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hossneal

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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 2:18:58 PM

Premium, I need the higher octane.
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RunningMan66
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 8:34:08 AM

Regular
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46chief
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 8:24:21 AM

Regular 85 in both vehicles.
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 6:24:13 AM

Good old regular 87
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46chief
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 1:13:39 PM

Nothing but regular in both vehicles.
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The_Bebo
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 8:08:19 AM

The highest octane
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 7:57:55 AM

I usually use midgrade since its the cheapest here
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cv
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 6:20:30 AM

Regular for the truck, premium for the car as per the respective manual.
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sheba24
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 6:06:43 AM

87 regular
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 5:07:08 AM

I only use 87 octane in everything.
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:50:54 AM

87 Regular.
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CentaurChiron
Veteran Author Toronto

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Message Posted: Jun 1, 2014 3:20:36 PM

The manufacturer says premium (BMW
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espo85
All-Star Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 10:27:18 AM

Premium
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 10:17:38 AM

Octane 87 Regular.
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 7:25:29 AM

good for you I guess
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estroh
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 12:07:11 AM

87
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2014 2:15:18 AM

diesel
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Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 11:08:57 PM

87....
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 9:35:50 PM

Already asked numerous times.
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TomB2
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 8:21:00 PM

Is theree a question in there? FYI, I use 87 octane regular.
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 6:55:21 PM

regular
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loroco1
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 6:09:16 PM

87 ... regular
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 12:33:47 PM

87 regular "with up to 10 % ethanol" on both of my rides.
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ggg452
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 12:18:38 PM

cheaper is better...regular.
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 12:05:04 PM

Regular
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nourdives
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 10:24:40 PM

regular unleaded
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 8:43:51 AM

And I would almost bet money that you don't need a higher octane. Unless you are driving a real high compression engine, then you don't need any higher octane than is currently dispensed.
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rjb34747
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 10:58:51 AM

87
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grim_farva
Champion Author Kansas

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 9:10:49 AM

I use regular. No need for anything higher
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Cooey
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 9:08:51 AM

87
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WES03
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 9:01:29 AM

Regular. I can't imagine ever owning a vehicle requiring high-test in light of the huge price differences.
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 8:44:01 AM

Regular
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04Ram1500
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 12:29:32 AM

Regular
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sks1586
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 9:04:51 AM

What is the major benefit for using higher octane except when we are forced to use.
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jack4141
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 1:41:35 AM

87
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Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 12:46:38 AM

Lowest grade at the cheapest price in my driving area.
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gus8441
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 12:03:41 AM

87
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_Sparty_
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 2:41:27 PM

87
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GopherGuy88
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 6:42:39 AM

Regular 87
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estroh
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 12:21:44 AM

87
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Greenrancher
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 7:41:35 PM

Regular, which is 87 around here.
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BIRDlE
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 7:32:15 PM

89
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punchy60
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 7:04:01 PM

Regular
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PithyOpiner
Champion Author Stockton

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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 6:01:20 PM

E85
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2013 3:06:26 AM

regular
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vikings80
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 8:16:02 PM

regular
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thirty8paces
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 8:11:41 PM

Regular.
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TJP48
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 5:51:30 PM

Regular
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xbAG
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2013 9:41:44 PM

regular
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Chit64
Sophomore Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2013 3:52:38 PM

regular
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PassmyGas
All-Star Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2013 2:56:07 PM

regular unleaded
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