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When I fill up, I look for non-ethanol gas. Most of the time in Western North Carolina, non-ethanol is only available in premium grade.
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There appears to be many stations in NC that offer 87 and 89 octane without ethanol-

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When I fill up, I look for non-ethanol gas. Most of the time in Western North Carolina, non-ethanol is only available in premium grade.

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