This is a discussion on Best 93 Octane gasoline from the big boy gas stations? within the New Member Hangout forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally Posted by zax Kills me that you have to put premium in that NA motor of yours... Eh, I ...
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Whatever gas you use in whatever car it doesn't help your car one bit to use a higher octane. Waste of money. Nissan says to put 87 in my Xterra. I put 87. For the STi I'll put 93 though even though I'll be stock as I believe it's recommended.
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Also it will vary car to car and state to state.
I have had varying results from the Big oil company's. And I settled on shell v power, my car likes that best and has the best data log results.
But that's just me and my car. You could have a completely different experience in another part of the country. I'd say data log and see whats best for you and your car.
We have one gas station near my house with 102 octane. $7.00 a gallon. I see the V8 guys filling up there all the time.
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Last edited by Rambo; 08-29-2014 at 12:46 PM.
I thought 91+ was required? If 93 is required, that sucks for everyone in Arizona/California/Nevada.