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Old 11-06-2007, 02:40 PM   #1
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ok i have a question on what type of fuel i should use. When i had a few problems with the car and it was under warranty the dealership said that i should only use premium is this true?
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91 or better only. In a pinch, lower is ok for short term till you can find a better gas station.
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Yes, use 91 at LEAST. It will benefit your car in the log run. Don't look at it as spending more money at the pump, because it'* not much more than regular. There have been several topics on this recently, try searching for more info.

here'* one:

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...t=premium+fuel
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Between regular and premium its a $2-3 difference fill the tank, I have a RaceWay Card thats gives me %10 back on my purchases at Raceway, I only use that card for gas. so i get that $2-3 back
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k thanks i was just curious because i have used 87 and i didn't really notice much of a difference, but that was when i first started driving
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Take a look at what happened to Tim when running regular fuel.

Motor death on regular fuel
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I don't think it was determined that Tim'* failure was fuel related. Whether or not it was, there'* a few of us that have experienced the difference first-hand in either decreased performance, decreased fuel mileage, or actual damage.
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