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View Poll Results: what octane gas do you prefer
92 0r 93 Octane Super 120 16.85%
89 Mid grade Octane 251 35.25%
87 Regular 329 46.21%
I add my on octane boost 7 0.98%
other > 19 2.67%
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Old 08-25-2010, 11:10 AM
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89 in the Ram 91 in the Bee.
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87 for me, also and no problems here, either.

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87 for me also
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I tried both 87 and 89 and found no difference in mileage greater than 1MPG. I figure that is probably more a reflection of my foot on the pedal than octane rating since it can be + - from tank to tank.

Stock, no mods, and haven't towed yet but 87 is just fine for now.
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87 in my ram and used to run 93 in the trans am.
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I use different grades at different times . If I'm on the open road and gonna be set at one speed , I'll run 87 or 89 . No sense in throwing the 92 in for a cruise (not laboring the engine) If I'm in town , alot of stop and go , then it gets the good stuff . Don't need to hear it ping .
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I usually run 87...but, my pinged the other day...so...I've been using mid grade ever since. No pinging and no performance loss/gain nor mileage loss/gain.

But...i'd rather be safe.
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I'm still at 90 miles total on the truck, but I'll probably use 89 since it's recommended. My '07 Daytona specifies 89 or better. Not sure if they've made changes to the Hemi since then or if they've just been able to see that 87 doesn't hurt in the long run.

I figure that I've got around $70,000 in vehicles, I may as well not worry about $2 more per fill-up going with what Ma Mopar recommends; of course, I also don't run 1,000 miles/month. That might make me think differently.
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I'm not sure. In Belgium we have 95 and 98...but I guess the ratings are different.
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I am using 93 octane because I also have my DSP programmed with a 93 octane tune.
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