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Old 07-25-2004, 08:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I drive a 318is and use 87 octane because i'm cheap like that .
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no less than 91 and cant get anything higher than 94 here.
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I try for the Sunoco Ultra 94 but will do 91 everywhere else...
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89 octane cuz thats what it said in the manual lol
would getting a newer better exhaust and intake require me to use a higher grade fuel? Or does it just depend on what level of preformance I want and what I can afford lol.
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Old 07-25-2004, 10:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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said 89 in the manual, but for the extra buck 91 makes the car drive better, and slightly more economical
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100 racing fuel from 76 for my 318 only
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100 racing fuel from 76 for my 318 only
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89, 91 when i can afford it, and whoeer is using 87 should sell there bmw to someone that would treat it better, you are shaving years off her, not to mention the poor performance you must be feeling!

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only 91 or 92, gotta pchip installed.
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thats weird that some manuals are saying 89??? My manual says to use nothing lower than 91...interesting used
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