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Shell 9 50.00%
Chevron 1 5.56%
Other, see below 8 44.44%
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Old 03-09-2010, 05:42 PM   #1
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I have been running top tier gas for quite some time <Shell mainly>, and am trying to figure out, which is better? Shell, or Chevron? I have heard that the 3800 takes a liking to the Shell V-Power, but I have also heard good things about Chevron with Techron too. Opinions? I also use 88 octane, so take that into account also <Midgrade around here>
Any other selections welcome too.
For the record, these are the current top tier stations, and the ones in blue are ones I have around here:

QuikTrip
Chevron
Texaco
MFA Oil Co.
Conoco
Phillips 66
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Entec Stations
Shell
The Somerset Refinery, Inc.
Kwik Trip / Kwik Star
Aloha Petroleum
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I use BP unless I have no other choice. 93 octane, however, some of the stations only have up to 91 here.
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I mostly use Super America just because it'* convenient, 91 and an octane booster. There is one right across the street from my work and two and a half blocks from home.
After reading Dan'* post, I'll be switching to BP for the 93

Sidenote: Dan does BP have it'* own refinery?
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I believe they do. They used to be standard, then amico, now BP
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I always get good gas from BP stations
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i ususally use BP or Shell, i've never gotten bad gas from either. I used to use speed way untill i got some really bad gas in my tow car and i only got like 8mpg
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Speedway here. Not sure where they get there fuel from.
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Mobil is the only one around with the 93, most premiums are 91 here. It Mobil or a couple Mom and Pop outfits
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I use whatever brand the local Stop & Shop buys. Mainly because I get somewhere between 5 and 45 cents off per gallon, depending on how much stuff I've bought in the stores.

Then again, I'm NA. If I've ever gotten a bad tank of gas, the engine must have just chewed through it normally.
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I have had the best luck with shell v-power, its always fresh, if its not i can certainly tell
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