SI with 87 octane gas *Threads merged* - 8th Generation Honda Civic Forum
8thCivic.com

Go Back   8th Generation Honda Civic Forum > Honda Civic Technical > Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-28-2008, 11:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: SoFLo
Posts: 389
bmcivic will be known by all on 8thcivic soon
SI with 87 octane gas *Threads merged*

I just recently bought an 06 SI with 28K miles. The person I bought the car from didnt seem like she knew a whole lot about cars. I am curious to know, if the car was ran on 87 regular gas.....would I be able to tell mechanically wise?

I have driven the car for about 500 miles and have been using only 93. My car seems to run okay.

Say if she did run the car on 87 gas,
1)would i be able to tell now?
2)and is this screw the car later down the road?
3)could there be any premature wear?

bmcivic is offline  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-28-2008, 11:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
Banned
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Queens, NYC
Age: 29
Posts: 1,466
rcracin13 just put it into 2nd gear on 8thcivicrcracin13 just put it into 2nd gear on 8thcivic
u wouldnt physically be able to tell. maybe a loss in performance but its hard to tell. if your engine is chattering too much and if you hear knocking, you'll know for sure. but otherwise, keep putting in 93 and good oil and you'll be fine.

rcracin13 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-28-2008, 11:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
Banned
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: washington d.c.
Posts: 18,909
inyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpginyong1988 gets 3000 mpg
nope, u need to have 91 + octane if ur willin to keep your car for long time.
inyong1988 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 01-28-2008, 11:46 AM   #4 (permalink)
Tuna Fiddle
 
twistedframe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: NoVA
Age: 31
Posts: 19,256
Dave
twistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolleytwistedframe likez to fill up with red trolley
there is no way to tell after the fact especially if you have already been running 93 since then. As long as its not giving you any problems I would say that your car should be fine. Just keep doing what you are doing.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
twistedframe is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-28-2008, 11:48 AM   #5 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
xvoltm2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: NJ
Posts: 6,190
Mick
xvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcapsxvoltm2 just installed chrome spinner hubcaps
was she hot?
xvoltm2 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-28-2008, 12:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
IWHINE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Macomb MI
Age: 29
Posts: 277
Sean
IWHINE sometimes day dreams about 8thcivicIWHINE sometimes day dreams about 8thcivicIWHINE sometimes day dreams about 8thcivicIWHINE sometimes day dreams about 8thcivicIWHINE sometimes day dreams about 8thcivicIWHINE sometimes day dreams about 8thcivicIWHINE sometimes day dreams about 8thcivicIWHINE sometimes day dreams about 8thcivic
keep running the 93
IWHINE is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-28-2008, 12:05 PM   #7 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Duce2k's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 3,227
Duce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warriorDuce2k is the 8thcivic ninja warrior
Like everyone says, no way to tell really, it'll be fine once you keep running the premium
Duce2k is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-28-2008, 01:35 PM   #8 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
TJ213's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Pennsylvania
Age: 26
Posts: 3,049
TJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivicTJ213 just slammed it into 6th gear on 8thcivic
shouldn't be an issue, but if you want to feel good about your gas you could go run some V-Power from Shell. It says it helps clean out engine gunk, it may or may not, but hell, if it gives you a little extra peace of mind its worth the extra $$$.
TJ213 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-29-2008, 06:58 PM   #9 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
jumboshrimp23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 636
Keith
jumboshrimp23 will be known by all on 8thcivic soonjumboshrimp23 will be known by all on 8thcivic soon
Quote:
Originally Posted by xvoltm2 View Post
was she hot?


I did not know u Si people had to put 91 + octane in ur cars. Sux when gas prices are high
jumboshrimp23 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-29-2008, 07:02 PM   #10 (permalink)
MBK
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 6,754
MBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersections
its about 3 dollars difference... fluctuates with gas price
MBK is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-29-2008, 07:38 PM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
ImBiginKorea's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 233
ImBiginKorea just put it into 1st gear on 8thcivic
Quote:
Originally Posted by jumboshrimp23 View Post


I did not know u Si people had to put 91 + octane in ur cars. Sux when gas prices are high
Its about 2 dollar difference for me.

Hmm 2 dollars more and 197hp or save 2 dollars and have 140hp. Decisions, decisions.

--Korea
ImBiginKorea is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-29-2008, 07:41 PM   #12 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
ViperSam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posts: 1,472
NOVICE Crew
ViperSam just put it into 1st gear on 8thcivic
Quote:
Originally Posted by xvoltm2 View Post
was she hot?
that's the question everybody would like answered! lol
ViperSam is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-29-2008, 07:44 PM   #13 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Undispu7ed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Miramar, FL
Posts: 4,104
Jon
Undispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpmUndispu7ed shifts at 12500 rpm
Pics of the previous owner.
Undispu7ed is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-29-2008, 07:47 PM   #14 (permalink)
Senior Member

 
1.8L FG KiDd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: fLoRi-DUh
Posts: 4,442
FrAnCiS
1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee1.8L FG KiDd runs yellow lights with glee
8thcivic.com.....full of pervs
1.8L FG KiDd is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-29-2008, 08:08 PM   #15 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Age: 31
Posts: 2,940
8THCIVIC SUCKS
AllShowNoGo lives their life a quarter mile at a timeAllShowNoGo lives their life a quarter mile at a timeAllShowNoGo lives their life a quarter mile at a timeAllShowNoGo lives their life a quarter mile at a timeAllShowNoGo lives their life a quarter mile at a time
Quote:
Originally Posted by xvoltm2 View Post
was she hot?
NICE! lol someone had to ask it!
AllShowNoGo is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-30-2008, 03:35 AM   #16 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Kidekat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Placentia, CA
Posts: 838
Kidekat just put it into 4th gear on 8thcivicKidekat just put it into 4th gear on 8thcivicKidekat just put it into 4th gear on 8thcivicKidekat just put it into 4th gear on 8thcivicKidekat just put it into 4th gear on 8thcivicKidekat just put it into 4th gear on 8thcivic
I think 87 shoudl be uses in emergency cases. Otherwise I use 91 octane Costco gas, with the occasional Chevron and Shell to take advantage of the detergents that they offer.
Kidekat is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-30-2008, 08:23 AM   #17 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
07k20z3ftw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Florida
Posts: 3,805
Mitch
07k20z3ftw lives their life a quarter mile at a time07k20z3ftw lives their life a quarter mile at a time07k20z3ftw lives their life a quarter mile at a time07k20z3ftw lives their life a quarter mile at a time07k20z3ftw lives their life a quarter mile at a time
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImBiginKorea View Post
Its about 2 dollar difference for me.

Hmm 2 dollars more and 197hp or save 2 dollars and have 140hp. Decisions, decisions.

--Korea


fg2's ftw
07k20z3ftw is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-30-2008, 11:26 AM   #18 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
ImBiginKorea's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 233
ImBiginKorea just put it into 1st gear on 8thcivic
Quote:
Originally Posted by 07k20z3ftw View Post


fg2's ftw
Word.

--Korea
ImBiginKorea is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-30-2008, 12:50 PM   #19 (permalink)
 
Snake-eyes's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Okay, who put a stop payment on my reality check?
Age: 34
Posts: 11,200
Ricky boby
Snake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsSnake-eyes switches lanes in the middle of intersections
sea foam or concentrated techron buy at any pep boys etc...place that in your fuel tank and it will clean your injectors and push out the carbon build up assosiated with running bad gas in the car.

^this is what bad gas does....
Snake-eyes is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-30-2008, 12:52 PM   #20 (permalink)
MBK
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 6,754
MBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersectionsMBK switches lanes in the middle of intersections
^^^you just put it in your gas tank? how much does that cost?

MBK is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the 8th Generation Honda Civic Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What grade of gas? All gas questions answered! **Merged all gas threads** clm10k Civic SI 897 07-28-2013 07:43 PM
87 octane gas mistake dwm5f5 Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat 65 09-24-2008 01:09 PM
do you use 91 or 89 or 87 Octane gas for your si? igotmysi Civic SI 7 12-20-2007 05:55 PM
What is the worse that can happen using 87 instead of 9x octane gas? tite681 Dealership Experience 4 09-04-2007 08:51 AM
87 octane or 91 octane??? kene79 Civic SI 18 07-31-2007 05:00 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:24 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
copyright 8thcivic.com - all rights reserved