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BP gas tacoma

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by linkfeeney, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. Mar 11, 2009 at 4:41 AM
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    linkfeeney

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    I live in NJ, I have using BP gas, regular. I have been geting around 400 in a tank of gas! When I use WAWA or other gas, I dont get that much miles...
    BP sometimes costs 10 cents more, but I'm going BP from now on all the way!!
     
  2. Mar 11, 2009 at 4:45 AM
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    JDCPA

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    Good gas is worth the money. I usually use Shell here in FLA.
     
  3. Mar 11, 2009 at 4:46 AM
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    Rtrn2taco

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    Thanks for the info. I'll have to go to BP and see what my results are.
     
  4. Mar 11, 2009 at 5:11 AM
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    went to bp the other day - the nozzle shot out and sprayed gas all over the side of the truck... quickly washed it off and did not have any damages. I'll only go to sunoco from now on.
     
  5. Mar 11, 2009 at 5:15 AM
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    Rtrn2taco

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    Did the attendant forget how to pump gas that day? Besides gas being cheaper in NJ I hate that I can't pump it myself.
     
  6. Mar 11, 2009 at 5:15 AM
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    Joe B

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    When I use WAWA gas I def notice a little drop in MPG.


    That is one thing I will never understand is why you cant pump your own gas here in Jersey? :confused:
     
  8. Mar 11, 2009 at 5:28 AM
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    Joe B

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    NJ and Oregon.
    Yeah,it sucks.Although,I still do pump my own a lot.

    An article from '06.
    In New Jersey, motorists who need to fill 'er up haven't pumped their own gas in 57 years. But in the face of soaring gas prices, Gov. Jon Corzine came up with a novel plan last month to try to ease the pain: allow self-service at some stations along the New Jersey Turnpike and see if prices dip. He believed prices could drop 5 to 7 cents a gallon.
    Corzine retreated after about 1,400 e-mails and calls poured in from a mostly outraged public. Concern about other state issues paled in comparison.

    Critics of a shift to self-service say pumping their own gas would be especially hard on the elderly, could create a safety hazard as inexperienced motorists try to fill their tanks and cost many station attendants their jobs while doing nothing to lower prices.
    Assemblyman Francis Bodine, a Republican, says that after stopping at self-service stations in the South recently, he found that gas in New Jersey was the same price or slightly cheaper. "So I don't see any economic savings to having to pump your own gas," he says. "The flip side of it is ... there'd be some job losses." Besides, he says, "If I'm in a tux going to a black tie (event), I don't want to stop and handle a gas pump.
    Bill Dressler, executive director of the New Jersey Gasoline Retailers Association and Allied Trades, says there are safety concerns. While attendants are trained, many motorists would be novices. "It could be put in the wrong container," says Dressler, whose group represents about 2,200 of the state's 3,800 gas stations. There could be "somebody getting out and smoking and they didn't turn the engine off."
    Dressler says that prices also would not drop. "The dealers are not making that much money," he says. "What would happen is the self-service price would reflect what's full-service today, and full-service would escalate 10 to 15 cents a gallon."
     
  9. Mar 11, 2009 at 5:34 AM
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  10. Mar 11, 2009 at 5:41 AM
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    I don't see why different gas stations would have different gas that alters MPG a noticeable amount.

    Many gas stations have 90/10 gas with 10% ethanol, which produces less energy (up to 33%) and gives you lower MPG. Though it should not be a noticeable difference, I still try and stay away.

    Ethanol costs more to manufacture and produces less energy when burned...how does this help us :confused:
     
  11. Mar 11, 2009 at 5:47 AM
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    15% ethanol coming...



    "Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the government should move quickly to increase the amount of ethanol allowed in gasoline. Ethanol producers asked the Environmental Protection Agency last week to increase the amount of ethanol that refiners can blend with gasoline from a maximum of 10 percent to 15 percent, which could boost the demand for the renewable fuel additive by as much as 6 billion gallons a year. However, automobile and small engine manufacturers have said there's no certainty yet that such an increase will not harm engines and fuel lines."
     
  12. Mar 11, 2009 at 6:12 AM
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    well, I think you guys should try BP for like at least 3-4 fills to see it. Everytime I go fill i change the trip miles to 0. I get around 400 miles with the tanks. BP makes good gas anyway.
     
  13. Mar 11, 2009 at 6:27 AM
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    I noticed with your quote of me,while copy and pasting the article,I left out an important last sentence...

    "there's no certainty yet that such an increase will not harm engines and fuel lines."
     
  14. Mar 11, 2009 at 6:49 AM
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    I agree...I have a high performance dirt bike that I try to pull every last bit of power from. Its not going to be happy with weaker gasoline.

    I usually fill it up with 93 from a local BP station.
     
  15. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:15 AM
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    I've noticed that highway driving at over 65-70 MPH kills the MPG numbers.:eek:
    With the 21.1 gal tank,400 miles to just about empty is about 20 MPG.
     
  16. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:26 AM
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    I'm on the fence with BP gas. I used to run it in my old lumina exclusively. I ended up with randomly clogged fuel injectors. Their gas used to be crap. In the past few years they changed over to amaco gas. Now, my buddy swears by it in his bike, I just can't trust them with my vehicles again.
     
  17. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:31 AM
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    Its worth giving it a shot, im not that happy with 280-300 miles per tank
     
  18. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:33 AM
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    Here in AZ BP gas sucks. Its the worst in the state.
     
  19. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:54 AM
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    chris4x4

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    uummmm.....yeah.....your right foot (or whichever one you use to apply the throttle) is the largest dictator of what kind of milage you get.
     
  20. Mar 11, 2009 at 8:25 AM
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    We don't have BP here but only one chain sells ethanol free gas & its the least expensive station. Maybe they buy from BP?

    I use it when I can, watch my rpms & still do not see 400 on a tank but I'm happy with my truck no matter what :)
     
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