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      02-19-2008, 10:47 AM   #1
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Possible High Octane Locations

If you have any places you know of or heard of, post them and I will edit them on!

From VP Racing fuels today:

"Thank you for contacting VP Racing Fuels. I regret to inform you that we do not have any VP dealers located in the DC Metro area. I have provided you with a list of our dealers closest to the DC area.

Maryland

A&M Motorsports
2383 Lewis Ave
Rockville, MD 20851
410-707-1861

Andrewtech Automotive
7615 Rickenbacker Drive Suite E
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
240-683-1000

Virginia

Holeshot Performance
5813 Cub Stream Drive
Centerville, VA 20120
703-892-5423

C&C Automotive
8081 Centerville Road
Manassas, VA 20111
703-368-7878

Motorcycle Factory
3820 Prince William Co Parkway
Woodbrige, VA 22192
703-583-9600

Please let me know if you require further assistance.

Sincerely,
VP Racing Fuels

VP Racing Fuels
16 Brookhill Drive
Newark, DE. 19702
(302) 368-1500
http://www.vpracingfuels.com"



Other Possible High Octane Locations-

Virginia

100, 111, 114, 118 OCTANE Ph: 434.836.1114
PORTER'S AUTO PARTS
1204 PINEY FOREST ROAD
DANVILLE, 24540

118 OCTANE Ph: 336.755.8183
McCREARY'S BODY SHOP
15932 FANCY GAP HIGHWAY
CANA, 24317

114, 118 OCTANE Ph: 757.361.9084
AFFORDABLE TRANSMISSIONS
4114 E. INDIAN RIVER ROAD
CHESAPEAKE, 23325

Maryland

This is from another forum:

Catonsville Sunoco on 6324 Baltimore national Pike (RT 40) has "98 octane" on the pump but the guy says it's really 100 octane but they can't list 100 on the pump. It's unleaded and costs $4.19/gal."

Place in Baltimore called "Hob's"on 7115 North Point Road sells 4 race gases:
Unleaded 100 which can be pumped directly into the car $4.50 gal
Purple 110 octane $4.50 gal
Blue 112 Octane $6.00 gal
Red 116 Octane $7.50 gal

Russells Sunoco which is Exit 100 off I-95 at the corner of Rt40 and Rt 272 in North East, MD.
They have the 100 octane unleaded for $4.97 gal"

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      02-19-2008, 10:54 AM   #2
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Good thread! Sorry, no info to add, but now I'm subscribed.
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Good idea to post all this, I will ask around and add my .02
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Finally, a thread that is right up my alley. I've been searching for race gas within driving distance for like 4 months now...let me see how far Cantonsville is from me
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good find
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Well Hotdog, let me work my google magic and report some more possible locations!
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Well Hotdog, let me work my google magic and report some more possible locations!
Are you near any of these places to check them out personally?

Maybe Spool and I can make a trip to check it out.
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Get the full address if you can, and if you don't mind, give me google map directions from Alexandria, VA to the destination
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I'm 7,000 miles away right now but will be back in a couple months time (so I cant physically check these places out right now!). I literally have nothing better to do than compile a list, I'll start editing my original post as of now when I find more locations (with relatively recent information).

If you guys find/know of places tell me and I'll edit the OP.

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good find, u did good man
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BUMP for more info on OP! Got a response from VP Racing today!
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Good field work, I salute your research skills.
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Anybody want to split an order??????????

I just spoke with the guy at A&M Motorsports, a VP Racing vendor.

I'm thinking about ordering a 5 gallon pail or a 15 gallon drum for myself but can split a larger one if anybody is interested, the sizes run 5, 15, 30, or 54 gallons. Not sure on the exact pricing, but the cheapest was the "Streetblaze" at around $8.00/gallon.

http://www.vpracingfuels.com/vp_01_fuels.html#unleaded

It seems as if he doesn't keep much in stock, if anything at all, but he did mention that he was heading to Summit Point this week and will be able to bring back orders over the weekend (9/6).

Paypal, credit cards, or cash. If anybody is up for it let me know.
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Not certain they are still in business, but there is a place right off Church Rd & 28 in Sterling. I remember purchasing anything between 100 unleaded, and C16.
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Catonsville Sunoco on 6324 Baltimore national Pike (RT 40) has "98 octane" on the pump but the guy says it's really 100 octane but they can't list 100 on the pump. It's unleaded and costs $4.19/gal."
Just an update, the Catonsville location no longer exists. And I mean no longer exists, i.e. the station is not there anymore.
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Edit: Schrute, you beat me to it!!!

Yup, Checked out the Catonsville Sunoco yesterday and it's gone! So I doubled back west on Rt. 40 and hit the Sunoco just past the Patapsco. While filling with 93 Ultra I spoke with the station owner who tells me that it's illegal to pump race gas in MD. He didn't seem like a rocket scientist but seemed certain about it. I skipped the quiz about why, when, etc.

Has anyone actually pumped higher than 93 octane gas into their car recently in Md?
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Guys, 2 weeks ago I bought a can of octane booster at speed unlimited over by andrews AFB. It was $25 a can and it raised 1/2 tank of 93 octane to 101 octane.

Oh, the product I bought was Torco

Oh also, you can buy higher octane gas there if you want but its really expensive and they only dispense it into cans, and you must bring your own can or pay waaaaay to much for a can there.
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