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JR96CK
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Feds Cutting Ethanol in Fuel Next Year

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:D This makes me very happy :D

I love some of the comments people posted how clueless they are. I just had to clean a carb this weekend, ask me what the ethanol did to the brass jets in it?

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Agreed.

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Whipped383 wrote::D This makes me very happy :D

I love some of the comments people posted how clueless they are. I just had to clean a carb this weekend, ask me what the ethanol did to the brass jets in it?
Case in point:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGjMIjNkwhc#t=780s

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Post by z71gmc06 »

I have to clean carbs in my snowmobile every year now because of ethanol. Used to be just once in a while when they actually were dirty.

It's just something that has to be done now as routine maintenance.

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Case in point:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGjMIjNkwhc#t=780s[/quote]


That was very mild compared to a lot of marine engine so work on actually. Ethanol is some realy corosive crap.

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Post by Whipped383 »

Funny thing is my 2 stroke stuff that I have to mix gas doesent have a problem with it.

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Post by Hog »

They were to go to 15 billion gallonsin the next few years so they arent doing that and today they are at 13.8 billion gallons. So are they really cutting the actual percentage in the fuel, or just reducing production to follow decreasing gasoline demand.

I dont agree for changes based on increased corn production. There is a point where we will be maxxed out on farming because of population anyways, Doesnt make sense IMO.

There are better ways to ethanol than corn, I thought corn was a stop gap until better production using other sources of ethanol producing came on line. We need to get away from oil at some point.

Up here we have had 10% ethanol since the early 90's, going on 25 years.

peace
Hog

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Whipped383 wrote:Funny thing is my 2 stroke stuff that I have to mix gas doesent have a problem with it.
I was just wondering about this the other day. Makes sense that the oil would help mitigate the effects.

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Post by Speeder »

Nice. While I wouldn't mind having something that needs high enough octane to handle E85 properly, it's just a failed experiment.

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