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Octane boosters are ***** - put it this way, you can't polish a turd All you'll do is waste money and foul up your plugs much quicker!

Either use better fuel, or lower your boost.

If your fuel lid says 98 octane and your car is a genuine US car, then that's strange. I'd say your car is a gray market import, from Europe or something? If so, 93 octane would be fine. It's close enough to the 98 RON rating.

But as we said earlier, just get your car on a dyno to verify your A/F's across various rpm/load points to make sure you're in the clear with your 93 Octane fuel.

If you can't hear it pinging on hard accleleration, then you're OK, but then again, sometimes pinging is inaudible, so the best precaution to take is get that car strapped to a dyno my friend

EDIT: OR invest in a good & accurate Wideband O2 Controller & Gauge
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