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Old 10-26-2007, 09:34 PM   #1
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What gas to use?

This may be a stupid question, but I was driving home today and wondered if one brand of gas was better than the other (Exxon, Shell, Walmart, ect...). You always here about all these things they put in your fuel to clean the engine, injectors, and fuel system. I was just wondering if anyone new if any of these items actually work, or are they full of it. Thanks.


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Old 10-26-2007, 09:47 PM   #2
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I never worry about where i buy my gas. You never know if it's truly bad or not. The additives...I'll stand behind the fuel injector cleaner, that's about it.
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i only get my gas from Mobil, Chevron, or BP. i dont know why but i stay away from Walmart and Costco gas.
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Old 10-27-2007, 12:07 AM   #4
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Shell V-Power only.
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shell or chevron.....87 octane if stock...or 91-93 if tuned for the octane #.

the v-power(shell) and techron(chevron) addatives do wonders above the standard cleaning detergents of cheaper gasoline.
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usually shell or esso. for a while i used premium, but realized i was throwing away money so now it's regular.. i think any of the big names will perform just as well as any other and have similar if not identical additives.. i just avoid the no name gas stations..
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It depends on what I'm filling. My old truck, or my miata? Anything will do. Something else> I look for the top tier gasoline companies ( do a search on the web for top tier or tier 1 gasoline)
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I think all the gas companys are full of shit an "say" that there gas will help your car but really it doesn't they just want you the american people to buy there gas it's a whole mind game they play with you. i go out an buy like injector cleaner an other items maybe once every 2 months.
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