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Old 12-13-2019, 01:38 PM   #21
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in the cold climet states i don,t know how maney of you guys remember adding dry gas witch was achol every fall & if you did not you wound up with a frozen fuel line .now you never hear the word dry gas because the fuel has ethanol. where i live you can,t get gas with out it. i changed all the rubber parts in the cars fuel pump gas line never had any trouble since same as that BS about unleaded fuel never did any thing to the vale seats or vales. reminds me of that 2000 midelem BS. all the comp. were sepose to crash. these old fords will run on piss there not 12 cylinder italin sports cars
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Old 12-13-2019, 05:22 PM   #22
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I checked yesterday, the price of 91 octane 10% ethanol and non-ethanol gas is the same price. So if you can get the non-ethanol don't think attempting to modify 10% ethanol would be worth the effort.
Not where I live. No corn gas is $1/gallon more than super.
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Old 12-13-2019, 05:53 PM   #23
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why is non ethanol gas more available in corn growing states?
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Old 12-13-2019, 06:07 PM   #24
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why is non ethanol gas more available in corn growing states?
Small engines, boats and ATV's, and collector cars have motivated the availability. I think our state laws allow the sale of non -ethanol.
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Old 12-13-2019, 06:41 PM   #25
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why is non ethanol gas more available in corn growing states?
Sort of ironic, eh? Your ethanol pollutes Texas gasoline and Iowa doesn't have to burn it!
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Old 12-14-2019, 07:44 AM   #26
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This is a link to the auto fuel STC for aircraft engines. It has a lot of good info and listing for who carries non alcohol Mogas. They use the water test to verify whether it has alcohol or not but it is for test only and not designed to lower the octane rating of the fuel. It's low enough already.
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Old 12-14-2019, 11:02 AM   #27
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Not where I live. No corn gas is $1/gallon more than super.
Must be a state tax thing. Fairly sure your gas comes from the same refineries Kansas uses. At that price can't see how there would be a market for it.
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Old 12-14-2019, 08:59 PM   #28
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Must be a state tax thing. Fairly sure your gas comes from the same refineries Kansas uses. At that price can't see how there would be a market for it.
Cheap for my lawn mowers and weed eaters considering the corn gas destroys the carburetor. Gas station has to put in a separate pump and tank. Must be a regulation thing as alcohol free gas is hard to come by in Texas.
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Up here (NJ) all we have is 10 %. Never had a problem with it, even sitting over the four winter months


There might be a few places where we can get non-ethanol, but they are few and far between.


Don't use crap like Sta-Bil either.
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Here is my in tank fuel pump after sitting in the tank for 2 years.
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Up here (NJ) all we have is 10 %. Never had a problem with it, even sitting over the four winter months


There might be a few places where we can get non-ethanol, but they are few and far between.


Don't use crap like Sta-Bil either.
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Old 12-15-2019, 10:46 AM   #32
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Here in SA, Quick Trip and Murphy supplied stations carry it. Houston is too close to the refineries. Buc-Ees in Katy is likely the only place close that carries it. Hyper racing fuels would be the only other supplier and it would be a Gulf product.

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Old 12-15-2019, 10:47 AM   #33
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Can't buy it anywhere around here in SoCa but plenty of boats. Maybe get avgas??
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Very easy to find here in Kansas. This is an older photo, so the prices are way out of date.
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Old 12-15-2019, 11:12 AM   #35
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Not where I live. No corn gas is $1/gallon more than super.

I filled up my truck this morning, 91 octane corn was $2.569 and 91 octane real gas was $2.669. The increase in mileage more than makes up the dime a gallon difference. This station also has nozzles specific for the non-ethanol gas. For comparison 87 octane corn was $2.119.
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Old 12-15-2019, 08:35 PM   #36
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I drove my 1939 Ford Pickup last August to a hardware store. I made it about halfway home before it stopped. I had to have it towed home. I did some research and think it was a vapor lock. I did some additional reading and some of the posts stated that the ethanol/gasoline vaporizes more quickly and that can create a problem. I have since just purchased ethanol free gasoline and so far have had no problem. I also added an electric fuel pump which seems to help for putting gasoline to the carburetor after a long period of no starting. No problems so far.
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