Oregoneons Are Pumping Gas

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  1. gandalf

    gandalf Senior Member

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    This is not the fuel you want, young padawan. It might make your vehicle go dangerously fast.
     
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    highest we get around here is 91 octane, with 10% ethanol the 87 octane is more than 87 octane.

    93 disappeared about 5yrs ago. it was almost 40cents a litre more than 87 .

    98 octane woudl be great, could run a high compression engine on dual fuel propane and gas!

    Aussies were building muscle cars 20yrs after North America. 351 Cleveland Aussie style:peelout:rock::shocked:
     
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    snicklas 6.0 and Loving It!! Staff Member

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    Here ya go n in some parts of Arkansas there is still fill service it's a bit higher price for fuel n the nozzles are green yellow n black not sure why yellow any way here is a picture
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    I thought that pic was supposed to be the full service. Lol
    That old man with his 6.7 PSD is pumping his own. "I ain't letting no young punk pump my fuel."
    Round here, yellow is ethanol mix.

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    I'll get a full service pic tomorrow it's full on snow here n the only two close to me are closed ones a co-op the other is a old fuel station
     
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    jwalterus Made in America

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    Up here it's that E85 BS nobody wants LOL
     
  8. Pork_Chop50

    Pork_Chop50 He looks kinda hairy and slobbery to me.... Supporting Member

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    Not so bad
     
  9. hce

    hce So can i.... Supporting Member

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    Jealous about 98 at the pump. Kiwi's get all the fun
    Probably very little difference in octane, just the way they measure it. I bet the kiwi's pump label reads research octane numbers (RON), where the U.S. uses an average of RON and MON (motor octane number).
     
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    Actually, I prefer to run it in a vehicle that'll accept it.
    Our suburban did get slightly less economy on it, but the cost difference far outweighed it. But, when you're on getting 12 mpg...... lol
    Rather is a smoke and mirrors number game, manufacturers rate the vehicles at a higher hp on e85, than 87 octane.

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    hce So can i.... Supporting Member

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    With all the adaptive technology on vehicles, they probably do produce more hp on e85. E85 compatible vehicles have sensors to distinguish the fuel, and can the change fuel mixture and timing to make e85 work. Many engines can change cam phasing, which would change dynamic timing. All the emissions strategy is going to be different also.
     
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    Yep, figured. Ours was the 5.3, which had the variable cam timing, etc, etc.

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    The sports car guys like the E85. With turbos and reasonable compression I believe it will run dandy.
     
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    E85 is 115 octane iirc....
     
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    Yes it does say RON on the pump ..... that 98 is nearly 50c dearer per litre. some petrol stations sell racing fuel as well which you are only supposed to use in boats or off road applications. All the race fuel is , is expired avgas ...... aviation fuel is only allowed to stay in the storage tank for 3 months max then the fuel companies won't guarantee it is still 100 octane which CAA (your FAA) require . I like using avgas as it makes me grin when i see a nice grey tailpipe :) :)
     
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