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Mar 14, 4:03pm - #125378 
regular or premium gas for a 2000 GT manual?

just what the topic is, i'm using regular for now and wondering if going up to premium will effect the engine's preformance?

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Mar 14, 4:12pm - #125379 
for a GT you are fine running a 89 or even an 87 for that matter. i'd use the 89, ethanol is good for your engine. using a 91 would just be a waste, wouldn't do anything for your engine

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Mar 14, 4:31pm - #125380 
I use 91 for my gts


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Mar 14, 4:37pm - #125381 
89. 91 when i run n2o


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Mar 14, 4:41pm - #125382 
91 octane... thumbsup thumbsup

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Mar 14, 7:32pm - #125383 
Gt is just reg unleaded

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Mar 14, 7:43pm - #125384 
Originally Posted by Virgilson

91 octane... thumbsup thumbsup

91 should be all you need. 93 or above would be better and maybe overkill, but 91 for your GT you should have no problem or complaints even lower. It's safe and reliably. If you hear your engine ping or knock then upgrade to a better fuel. I run 100 + in my GTS. Only because I notice a difference in the octane, I don't drive that often or far in my Celica, and I can afford it. 100-108 in my car no matter what any body says HELPS my acceleration and trap speed amongst other reasons.

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Mar 14, 7:45pm - #125385 
u can run 93 or 91 or whatever you want in ur GT...but its all gonna be the same...just stick to 87 thumbsup

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Mar 14, 7:46pm - #125386 
i always get 89


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Mar 14, 8:35pm - #125387 
GT? go regular, no sense in wasting money on more expensive gas.


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Mar 14, 9:05pm - #125388 
Originally Posted by Evan
GT? go regular, no sense in wasting money on more expensive gas.

Agreed.

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Mar 14, 11:09pm - #125389 
87 will do

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Mar 15, 12:17pm - #125390 
the cheapest stuff. grin

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Mar 15, 3:37pm - #125391 
RTFM.

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