octane and lead

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  1. indyhellcat1

    indyhellcat1 Rookie

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    Have 100 miles on my new Cat challenger. Have a couple of old muscle cars and use 100 octane low lead with them. Anyone know about the +/- of bumping up the octane on the girls?
     
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    DGatzby Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member Midwest Regional Pres.

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    Well don't use leaded gas. That is no lead in your gas.
    BUT I personally used 93 and 91 octane this week, it makes a difference.
     
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    Speedman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club

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    I run 102 unleaded
    Smells good
     
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    For daily driving a good 92-93 gas is all it needs

    BTW, the 102 driving around is a waste and may even slow you down
     
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    DGatzby Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member Midwest Regional Pres.

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    I want to smell some of it in the morning for breakfast!
     
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    I love the smell of burnt AV gas.
     
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    DGatzby Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member Midwest Regional Pres.

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    :DHow about nitromethane fumes??
     
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    Speedman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club

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    Run it
    It will crackle and pop for a minute or so
     
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    Speedman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club

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    If I could I would run the cat on Alcohol
    $2.00 a gallon no problems with detonation
    Motor last longer and smells good
     

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    DGatzby Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member Midwest Regional Pres.

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    I know. I just said in another thread that I wish these were flex fuel.
     
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    Lead really hurts nothing... except the oxygen sensors. They get poisoned by the lead and will stop reading correctly. So using leaded fuel isn't a real great idea.
     
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    DGatzby Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member Midwest Regional Pres.

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    Ahhh, remember the catalytic converter?
     
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    Badass69 Senior Hellcat Member

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    I remove them so it's irrelevant to me. If you do leave them in place the catalyst will just be rendered useless.
     
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    Speedman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club

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    So what are you doing for O2 sensors
     
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    I don't run leaded fuel. Really simple solution lol.
     

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