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octane level for 2012 3.12?

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Old 08-12-2014, 11:02 AM
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Default octane level for 2012 3.12?

just bought it and love it, dealer said to use regular but thought I'd check, thanks
 
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Old 08-12-2014, 01:20 PM
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Are you in the US? I'm on mobile and it doesn't display locations for members.
 
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Old 08-19-2014, 10:33 AM
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yes, virginia
 
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Old 08-20-2014, 11:11 AM
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87 is the minimum octane rating.
 
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Old 08-20-2014, 01:28 PM
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thanks
 
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Lightbulb Use the 91 octane

While the car can run on 87 octane, it will not run as well. 91 octane fuel costs about 10% more but it has about 10% more energy per gal so the cost per mile is the same. The car will have more power and will start better.
 
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Originally Posted by SLOjohn View Post
it will not run as well. 91 octane fuel costs about 10% more but it has about 10% more energy per gal so the cost per mile is the same. The car will have more power and will start better.
None of this is true except it costs more.
 

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