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Old 09-10-2021, 01:53 PM   #43
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I figure running one of those puppies through after a few thousand miles is equivalent to top tier. Just don't buy from a sketchy gas station and you should be g2g.
I hear ya. For me, I'd rather -keep- the internals clean as opposed to occasionally cleaning them. So, I prefer to err on the side of Top Tier all of the time if possible. And, since Costco is at its highest price in months around here ($3.189) at the moment, I'm easily saving at least $.60/gallon with every fill up anyhow.
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Old 09-10-2021, 01:54 PM   #44
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Yep. Their synthetic motor oil is from Warren and is what I use in the Camaro as well.
And is "Dexos" approved, too.
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Old 09-10-2021, 02:02 PM   #45
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And is "Dexos" approved, too.
dexos1 Gen 2. Not dexos2, though.
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Old 09-10-2021, 02:33 PM   #46
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I figure running one of those puppies through after a few thousand miles is equivalent to top tier. Just don't buy from a sketchy gas station and you should be g2g.
Redline SI-1 is a better alternative IMO. Lots of testaments of combustion chamber pics.



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This whole topic was beaten to death not that long ago here in a thread that I started...



https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=591433



The long and short of all of it was this: The gas is all the same. Whether you're buying it from Sam's, Costco, Shell... Doesn't matter. What's DIFFERENT (and what allows the ability to get it labeled as Top Tier) is the detergents.



More specifically, it seems that it's the AMOUNT of detergents added to the fuel as opposed to the exact formulation. There are one or two companies that do have their own formula, but most apparently do not.



More usefully, it seems that running non-Top Tier fuels on occasion is generally not going to do you any harm so long as you are running something through the tank occasionally with higher concentrations of detergents to keep the "innards" clean.



It's far more important to ensure you adhere to minimum octane levels and avoid stations with low turnover to ensure you aren't getting a tank of gas that has degraded (or worse, has water in it). Also, don't fill up while the tanker is filling the underground tanks either to avoid contaminants that have been stirred up during the tank fill process from making their way into the tank in the car.
Yep, definitely beating a dead horse. All good points from you.
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Old 09-10-2021, 09:28 PM   #47
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Costco in Ontario is 91 Octane max (no 95 or 93). Based in this i purchase elsewhere.

I’m anal… 93 octane or nothing.
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Old 09-10-2021, 09:30 PM   #48
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Costco in Ontario is 91 Octane max (no 95 or 93). Based in this i purchase elsewhere.

Iím analÖ 93 octane or nothing.
94 brother at Casablanca but Iím sure you know
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Old 09-15-2021, 01:29 PM   #49
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He said 93 only
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