Thread: Octane for BD
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Old 06-05-2003, 11:14 PM   #6
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1998 Legacy Wagon
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So what does the owners manual say on cars with the 2.5? If it does indeed suggest premium, then I would guess that your base timing curve is set for premium and using 87 causes it to retard your timing (with a noticable stumble on acceleration).

edit: I guess I'm making up things in my head about the reccomending premium thing... everything I found suggests regular. I guess that if your car has a knock sensor it might be advancing timing a little
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