehow, though, I doubt it.

samclem
01-20-2005, 12:25 AM
I would like to increase the 96-98 octane unleaded fuel to 100-105 octane. Does anyone has quick ideas how to do this.

...and I'd like to invent a perpetual motion machine, in my spare time, for fun and profit. But it ain't gonna happen.

Octane can be boosted by additives, as others have said, but that wasn't what ramesh was looking for, if you read his other threads. He was looking for a miracle process or machine to magically do this. Then the next step, as in his other threads, was to solicit members to fund his ideas.

Closed this one too, ramesh.

Please don't continue along the lines of the posts that you have made so far. No one on here is gonna help you invent a Tom Swift machine, and you have to face the facts.

Stick to fertiliser. Project Director, Burrup Fertilisers (http://www.training.wa.gov.au/resources/docs/Burrup%20Taskforce%20Report.pdf)

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