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Hello, I have been using premium (93 octane) fuel in my new vehicle and have noticed that my mpg has increased 5-8mpg's. I was told that using premium higher octane fuel in newer cars that dont require the higher octane will wear down pistons and is generally not good in the long run for continuous use on the engine. I could really use an outside perspective on this. Am I better off using regular (87 octane)? Thank you, sincerely Jared C.

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really depends on the vehicle's requirement. if it calls for 87 then use it.. unless your driving a high performance vehicle that needs 93. as far as wear on the engine-- that would be a first for me. the only difference in the fuel is, a high octane burns longer so you increase fuel economy.

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I can help you to answer most vehicle questions dating from 2000 and on. cars and light trucks relating to ford electrical. air conditioning, heating, brakes, steering and almost all driveabilty concrns. I am well versed in the area of Fords new sync/ford and lincoln my touch systems.

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