Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Brand of Gas? #263013 Aug 30, 12:35pm Aug 30, 12:35pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
2002 Super White Toyota Celica ravertony OP
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica
ravertony OP
2002 Super White Toyota Celica
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
Brand of Gas?
ever since i got my gts (a year and a few months ago) ive always filled my tank with chevron supreme fuel, you know with that techron stuff, anyways ive never put in any other brand of fuel, i was wondering what you guys use and what is the best brand to use, like Shell just came out with their new type of fuel, or if there is any difference or harm/performance in other brand...

sorry if this is a repost

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: ravertony] #263014 Aug 30, 12:37pm Aug 30, 12:37pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 83
Texas H-Town
celicababe00
Member
2002 NIssan Altima 2.5S
celicababe00

Member
2002 NIssan Altima 2.5S

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 83
Texas H-Town
I use Diamond Shamrock because it is close to my house..I also use Cheveron. I tried the Shell V Power...didnt notice a diffrence. Ive tried Texaco..no difference. I dont use Racetrack..shitty gas as far as I am concered.

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: celicababe00] #263015 Aug 30, 12:40pm Aug 30, 12:40pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
2002 Super White Toyota Celica ravertony OP
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica
ravertony OP
2002 Super White Toyota Celica
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
im already aware i will not feel any difference, by difference i mean difference to the engine, which would help the engine perform and last in the long run, you know what i mean

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: celicababe00] #263016 Aug 30, 12:40pm Aug 30, 12:40pm
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 528
Tempe, AZ
renfield90
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT
renfield90

Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 528
Tempe, AZ
lol I go to Albertson's...real cheap and its decent stuff actually...i personally won't go to an Arco though.

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: ravertony] #263017 Aug 30, 12:50pm Aug 30, 12:50pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 83
Texas H-Town
celicababe00
Member
2002 NIssan Altima 2.5S
celicababe00

Member
2002 NIssan Altima 2.5S

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 83
Texas H-Town
I dunno??? My car has 82K on it and I have pretty much used Diamond Shamrock the whole time and she still runs good. Every now and then I put this Seam Foam stuff in it and that cleans it out and makes it run really smooth for a while.

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: celicababe00] #263018 Aug 30, 1:03pm Aug 30, 1:03pm
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 327
CA, USA
l2pdrums
Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT
l2pdrums

Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 327
CA, USA
I use Mobile, because its the cheapest I can find. everywhere else is like $2.19(on average) and The mobil i go to is like $2.05. So I save a few pennies.


Everybody from Ecelica ROCKS!!!
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: l2pdrums] #263019 Aug 30, 1:56pm Aug 30, 1:56pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 83
Texas H-Town
celicababe00
Member
2002 NIssan Altima 2.5S
celicababe00

Member
2002 NIssan Altima 2.5S

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 83
Texas H-Town
Originally Posted by l2pdrums
I use Mobile, because its the cheapest I can find. everywhere else is like $2.19(on average) and The mobil i go to is like $2.05. So I save a few pennies.



eek eek eek
Holy shit!!! $2.05??? We are paying $1.90 here!!!

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: celicababe00] #263020 Aug 30, 5:52pm Aug 30, 5:52pm
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 138
Colchester, Illinois
2000 Silver Toyota Celica Kenton2k
Member
2000 Toyota Celica
Kenton2k
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 138
Colchester, Illinois
1.70 here wave

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Kenton2k] #263021 Aug 30, 6:10pm Aug 30, 6:10pm
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
Haulin_A_Doo
Specialist
Haulin_A_Doo

Specialist

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
Sunoco's Ultra 94 (Its 10% ethenol) thumbsup thumbsup

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #263022 Aug 30, 6:16pm Aug 30, 6:16pm
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 310
Huntsville, AL
2003 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica GT ilovemyGT
loser magnet
2003 Toyota Celica GT
ilovemyGT
2003 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica GT
loser magnet
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 310
Huntsville, AL
i usually use exxon or chevron, right now regular is about 1.79


i got my pirate antenna ball back! *rock*
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: ilovemyGT] #263023 Aug 30, 6:20pm Aug 30, 6:20pm
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
LA
spaztikid
dikitzaps
1974 Toyota Celica
spaztikid

dikitzaps
1974 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2003
Posts: 5,346
LA
i use :

76
mobil
chevron
exxon

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: spaztikid] #263024 Aug 30, 6:22pm Aug 30, 6:22pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 2,034
Orange County, Ca
CeLlYgT04
Specialist
CeLlYgT04

Specialist

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 2,034
Orange County, Ca
Yea, I'm not picky grin

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: CeLlYgT04] #263025 Aug 30, 6:50pm Aug 30, 6:50pm

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous

Unregistered


i use mobil, 76, and chevron...CA gas prices are gettin high agen.. thumbsdown

Re: Brand of Gas? #263026 Aug 30, 6:54pm Aug 30, 6:54pm
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,979
925 Nor Cal
RookieGTS
Boobie Vision
2000 Toyota Celica
RookieGTS

Boobie Vision
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 2,979
925 Nor Cal
haha the price i pay for my premium gas is like 2.26$ Aint that a bitch!

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: RookieGTS] #263027 Aug 30, 7:09pm Aug 30, 7:09pm
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 530
Cali
2001 Black Toyota Celica SquadOne
USJDM
2001 Toyota Celica
SquadOne
2001 Black Toyota Celica
USJDM
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 530
Cali
yeah, Ca gas prices suck thumbsdown

but yeh, i use chevron, shell, or mobil.


[Linked Image]
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: SquadOne] #263028 Aug 30, 7:58pm Aug 30, 7:58pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 306
New Hampshire
round2gts
Member
2000 Toyota Celica
round2gts

Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 306
New Hampshire
most gases are pretty much the same. not much difference between mobil premium and texico or irving or anything. the only reason the gases prices are lower at some stations is because of the competition of these wealthy guys to get their gas there at that station

it's kinda complicated the owner of the mobil i worked at tried to explain it to me


[Linked Image]
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: round2gts] #263029 Aug 30, 8:09pm Aug 30, 8:09pm
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,003
San Diego, CA
Sancho
SD Syndicate
2004 Toyota Celica GT
Sancho

SD Syndicate
2004 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,003
San Diego, CA
I use whatevers available. I buy the Premium gas.

Tony, I tried the V-Power gas from Shell. I like it, but then again, its just like any other premium gas, except it has "enhanced stuff" that cleans your fuel injectors. idunnoNo harm, give it a try. thumbsup


[Linked Image]
2004 Toyota Celica GT
***Blue Batmobile sponsored vehicle***

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Sancho] #263030 Aug 30, 8:17pm Aug 30, 8:17pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 975
Smog City LA
2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica GT xXMaGNuSXx
hookah-meister
2000 Toyota Celica GT
xXMaGNuSXx
2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica GT
hookah-meister
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 975
Smog City LA
I use 76. $2.05/gal right now. But use premium for my bike.

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: xXMaGNuSXx] #263031 Aug 30, 8:59pm Aug 30, 8:59pm
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 772
South Florida
2001 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica GT CelicaPrincess
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT
CelicaPrincess
2001 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica GT
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 772
South Florida
I usually go to Mobil all the time, but for the past month during our tax break on gas I've been going to citco b/c its over .10 cents cheaper than anywhere else. They have been okay, but as soon as the prices rise again I'm going back to Mobil. The only place I've really noticed a difference is Hess, idunnomy car seems to burn their gas a lot more quickly...and no my driving habits don't change. Their gas doesn't even last a week in my car...weird. crazy

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: CelicaPrincess] #263032 Oct 14, 1:16pm Oct 14, 1:16pm
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 93
Southern California
2000 Black Toyota Celica WaWaWAGTS
Member
2000 Toyota Celica
WaWaWAGTS
2000 Black Toyota Celica
Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 93
Southern California
does any one use Costco Gas Premium

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: WaWaWAGTS] #263033 Oct 14, 9:19pm Oct 14, 9:19pm
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 188
CA
lee43
Member
lee43

Member

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 188
CA
In SF. 91 is like 2.60 thumbsdown

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: lee43] #263034 Oct 14, 9:36pm Oct 14, 9:36pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
2002 Super White Toyota Celica ravertony OP
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica
ravertony OP
2002 Super White Toyota Celica
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
in the fresno area its $2.63 for supreme at chevron

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: ravertony] #263035 Oct 14, 10:04pm Oct 14, 10:04pm
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 919
las vegas, nv
2000 Super White Toyota Celica celiwhite
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
celiwhite
2000 Super White Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 919
las vegas, nv
i always use the chevron...hmm maybe because i got the chevron card rofl 2.49 for 91 thumbsdown

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: celiwhite] #263036 Oct 14, 10:10pm Oct 14, 10:10pm
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
Zero
Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT
Zero

Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
even though my Celica is just a GT i use Chevron Supreme and Sheel V-Power. thumbsup


I've mastered the art of the After Image Technique.
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Zero] #263037 Oct 15, 11:04am Oct 15, 11:04am
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
West Deptford, NJ, USA
2002 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica unsceenTRD
Member
2002 Toyota Celica
unsceenTRD
2002 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
West Deptford, NJ, USA
i used Mobil Supreme for two years and i just switched to Shell V-Power two months ago and i like it is seems to make my engine run smoother wave wave

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Zero] #263038 Oct 15, 11:10am Oct 15, 11:10am
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
West Deptford, NJ, USA
2002 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica unsceenTRD
Member
2002 Toyota Celica
unsceenTRD
2002 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
West Deptford, NJ, USA
Originally Posted by Zero

even though my Celica is just a GT i use Chevron Supreme and Sheel V-Power. thumbsup

i dont think that it is necessary to use supreme (ECU not tuned for it). I think that if anything it will hurt your car.

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: unsceenTRD] #263039 Oct 15, 11:56am Oct 15, 11:56am

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous

Unregistered


Originally Posted by unsceenTRD
Originally Posted by Zero
even though my Celica is just a GT i use Chevron Supreme and Sheel V-Power. thumbsup

i dont think that it is necessary to use supreme (ECU not tuned for it). I think that if anything it will hurt your car.
I dont think it would hurt it. There really is no difference though

Re: Brand of Gas? #263040 Oct 15, 11:57am Oct 15, 11:57am
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 896
*562* , CA
celicajonz
Senior Member
2004 Toyota Celica
celicajonz

Senior Member
2004 Toyota Celica

Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 896
*562* , CA
...yup i use the blue pump 91 from day 1...good stuff thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup


Originally posted by A_Bathing_Ape:
I hit, what else, oh plus dome.
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: celicajonz] #263041 Oct 15, 12:02pm Oct 15, 12:02pm
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 116
San Diego, CA
2003 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica kglee79
Member
2003 Toyota Celica
kglee79
2003 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 116
San Diego, CA
$2.69 for 91 here at Chevron

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: kglee79] #263042 Oct 15, 12:48pm Oct 15, 12:48pm
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
Zero
Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT
Zero

Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
^^^where in San Diego are you from?


I've mastered the art of the After Image Technique.
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Zero] #263043 Oct 15, 12:50pm Oct 15, 12:50pm
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
Zero
Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT
Zero

Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
oh, BTW i used to use Shell's Premium/now V-Power and switched to Techron 91. i felt a difference. my car flows better with Chev's Techron. plus, unlike Shell, Chevron adds Techron into all three octanes. thumbsup


I've mastered the art of the After Image Technique.
Re: Brand of Gas? #263044 Oct 15, 1:00pm Oct 15, 1:00pm
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
West Deptford, NJ, USA
2002 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica unsceenTRD
Member
2002 Toyota Celica
unsceenTRD
2002 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
West Deptford, NJ, USA
Originally Posted by spyder00367
Originally Posted by unsceenTRD
Originally Posted by Zero
even though my Celica is just a GT i use Chevron Supreme and Sheel V-Power. thumbsup

i dont think that it is necessary to use supreme (ECU not tuned for it). I think that if anything it will hurt your car.
I dont think it would hurt it. There really is no difference though

i am not sure and correct me if i am wrong (wich i am sure i will be rofl ) but by putting high octane in a car that does not need it i think it will of can clog the cat foul plugs and stuff doue to the ECU not being tuned for that octane

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #263045 Oct 15, 1:12pm Oct 15, 1:12pm
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
2003 blue Toyota Celica ragingpaseo
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica
ragingpaseo
2003 blue Toyota Celica
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
Originally Posted by Haulin_A_Doo
Sunoco's Ultra 94 (Its 10% ethenol) thumbsup thumbsup

i did that since the first day i bought my car; however, they stop offering 94... cry

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: ragingpaseo] #263046 Oct 15, 3:46pm Oct 15, 3:46pm
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 795
Hunterdon County, NJ
TimO
The O
2005 Scion TC
TimO

The O
2005 Scion TC

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 795
Hunterdon County, NJ
I used to go to texaco before they got bought out by shell... now i do shell... good stuff i think thumbsup

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: TimO] #263047 Oct 15, 4:38pm Oct 15, 4:38pm
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 310
Frankfurt, Germany
SurgicalRizz
Member
2004 Toyota Celica GT
SurgicalRizz

Member
2004 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 310
Frankfurt, Germany
We have 102 octane here in Germany grin


You won't believe the things I can do with a ping pong paddle and a 9 iron.

Live fast, Live hard, Live well, Die happy!
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: SurgicalRizz] #263048 Oct 15, 6:36pm Oct 15, 6:36pm
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 528
Tempe, AZ
renfield90
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT
renfield90

Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: May 2004
Posts: 528
Tempe, AZ
^^ Yeah, the Germans got the good stuff laughsilly

putting 91 into a GT won't hurt it, in fact, many people report the car running better. You can't measure it on a dyno, but the car just feels different. Technically it won't make a difference, but in practice (in our cars at least) it does.

I've heard you can put pretty much any octane above what you're required, as long as the ignition system is strong enough to ignite it (higher octane means it is less likely to combust). The reason the GTS needs 91 is because the high compression ratio increases the chance of early detonation, requiring a gas that is less likely to combust.

correct me if i'm wrong.

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: renfield90] #263049 Oct 15, 7:05pm Oct 15, 7:05pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
2002 Super White Toyota Celica ravertony OP
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica
ravertony OP
2002 Super White Toyota Celica
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
i have a theory:

i have always used Chevron Supreme 91 w/Techron and have now recently on some occassions tried Shell V Power. i have realized something.. that when i use chevron i get a smoother ride but when i use shell i can feel a bit of performance increase like in lift but not as smooth ride. at first i wondered why, but then i figured our GTS ecu's are tunned for 91 octane fuel but not with any cleaning additives like techron or v-power. so if you think about it... lets ASSUME fuel thats goin into the engine is 90% 91 octane gas but 10% is like the cleanin formula.. i'm guessin that our ECUs are assuming that the fuel going in is 100% of 91 octane gas. Do you notice the problem? well i've asked around and they tell me chevron places more cleaning formula then shell does, so i'm assuming that is why i'm gettin more performance... this goes on, but just a theory of my own

by the way this can just all be bullshit.. don't take my word for it.. opinions? smile

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: ravertony] #263050 Oct 15, 7:11pm Oct 15, 7:11pm
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
West Deptford, NJ, USA
2002 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica unsceenTRD
Member
2002 Toyota Celica
unsceenTRD
2002 Carbon Blue Toyota Celica
Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 157
West Deptford, NJ, USA
^^^^^^^ it may be true but you are crazy spineyes spineyes spineyes rofl

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: unsceenTRD] #263051 Oct 15, 7:18pm Oct 15, 7:18pm
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 310
Frankfurt, Germany
SurgicalRizz
Member
2004 Toyota Celica GT
SurgicalRizz

Member
2004 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 310
Frankfurt, Germany
Sounds like a good theory


You won't believe the things I can do with a ping pong paddle and a 9 iron.

Live fast, Live hard, Live well, Die happy!
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: ravertony] #263052 Oct 15, 7:24pm Oct 15, 7:24pm
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
Zero
Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT
Zero

Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
Originally Posted by ravertony
i have a theory:

i have always used Chevron Supreme 91 w/Techron and have now recently on some occassions tried Shell V Power. i have realized something.. that when i use chevron i get a smoother ride but when i use shell i can feel a bit of performance increase like in lift but not as smooth ride. at first i wondered why, but then i figured our GTS ecu's are tunned for 91 octane fuel but not with any cleaning additives like techron or v-power. so if you think about it... lets ASSUME fuel thats goin into the engine is 90% 91 octane gas but 10% is like the cleanin formula.. i'm guessin that our ECUs are assuming that the fuel going in is 100% of 91 octane gas. Do you notice the problem? well i've asked around and they tell me chevron places more cleaning formula then shell does, so i'm assuming that is why i'm gettin more performance... this goes on, but just a theory of my own

by the way this can just all be bullshit.. don't take my word for it.. opinions? smile


i believe the 10% cleaning is just for cleaning the fuel lines and certain parts of the engine. not having any affect on performance.


I've mastered the art of the After Image Technique.
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Zero] #263053 Oct 15, 11:13pm Oct 15, 11:13pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
2002 Super White Toyota Celica ravertony OP
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica
ravertony OP
2002 Super White Toyota Celica
Specialist
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,669
MADERA, CA
Originally Posted by Zero
Originally Posted by ravertony
i have a theory:

i have always used Chevron Supreme 91 w/Techron and have now recently on some occassions tried Shell V Power. i have realized something.. that when i use chevron i get a smoother ride but when i use shell i can feel a bit of performance increase like in lift but not as smooth ride. at first i wondered why, but then i figured our GTS ecu's are tunned for 91 octane fuel but not with any cleaning additives like techron or v-power. so if you think about it... lets ASSUME fuel thats goin into the engine is 90% 91 octane gas but 10% is like the cleanin formula.. i'm guessin that our ECUs are assuming that the fuel going in is 100% of 91 octane gas. Do you notice the problem? well i've asked around and they tell me chevron places more cleaning formula then shell does, so i'm assuming that is why i'm gettin more performance... this goes on, but just a theory of my own

by the way this can just all be bullshit.. don't take my word for it.. opinions? smile


i believe the 10% cleaning is just for cleaning the fuel lines and certain parts of the engine. not having any affect on performance.


we know that the cleaning formula is for cleaning the fuel lines and engine parts and that the cleaning formula itself doesnt affect the performance but what my theory is based on is the idea of fuel ratio...

put it this way.. lets say i ask you for 3 gallons of milk

u give me 3 gallons, BUT 2.5 gallons is milk and the other .5 is orange juice. you gave me 3 gallons alright but not of milk.

well its the same for the ECU.. the ecu asked for 1 gallon of gas but instead it gets .9 gallons of gas and .1 gallons of cleaning formula. because of that the air/fuel ratio is off and thus givin you less performance. more cleaning formula equals less performance not because the formula makes ur car slower but because of the fuel ratio...

but then again just a theory.. haha i hope you get it now
grin

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: ravertony] #263054 Oct 15, 11:28pm Oct 15, 11:28pm
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
Zero
Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT
Zero

Furi Kuri
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,982
San Diego, CA
i get you now. but if i sold you 3 gallons of milk, that was .5 percent of OJ, then i'd keep it for myself tongue grin


I've mastered the art of the After Image Technique.
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Zero] #263055 Oct 17, 7:34am Oct 17, 7:34am
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
Haulin_A_Doo
Specialist
Haulin_A_Doo

Specialist

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,016
Ontario
Sunoco Ultra 94 with 10% methonol; great stuff! thumbsup

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: ravertony] #263056 Oct 17, 8:17am Oct 17, 8:17am
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 41
SoCal
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GTS JoeyOwen
Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS
JoeyOwen
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GTS
Member
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 41
SoCal
Originally Posted by ravertony
in the fresno area its $2.63 for supreme at chevron


same here SoCal... I paid $2.67 couple days ago...
insane...!!

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Zero] #263057 Oct 17, 9:46am Oct 17, 9:46am
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 487
Chicago, IL
Celicacutie
Mrs Vin Diesel!
2002 Toyota Celica GT
Celicacutie

Mrs Vin Diesel!
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 487
Chicago, IL
I use mobil because I have a speed pass thing

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Zero] #263058 Oct 17, 2:18pm Oct 17, 2:18pm
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 53
Boca Raton, FL
2000 Black Toyota Celica GT RBlackGT
Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT
RBlackGT
2000 Black Toyota Celica GT
Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 53
Boca Raton, FL
I pay 1.33/g here for Plus..

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: RBlackGT] #263059 Oct 17, 7:03pm Oct 17, 7:03pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,227
New Jersey
hephaestus
Specialist
hephaestus

Specialist

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,227
New Jersey
Wow, this gas talk has been going on for some time now. No disrespect, but most gas is the same except the octane. The Techron, Vtron, Hexagon additives are a marketing scheme. I hear the same stuff over and over every so often from the different gas companies/chains from year to year. I don't even listen anymore to that after 14 years of driving. I just stear clear of those budget gas stations that pop up from time to time and change their name from year to year. All gas we use includes cleaning agents. I personally run 100 octane Sunoco, from the pump, because I can and will.

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: hephaestus] #263060 Oct 17, 7:10pm Oct 17, 7:10pm
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,716
Nebraska
celicafourotwo
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica
celicafourotwo

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,716
Nebraska
^^^100?? damn..isn't that like 3buck some a gal??? talk about crazyness..gosh i could never do that..prob. 1 a yr maybe..hehehe


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: Zero] #263061 Oct 17, 7:17pm Oct 17, 7:17pm
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 283
2000 Silver Toyota Celica RaptorGTS
Member
2000 Toyota Celica
RaptorGTS
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 283
i just hope all GTS owners are using premium

Re: Brand of Gas? [Re: celicafourotwo] #263062 Oct 17, 7:40pm Oct 17, 7:40pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,227
New Jersey
hephaestus
Specialist
hephaestus

Specialist

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,227
New Jersey
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
^^^100?? damn..isn't that like 3buck some a gal??? talk about crazyness..gosh i could never do that..prob. 1 a yr maybe..hehehe

I don't want to go into what gas for what model. This has been said too many times and not what the topic at hand is about. I PERSONALLY go for 100 octane because I don't drive 10,000 miles a year, 15,000 miles, 20,000, or more. I like it, can get it, and can afford it.
If it was Sunoco, Shell, Texaco, Mobil, etc. I wouldn't care either.
It cost about $4.30 a gallon.

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
Vlad
Vlad
2000 Toyota Celica
Cleveland

Posts: 395
Joined: September 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
Need help wiring a splice in tail light converter.
by seefeldt321. 09/19/2017 3:26 PM
System 10 Speakers not working
by willlcurry. 09/18/2017 3:35 PM
how do u bleed clutch line
by scorpionafw. 09/12/2017 3:20 PM
CELICA GEN 7 WELCOME DOOR LIGHTS
by Jinxy1965. 09/10/2017 1:36 PM
Need advice with buying Celica GT 2005 (t23)
by DarkSorrow. 09/05/2017 10:51 AM
Need advice on my engine.
by Tameah21. 09/05/2017 6:39 AM
Help! Looking to replace all 4 shocks & springs + rear calipers
by Kristofer. 09/03/2017 9:25 PM
Fuel filter replacement
by enee1988. 09/02/2017 7:05 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170912)