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    Re: Ethanol free gas

    Quote Originally Posted by NutmegCT View Post
    Paul - here's a 1960s memory for you. Note the take-off on "The Bridge over the River Kwai" (Colonel Bogey) theme.

    Wow, brings back memories. I remember trying to rationalize with my friends that gas would never go over $.999 per gallon because that was as high as the mechanical pumps could register.

    Boy were we wrong!?!
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    Re: Ethanol free gas

    For a time there, the local stations would charge twice what the pump read; for that very reason.
    Randall
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    Re: Ethanol free gas

    So the consensus seems to be run Pure gas if possible but it is not a deal breaker if you have to run corn mix. I can get pure gas locally but it is almost $1.00 more a gallon.

    What about lead additives in the tank?

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    Re: Ethanol free gas

    Quote Originally Posted by DavidApp View Post
    What about lead additives in the tank?
    Usually not necessary; dubious benefit even when they are. IMO it's better to save the money you would have spent on additives, and replace the exhaust seats.
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