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Old 05-04-2008, 04:05 PM   #1
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My options are:

Country Fair(Citgo), Sheetz, Kwik Fill, and GetGo.

I like country fair because of the 10 cents off right now, but I like the idea of buying domestic fuel at kwik fill.
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My choices are Arco, Chevron, Safeway, and Valero.

I usually use Chevron but occasionally use Safeway because they give you 5 cents off per gallon for spending more than $50 in the store.
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Doesn't matter what we use in CT, it 10% ethanol.
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Chevron usually....just since its on the way to and from work.
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i usually go to BP, since for some reason i get better mileage, no matter what the conditions are...
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Sunoco. and my local one just sold to a no-name shop and I also noticed a drop in mpg.

so now I drive to the next Sunoco
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mobil. Its convenient and one even one of the cheapest places in town, but i dont shop for prices anyway
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Avoid Citgo, BP, and Marathon.

Sunoco has the best record for quality testing, followed closely by Shell and Speedway.

Mobil is OK for quality and mileage, but I've noticed a distinct drop in power when using it.
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I have the choice of BP, Shell, Mobil, Sunoco, Speedway, Citgo, RaceTrac, Marathon, BJs, Circle K, Hess, Site, and Petro Stop.

I used to exclusively use Shell, basically because of their good standards and super high quality, high detergent, top tier fuel...but just recently, all the Shells here have ethanol now. My mileage dropped a full 2 mpg from 10-15% ethanol, that was a BIG hell no. So now I use, in ranking order, BP, Mobil, Sunoco, Speedway, and RaceTrac. I NEVER use citgo, if you want to know why, google about citgo, and the rest are not names I trust...even if it is JUST gasoline. Because of the size of my tank, I really don't fill that often, so it takes quite a while for me to test several different fuels...

BP is now getting me mileage I barely even came CLOSE to before...so definitely won't be using shell anymore Sorry shell, you did it to yourself. I still only get about 24.5 mpg at 65, but its alot better than the ~20-21 i was getting with shell.

I guess I'll just seafoam more often to replace the benefits of the top tier fuel.

I feel pretty bad for people that live in areas where its ALL ethanol fuel....and unfortunately, it looks like its coming in around here now.
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Sunoco. Always. I used to fill up with Shell, but I've noticed a drop in MPGs while using it, so I switched back to Sunoco... It'* non-middle eastern gas, too, so I like the fact that I'm not supporting Al Qaeda or someone...

Also, since we're on the subject, I've been trying to get the best gas mileage I've ever gotten. It'* 29 mpg. Combined. That'* about 50% city, 50% highway. I got better gas mileage than a Honda Civic
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