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caitken87

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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 5:54:58 PM

Any thoughts on how good Costco gas is? Always cheaper in my neck of the woods!
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xmstr
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2015 12:29:24 PM

same ole stuff as you get elsewhere
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2015 5:42:20 AM

I buy Costco when I am in town.
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2015 12:29:07 AM

gas is gas, look at the octane rating
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jonjax14
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2015 12:12:54 AM

no
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RRBC
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2015 8:01:09 PM

better price there
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2015 7:36:08 PM

It is top tier meaning there is no better unless it is race gas.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2015 6:15:39 PM

It's good stuff. . .
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2015 9:51:42 AM

We don't have Costco, but if it's like Sam's Club, the gas seems to be good quality. I've never had trouble with it, and it's usually always at least a nickle lower in price than everywhere else, and sometimes as much as 8 or 9 cents lower.
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Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Apr 10, 2015 7:51:50 AM

None near me, but have used in the best with no problems. Haven't really had any problems with fuel in years with lots of different brands. Just when you might get some water in the fuel, people will have problems.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2015 11:52:50 AM

yes Costco
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2015 6:30:07 AM

Yes really like Costco gas, but time fueling to avoid waiting in line.
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waynester1955
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2015 9:57:16 AM

Judging by 40 cars in line, and to save six or seven cents/litre, it must be good.
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94Rod
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2015 7:42:03 AM

My car calls for top tier gas. I've had no problems using Costco.
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2015 2:23:12 PM

Costco at least in the Boston MA area is a top tier gas supplier that means it is at least as good as any other supplier. At least that is my understanding and yes Costco consistently has the lowest or at least is among the lowest price suppliers in these parts. Not all Costco locations have gas in MA.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2015 11:20:07 AM

yes
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Madridjoe
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2015 6:33:44 AM

all comes from the same place, just different additive packages
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 4:13:00 PM

Here where I am, Costco has 2 wholesale suppliers. One comes from Queens, NY the other from Southern Jersey. I have seen both wholesalers drop gasoline
at area Exxon and BP stations.
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waynester1955
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 12:12:52 PM

In southern Ontario, always a line-up.
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aaamanMI
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 8:08:39 AM

Works great just like any other gas
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2015 6:33:30 AM

Me likes Costco!!!
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packerfan14
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 3:24:45 PM

Don't waste your time worrying about "good gas and bad gas." It's gasoline. Sure, you'll get a "bad tank of gas" from time to time, but that can happen at a top tier retailer or some backwater place in Canada.

[Edited by: packerfan14 at 3/17/2015 3:26:11 PM EST]
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 2:10:19 PM

I use it all of the time. No problems.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 11:40:02 AM

yes
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51stovi
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 10:38:13 AM

It has been fine when I use it.
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 9:20:38 AM

It all comes out of the same pipe.
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nru
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 11:14:15 AM

been running it in my cars for years - no problems
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 9:48:05 AM

It seems to be ok. It is now a top tier gasoline.
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 12:50:31 AM

average
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stoihor
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 6:12:30 PM

had no problems with gas from Costco.
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 10:42:49 AM

It's as good as anyone else
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 2:04:23 PM

Costco needs to get with the program and build a warehouse in the area around Clear Lake City. As it stands now, you have to drive across Houston to get to a Costco. We do have Sam's Club but that's not Top Tier Gas.
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mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 1:12:33 AM

seems ok
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 12:43:43 AM

Costco seems fine to me. It is always less then the others.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2015 9:55:06 AM

yes
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xmstr
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2015 7:18:15 AM

I buy gas from Costco regularly and have never had a problem. They are usually the cheapest around and they tend to be slow to respond when prices spike upward locally.
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Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2015 8:53:48 AM

It's ok but none here. use SAM"S Club and Shell right now.
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bkfist
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2015 7:58:57 AM

Good gas. It's "Top Tier" PLUS, at least around here, it's probably the busiest station in town so it's going to have a huge turn-over and always be fresh!
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Tucsonhomes
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 6:51:52 PM

It works great it my cars
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 6:17:48 PM

I have been happy with it also. It's considered a Top Tier fuel.
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 9:21:47 AM

I have been happy with their gas.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2015 6:24:32 AM

I just love Costco. They are the only local station still below $2.00 gallon. They have GREAT Ceasar salad & pizza @ the snack bar too.

How can you go wrong!!
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litesong
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2015 4:52:04 PM

I love 100% gasoline(E0). But with the 10% ethanol blend price crash, the price gap between E0 & 10% ethanol blends widened to 25% to 40%. So I joined my wife to buy Costco 10% ethanol blend & immediately took an 8% mpg chop(as all other 10% ethanol blend fuels would do). Outside of the poor mpg, the Costco gas is temporarily OK in my Elantra, tho I don't like it. If the E0/10% ethanol blend price gap once more narrows to 10% to 12%, I will return to burning E0. If Costco would sell 100% gasoline, they would beat all the other E0 stations, handily.

[Edited by: litesong at 2/5/2015 4:54:15 PM EST]
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speedfreek
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 11:55:28 AM

Some of my worst gas mileage has been from Costco in Bellingham, WA. It's probably the ethanol. WA mandates it in all their fuel including 91. It's possible to get 91 in Canada without ethanol.

Buying at Costco brings the cost of fuel down at the expense of driving range.
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mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2015 4:05:05 PM

Seems to work better now that they supposedly add 5x the required detergents. In the past, my truck had consistent issues starting every time I put costco gas in there.

[Edited by: mybigtruck at 2/3/2015 4:06:06 PM EST]
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2015 10:45:09 AM

yes
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2015 1:32:20 PM

I use it all of the time and have no issues with it.
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2015 8:56:06 AM

JohnCur said "I see 2 suppliers at my Costco. One seems to supply Exon stations in the area...the other BP"

This does not indicate that the same additives going to those stations are in the Costco fuel. It also is no indicator that any of the fuels are better or not than the others.
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 10:23:52 AM

Yes, all the time.
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Tempest1212
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 11:59:58 PM

I've heard good things about it. I wouldn't call it a great fuel though.
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 10:55:30 AM

I see 2 suppliers at my Costco. One seems to supply Exon stations in the area...the other BP
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 9:24:34 AM

ALWAYS USE COSTCO AND NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS
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