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Another Point:

Andial says on their web site (www.andial.com) FAQ - Question 2 that 5%
is max. from a REPUTABLE source. Here the claim is 6 to 8%.

But, let's assume 8% and dream on:

Remember, HP = Torque x RPMs, then

Assuming a flat torque curve (which is optimistic at best);

At 6000 RPMs a 3.2 has about 210 hp & with 8% that's about 16 hp increase
At 3000 RPMs a 3.2 has about 100 hp & with 8% that's about 8 hp increase

Since the torque is less than the 100 assumed and most of the driving is at
<<6000 RPMs, the 8 hp increase is not much to write home about. That's surely
not dramatic! When you consider the possible pinging, idling, driveability
problems, and all that octane booster, is it worth the costs? I don't think so!

Donate your money to a good charity. It will be better spent!

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Loren
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