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87 VS 93 Octane Fuel for Altima
I feel like I should already know the answer, and that this is a menial question but I have to ask....
I have a 94' Nissan Altima GXE 5 Speed, I bought it off a friend after he bought a mazda 626 "which is already giving him major idling issues".
My problem is that when he sold it to me, he basically made me promise that I would never put regular or midgrade fuel in the car, ONLY 93 octane. To my knowledge 93 octane will do no good for a car that is only casually driven, the car isn't modded out for racing only minor upgrades. So far I've honored his request "he was dead serious when he said it". He claims that 87 octane fuel will "start blowing fuel injectors out" and says he lost multiple fuel injectors untill he realized 93 octane stopped this.
Before I switch back to 87 grade, I wanted to ask if anyone knows what the hell my friend is talking about? He's a heavy machinery mechanic so in the meantime I'm taking his word for it lol but my gut tells me he's full of shit.
94' Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L 5 speed
Timing set at 22deg/cold air/upgraded plugs&wires
replaced ugly custom front grill installed by previous owner to stock grill off a 96'. Just a little project car to hold me over untill I get my dream vehicle, which I haven't figured out yet.