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Old 07-02-2009, 03:12 AM
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Dont know where to ask this , but here it is , just picked up new barrel of Competition Mach 14 fuel , have been running c14 ,is this going to cause me tuning issues. Thanks Norm
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Old 07-02-2009, 08:33 AM
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Default Torco Is Slow and high in aromatics

If you were using VP C-14 that has a motor octane of 114 and has a SG of .696.
The torco junk you just bought has a motor rating of 110 and a SG of .727.
These are not comparable fuels in any way really. You needed Mach 118 to come closer to the octane you had been running. Torco rates there fuel like passenger car fuel is rated, motor rating, plus research, divided by two to show the highest octane rating they can and are loaded with aromatic hydrocarbons. Race fuels use motor rating only to advertise there fuel octane ratings typically. If you needed the octane of the C-14 then you are screwed with the fuel you have now. The aromatics in the torco will blacken your plugs like you have never seen before. Good luck with the Torco, It will run rich and slow compared to C-14 that has NO AROMATICS. This is not an opinion, Look at the spec sheet's of both and you will see what I mean.
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Old 07-02-2009, 09:09 AM
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Most people run way more octane then needed what is your setup.
The Torco is FAR from junk when used with the right setup ...
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Old 07-02-2009, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by hammertime
Most people run way more octane then needed what is your setup.
The Torco is FAR from junk when used with the right setup ...
AMEN!!! I have plenty of new customers running it that got tired of paying the ridiculous price of VP. No problems, no complaints and keep coming back for more!!!
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Old 07-02-2009, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by shawnp
Originally Posted by hammertime
Most people run way more octane then needed what is your setup.
The Torco is FAR from junk when used with the right setup ...
AMEN!!! I have plenty of new customers running it that got tired of paying the ridiculous price of VP. No problems, no complaints and keep coming back for more!!!
Isnt is freakin nuts what that VP cost .. I always wonder if there is a gold bar at the bottom of the drum haha :lol:

VP alky vs the Cheap 99.8% pure stuff .. zero difference

Good Luck this weekend Pink .. I am off to test for a few hrs tomorrow night and double race sat
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Old 07-02-2009, 06:37 PM
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Thanks for replys , am worried about this but i guess every one has opinions ,just have to put it to the test and find out if this works for my situation. NORM
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Old 07-02-2009, 09:19 PM
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X2, VP alcohol, $195.00 a drum local, cheap alcohol, $120.00 a drum 90 miles away, the only difference i know is the VP drums are lined, so if i gotta keep it over winter, i pump it into my spare VP drums.

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Old 07-02-2009, 09:36 PM
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VP=NHRA & SFI Which all = B S ! !
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