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Is B5 worth going out of your way for...?

There are a couple stations not too far from where I live one requires paying a toll the other is a much further (40 miles one way) drive. Is it worth while to drive out of the way for B5? From what I can find neither sell B20. I have not called them yet for pricing so I'm not sure how that will work into the mix.

I have a bone stock truck is it worth the effort and time involved in tracking down the B5?

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no. you would be using more fuel to get there than if you just got D2 locally. you would probably be increasing your carbon footprint.

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OK so than that puts the distant place off the table which makes sense. What about the closer place, ~6-8 mile round trip out of my way, is that going to benefit my engine enough to justify the time and costs? There is a toll.

It's in NJ and I live in DE traditionally they have cheaper fuel prices so that might help here.

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Around here B5 and B20 are considerably higher priced, so I can't see it being a benifit.

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Around here B5 and B20 are considerably higher priced, so I can't see it being a benifit.
Ahh ok interesting. I will have to call the station in NJ and see what they are charging.

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Around here B5 and B20 are considerably higher priced, so I can't see it being a benifit.
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I used to be a die-hard bio user. Now my approach is to use bio when it's convenient and competitive.

Competitive means figuring my time and miles into the equasion.
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I used to be a die-hard bio user. Now my approach is to use bio when it's convenient and competitive.

Competitive means figuring my time and miles into the equasion.

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