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01-11-2016 01:37 PM
TooOld
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Originally Posted by dyn085 View Post
There are thousands of cars that don't require premium. Maybe millions.
Good point. I used to run my Probe GT 2.2 turbo on 87 octane.

According to Ed Wallace every car will run fine on 87 octane, but you'll lose HP and torque running 87 when 91/93 is required / recommended.
01-11-2016 01:34 PM
Truth in Ruin Cars run on gasoline.

Miss Lippy's car is green...
01-11-2016 01:02 PM
dyn085
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Originally Posted by Slicknick View Post
This is the first car that does not require premium. It is kind of nice to run regular gas.
There are thousands of cars that don't require premium. Maybe millions.
01-11-2016 03:03 AM
Slicknick This is the first car that does not require premium. It is kind of nice to run regular gas.
01-10-2016 03:41 PM
BlkRidr
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MK3 does like the high octane down here where it hot most the time. Lot of times we don't have the cooler air and what we have is high humidity so we are burning water. To produce power we need octain. Lol
I agree with ya PrDawg. I've run all three grades in it and I actually like how my Titanium behaves running on premium. The engine run smoother plus it seems to have a little more get up and go. Even though I can, haven't run any E85 in it yet.
01-05-2016 07:14 PM
PrDawg MK3 does like the high octane down here where it hot most the time. Lot of times we don't have the cooler air and what we have is high humidity so we are burning water. To produce power we need octain. Lol
01-05-2016 06:25 PM
bigspoondude I have noticed a very slight increase in "instant" MPG but my foot seems to have become a LOT heavier. The motor runs smooth as butter and the car feels like a bit of a go-kart. I actually experienced some scary understeer mobbing down backroads to make it to an overtime shift. Added an AEM Dry Flow this tank and filled up with some E0 92 Chevron. Will post numbers back when I have them but the roads are frozen at my house so the S10 got some BFG's and is seeing daily status until the weather gets better.
01-01-2016 02:19 AM
felixthecat yea, premium fuel w/ a tune ftw,,,,,,,,
12-30-2015 10:24 AM
Truth in Ruin
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Originally Posted by The Peacok View Post
The Greater St. Louis Area is E-10 only, no matter what grade, so I always make sure to fill up at Gasper's Travel Plaza (Shell) in Kingdom City when I'm visiting Columbia or Kansas City - E-0 goodness! So I have to drive ~100 miles to get better performance AND mileage.

I'm confident we don't get a choice because no one who cared even a little about performance would ever choose E-10.

Ditto this. I always stop there and fill up as well.
I get better "performance" with E-10, but I get better gas mileage with E-0.
12-29-2015 04:30 PM
The Peacok
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Originally Posted by TboneZX3 View Post
Columbia also has Hyvee stations with E0, and KC has a few Quiktrips with E0. I guess I'm lucky to have a single E0 91 octane pump in the Cape area.
You are correct. One would need to buy 91 E0 here in Columbia. I work for MFA Oil and the only other place to fill up with E0 is our Bulk Plant, which is not convenient for everyday motorist.
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