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I know this topic has been talked about many times, and I searched and searched, but didn't find an answer.
If you run 93 octane through a 91 tune, is that going to wreck anything, or make the tune not run properly?



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nah, it's like running 93 octane through your stock 87 tune. Won't do anything. MAYBE increase mpg a tiny tad bit
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nah, it's like running 93 octane through your stock 87 tune. Won't do anything. MAYBE increase mpg a tiny tad bit
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Ok.. Thanks for the responses!



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Could you elaborate? I would naturally assume that running lower octane then required would cause knocking, whereas running a higher octane then required wouldn't cause knocking. Don't they sell octane booster as a way to get rid of knocking?

I'm probably missing something that I'm not even considering
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Nah you are fine its called me replying with zero sleep and apparently being dyslexic LOL I read the question as can I run 91 octane on my 93 tune LOL

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Nah you are fine its called me replying with zero sleep and apparently being dyslexic LOL I read the question as can I run 91 octane on my 93 tune LOL
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Thanks for that! I was wondering though, I heard somewhere that running to much octane can damage the catalytic converter. Tis true?

I run only the 93 which is what it's tuned for. BUT I recently ran some octane boost to go along with the finally frigid winter weather we were getting, Plus I put some NGK plugs in. Ran and felt like a champ! I don't plan to always run octane boost. Just every so often. haha
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