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WHAT GRADE FUEL ARE YOU BURNING????

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by CJ21, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. Aug 22, 2017 at 4:23 AM
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    CJ21

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    I use 87 in the Tundra. I tried a higher octane and it didn't seem to make a difference with mpg or anything noticeable so 87 it is.


    In my small engine stuff I use the highest octane I can find locally at a pump without ethanol.
     
  3. Aug 22, 2017 at 4:45 AM
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    I use 87 Octane. The majority of the gas station around where I live have up to 10 Ethanol.

    Kurt
     
  4. Aug 22, 2017 at 5:00 AM
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    87 but 91 smells better
     
  5. Aug 22, 2017 at 5:08 AM
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    The cheapest, cleanest, 87 I can find. I never top off when a gas tanker is refilling below ground station tanks. A friend in the gas biz says, you don't want the swirling juice at the bottom of the keg :rofl:just motor on to another station where the sediment has settled. FWIW..
     
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  6. Aug 22, 2017 at 5:12 AM
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    85 or 91
     
  7. Aug 22, 2017 at 5:21 AM
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    ColoradoTJ

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    Toyota calls for 87 octane, so that is what is used. At my elevation, that is mid-grade.
     
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  8. Aug 22, 2017 at 5:26 AM
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    Black Wolf

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    I'm lucky enough to be able to get pure 87 dino with no ethanol @ $2.49 a gallon locally now. I have the non flex 5.7L.
     
  10. Aug 22, 2017 at 5:27 AM
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    Same here, but I don't buy it. 2.12 for 87 oct. If I could notice the difference in performance I would be the Dino, I have and did not notice any difference. I do use it in my generator, and yard equipment.
     
  11. Aug 22, 2017 at 5:31 AM
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    10% Ethanol 87 goes for around $2.19 give or take. I don't mind paying the extra cost to keep from using that water absorbing corn juice when I can.
     
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    On the factory tune I tested both 87 and 91 octane. I personally notice no change in performance or fuel efficiency. I also tracked ignition timing and i saw notiming advance for running the higher octane fuel.

    Now that I'm running a tune im using 91 octane.
     
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  13. Aug 22, 2017 at 8:14 AM
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    I envy your fuel prices. I think I am paying $3.19/gal here in NorCal for 87.
     
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  14. Aug 22, 2017 at 8:14 AM
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    Share location?
     
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    89 octane. The station I go to has 89 with no ethanol at $2.75 a gallon.
     
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    87 here. No benefit to running any higher.

    Buy mine at Costco most of the time.
     
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    WaWa is where its at....I miss having them around in MS.
     
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    Any of the new Maverick Gas Stations here in Denver/Aurora area.......yeah...
     
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    costco 91
     
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    Everything. Literally.
    Always 87, always from Shell.
     
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    Wally World -2.14 a gal for the 87 oct part corn on the cobb juice cheap stuff, that I buy.:rofl:
     
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    Usually fill at a Shell, BP or Sunoco. We avoid Holiday....mpg drops by 2-3 points. No Wal-Mart's around us UP here, when we lived in down state my wife would fill her Envoy at Wal-Mart and it would always make the CEL come on for an O2 sensor.

    Always run 87 in the cars/trucks. 91 non-ethanol is what we put in the quads & sleds.
     
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    87 all the time.

    Paid $2.35 a gallon yesterday at Costco who only sells 91 or 87.
     
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    Royal farms by me has 89 ethanol free and I buy that often. When not using that I'll put shell or Exxon 87 or 89 in. Def better mileage with non corn on trips.
     
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    And fuck the corn lobby, EPA and ethanol fuel.
     
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    Manual says 87 so that's what I run.
     
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    Just noticed your black rifle coffee tag line. Any affiliation with it, or just a fan?
     
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    Just a Veteran supporter and enjoy damn good coffee. :D
     
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    Looks like everyone uses 87 ,
     
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    Hooah! And thank you. :cheers:
     
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