Can I get 93 octane in California?

Can I get 93 octane in California?

Registered. California gas stations sell only 91 octane gas, not 93, but there are a few stations that sell ethanol-free 100 octane racing gas.

Why does California not sell 93 octane gas?

First, there’s the environmental angle. California Gov. Gray Davis banned the use of gas additive methyl tertiary butyl ether in the state by 2003. MTBE is a carcinogen that can leak into and contaminate ground-water, but it’s also the primary oxygenate additive that California refiners use in reformulated gasoline.

What octane is premium in California?

State Octane Ratings

State Regular Unleaded Premium Unleaded
California 87 91
Colorado 85 91
Connecticut 87 93
Delaware 87 93

Why is 93 octane better than 87?

Regular gas is rated at 87 octane in most states, while premium gas is often rated higher at 91 or 93. Fuel with a higher octane rating can stand up to higher compression before it detonates. Essentially, the higher the octane rating, the lower the likelihood that detonation happens at the wrong time.

Is 93 octane the same as 91?

In general, you will find that 93 gas has a higher octane rating than 91 due to specific chemical names in the TEL molecule. 91 octane fuel is typically made up of tetra ethyl lead (TEL) and/or “ethanol” while 93 octane fuel has tetra methyl lead (TML) and/or “ethanol”.

Is there E85 in California?

But here’s one you might not have heard: Our state has the most potent, purest blend of E85 ethanol fuel you can buy. Nationally, E85 fuel contains between 51 percent and 83 percent ethanol. California requires that E85 contain the maximum concentration.

What is the Ron of 93 octane?

91 AKI = 93 RON. 93 AKI = 98 RON.

What octane is Shell V-Power?

99RON octane
New Shell V-Power unleaded is a 99RON octane fuel.

What are the 3 octane ratings California?

The majority of a gas stations around the greater Ventura area sell three grades of octane, 87 octane (regular), 89 octane (mid-grade), and 92 or 93 octane (premium). Octane ratings are located on each gas pump, usually as a bright yellow sticker.

Is 93 a premium gas?

Gas stations in the United States generally offer three octane grades: regular (usually 87 octane), mid-grade (usually 89 octane), and premium (usually 91 or 93 gas).

Does 93 octane gas last longer?

93 octane fuels are more refined and contain more stable hydrocarbons. These stable hydrocarbons can last 2-3 times longer than 87 octane fuel. Even in proper storage 87 octane gas can start to degrade in 3 months, 93 octane fuel should last closer to 9 months before degradation is noticeable.

Where can I find 93 octane gas in the US?

Thanks to our wonderful contributors so far, we have found gas stations serving 93 octane in 46/50 states in the U.S. including: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisana, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi,

What gas stations in MN do not serve 93 octane?

The following stations do NOT serve 93 octane gasoline: Kwik Trip (Recently they’ve been popping up in Wisconsin with 93 octane) Super America (MOST serve 92 octane, I have only found 1, in Chanhassen, MN that serves 93)

Does Rutter’s sell 93 octane gas?

A representative for Rutter’s, with gas stations in Pennsylvania, has reached out and said “All of our locations serve 93 octane fuel.” A representative for QuikTrip in Georgia has reached out and said “They all offer 93 octane.”

Does Cumberland Farms sell premium grade 93 octane gas?

A representative for Cumberland Farms, with gas stations in Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, has reached out and said “All of our sites sell premium grade 93 octane except for the state of Maine. In Maine it is 91 octane.”