[ROVERNET - UK] Home brewed racing fuel

Vern Klukas vern at inkspotco.com
Wed Apr 18 00:59:41 BST 2007

Also, toluene in particular is not good for you.

For the cost in any sort of quantity, it would probably be cheaper to 
by 45 gallon drums of racing fuel. Unleaded with any octane you would 
like is readily available.


>Hi Rovernetters,
>Recently I've been reading online about how to make your own
>high-octane racing fuel mixture. The formula seems to be about one
>part xylene or toluene to three or four parts 91-octane pump gas
>(different sites say different things), with several onces of Marvel
>Mystery Oil, ATF, or 2-stroke engine oil per gallon of xylene/toluene.
>I would like to try this concoction in my Mercedes 6.3 sedan, and also in
>my P6 3500S. All the discussions of it that I've run across on various
>performance-oriented websites are several years old by now, though.
>Does anyone in this group have any personal experience trying this?
>There was also mention that both xylene and toluene are materials that
>can be used in drug manufacture (meth, I assume). Would I have the
>DEA breaking down my door if I bought five gallons at Sherwin-Williams?
>Any up-to-date info would be greatly appreciated.
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