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Old 06-23-2001, 09:20 AM
stevebfl stevebfl is offline
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The 300e also creats lots of carbon from the oil getting by the valve guide seals. This carbon can change the effective compression ratio and increase the octane rating necessary. A good decarbonizing treatment often can solve this if you are using an appropriate fuel.
Steve Brotherton
Continental Imports
Gainesville FL
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