A Guide To Fueling Your Corvette

If you are lucky enough to get a wonderful Corvette, then you need to treat it very very well. You need to make sure that you are cleaning it, providing some proper maintenance, and also making sure to treat the car well. For many people, this includes the gas you are putting into your Corvette, because a good Corvette needs some good fuel.
But what type of Corvette fuel do you need to use to power your vehicle? Is there a type of fuel that is the best? And are there any types of fuel you shouldn’t use on your Corvette? Here’s all you need to know!

Check The Owner's Manual

Honestly, 95% of the questions people have with or about their cars can be solved by simply taking a good look at the owner’s manual, because it will tell you everything you need to know to be a good owner to your car. That includes the type of fuel you need to use, so don’t be afraid to look.
But even if you don’t have the owner’s manual, you need to make sure that you are doing your research to get the correct fuel into your Corvette. Especially for a car that is designed around performance, you need to make sure that you are fueling it correctly. This will reduce engine related problems and improve the performance of the car, and will also prevent the vehicle from guzzling fuel.
But because the Corvette is designed for high performance, it needs the correct fuel that regular gasoline just isn’t going to provide. Making sure that the fuel is able to match the power demands for your car will give your Corvette true maximum power.

Focus On Premium Fuel To Avoid Knocking

The biggest signal that you are using the wrong type of fuel is ‘knocking’, which is when the combustion that needs to occur in the engine is occurring somewhere else inside the engine cylinder. Then the pressure inside the engine changes, the pressure spike hammers down, and a loud knock is heard.
Not only can this be very annoying as you drive, but the constant harsh hammering can damage the piston and other parts of the engine, so you want to make sure you are using the correct fuel to avoid knocking. Focus on getting the correct octane level of premium fuel and then you will find that your knocking problems will be no more.

Do Your Research

In order to prevent damage to your engine and also to make sure your Corvette has the most power that it can have on the road, read the owner’s manual or do some research to figure out the best type of fuel for your needs, and then stick with that type of fuel if you can. Additionally, if you really want to treat your engine well, you can use some C7 engine bay accessories like the Stainless Steel Supercharged Style Fuel Rail Covers with LED Illumination, Stainless Steel Supercharged Style Fuel Rail Covers, and the Z06 Perforated or Polished Alternator Cover.

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