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Old June 16th, 2008, 05:56 PM   #1
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fuel in 2000 boxster

Can I use regular unleaded gas instead of premium to save on money without causing harm to my 2000 boxster?
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Old June 16th, 2008, 09:35 PM   #2
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Old June 23rd, 2008, 09:38 AM   #3
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When you say 'Yes' is that an octane of 87 or 91?
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Old June 23rd, 2008, 06:56 PM   #4
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Don't you think your Porsche deserves the best Stop one bad habit like paying for bottled water and put 93 in your car. It will thank you for it
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Old June 23rd, 2008, 07:18 PM   #5
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When you say 'Yes' is that an octane of 87 or 91?
87, I ran it in my '99 for 5 years. the only time it got 91 was for AX or track duty...
and my Porsche deserves the best that it needs...
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Old June 23rd, 2008, 08:40 PM   #6
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Page 173 of the Porsche Performance Handbook says this about octane:

http://books.google.com/books?id=rHC...sult#PPA174,M1

I would go by what it states in your owners manual. Page 243 of owners manual says to use 93.

http://www.analogstereo.com/pdf/om/p...anual_2000.pdf
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Old June 23rd, 2008, 08:49 PM   #7
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we don't even have 93 in California....at least not readily available...

so does it state mandatory, suggested, or recommended?
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Old June 23rd, 2008, 08:59 PM   #8
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It says in the manual to use at least 90 octane if 93 is unavailable. See below:

http://www.analogstereo.com/pdf/om/p...anual_2000.pdf
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Old June 23rd, 2008, 09:01 PM   #9
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how about just cutting and pasting the portion of the manual that deals with fuel grades
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Manual states recommendations are at least 90 octane if 93 is unavailable
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