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Winter blend fuel?

When do the gas companies change over to their winter blends? I'm going to change my X-Cal tune to compensate when they come out.
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When do the gas companies change over to their winter blends? I'm going to change my X-Cal tune to compensate when they come out.

I think they have already started around here... Gas mileage is going down hill as well as performance...
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I think they have already started around here... Gas mileage is going down hill as well as performance...
x2, my gas mileage in my car has dropped 2 MPG It will drop more as I let my car warm up this winter
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John...I belive in our neck of the woods, it starts Nov 1....or late Oct....I know portland already is ethonal 10%.
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yeah i bet its happened already... like everyone else my millage is **** now
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Yeah I just put in gas with 10% ethonal this weekend, sucks cause i gotta make a trip back home. Oh well here comes the crappy mileage.
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W00t for costco who doesnt change there gas.
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**** i was getting 17 then about a 3 weeks ago it dropped hardcore i am now getting about 12
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I see an ethenol set up in my trucks future.
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W00t for costco who doesnt change there gas.
Costco does change there gas! A friend of mine works at costco and told me that not only do they change there gas for winter, but they get there gas from different places all the time to keep the cost lower. One week you might have BP, and the next week it might be citgo...
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W00t for costco who doesnt change there gas.
they do.. its still just BP fuel... i see the tanker there every day refilling..
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Costco does change there gas! A friend of mine works at costco and told me that not only do they change there gas for winter, but they get there gas from different places all the time to keep the cost lower. One week you might have BP, and the next week it might be citgo...
i have only ever seen BP at my local one...
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Hah, thats why! I was trying to figur eout why Im runnign freakin 160 miles and Im already down to 3/4ths empty... just 2 weeks ago I pulled over 200 miles at half a tank :-)
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most gas stations have already changed over, does'nt matter to me. still averaging 29 MPG's on a rough day
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most gas stations have already changed over, does'nt matter to me. still averaging 29 MPG's on a rough day
29 mpg on a ranger...sounds like a story for the mythbusters.
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You guys are lucky. In southern Wisconsin we have 10% ethenol all year round!
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Costco does change there gas! A friend of mine works at costco and told me that not only do they change there gas for winter, but they get there gas from different places all the time to keep the cost lower. One week you might have BP, and the next week it might be citgo...
Not at the one I work at. We get some off brand, every time. And we dont change it because it costs more. Ive seen the papers I know we dont.
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Hah, thats why! I was trying to figur eout why Im runnign freakin 160 miles and Im already down to 3/4ths empty... just 2 weeks ago I pulled over 200 miles at half a tank :-)
ill beat you i got 138mi with only a 1/4 of a tank left to go
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ill beat you i got 138mi with only a 1/4 of a tank left to go

153 on the gas light brother Might as well bend it over and take it like a champ this winter i can see it now, this is gonna suck
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i'm seeing ethanol stickers appearing on pumps here, trying to avoid those stations until they get sucked in :-(
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ill beat you i got 138mi with only a 1/4 of a tank left to go

I got 300 miles out of this past tank.
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does winter blend make the prices go up? in the past week it has jumped $0.20
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