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DerekS

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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2011 8:44:51 PM

Here, the highest octane sold is 92. However, in Vancouver, B.C., some Chevron stations sell 94 octane. It's much more expensive. In Seattle, 92 costs about $4.00 and 94 in Vancouver cost over $5.50.

How many of you would pay $1.50 more and why?

I would not because the extra octane would just make me feel better, not make the car go any faster. I have noticed that 92 makes me get better gas mileage but the difference is not enough to cover the increased cost of premium.
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nourdives
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2014 9:45:22 PM

no
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2014 12:12:13 PM

no
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nichols
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2014 12:04:45 PM

why would I if my car needs 87
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TxJeans
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 5:00:33 PM

No,

And I hate yes/no questions.
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ggg452
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 2:37:16 PM

No...I don't like to waste my money.
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GOBUTLER
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 1:55:54 PM

nope.
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46chief
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 11:35:24 AM

No way. I don't need it!
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chrisd552
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 10:48:20 AM

Absolutely not!
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 10:00:58 AM

Never
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Somis1
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 9:25:41 AM

No. I don't have a car that needs it.
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EdPG
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 9:22:31 AM

No
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pt88
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 8:39:20 AM

No
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DDubyu
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 8:26:14 AM

A waste of money.
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blaman
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 8:19:21 AM

No
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 6:37:25 AM

no
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 6:30:31 AM

never
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 6:29:19 AM

no
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 6:18:34 AM

No
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borsht
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2013 6:41:07 PM

I'd pay more for 87 octane with zero ethanol!
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Kinglemuel
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2013 5:43:33 PM

No.
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TomB2
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2013 5:36:46 PM

No, don't need it.
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2013 1:24:56 PM

N
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2013 1:03:28 PM

Only if hell freezes over.
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2013 1:00:59 PM

Not for my rides. They don't need it per the owners manual.
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Jake92876
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2013 12:56:44 PM

Hell no
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2013 10:09:39 AM

Not if I didn't have to
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speedy700
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2013 8:58:49 AM

Absolutely not! I'd just be wasting money...
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2013 8:56:26 AM

WHAT!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2013 6:50:48 AM

c'mon. No
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2013 5:39:43 AM

No
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 6:05:17 AM

no
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 6:05:06 AM

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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 6:04:12 AM

Nope!
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 5:41:30 AM

no
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 5:20:38 AM

What for? My vehicles don't require 94 octane, and yours probably doesn't either.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 5:02:43 AM

No.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 4:22:48 AM

Nope.
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J Eric
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 1:35:23 AM

No, because 94 is way above manufacturer's suggested octane rating for a Toyota pickup truck.
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 1:27:40 AM

No!
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 12:40:42 AM

no

don't need it
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2013 12:12:06 AM

No
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2013 9:23:33 PM

NOPE!
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thirstyV8suv
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2013 7:19:09 PM

There was a Marathon station in the neighboring suburb from where I grew up that sold Turbo Blue racing fuel. If I recall correctly is was 104 octane. If I remember correctly is was somewhere between $6-8/gal about ten years or so back when gasoline was maybe 50 cents less per gallon than it is right now.

I had a turbo charged car (300ZX) that I occasionally took to the track. We'd dial up the boost bypass and fill up a quarter tank of Turbo Blue for 1/4 mile runs.
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minookaband
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2013 11:50:10 AM

no!
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2013 11:29:32 AM

No
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2013 9:02:50 AM

No
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lwood655
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2013 7:41:45 PM

no why would I, I use 87 octane now
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keriazy4
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2013 10:48:20 AM

no
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