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      01-02-2012, 01:36 PM   #1
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gas options

hey guys, just wondering what fuel I should use in my newly leased m3 competition package.

as far as premium give theyvhve 89 and 93, is 89 good enough or should I always aim for 91/93?
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      01-02-2012, 01:39 PM   #2
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93 or you loose power..
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HUH?! What are you talking about!? You need to fill that sh*t with Premium Diesel..
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      01-02-2012, 06:05 PM   #5
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whatever will save you money, its a lease ! haha jk 93 of course !
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      01-03-2012, 12:55 PM   #7
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lol yea i've filled only 93 so far. its weird, 89 is such a rip off, its nearly the price of 93!
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Only use leaded gas. The plugs, injectors, sensors and valves need that shit.
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Nitromethane would be my preference.
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      01-03-2012, 03:34 PM   #10
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if u dont have anything productive to say, dont say anything at all
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if u dont have anything productive to say, dont say anything at all
Do some actual research and reading of your manual and you won't get answers like this. I mean really...what kind of gasoline? This is an M3, not a Civic.
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even the regular 3 series requires 91 or higher... with an M3 with couple cents difference why not just pay for 91...

Crap i put 91 on my Honda fit... well why not...
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If you bought an M3, why would you cheap out on 89 so you might run into problems down the road. Even if you ingnore the reliabilty problems, the M3 will respond better (make more power) with 91+, isn't that worth $3/fill up?
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I'm baffled at the questions people on this forum are asking of late.
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I'm baffled at the questions people on this forum are asking of late.
Oh, only as of late???
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Oh, only as of late???
They just seem to be the worst lately. Plus the amount of laziness is growing.
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      01-06-2012, 11:40 AM   #18
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lol now that i reread my question, i guess i mis-phrased it. obv i wouldnt put 89 in the tank. question should have been worded better, to ask about 91 vs 93.

also some people swear by shell's formula?
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      01-06-2012, 04:22 PM   #19
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Only use leaded gas. The plugs, injectors, sensors and valves need that shit.



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Do some actual research and reading of your manual and you won't get answers like this. I mean really...what kind of gasoline? This is an M3, not a Civic.
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To OP: as unbelievable as this may sound, the manual has some really useful information. I invite you to give it a try.

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      01-06-2012, 07:52 PM   #20
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      01-06-2012, 11:58 PM   #22
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As above, read the manual. BMW Motorsports actually has an opinion on what you should put in the tank. The manual also explains a lot more than your SA did when he closed the sale. Jeez
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