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Old 08-24-2013, 04:22 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by skyx39 View Post
That was a marketing ploy which they later toned it down on. You can put 87 in any modern turbo Subaru. It will knock and pull timing and run like crap. It knows the gas is lower octane because of the knock. In both my '13 forester manual and 08 wrx manual it says 87 is ok for emergencies but not recommended. Nothing really new there.
Interesting. Good to know.
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