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deltabravo

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Posted: 10/14/20 09:41pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

hypoxia wrote:

Ethanol free is nearly impossible to find in some parts of the country.


Find who has it here: https://www.pure-gas.org/


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Posted: 10/15/20 09:33am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

deltabravo wrote:

hypoxia wrote:

Ethanol free is nearly impossible to find in some parts of the country.


Find who has it here: https://www.pure-gas.org/


That site should be named "pure BS"

It shows several supposed gas stations near me that supposedly sell Ethanol free gas.

THOSE STATIONS NEAR ME DO NOT!

Take that site like many other sites on the wobbly web with a grain of salt.

It is up to the local states and counties whether they allow Ethanol free or not.. MOST do not allow it.

GET OVER IT, Ethanol free for the most part has gone the way of the Dinos, you can thank your local tree huggers and corn lobbies for that...

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The Mexican government tested alcohol versus MTBE and found the latter to be effective and corn significantly less so. I do remember gas station tanks being ripped out by the hundreds because tens of thousands of tests revealed a horrendous number of leakage into groundwater. Those tanks supposedly have been fixed. I'LL stay down here and endure All the B,S, about MTBE instead of corn..

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Gdetrailer wrote:

deltabravo wrote:

hypoxia wrote:

Ethanol free is nearly impossible to find in some parts of the country.


Find who has it here: https://www.pure-gas.org/


That site should be named "pure BS"

It shows several supposed gas stations near me that supposedly sell Ethanol free gas.

THOSE STATIONS NEAR ME DO NOT!

Take that site like many other sites on the wobbly web with a grain of salt.

It is up to the local states and counties whether they allow Ethanol free or not.. MOST do not allow it.

GET OVER IT, Ethanol free for the most part has gone the way of the Dinos, you can thank your local tree huggers and corn lobbies for that...

Then write reviews and ask the site to remove those stations.

But have you asked the stations? Station closest to me, has the pump over in the truck diesel lanes.

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Drove over to the station here that comes up as ethanol free. They were closed saturdays and i didnt see any pumps. I think they have 5gal jugs of race gas and thats why they come up as ethanol free.

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philh wrote:

Gdetrailer wrote:

deltabravo wrote:

hypoxia wrote:

Ethanol free is nearly impossible to find in some parts of the country.


Find who has it here: https://www.pure-gas.org/


That site should be named "pure BS"

It shows several supposed gas stations near me that supposedly sell Ethanol free gas.

THOSE STATIONS NEAR ME DO NOT!

Take that site like many other sites on the wobbly web with a grain of salt.

It is up to the local states and counties whether they allow Ethanol free or not.. MOST do not allow it.

GET OVER IT, Ethanol free for the most part has gone the way of the Dinos, you can thank your local tree huggers and corn lobbies for that...

Then write reviews and ask the site to remove those stations.

But have you asked the stations? Station closest to me, has the pump over in the truck diesel lanes.


YES, I HAVE asked those stations.

Yes, I HAVE contacted my local Airports about "AV" gas, they DO NOT SELL TO ANYONE WITHOUT REGISTERED TAILNUMBERS.

YES, I HAVE contacted gas stations near a dirt sprint track, THEY DO NOT SELL ETHANOL FREE RACING FUEL TO GENERAL PUBLIC, YOU MUST HAVE VALID RACING PASS TO PURCHASE IT.

I USED to worry about it thanks to scare tactics on this and other forums. I am over it, Ethanol fuel while it is not in the best interest for fuel mileage, environment (corn crops destroy the land and requires considerable amount of oil/gas based fertilizers) over all does not ruin engines, carbs or fuel systems unless it is using old school rubber hose or cork floats.

USE the fuel up in a REASONABLE time frame and you will not have any issues with it. In other words, don't store fuel more than a yr and expect it to work, keep it fresh. Don't store your small engines with fuel in the bowl, DRAIN THE BOWL when storing and you will not have any issues.

All of this worry over nothing.

If you REALLY insist on having Ethanol free fuel, the only way possible in many locations is to buy super expensive "canned" fuel by the PINTs which is sold specifically for folks who are afraid of killing their lawnmowers.. Comes at a price though, those little pint cans add up to something like $50 PER GALLON.

You CAN buy quite a few carbs for that price.

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Gdetrailer wrote:

philh wrote:

Gdetrailer wrote:

deltabravo wrote:

hypoxia wrote:

Ethanol free is nearly impossible to find in some parts of the country.


Find who has it here: https://www.pure-gas.org/


That site should be named "pure BS"

It shows several supposed gas stations near me that supposedly sell Ethanol free gas.

THOSE STATIONS NEAR ME DO NOT!

Take that site like many other sites on the wobbly web with a grain of salt.

It is up to the local states and counties whether they allow Ethanol free or not.. MOST do not allow it.

GET OVER IT, Ethanol free for the most part has gone the way of the Dinos, you can thank your local tree huggers and corn lobbies for that...

Then write reviews and ask the site to remove those stations.

But have you asked the stations? Station closest to me, has the pump over in the truck diesel lanes.


YES, I HAVE asked those stations.

Yes, I HAVE contacted my local Airports about "AV" gas, they DO NOT SELL TO ANYONE WITHOUT REGISTERED TAILNUMBERS.

YES, I HAVE contacted gas stations near a dirt sprint track, THEY DO NOT SELL ETHANOL FREE RACING FUEL TO GENERAL PUBLIC, YOU MUST HAVE VALID RACING PASS TO PURCHASE IT.

I USED to worry about it thanks to scare tactics on this and other forums. I am over it, Ethanol fuel while it is not in the best interest for fuel mileage, environment (corn crops destroy the land and requires considerable amount of oil/gas based fertilizers) over all does not ruin engines, carbs or fuel systems unless it is using old school rubber hose or cork floats.

USE the fuel up in a REASONABLE time frame and you will not have any issues with it. In other words, don't store fuel more than a yr and expect it to work, keep it fresh. Don't store your small engines with fuel in the bowl, DRAIN THE BOWL when storing and you will not have any issues.

All of this worry over nothing.

If you REALLY insist on having Ethanol free fuel, the only way possible in many locations is to buy super expensive "canned" fuel by the PINTs which is sold specifically for folks who are afraid of killing their lawnmowers.. Comes at a price though, those little pint cans add up to something like $50 PER GALLON.

You CAN buy quite a few carbs for that price.

Interesting....
We have gas stations with race gas and methanol right at the pumps here. Anybody can buy it. We also buy AVgas at the municipal airports. Last winter it was $4.19 a gal IIRC. We use Avgas in high compression high boost 2 stroke snowmobiles. Its really a fantastic fuel.
We have plenty of 91 no ethanol pumps around here as well. Use that for the small engines OPE, etc...

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This posting has revealed little, at least to me. If I go to buy corn on the cob it is outrageously expensive. Why? Corn for beef? Expensive And farmers are selling corn for gasoline at stupidly low prices per ton. Open your eyes get less stupid. It's all in the commodity cost pages.

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I don’t know what all the excitement is about, in most places premium gas has no ethanol in it.

Easy peasey.

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In the Minneapolis area non-ethanol is fairly easy to find. It's usually a separate pump. In Iowa you will find regular, super-regular and premium at many stations. Super-regular is the cheapest. Both super-regular and premium contain ethanol. Regular is non-ethanol and costs about the same as premium. In Florida non-ethanol gas is typically called recreational gas. In Wisconsin premium is non-ethanol at stations I have gassed up at. I don't know if that's true for all stations.

It seems that the availability of non-ethanol varies by region.


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