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    Just filled the QP up and the info screen tells me I have 562kms of fuel left.

    Bit optamistic....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zep View Post
    there are benefits to using higher octane fuel....
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    and the ECU retards the ignition timing back from optimal based on the input from the knock sensors
    I agreee. There are benefits, if your engine has knock sensors.
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    Also you need to find the sweet spot of the engine, unfortunately, for UK, this seems to be cruising around the 90mph mark.
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