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Old 07-15-2013, 02:34 PM   #1
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Connecticut Gas Station

Have a question for Southern Connecticut members. Has anyone heard of Forbes Premium Gas Stations? There's one in East Haven, CT and one in New Haven, CT. I've been going there lately because their Premium is hands down the cheapest in the state. Which makes me question if they're just running 87 in all tanks. Anyone know anything about that?? Heard anything like that?? Is there any easy way to test it without being a chemical engineer?
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Old 07-15-2013, 03:39 PM   #2
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maybe they are, maybe they aren't. is saving $5 on a tank of gas worth the chance?
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:43 PM   #3
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Ive seen some unbranded stations down grade thier regular to premium so i stay with the majors when using premium.
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:58 PM   #4
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Ive seen some unbranded stations down grade thier regular to premium so i stay with the majors when using premium.
Majors do it too....you NEVER know what you are getting.
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Old 07-15-2013, 06:06 PM   #5
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Cool gas

Easy way to tell if its not high test, jump on the gas if it sounds like marbles in your engine.Or bad lifters. Its Not Premium Good Luck telll us how it turns out.
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Old 07-15-2013, 10:15 PM   #6
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Chances are it's just a real low quality premium, which means it doesn't have all the additives as a top brand would have. I'm sure the octane is the same. The "extras" are what usually makes the difference between prices
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:13 PM   #7
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What are the prices?
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:02 PM   #8
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What are the prices?
Today their prices are:

Regular $3.79

Mid $3.86

Premium $3.93

Diesel $3.89
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:41 PM   #9
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Old 07-17-2013, 02:35 PM   #10
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V8's hold 15 gallons right?

15x$3.89=$58.35

15x$4.19=$62.85

$4.50x28 (assuming 28 fillups April thru Oct non daily driver=$126 savings

Not worth putting cheap gas....in my opinion

BTW my truck gets 10mpg unless I'm towing my trailer..then it's only 8.5mpg...lol
I spend more on gas than on payments....
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Old 07-17-2013, 02:38 PM   #11
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V8's hold 15 gallons right?

15x$3.89=$58.35

15x$4.19=$62.85

$4.50x28 (assuming 28 fillups April thru Oct non daily driver=$126 savings

Not worth putting cheap gas....in my opinion

BTW my truck gets 10mpg unless I'm towing my trailer..then it's only 8.5mpg...lol
I spend more on gas than on payments....
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Old 07-17-2013, 05:45 PM   #12
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I would Never put any no name in my tank ....Ever. After working in a dealership in the service Dept I have seen first hand what some bargain gas can do to a car.

Im trying to find Race Gas!
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:59 PM   #13
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Old 07-18-2013, 12:37 PM   #14
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I only use Mobil 93 here in my No West Ct town. Just paid $4.28/9.
Another Mobil in the next town over is always 10-12 cents higher.
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Old 07-18-2013, 12:44 PM   #15
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I'm glad I don't live in Connecticut anymore.
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Old 07-18-2013, 12:56 PM   #16
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Recently in west Knoxville TN the local 7-11 type stores called Weigels have 2 locations, Northshore Drive and Westland Drive selling 100% gas 93 octane. I paid $3.89/gallon just a few days ago. Anyone that says there isn't a difference between 100% gas at 93 octane and the Ethanol/Gas mixture at 93 octane is full of it. If I see a station selling 100% gas at 93 octane, I could care less the name on the store.
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