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Difference in gasoline quality?

Is there really a noticeable difference in gasoline quality between stations? Isn't it all the same stuff just different additives in it that don't really do much anyways?

If you think so, what do you normally get? I normally just find the cheapest 87 for the bike and the car and have never noticed a difference.

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I refuse to get gas from Super America/Speedways, and all department stores (Meijer, Costco, Walmart, etc.) because I consistently get worse mileage with their gas. I go with 93+ in both cars, 89 in the SV, and 91+ in the Duc.


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Short answer, yes, there is a difference and you should use high quality gasoline (top tier) and at minimum the grade recommended for your engine.

There are several threads on this subject with a longer explanation. Someone will post a link.
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Oxygenation

Look it up it'll help you understand how gas works

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I like BP premium for my car and bike.

truck gets BP regular.
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