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Old 07-14-2015, 11:58 PM   #3305
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Hi, while traveling across this country, we are paying less than $3.00 per gallon for 87 octane Regular. I'm used to seeing "87 - 89 - 91" octane on the pumps, but found some with 85 and 85.5 as regular and 86, 87, and 89 as mid grade.
Same gas... different states calculate the octane rating differently is all... or sometimes because of blends for air quality in that particular area...
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Same gas... different states calculate the octane rating differently is all... or sometimes because of blends for air quality in that particular area...
Actually, the method of calculating Octaine is universal. Octaine additives are solely to retard the combustion of fuel so that the explosion occurs at the proper time in the power cycle. Lower octaine is required to prevent pre-detonation at high altitudes, hence regular become 85 octaine in the Rocky Mountain west.
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At the recommendation of my Jeep mechanic I filled up with Shell "no ethanol added" reg gas for $2.87 @gallon. Purpose was to blow out the system after having new plugs installed and a complete cleaning and recalibration of the fuel system processor.
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I just drove NjTo Chicago and back, gas ranged 2.44 , 2.75to hi of 3.25, really big swings in gas.
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At the recommendation of my Jeep mechanic I filled up with Shell "no ethanol added" reg gas for $2.87 @gallon. Purpose was to blow out the system after having new plugs installed and a complete cleaning and recalibration of the fuel system processor.

If I was running a gasser I'd be using the locator

www.pure-gas.org

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Crude and wholesale gas prices have been going down, but in Grand Jct., prices are going up. $2.63 at Bradley, up to $2.79 elsewhere.

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For 87 Octane.

Hi, I just paid $2.50/9 at a Phillips 66 station. I saw as low as $2.42/9 at a Mickey Mouse gas station.
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