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Old 03-02-2012, 09:22 AM   #61
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i use taco bell bean buritos.. they propell nicely, but leave a bad after taste if windows are up..
Only with the beefy 7 layer and the bean burrito, the others with chicken aren't so good for gas......
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Fiber one bars... in Chocolate / Mocha..... these are very good and generate a TON of gas.

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Old 03-02-2012, 10:12 AM   #63
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100% gas in my VA town for the Jeep
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Nother thing used to drive me nuts was that there was a station owner where I live that would sell gas line anti freeze to the ladies that put gas with 10% ethanol in their tank!! Gas line AF is Alcohol; Ethanol is alcohol!! Freaking theif!!!
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:55 AM   #65
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All 10% here. We have 85, 87, and 89 octane in Denver. Very odd.
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Well since new(has 1700 miles now) I've used nothing but 100% gas and I get 21.5 on hwy (3.73 gears) and about 18.5 town and hwy. not bad eh?
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:04 AM   #67
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Whatever is the cheapest at the local PDQ
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:05 AM   #68
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89oct BP when I can.
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Old 03-18-2012, 12:10 PM   #69
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but unless you are tuned for running higher octane, it doesn't make a difference. Except to lighten your wallet.
You are not wrong...The tune is what it is all about and if your Jeep is tuned for 87, running anything higher is just throwing your money away as it will not help anything.
Now if you remap with some kind of aftermarket device, you may have to run 91-93 as it will change your tune to get the added HP.
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We have Marine gas in town (ethanol free) but it is .50 more expensive than regular. The ethonol free gas is ALL I run in my lawn esuipment and motorcycles. Ethanol is nasty stuff and gums up small carbs really easily, let alone eating up the small plastic fuel lines. Corn is for eatin, not burning in an engine....
X2---- Most all small engine repair shops recommend pure gas (no ethanol) for all lawn equipment. I have found to get 1 to 2 mpg better mileage in my wrangler using it. We only have 1 place that sells pure reg. gas in my town and luckily it is only a mile away.
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Old 03-18-2012, 08:52 PM   #71
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Cheapest slop they sell. Runs fine on it. Just like the manual states to use. RTFM
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Old 03-18-2012, 08:57 PM   #72
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Cheapest gas I can find! It's a Jeep, it will run on it haha!
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i use 10% ethanol in my jeep it is a 2016 should i use non ethanol it is about 30-40 cents more per gallon
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Old 12-18-2016, 11:03 PM   #74
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I run non-ethanol 87 in the Jeep. When I travel for work it usually ends up with 10% since that's what's available. I run 91 non-ethanol for the Camaro, but that is more of a special needs vehicle.
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87 Octane is what I run......in all my vehicles. If I'm not going to drive my JK for a few months (like in the winter) I put Stabil in the fuel tank when I gas up.'
For my chainsaws, weed whackers, riding lawn mower, I use non-ethanol gas.

For those who use non ethanol gas for better MPG, the extra cost of that gas, doesn't get you better MPD (miles per dollar). And since 10% ethanol is cheaper than pure gasoline, it's the better value.
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Having said that, 87 octane, as recommended in my owner's manual. Anything else is just a waste. However, there's always the good old placebo effect.
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Octane: 87

Type: Top Tier (only) Citco, Sunoco, etc.

Perfect World (not here): No Ethanol


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Old 12-25-2016, 02:13 AM   #78
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I calculated my mileage per tank for E10 and 87 100% gas. I did this multiple times, and over the past few years as well so it's balanced out for the results. I buy 100% when I can, but traveling out of state has led to finding only E10 at times. I notice the difference, the jeep likes 100% gas a lot more, it runs a bit smoother too.

If looking at cost alone, the 100% has to be 36 cents more than E10 to make it break even with the loss in MPG I have when using E10. If it's 20 cents more, I still get more MPG with the 100% than thinking I saved by buying E10.

With the holidays right now the cost of gas has jumped again, currently E10 is $1.97 and 100% is $2.25
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87 here. No problems.
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Around here, everything is E10. I run 87 octane per the manual.

God I wish I could find ethanol free gas around here. Maybe not for the Jeep, but for my bike, lawnmower, weed wacker, blower, etc. Ethanol is the ingredient that makes carbs gum up during storage.

Until 100% gas becomes available around here, I guess I'll stick with stabil.
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Always do 87 ethanol free. I'll do higher octane if needed to get ethanol free as some stations only have the premium in ethanol free and I hate feeding the Jeep corn.
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costco regular probably 87
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WAWA branded ethanol-free, 89 octane. I'd do 87, but its only offered locally in 89 afaik. Put the same stuff in 5gal fuel gans and fill up muh boat with it also, dockside.
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Old 12-26-2016, 09:36 PM   #84
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Regular is 85 octane here at high altitude, so I use it.
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You are not wrong...The tune is what it is all about and if your Jeep is tuned for 87, running anything higher is just throwing your money away as it will not help anything.
Now if you remap with some kind of aftermarket device, you may have to run 91-93 as it will change your tune to get the added HP.
Actually it does make one difference. While it will not improve your mileage it will allow your Jeep to run cooler - averaging 4-8 degrees cooler. If you ascribe to the theory that heat kills an engines life there may be a small advantage for engine life if you run the higher octane.
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I run either 87 or 90 Octane Non Ethanol if I am close to home. On the road I try to find it if I can other wise I just use 89 until I am back home.
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WAWA branded ethanol-free, 89 octane. I'd do 87, but its only offered locally in 89 afaik. Put the same stuff in 5gal fuel gans and fill up muh boat with it also, dockside.
Where is the WAWA you are talking about. I have a few by me but don't know if they have this or not, I'll have to check. Ethanol free would be too good to be true, especially for the jetski & boat.
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Where is the WAWA you are talking about. I have a few by me but don't know if they have this or not, I'll have to check. Ethanol free would be too good to be true, especially for the jetski & boat.

In FL.

Here, its only on one pump at my local WAWA's. The pump has blue markings on it, and its located on the end (for easier boat trailer access, maybe).
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I won't use Chevron. I worked for them for 5 years and I strongly disagree with their business 'ethics'. Although I'm sure other oil companies suffer similar deficiencies, I usually use Exxon or Conoco.
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I won't use Chevron. I worked for them for 5 years and I strongly disagree with their business 'ethics'. Although I'm sure other oil companies suffer similar deficiencies, I usually use Exxon or Conoco.
Exxon? As in Exxon Valdez?

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