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Monthly Archives: April 2024

Cheap Gas: Save at the Pump, Pay at the Mechanic?

Cheap Gas: Save at the Pump, Pay at the Mechanic?

Cheap gas prices often catch our eye, promising significant savings at the pump. But is opting for the cheapest fuel always a wise decision? We'll explore the potential pitfalls of choosing inexpensive gas and its implications for your vehicle's performance and longevity. The Importance of Fuel Quality Fuel quality directly impacts your vehicle's performance and longevity. Modern engines, especially high-performance ones, are engineered to operate optimally with specific octane ratings. Using gasoline with a lower octane rating than your vehicle's manufacturer recommended can cause engine knocking, reduce power output, and potentially cause costly damage. High-Performance Cars and Higher Octane Requirements High-performance vehicles like sports cars and luxury models often require higher octane gasoline to achieve pea ... read more

23933 SE 264th St. Ste. A Maple Valley, WA 98038 (425) 310-1100
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