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93 octane gas #287334 Sep 29, 5:39am Sep 29, 5:39am
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93 octane gas
i noticed in the manual it says to use 93 octane gas. But since gas is sooooo goddamn expensive, i cant afford it without using up half my paycheck just to go to work. Can i use the 89 octane for my celica? What will happen?

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: AzNRaCeR] #287335 Sep 29, 6:07am Sep 29, 6:07am
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shit I never even read that, I have been using 87 the wole time, always go 93 once a month, But my car still runs like a champ. angry


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: Maka] #287336 Sep 29, 6:46am Sep 29, 6:46am
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^you got GT, 87 is fine...

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: ragingpaseo] #287337 Sep 29, 7:12am Sep 29, 7:12am
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Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
^you got GT, 87 is fine...

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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: Maka] #287338 Sep 29, 7:18am Sep 29, 7:18am
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If you can't afford gas, then you probably shouldn't have a Celica.

If your engine isn't important to you, then use a lower octane. Your engine will knock.


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: slidr] #287339 Sep 29, 8:12am Sep 29, 8:12am
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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: VSGTS14] #287340 Sep 29, 8:27am Sep 29, 8:27am
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...yup 91 from day 1...


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: celicajonz] #287341 Sep 29, 8:34am Sep 29, 8:34am
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What about all those octane boosters? are they good for the car?I never tryed it but are they good for it?


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: Maka] #287342 Sep 29, 9:26am Sep 29, 9:26am
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You really should be using 91+ octane in a GTS, a few extra bucks at the pump is cheaper then replacing a damaged engine. And though you may not really feel the difference you are probably losing a few ponies for the lower grade gas.
I can't really say that those store octane boosters work but I guess they due because I've used them on a MR-2 turbo when I'm really boosting the car 18+psi and I've haven't had any problem. On the celica it probably won't help too much unless you do some tuning, as Import Tuner did get some gain from adding NOS octane booster to a Skyline without any tuning but the Skyline is supposed to run on high octane and not US low grade 91 octane, I guess its really just up to you.

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: shonen] #287343 Sep 29, 10:09am Sep 29, 10:09am
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if you take a look at the gas prices, the difference between 89-93 is only like 5 dollars per fill up, if that. If theres a .30 difference every 3 gallons is an extra $1 and on 15 gallons that on 5 bucks


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: JBing] #287344 Sep 29, 11:18am Sep 29, 11:18am
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yeah man... GTS engines need 91+ gas. If you use lower octane gas and over time your engine i'm surely give you problems. We all know gas is freaking expensive. Just deal with it.

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: RookieGTS] #287345 Sep 29, 12:33pm Sep 29, 12:33pm
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gotta pay money to play... rofl

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: JBing] #287346 Sep 29, 12:50pm Sep 29, 12:50pm
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Originally Posted by JBing
if you take a look at the gas prices, the difference between 89-93 is only like 5 dollars per fill up, if that. If theres a .30 difference every 3 gallons is an extra $1 and on 15 gallons that on 5 bucks


thats a seriuos point its not that much of a difference. personally Ive always used 93 its worth the extra 5 dollars thumbsup


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: JSPITZ] #287347 Sep 29, 2:47pm Sep 29, 2:47pm
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Pay for the 93 Oct. you get what you pay for and plus with the toyota celica mileage you should only be filling up once a week or barely twice! thumbsup


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: remsports87] #287348 Sep 29, 3:27pm Sep 29, 3:27pm
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there's only 91 oct. here where i live..so when i got the car i didn't know it suppose to be running premium, i put 89 in instead..bad bad bad..anyway when i found out, i start using 91 since..hell gas is like $2.05/gal this weekk..hell i dont think it's gonna ever go down..at least that's what the paper said.."we prob. will never see the $1-per-gallon any sooner"...hell. i hated it..


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: 93 octane gas [Re: celicafourotwo] #287349 Sep 29, 5:27pm Sep 29, 5:27pm
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shit man, around here 87 is like 1.89$ and 93 is 1.99, so on fill ups its like maybe 1.50$ more...worth it IMO if it makes your engine last thousands of miles longer

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: sickcelica696] #287350 Sep 29, 5:48pm Sep 29, 5:48pm
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I have a GT but always use the 93 even tho I don't have to...not for any performance because I think that would be negligible, but hopefully for a long term benefit. Right now in NW Pa 87= $1.95 and 93= $2.09. Thats 14 cents a galoon so for the extra $1.50 its not gonna break me.

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: grcelica] #287351 Sep 29, 7:40pm Sep 29, 7:40pm
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My friend's Si goes into limp mode (6000RPM redline, no VTEC) if there's 87 in the tank. I'm sure that the Celica would not respond well to low octane fuel, especially with the high compression and redline of the 2zz.

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: silver] #287352 Sep 29, 10:04pm Sep 29, 10:04pm
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even though i have a GT is still fill her up with 91 octane. nothing but the best for my baby. thumbsup


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: Zero] #287353 Sep 29, 10:08pm Sep 29, 10:08pm
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Originally Posted by Zero
even though i have a GT is still fill her up with 91 octane. nothing but the best for my baby. thumbsup


it doesnt help with anything...well besides emptying your wallet...

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: cycocelica] #287354 Sep 29, 10:36pm Sep 29, 10:36pm
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damn you have 93 octane...lucky!

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: Virgilson] #287355 Sep 30, 2:14pm Sep 30, 2:14pm
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i use 94,the exxons around ehre have it

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: sickcelica696] #287356 Sep 30, 7:03pm Sep 30, 7:03pm
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here, it jump from 91 straight to 100..that's it..no 93 or nothing..just 91 or 100 if you prefer to pay $3/gal.. rofl


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: 93 octane gas [Re: cycocelica] #287357 Sep 30, 7:34pm Sep 30, 7:34pm
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Originally Posted by cycocelica
Originally Posted by Zero
even though i have a GT is still fill her up with 91 octane. nothing but the best for my baby. thumbsup


it doesnt help with anything...well besides emptying your wallet...
It actually does.


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: slidr] #287358 Sep 30, 8:05pm Sep 30, 8:05pm
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I was going the top at 100 octane for mainly two years. I love it after switching back to 94 or 93 (that stuff can't compare). The 100 is better and overkill, but I'm going to get it after my tank is almost empty. Ween my baby on the brink of un-leaded!!!! 93 or 91 is good enough for most or all stock GTS's.

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all we have is 93 around here its like 2.20 a gal

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: ragingpaseo] #287360 Oct 1, 5:48am Oct 1, 5:48am
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Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
gotta pay money to play... rofl


yep what he said


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: groundzero] #287361 Oct 1, 6:50am Oct 1, 6:50am
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we've mostly got 92 for some reason, except at shell, which is the only place around here that i can think of that has 93, and it's 2.35 and up for it.


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: combatc87] #287362 Oct 1, 10:03am Oct 1, 10:03am
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It's about $2 here for 93 oct, but there is one place that sells 105 for about $4/gallon , and there's supposed to be a NASCAR shop around here that sell 115oct for like $5/gallon but I haven't found that place.

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is it safe to put 115 in your car? Is it possible to put a too-high octane gas in your car?

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: renfield90] #287364 Oct 4, 11:02am Oct 4, 11:02am
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As long as your ignition system is in good shape the higher octane shouldn't be a problem. The higher the octane the less tendancy it has to burn, thats why you can boost higher with higher octane gas and not have to worry about detonation.

Re: 93 octane gas [Re: shonen] #287365 Oct 4, 4:48pm Oct 4, 4:48pm
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We have 87, 89, and 91.

91 Oct costs about $2.50/gallon on average. frown Damn California.


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Re: 93 octane gas [Re: ArumnDark] #287366 Oct 4, 5:23pm Oct 4, 5:23pm
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the 93 octane here is about 2.20. Ive benn only using 93 since i got my GTS. But sometimes, i filled up with the 91 and 89, but i made sure i added a bottle of octane booster. I was not gonna pay no 2.50 for 93 octane!...but that was durring those damn hurricanes. lol


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