2005 Chevy Silverado pings and knocks

Tiny
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  • 2005 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

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2005 Chevy Silverado V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 50,000 miles

when I accelerate I can more pings in my motor. I have tried octane boost. Did not work. The motor should be running off 97 octane. They only sell 92 in Oregon with 10% ethanol. It is a factory Corvette LS1 block with vortech heads. It has a hyertech power programmer 3, throttle body spacer, K&N cold air intake. All of this came from the dealership in Arizona installed. I have moved to oregon and now my truck is running bad.

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Friday, January 25th, 2008 AT 9:32 PM

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Tiny
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The problem is from all of the performance modifications to the powertrain. You might have to go to your local race track to purchase high octane fuel to try.

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Saturday, January 26th, 2008 AT 3:20 PM

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