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Ethanol free fuel
« on: August 10, 2017, 07:04:39 PM »
I like to use Ethanol free gas in all my small engines.  In gas pumps that have only one hose for all grades anyone know how much gas you get before getting the gas you selected?
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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2017, 07:09:14 PM »
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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2017, 08:45:25 PM »
Pump 1/2 gallon in your vehicle first then you will only get EFF in your container.
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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2017, 09:24:53 PM »
Locally, EFF is about 50 cents/gal more than regular ethanol added gas.  It is not sold very fast.  It is prone to have water in it from condensation    I buy it for my small engines but I inspect it for water in glass jug before putting it an engine tank. 

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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2017, 06:56:27 AM »
I was told not to use eff in anything that is fuel injected  :-\

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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2017, 07:13:48 AM »
I was told not to use eff in anything that is fuel injected  :-\

   Why?
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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2017, 07:54:10 AM »
I use regular gas in my vehicles, because they are used daily, but in my sawmill, chainsaw, trimmers, weedwackers, I use the ethanol free fuel only!
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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2017, 05:07:35 PM »
I was told not to use eff in anything that is fuel injected  :-\

   Why?
was told it does something to the injectors don't know never asked the closest station that carries it is 35miles away one way so I never have to worry about getting it  :)

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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2017, 10:42:04 AM »
I smell BS from whoever told you that.  It just makes no sense at all.
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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2017, 01:33:11 PM »
  It is prone to have water in it from condensation    I buy it for my small engines but I inspect it for water in glass jug before putting it an engine tank.

Without the ethanol the water is not absorbed and free water will kill fuel injectors.

That's why ethanol free gas is not recommended for fuel injected engines.
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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2017, 01:42:51 PM »
My outboard is ethanol rated, fuel injected. Been running non ethanol in it for 6 years now, runs like a top compared to corn squeezins. Ran ethanol the first year, ruined my e-rated fuel line.
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Re: Ethanol free fuel
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2017, 05:53:14 PM »


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