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Delta Highway 160 - Sacramento Auto Museum Run - Saturday February 19th

Your Host For The Event: Mike Zampiceni We'll be starting on Highway 4 from Concord and will mostly be driving on scenic Highway 160 in ...

Will Regular Gas Hurt Your MINI Cooper S?

Car Talk's Tom and Ray tell writer Howard that using regular unleaded 87 Octane gasoline won't hurt his MINI Cooper S since premium gasoline is only recommended in the owner's manual.  Tom concludes:
So, for your own mental health, I suggest that you forget this whole incident ever happened. If you have trouble letting it go, I suggest going to see your Mini dealer's in-house hypnotist. He's conveniently stationed next to the cashier at the service department's pick-up window.

So, you MINI Service people tell us. Are Click and Clack, the Tappet Bros., right or wrong?