collapse
Double U Hunting Supply For all your AR 500 steel target needs and competitive shooting events!

Author Topic: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?  (Read 2284 times)

Offline DoubleJ

  • YAR Nutcracker
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2010
  • Posts: 7177
  • Location: Shelton, WA
  • President of the RadSav fanclub Est. 2011
Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« on: October 01, 2012, 11:35:45 AM »
I have a list of stations from the internet.  One station is Pacific Pride so I can't use it since they are a by-account only servicer.  The other 2 only sell ethanol free gas in 92 octane.  That sounds really expensive and wouldn't offset the gas mileage savings of using it. 

Anyone know of an ethanol free station in 87 octane around Spokane?
If your religion is worth killing for, please start with yourself

Offline whacker1

  • Off-Topics
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2008
  • Posts: 4725
  • Location: Spokane
Re: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2012, 11:41:00 AM »
Bett's listed on the web-site is the one I am sure you are referencing as a Pac Pride, but it is both a Pac Pride and a retail gas station.  I believe they have 87 & 92.  I go there for the small engines from time to time.

the 87 is usually somewhere between 30-45 cents more than normal retail, which is roughly 3.89 around here right now.

Offline huntnphool

  • Chance favors the prepared mind!
  • Off-Topics
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2007
  • Posts: 18147
  • Location: Pacific NorthWest
  • Groups: Montana Dirty Dozen
Re: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2012, 11:43:21 AM »
That sounds really expensive and wouldn't offset the gas mileage savings of using it. 
I'm not so much concerned about the savings but rather on the effect ethanol has on o-rings, gaskets etc. I run my nice weather vehicles way down in fuel this time of year and fill them with ethanol free fuel, then run them for 100 miles or so to make sure to dilute any ethanol left in the system. I do the same thing with my yard tools, weed eaters, mowers etc, the ethanol really takes its toll on those. :twocents:

 I get my ethanol free fuel down in Auburn.
The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first!

Offline huntnphool

  • Chance favors the prepared mind!
  • Off-Topics
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2007
  • Posts: 18147
  • Location: Pacific NorthWest
  • Groups: Montana Dirty Dozen
Re: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2012, 11:44:19 AM »
 I run it in my boat as well. :tup:
The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first!

Offline MADMAX

  • Off-Topics
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2007
  • Posts: 1171
  • Location: Kitsap
  • I like big bucks and I can not lie
Re: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2012, 11:54:31 AM »
Amen on ethanol free fuel !, lose the Stabil, get Seafoam.
Try a Cenex in your area for the fuel itself
Keep the wind in your hair, and the sun at your back.

"Mighty hunter, yes?
Fine figure of a man, yes?
That is all you need to know."

Offline DoubleJ

  • YAR Nutcracker
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2010
  • Posts: 7177
  • Location: Shelton, WA
  • President of the RadSav fanclub Est. 2011
Re: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2012, 11:56:25 AM »
We run it exclusively since it's sold here in Shelton at $0.06/gal over 10% ethanol but, taking the cross state trip in a couple of weeks, we wanted to try and keep the van on it's corn-free diet.  We get 17/mpg in the van on 10% ethanol but we get 23/mpg on ethanol free :tup:

I will send her to Betts.  It is listed as Pacific Pride but, I'll have the wife go there.  $0.30/gal over 10% is a bit high though.  Almost wouldn't ofset the mileage savings.
If your religion is worth killing for, please start with yourself

Offline woodswalker

  • Curmudgeon in training
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 1393
  • Location: on the way to Stevens Pass
Re: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2012, 12:56:31 PM »
Check with the local Cenex Co-ops Most of the ones around here, that sell fuel, have one pump of 87 octane ethanol-free fuel.

My experience is that currently up to an $0.20/per gallon difference is covered by the increased mileage for use in my trucks. I use the ethanol-free fuel for mowers, weedwhackers, chainsaws, boat motors and other gasoline appliances.
A Smith & Wesson Beats Four Aces.

Whatta ya mean I can't have one of each?

what we have here is...Washington Department of NO Fish and WATCHABLE Wildlife.
 
WDFW is going farther and farther backwards....we need FISH AND GAME back!

Offline BULLBLASTER

  • Off-Topics
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2008
  • Posts: 3019
Re: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2012, 01:14:16 PM »
There is a "save way" or "save more" or something trucks stop near the freeway at the Freya exit that sells ethanol free 87. Its just west of Freya and a block north of sprague. Going north just pass sprague and go over the train tracks and go left. I ran it for a while helped some but anymore I just fill up at cenex. I only saw 1-2 MPG increase.

Offline whacker1

  • Off-Topics
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2008
  • Posts: 4725
  • Location: Spokane
Re: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2012, 01:47:11 PM »
There is a "save way" or "save more" or something trucks stop near the freeway at the Freya exit that sells ethanol free 87. Its just west of Freya and a block north of sprague. Going north just pass sprague and go over the train tracks and go left. I ran it for a while helped some but anymore I just fill up at cenex. I only saw 1-2 MPG increase.

That is the same place we were talking about Bett's Save Way also Pac Pride fill up adjacent to it.

That has been my experience as well.  I get about 10% boost in fuel economy, which is 10% of 15 is 1.5 mpg, so I end up getting about 16.5


Offline swanny

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2008
  • Posts: 1334
  • Location: Des Moines
    • Flickr
Re: Ethanol free gas in Spokane?
« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2012, 07:55:00 PM »
Not exactly close to Spokane, but I believe the station in Hartline or Almirante has ethanol free. It's right on the hwy, just can't remember which town

 



Quick Links


* Random Photo New

9

Views: 263
Posted by: bear
in: New album

* Recent Topics

2014 Hunt-WA Trail Cam Photo Contest by MacAttack
[Today at 08:15:19 PM]


Any auto body painters on here? Quick question by wildweeds
[Today at 08:15:02 PM]


Georgeous blacktail!! by Mfowl
[Today at 08:12:47 PM]


ridge reapers by under armour by rosscrazyelk
[Today at 08:12:40 PM]


John day steelhead by 270Shooter
[Today at 08:09:37 PM]


The saluting 11 year old boy on Omaha beach ... what America is All About !!! by bowhunterforever
[Today at 08:08:29 PM]


Easy Bore Cleaning by elkboy
[Today at 08:06:53 PM]


Methow Valley Fires by Jingles
[Today at 08:06:50 PM]


Winchester 22 ammo by Bofire
[Today at 08:04:47 PM]


Wolf in klickitat by Curly
[Today at 07:55:25 PM]


Frozen zucchini? by billythekidrock
[Today at 07:53:47 PM]


What's a good crockpot recipe to use up venison steak's? by LDennis24
[Today at 07:52:56 PM]


Sauna new price $550 obo by coyotecrazy
[Today at 07:52:40 PM]


hunting wallows in september by deerhunter_98520
[Today at 07:52:21 PM]


Bigfoot by Dan-o
[Today at 07:50:33 PM]


SimplePortal 2.3.3 © 2008-2010, SimplePortal