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gas octane which is RECOMENDED

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by chano87, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. chano87

    chano87 [OP] Member

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    just wondering which octane is recomem=nded for my 03 prerunner
     
  2. sir1123

    sir1123 Tacomas FTMFW!!!!

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    regular so like 87 i think but of corse premium is the best
     
  3. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan Bam-Ba-Lam

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    87 is "recomended" but out here in alamogordo NM, they have 86,88,91 octanes so i just run 86. ive had no problems with idle speed, driving or starting at all
     
  4. BassAckwardsDyl

    BassAckwardsDyl The Red Bull

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    Use the SEARCH tab... there are plenty of threads here that talk about MPG/Octane... its on the upper right side of the page
     
  5. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    regular is fine. you're wasting your money on premium unless you're SC'd
     
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    topgun155 Well-Known Member

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    I have been running Premium as a test. I have been getting really close to 20mpg if I don't get 20. So for me the couple extra dollars makes is worth it between engine life and save money with better mpg.
     
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