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      12-14-2007, 08:25 PM   #1
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93 octane around seattle?

I heard there used to be a few places around town, specifically a shell that carried 93 octane. Have been searching around but no luck. Anyone know of a station that carries 93?
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      12-14-2007, 08:37 PM   #2
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Yo man,

I've been thinking the same thing. I've had no luck, keep me posted on your search.

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      12-14-2007, 11:56 PM   #3
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Yo man,

I've been thinking the same thing. I've had no luck, keep me posted on your search.

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+1.....I've actually done quite a bit of searching. Shell is supposed to have a 97 octane, but I can't find any stations that carry it. If you go online and search, you won't find shit. If you email the oil companies, they'll tell you they don't keep track of who carrys what, and that you'll have to call individual stations. I've even gone so far as sitting down on a saturday with a phone book and my cell, and called for 3-4 hours. Nothing. Most people you speak to don't even know what's in their pumps.


There used to be a 76 station on 15 ave in Auburn that carried a 97 octane, but it was bought out by Chevron a few years ago.
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      12-15-2007, 12:54 PM   #4
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Supposedly these guys sell 101 octane:

Thrasher's Corner Shell
Address: 20702 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell, WA 98012
Phone: (425) 398-3774

Can't confirm.
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      12-31-2007, 02:11 PM   #5
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You can buy unleaded Trick at the Union 76 in Auburn, just south of auto row.
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Supposedly these guys sell 101 octane:

Thrasher's Corner Shell
Address: 20702 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell, WA 98012
Phone: (425) 398-3774

Can't confirm.
I live right near there. They still have Trick as far as I know. Their espresso girl is pretty cute too...
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You can buy unleaded Trick at the Union 76 in Auburn, just south of auto row.
Which one? I understand there are three grades of Trick, 101, 110 and 114 AKI. I can't imagine how much it costs per gallon though....
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You can get race fuel at Pacific Raceways when they are open. They sell Sunoco 100 unleaded.
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