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  1. Is there a real benefit to top-tier gas?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I'll start by requesting that this NOT be a discussion of premium vs regular, as that is being hotly debated in another thread. I'd like to focus solely on regular gas here, but examine the benefits of optimum/higher detergency. I'll also state that a) I know that Honda recommends top-tier in...
  2. Gasoline Detergent, Top Tier Fuel and Costco

    Maintenance and Service
    I thought you folks might like to know what I've learned about gasoline detergents. The EPA, for emissions reasons only, not engine health, set a minimum level of detergent that must be added to gasoline. The level was lower than some oil companies were adding at the time. An unintended...
  3. API Premium Grade 0W-20 Detergent Oil for the 2010 CRV

    Maintenance and Service
    All, Ok, so I'm stumped and trying to do the research. I stopped by the dealer today and spoke to the service mgr whom stated that I would need the "special" oil change for the new 2010 CRV that's $60 because it uses "special" oil called "that can only be obtained at the dealer (API Premium...