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« Reply #15 on: February 24, 2013, 05:18:09 PM »

So, Sunoco was doing two extra blends as set up in John's pump... that must have been an impressive blend valve set up.
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« Reply #16 on: February 24, 2013, 08:37:31 PM »

Yup, there were only two underground tanks. One 190 the other 260.

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« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2013, 10:07:28 PM »

Yup, there were only two underground tanks. One 190 the other 260.
That's what I remember too, my Grandpa's Station only had 2 underground tanks.

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« Reply #18 on: February 25, 2013, 09:26:45 AM »

Yes sir 2 tanks. There was no blending at the pump though. It was delivered regular and ethyl.  Daddy had a Gulf service station til our local jobber sold to Pure. Pure had their own store locally so daddy had to find a new supplier and he went to Sinclair which later sold to ARCO. When ARCO took over we had to add a new tank for diesel fuel and sold their race fuel in 5 gallon cans. 102 and 110 octane. We had a 100 gallon tank with a hand pump for kerosene too.

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« Reply #19 on: February 25, 2013, 11:15:14 AM »

One of my neighbors owns a string of BP stations, and they only have two tanks (for gasoline) - regular (87 octane) and premium (93 octane); the mid-grade (89 octane) is created by blending the two in the pump.

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« Reply #20 on: February 25, 2013, 11:23:15 AM »

I remember some of the hottest cars running no prob on Bi-LO premium. Back then, it was all good.


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