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Old 01-14-2006, 12:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which Brand of GAS you USE?

I always use high octane available (93 in my area).
I always use Shell, Mobile or Amoco only.



MOBILE: Sometimes I smell that someone has farted in my car. Cat conversion prob did not process the exsuast fumes maybe?

AMOCO: The car idles rough so i dont use it no more

SHELL: 100% perfect no compalints.

Appreaciate any input.

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Old 01-14-2006, 01:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I run 93 and usually BP(Amoco). I would run Shell, but thats means I have to drive like 10 mins to get it.
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yeah Shell is good.
I used to get Sonoco Ultra 94 -gives the best performance- but for some reason if you follow it up with anything but ultra 94, your E36 will have hunt idle issues.

Now I just go with whatever is cheap in my area. BP and Hess are the cheapest for the best quality and clean long lasting fuel. Mobile is also good with me.

I hate Exxon and Amaco because the price guage in my area. The day after Katrina I paid $4.20 for gallon at Exxon (in a panic because I had no idea what was happening and everyone was gassing up) and the next day they were obviously reported because the price went down to $2.90...

even now Exxon charges about $0.20 above everyone else...
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I use Shell/Texaco or Chevron when I can't find a Shell/Texaco. The only place that I have ever had problems with gas is from BP. A lot depends on where you are, some places even among the same brands will water down the gas a bit etc.
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Old 01-14-2006, 01:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Texaco?



ha ha ha that sounds funny. never heard of that.
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Old 01-14-2006, 02:23 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Use mainly Texaco or Shell.. but the highest octane they have out here in Colorado is 91. Right now its about 2.45 for it.
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i use either Shell, Esso or PetroCanada(Best and cleanest gas up here)and i go for the highest octane usually 91 but there are some 93 pumps around here.
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ha ha ha that sounds funny. never heard of that.
Please explain. I cannot beliveve you have not heard of Texaco. I have filled up in Texaco's in NYC, so don't give me "must be a Southern thing" crap.

I gas up wherever I find cheap prices (for 91 or higher, of course), most commonly at Texaco, Shell, Conoco, or Phillips.
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Amoco/BP, Citgo, QT. Mid grade. Not a problem with any of them. And Texaco has been around since actual dinosaurs, suprised you haven't heard of them.
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Chevron! With that Top Tier crap that they talk about...And they have funny looking talking cars. Plus it's only like 2.33 for 91 oct.

Texaco...wow haven't seen one of those in years. We actually used to have a few Texacos in my area, but they disappeared slowly, don't know why, don't care.
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Texaco stations around the country (and perhaps the world, I just don't want to speculate) have been replaced by Shell stations (same ownership).
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exxon or sunnoco

i used to like shell...but for a while i went to my local shell station and my mpg became HORRIBLE so i decided against going there ever again
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Chevron or Mobil or Shell
ethanol gas make the rpms drop/hunt at idle bah
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