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Octane nto really a problem, just wanted to know what the best octane rating for my 92 civic? THANKYOU!

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87 octane is what your car is built to run on. Anything higher is throwing your money away. A lot of people are under the impression that higher octane is 'good' for their car, when it does nothing but empty your wallet quicker. Of course, there are many cars requiring higher octane than your civic, they are engineered to run at peak performance and efficiency on higher octane (Acura vehicles for example). So enjoy your civic and and the $ u save on 87 octane!

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