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Unread 04-25-2013, 03:24 PM   #1
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2013 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4X4 - Colorado Gas

Hi,

I just bought a new 2013 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4X4 (two-door, 3.6-Liter V6 24-Valve VVT Engine, 5-speed automatic transmission). I live in Parker, Colorado. My 30 minute one-way commute is at an average elevation of 6000 feet.

What octane of gasoline should I be using?: 85, 87, or 89

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Michael J Titera

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Unread 04-25-2013, 03:27 PM   #2
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You'll get lots of opinions, but I'd run 85. No need to or gain by running 91. I'm in Parker too.
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Unread 04-25-2013, 03:46 PM   #3
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You'll get lots of opinions, but I'd run 85. No need to or gain by running 91. I'm in Parker too.
Thanks for the feedback!
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Unread 04-25-2013, 05:05 PM   #4
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Lowest octane that doesn't ping (which should be 85). Anything higher is literally wasted money and possibly increased carbon deposits.
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Unread 04-25-2013, 05:09 PM   #5
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Lowest octane that doesn't ping (which should be 85). Anything higher is literally wasted money and possibly increased carbon deposits.
Excellent! I will go with 85. Thanks for your help!
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Unread 04-25-2013, 06:39 PM   #6
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Michael,

Hello neighbor - kinda! I live in Monument and commute to Denver daily. I have always used nothing but 85 in our 2012 and our 2013. No issues at all.
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Unread 04-25-2013, 06:51 PM   #7
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Hi,
What octane of gasoline should I be using?: 85, 87, or 89
I am in Fort Collins and I run 85 in my 2013. No issues whatsoever for me. Granted I'm only at 5000 ft.
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Hey do you Denver guys have a favorite shop? Just got a '13 JKU and need to put a lift and some new wheels on it.

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Hey do you Denver guys have a favorite shop? Just got a '13 JKU and need to put a lift and some new wheels on it.

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I do my own wrenching but I've been purchasing my stuff at High Country Performance. No shipping cost and a good excuse to visit and talk shop. Good group of honest people.
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Unread 04-25-2013, 07:35 PM   #10
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I do my own wrenching as well, but have heard good stuff about High Country Perf in Denver. I have been getting parts online at Northridge.
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The guys at HCP 4x4 are great to work with. When I am in Colorado, I always stop by.
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Great thanks guys.
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Unread 04-26-2013, 07:42 AM   #13
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I do my own wrenching but I've been purchasing my stuff at High Country Performance. No shipping cost and a good excuse to visit and talk shop. Good group of honest people.
My only issue with HCP is they always try to push ARB lockers even when I don't want them! And they're pretty pricey.
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Unread 04-26-2013, 08:13 AM   #14
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Ill be ordering most of my stuff from Jason @ Krawl, so it would be more for install. Thanks for the heads up.
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Unread 04-27-2013, 09:53 PM   #15
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Excellent. Glad to hear it!
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