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erkoehler
12-04-2006, 06:18 PM
Anybody know where to get some racing fuel? I need a 55gal barrel of 110 octane fuel....anybody have any leads? :)

Sodar
12-04-2006, 06:21 PM
We get ours from a local oil/fuel distribution yard...

Did you get your sled hopped up!?!?!?

06' X-2 R8R H8R
12-04-2006, 06:26 PM
When I use to get for my jet ski we would go to the airport and get Aviation fuel and mix it with premium.

erkoehler
12-04-2006, 06:26 PM
We get ours from a local oil/fuel distribution yard...

Did you get your sled hopped up!?!?!?


Not my sled....couple guys at CMC are running sno-cross.

tommcat
12-04-2006, 06:29 PM
buy from a local guy who knows his stuff. there are way too many different race fuels to just pick one without really being familiar with the product. we deal with VP here and there are so many to choose from it's confusing. and picking the wrong fuel can do anything from cost you horsepower to blowing your motor up.

erkoehler
12-04-2006, 06:33 PM
Talked w/ VP today...they seem to be the highest price around at almost $500 for a barrel.

cbryan70
12-04-2006, 06:36 PM
well if you want to drive into elgin there is a gas station there that has it...or you could make a field trip with your boat to around shelby ville the gas station right outside my apt has it

Sodar
12-04-2006, 06:38 PM
Sounds a little high... for that price you can go to the local dirtbike/snowmobile dealer and buy 5 gallon drums. I think those are about $25.

JohnnyB
12-04-2006, 06:40 PM
http://www.turboblue.com/illi.asp

RexDog1
12-04-2006, 06:43 PM
http://www.vpracingfuels.com/vp_01_fuels.html (http://www.vpracingfuels.com/vp_01_fuels.html)

http://www.dmperf.com/ (http://www.dmperf.com/)

might help you out, VP all the way:cool:

erkoehler
12-04-2006, 06:43 PM
Right now, locally I've found it in a 55 gallon barrel for $5.51 a gallon. That's the best I've located so far.

To get it from a gas station is over $6.50 per gallon.

OTW
12-04-2006, 06:49 PM
erk, there is a shop on 173 in or near Antioch that has race fuel. Look em up.

Diesel
12-04-2006, 06:49 PM
Find a Sunoco distributor. Purple race is 110-115 IIRC.

RexDog1
12-04-2006, 06:54 PM
I use VP110
In my 2-stroke go karts and my Naturally aspirated High compression engines It works well, I just paid $5.22 a Gal. when I bought a 55gal last week

cbryan70
12-04-2006, 06:54 PM
Not going to lie i was just trying to make you come down to my school with a boat and a few beers! :)

tommcat
12-04-2006, 07:53 PM
Talked w/ VP today...they seem to be the highest price around at almost $500 for a barrel.
for which one? which fuel are you looking at?

tommcat
12-04-2006, 07:57 PM
just counted, VP has 58 different types of race fuel. thats why i always let the local ditributor make a suggestion on what to run.

Mikey
12-04-2006, 10:38 PM
http://www.vpracingfuels.com/vp_01_fuels.html (http://www.vpracingfuels.com/vp_01_fuels.html)

http://www.dmperf.com/ (http://www.dmperf.com/)

might help you out, VP all the way:cool:


I would have to agree with VP all the way. I used to run turbo blue in my watercross sleds. We switched to VP and noticed a big difference in reliable power. It seems that Turbo Blue had more impurities than VP.
We also used to test the octane of each barrel when we recieved it and every barrel of Turbo Blue had an inconsistent octane rating than what was specified. VP was right on the money every time. If you are as serious as I was about racing than the extra money for VP is well worth it IMHO.

LakePirate
12-04-2006, 11:07 PM
There is a gas station in Oxford, Alabama that sells it for 4.00 a gallon.

Road Trip.

SKI*MC
12-05-2006, 12:06 AM
Right here in Slinger WI. We have a race track here, so it helps. Wait till summer though, then you can bring up the boat, so then you have an excuse to ski the pond!

rcnjson
12-05-2006, 01:12 AM
Yeah Slinger has it and there is a gas station in Cascade that sells race gas. You can also go to the airport which is like 108 octane. Time was the airport was cheaper than premium at the pump! Its true, you don't pay the highway tax, which is huge here in Wisconsin. I think that is the part that makes it against the law. They will fill up gas cans, watch you put in your car, repeat until car is full. I liked the av gas better. Race gas tears up the O2 sensors, it does smell better but O2's ain't cheap.
k

edwinfuqua
12-05-2006, 03:05 AM
Yeah Slinger has it and there is a gas station in Cascade that sells race gas. You can also go to the airport which is like 108 octane. Time was the airport was cheaper than premium at the pump! Its true, you don't pay the highway tax, which is huge here in Wisconsin. I think that is the part that makes it against the law. They will fill up gas cans, watch you put in your car, repeat until car is full. I liked the av gas better. Race gas tears up the O2 sensors, it does smell better but O2's ain't cheap.
k
Aviation Gas is intended for high altitude and cool temps. I would not recommend it. We used to run it in motorcycles but we also blew a lot of head gaskets... too much heat. Get the fuel made for the application.

jlf
12-05-2006, 09:31 AM
The gas station here in town sells it too, it helps the Speedway is right arcoss the street so that is where all the race drives fuel up, not sure on the price though or how you'd go about getting a barrel of it though. It is Turbo Blue and from the sounds of it you want something else.