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      08-31-2012, 07:06 PM   #75

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Originally Posted by MDORPHN View Post
Accusing folks of "propagating a lie" does not encourage informed discussion of any topic, but.... the subject of ethanol's "effective octane" (which is far higher than you suggest), at least in a direct injection motor, is far more complicated.

Take a look at these articles:


Lol, Whatever, I'll take Wikipedia over some MIT engineering papers. Wiki has way more pictures in it! It's painful to read some of the things posted on here when a more through search then a wiki search provides volumes of data.

Thank you for taking the time to post some real data. I kinda gave up on it a while ago.