4264Re: [bmw e28] Higher Octane Issues
- Mar 18, 2006my 528e new started on 91,
after some time, then 89,
now only 87. I have had it
since new in 1986, it has
284k miles now. I think maybe
you bought poor gas.
rumor - engines run the best with the
lowest octane that does not knock.
--- Ed MacVaugh <macvaugh@...> wrote:
> no.Ron Kall
> ldsports808 wrote:
> >Hello all!
> >I recentley put 89 octane(US) in my 528e when I normally use 87 octane
> >(US). I noticed that my idle dropped from around 900 rpm to around
> >650. It kind of feels like it wants to shut off. It is a kind of
> >Since I filled the car up with 89 I am just waiting to refill it with
> >87 to see if it makes a difference. But does anyone have any ideas if
> >higher octane gas can cause this.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
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