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which gas station you prefer?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by mitiko, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. Killer Red Taco

    Killer Red Taco NorCal Rock Whore

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    I have ran a couple tanks of valero without any problems but I mostly fill up with shell or if I find a cheap Chevron (pigs were flying that day).
     
  2. ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    Me, too. Usually Wal Mart. They are usually the cheapest.

    What gas stations don't use ethanol? Just checking so I can run a tank without it and see what the difference is.
     
  3. Khaos

    Khaos Well-Known Member

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    Shell + Premium only
     
  4. jrw1965

    jrw1965 Well-Known Member

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    Sunoco 87, I havent had any problems and still get about 20 to the gallon
     
  5. aaronk

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    87 only in my V6

    I only fill up with Chevron. If I'm in a pinch and can't make it to a Chevron I'll use Shell.
     
  6. 08WhiteTRD

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    I get gas at Fred Meyer. If you get one of their rewards cards you get 10 cents off at the pumps. Saves me money seeing as I put premium in the truck.
     
  7. w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Chevron 89 unless Im pushing it and need it a.s.a.p.! :D
     
  8. WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    That's where I would go but, alas, no Wawa here in SC. Have to go to VA Phillipsburg exit (26?) on I95 for that since that's the closest.

    There's a place in Georgetown SC that is at $2.79 right now. I don't know how because everything else is $3.17 or higher.
     
  9. genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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    Damn $3.17! I would be happy with that. Our cheapest is $3.59. I think we are the most exspensive in the country.
     
  10. WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    Well, Georgetown is south of me by about 20-30 minutes. In my immediate area (around Myrtle Beach), it's $3.46 to $3.59.
     
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    Ours just dropped 5 cents to $3.89. Thats just here in Anchorage. Everywhere else in Alaska is more than that. I went on a little road trip last weekend and found a gas station trying to sell for $5.21. You would think that oil rich Alaska would have cheaper gas.
     
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    BP 89 or citgo 89
     
  13. 007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    none of them.
     
  14. sAm I aM

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    I usually hit up Kroger with the kroger card and get 10c off and I usually stick with the 87 octane. I think gas was down to 3.18 at valero and shell yesterday. HOpefully keeps dropping.
     
  15. CanTac

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    Why are you guys spending the extra $$$ on 89 and 91 octane? My Taco runs great on plain old 87. I do try and use Shell when possible.

    CanTac

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  16. mr.trd

    mr.trd Are you Recreationally Insane? Vendor

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    Because with 87 or 89 my truck runs like shit. And by that I mean it idles rough, shifts constantly and gets a good 2mpgs less that the stellar 15-16 I currently get. But I live in high altitude, the wind never stops, and there is no such thing as a flat road. Plus I have oversized tires and extra weight. That is why I use 91.
     
  17. sAm I aM

    sAm I aM Well-Known Member

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    I can understand using the higher octane gas if you are really doing something with your truck. Personally mine runs fine on 87 but I don't do any offroading. When I pull I usually fill up with 92 before I do any towing. But for my general use to and from work I just go with the 87 or my lil' saturn to save money.
     
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