BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-25-2013, 03:52 PM   #1
Bavarian54bimmer
Second Lieutenant
Canada
5

 
Bavarian54bimmer's Avatar
 
Drives: Alpine White 2008 135i
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Montreal , Canada


Posts: 216
iTrader: (0)

Is Petro Canada 94 ok For Stage1+ maps?

Hello guys!

this question is specifically for Canadians who might be aware.

as u guys know Petro Canada is the only Gas station that offers a 94 Octane Gas, now is it Ok to be used for Maps requiring 93 or is this Octane94 only due to the fact of it having Tactrol added ??

Thank you
__________________
2008 135i Alpine White 6MT/ BMW SSK / top HiFi logic 7 / Red Boston / Michelin PSS / PPK1 / OE Perf Discs with Cool Carbon /CDV Delete .
Appreciate 0
      03-25-2013, 05:17 PM   #2
thehalcyon
Private First Class
Canada
2

 
Drives: '12 135i MT LeMans
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ottawa, Canada


Posts: 143
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bavarian54bimmer View Post
Hello guys!

this question is specifically for Canadians who might be aware.

as u guys know Petro Canada is the only Gas station that offers a 94 Octane Gas, now is it Ok to be used for Maps requiring 93 or is this Octane94 only due to the fact of it having Tactrol added ??

Thank you
Hi, I cannot answer your question directly since my car is stock but I found that shell v-power (91) worked better for me than the petro canada 94.. maybe because of the ethanol? Not sure, but my $0.02 is that I wasn't too impressed with the 94 at Petro Canada.
Appreciate 0
      03-25-2013, 08:13 PM   #3
andrey_gta
Brigadier General
Canada
51

 
andrey_gta's Avatar
 
Drives: 130i coupé ;)
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Bimmerpost


Posts: 3,349
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2008 BMW 128i  [0.00]
I use Shell because it feels better than Petro
My 128i is mapped to use 91+ octane
__________________
128i Sport 6MT converted to Euro 130i spec, tuned by evolve ~220 whp 207 wtq(ft-lb) SAE
In-progress: e36M lip Wishlist: //M front arm, coils, n55 eng mnt, headers, LSD, e60 finn diff


"The 1-series is the last car that BMW engineered before the Germans, as a car-making culture, fell out of love with driving." - R&T 2013 135is
Appreciate 0
      03-25-2013, 09:55 PM   #4
cardocgolden
New Member
Canada
0

 
Drives: 2008 135i
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Golden BC


Posts: 16
iTrader: (1)

chevron 94 claims to contain no ethanol although the lower grades do--not sure what that means!
Appreciate 0
      03-25-2013, 09:56 PM   #5
arcticcat522
Private First Class
Canada
1

 
Drives: 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Calgary, Canada


Posts: 125
iTrader: (0)

my butt dyno feels the same as mentioned above. shell 91 feels to perform better than the petro 94. no idea if its all in my head or what. Anyone do any log's to see how the dme is reacting?
Appreciate 0
      03-26-2013, 01:03 PM   #6
T-Dubbs
Private First Class
Canada
2

 
Drives: '08 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Calgary,AB/Palm Springs CA


Posts: 150
iTrader: (1)

In Calgary, the Husky 94 gas was tested by a local Tuner on a dyno and it was said to be better than Petro 94.
Petro 94 was similar to Husky 91

i notice a big difference between Shell 91 and Husky 94.

i only use Shell 91 or Husky 94.
__________________
JB4/KW V2/Bmw Performance exhaust/Mr.5 Intake/VRSF Downpipes
Appreciate 0
      03-26-2013, 06:53 PM   #7
thehalcyon
Private First Class
Canada
2

 
Drives: '12 135i MT LeMans
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ottawa, Canada


Posts: 143
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by T-Dubbs View Post
In Calgary, the Husky 94 gas was tested by a local Tuner on a dyno and it was said to be better than Petro 94.
Petro 94 was similar to Husky 91

i notice a big difference between Shell 91 and Husky 94.

i only use Shell 91 or Husky 94.
I guess husky is out west, since I don't recall seeing them here in Ontario. Anyone have experience with other stations, like Ultramar or MacEwen?

Is shell 91 the best to be had for us out east?
Appreciate 0
      03-26-2013, 07:08 PM   #8
T-Dubbs
Private First Class
Canada
2

 
Drives: '08 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Calgary,AB/Palm Springs CA


Posts: 150
iTrader: (1)

AFAIK, yes Shell is the best you can get out east
__________________
JB4/KW V2/Bmw Performance exhaust/Mr.5 Intake/VRSF Downpipes
Appreciate 0
      03-26-2013, 08:16 PM   #9
ronster
First Lieutenant
Canada
3

 
Drives: 2011 1M VO
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Toronto


Posts: 354
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by thehalcyon
Quote:
Originally Posted by T-Dubbs View Post
In Calgary, the Husky 94 gas was tested by a local Tuner on a dyno and it was said to be better than Petro 94.
Petro 94 was similar to Husky 91

i notice a big difference between Shell 91 and Husky 94.

i only use Shell 91 or Husky 94.
I guess husky is out west, since I don't recall seeing them here in Ontario. Anyone have experience with other stations, like Ultramar or MacEwen?

Is shell 91 the best to be had for us out east?
Selected Sunoco turned into Husky in GTA don't think Husky 94 is available here tho
__________________
2011 1M VO stripper
2009 AW 135i M-sp (sold)
2002 SG MINI Cooper (sold)
Appreciate 0
      04-02-2013, 12:29 AM   #10
Snakeeyes
Registered
Canada
0

 
Snakeeyes's Avatar
 
Drives: 135i
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Calgary, AB


Posts: 4
iTrader: (0)

Sorry to jack thread OP. but I'm new to AP. I'm wondering what if I use stage 1 aggressive and I have 91 oct? Is there any consequences? What are the risks?

Btw. Wife used to work at an oil and gas testing company. Best to use husky 94.
Appreciate 0
      04-03-2013, 09:27 AM   #11
WPG D33Z
Second Lieutenant
3

 
Drives: 2008 135i vert Cobb Stage2
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Winnipeg, Canada


Posts: 276
iTrader: (0)

The map is intended to be used with non ethanol gas 93 oct or higher. To get the most out of the Husky 94 you would be best to get a protune to get the most out of your tune and fuel mixture.
__________________
2008 SGM 135i Cobb Stage 2 FBO
2008 TS X3 MSport KW V2
Appreciate 0
      04-03-2013, 10:26 AM   #12
T-Dubbs
Private First Class
Canada
2

 
Drives: '08 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Calgary,AB/Palm Springs CA


Posts: 150
iTrader: (1)

Its best to get a pro tune anyways, for any set up.
Appreciate 0
      04-03-2013, 07:42 PM   #13
Wescuddles
Captain
9

 
Wescuddles's Avatar
 
Drives: bsm 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Vancouver


Posts: 636
iTrader: (0)

Petro gas is garbage. Pay the premium for chevron 94. Minimum octane rating of 94 and 0 ethanol.
__________________
BSM 2008 135i
-VRSF 7" IC -VRSF DP's -n55 mids -BERK race -ER CP -TIAL BOV -BMS DCI -JB4 G5 ISO -ST coils -STOPTECH slotted rotors & pads -SLeK lip
Follow me on instagram: wescuddles
Appreciate 0
      04-03-2013, 07:47 PM   #14
arcticcat522
Private First Class
Canada
1

 
Drives: 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Calgary, Canada


Posts: 125
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Snakeeyes View Post
Btw. Wife used to work at an oil and gas testing company. Best to use husky 94.
thanks for the heads up
Appreciate 0
      04-03-2013, 08:18 PM   #15
Wescuddles
Captain
9

 
Wescuddles's Avatar
 
Drives: bsm 135i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Vancouver


Posts: 636
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by arcticcat522
Quote:
Originally Posted by Snakeeyes View Post
Btw. Wife used to work at an oil and gas testing company. Best to use husky 94.
thanks for the heads up
Husky is junk compared to chevron FYI.
__________________
BSM 2008 135i
-VRSF 7" IC -VRSF DP's -n55 mids -BERK race -ER CP -TIAL BOV -BMS DCI -JB4 G5 ISO -ST coils -STOPTECH slotted rotors & pads -SLeK lip
Follow me on instagram: wescuddles
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:33 PM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST