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hossneal
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Virginia Beach

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

Premium, I need the higher octane.
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RunningMan66
Champion Author Hamilton

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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 8:34:08 AM

Regular
46chief
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 8:24:21 AM

Regular 85 in both vehicles.
mohrorless
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 6:24:13 AM

Good old regular 87
46chief
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 1:13:39 PM

Nothing but regular in both vehicles.
The_Bebo
Champion Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 8:08:19 AM

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

I usually use midgrade since its the cheapest here
cv
Champion Author Raleigh

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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.
sheba24
Champion Author Long Island

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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 6:06:43 AM

87 regular
MertieMan
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 5:07:08 AM

I only use 87 octane in everything.
dgsteven
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:50:54 AM

87 Regular.
CentaurChiron
Veteran Author Toronto

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

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

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

Premium
NickoliMB
Champion Author Manitoba

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

Octane 87 Regular.
Dennis783
Champion Author Des Moines

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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 7:25:29 AM

good for you I guess
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 12:07:11 AM

87
dieselpower2014
All-Star Author Atlanta

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

diesel
Buddy2264
Champion Author Tampa

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

87....
PatAZ
Champion Author Tucson

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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 9:35:50 PM

Already asked numerous times.
TomB2
Champion Author St. Louis

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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.
luvmyrv
Champion Author Winnipeg

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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 6:55:21 PM

regular
loroco1
All-Star Author New York

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

87 ... regular
bluenvoy
Champion Author Nashville

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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.
ggg452
Champion Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 12:18:38 PM

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

Regular
nourdives
Champion Author San Antonio

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

regular unleaded
MertieMan
Champion Author Lexington

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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.
rjb34747
Veteran Author Orlando

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 10:58:51 AM

87
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
Cooey
Veteran Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 9:08:51 AM

87
WES03
Champion Author Maryland

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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.
PaylessKY
Champion Author Kentucky

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 8:44:01 AM

Regular
04Ram1500
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 12:29:32 AM

Regular
sks1586
Champion Author New Jersey

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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.
jack4141
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 1:41:35 AM

87
Buddy2264
Champion Author Tampa

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

Lowest grade at the cheapest price in my driving area.
gus8441
Champion Author Baltimore

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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 12:03:41 AM

87
_Sparty_
Champion Author Denver

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

87
GopherGuy88
Champion Author Ann Arbor

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

Regular 87
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 12:21:44 AM

87
Greenrancher
All-Star Author Indianapolis

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

Regular, which is 87 around here.
BIRDlE
Champion Author Omaha

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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 7:32:15 PM

89
punchy60
All-Star Author Indianapolis

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

Regular
PithyOpiner
Champion Author Stockton

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

E85
2Tall
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2013 3:06:26 AM

regular
vikings80
All-Star Author South Dakota

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

regular
thirty8paces
Champion Author Baltimore

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

Regular.
TJP48
Sophomore Author Louisiana

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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 5:51:30 PM

Regular
xbAG
Champion Author California

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

regular
Chit64
Sophomore Author Indiana

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

regular
PassmyGas
All-Star Author North Carolina

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

regular unleaded
ace12012
Champion Author Phoenix

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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2013 2:26:47 PM

87
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