[Spridgets] [midgetsprite] Re: Gasoline/Diesel $
Robert E. Shlafer
pilotrob at msn.com
Tue Apr 15 04:53:09 MDT 2008
Assuming an original, you've got the (H) or "high compression" 8.8-1 1275 which likes 98RON if I recall the factory manual
Now the mfg. was conservative on this, considering he was warrantying the motor.
Here in the US octane is shown as pump octane or PON. Usually, 3 numbers are added to get a "ballpark" RON from PON.
So even our Citgo 93PON (96RON)
comes up a bit short but as I said, BMC
was conservativve when it came to recommended octanes.
British and Europeans have 98RON available at the pump I believe. And probably Austraiia as well?
What say you, Colin??
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