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Old 02-12-2013, 10:17 AM   #1
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What TOP TIER Gasoline do you use (and brands you avoid)?

I purchased my 2013 V8 automatic (2SS) in December, 2012. I have used Shell V-Power (91 Octane) exclusively. But, recently a friend told me that he had trouble with Shell in the past and he prefers Chevron, with Techron.

Which brand do you all prefer?

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Old 02-12-2013, 10:20 AM   #2
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Shell and ExxonMobil, 93 octane
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:21 AM   #3
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Shell 93 and in a pinch Chevron 93. I avoid anything else.
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:21 AM   #4
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It's all good until you have a problem with it. Just like every other product out there. Use what works for you. Not trying to be a smarta$$ just saying, if YOU aren't having trouble with the gas you're using, why switch?!?!
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:30 AM   #5
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:34 AM   #6
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:37 AM   #7
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:37 AM   #8
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Another vote for Shell 93.
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:38 AM   #9
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I have noticed that Shell 93 oct. makes my rear tires wear down faster.
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:49 AM   #10
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I can't even get 93 octane up here!!! I just use whatever 91 octane that I can find...that doesn't have ANY Ethanol in it. That's a challenge in itself!!!
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:59 AM   #11
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I used to run Shell religiously back in the 90s and early 2000s but noticed that it started sucking in MPG so I switched to Chevron and picked back up overall with as good power. Ive tried Shell here and there and just dont get the mileage as other brands. I run BP 95% of the time right now but it is inconsistent sometimes with same driving pattern. Conoco does great in my car the few times Ive ran it but theres not a station close by like BP and Shell. Texaco and Exxon does fine for me too.
BP and Amoco are basicly the same.
Chevron and Texaco are basicly the same.
Conoco and Phillips 66 are basicly the same.
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:21 PM   #12
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Shell and Chevron pretty much exclusively.

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Old 02-12-2013, 12:30 PM   #13
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exxon shell chevron, excellent refining processes
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:32 PM   #14
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Wife works with some Chem Engineers that work with many of the companies listed. Shell and Chevron are the best and my car is a Shell 93 only car.
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:38 PM   #15
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BP and Amoco are basicly the same.
Chevron and Texaco are basicly the same.
Conoco and Phillips 66 are basicly the same.
Not basically the same, they ARE the same. It's the same as GMC compares to Chevrolet.
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:43 PM   #16
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I use 93 BP, ExxonMobil , Citgo or shell. BP most of the time.
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:55 PM   #17
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:00 PM   #18
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:03 PM   #19
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There's a Mobil 12 miles west and one 8 miles east. Other than that they are no top tier stations in my area. There are a couple of Sunocos close by and that is what I try to use. Strange they aren't on the top tier list. Must not be willing to pay the fee. And all the stations around here have corn squeezins.
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:08 PM   #20
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:09 PM   #21
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I have noticed that Shell 93 oct. makes my rear tires wear down faster.
You too?
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:21 PM   #22
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proven fact...Shell 93 melts rear tires the weirdest thing.
costs more but you get what you pay for.
mine gets a few drops of Torco Accelerator on race day just in case.
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:22 PM   #23
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:29 PM   #24
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Chevron 94 here in Canada.
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Shell and Sunoco 93 octane...
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