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EPA requires YOU to buy at least 4 GALLONS !!

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  1. Miles86

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    gotta push that ethanol.
     
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    Driving up the price of fuel and food.

    I could say a lot more but I'll stop. :angry:
     
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    What we should be doing is getting rid of ethanol altogether.
     
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    So if i gotta buy 4 gallons how much oil do i mix to get 40:1 and should i use synthetic or non synthetic also what brand of oil is best?:sucks:
     
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    Cant comment on this without getting in trouble. :help:
     
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    Last Sat I filled up with no ethanol gas. 93 octane stuff. It's about 10% more than the ethanol crap.
    Remember when you were a kid and gas smelled good? Now it smells bad right out of the pump.
    That's the first thing you'll notice pumping ethanol free fuel.

    Based on the computer in my car, I think my mileage went up but I have not crunched any numbers yet.

    Ethanol-free gas stations in the U.S. and Canada
     
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    A quick education on ethanol gasoline.

    This is something a friend of mine wrote a couple weeks ago after our discussion about fuel. I had mentioned to him I was looking for stations selling ethanol free fuel. Most marina's sell it, but you pay a premium.


     
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    :angrysoapbox: Thats only for E-15:confused: but the good news is its not the other way around like it would be the Max.
     
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    12.8 ounces
     
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    Gonna throw some numbers out for you to think on.......a bushel of corn is 56 lbs.,..... they can pull 2.5, maybe a little more gallons of ethanol out of one bushel of corn, ..........ethanol has 2/3 the energy of gasoline so that bushel of corn has the energy of a litte over 1 1/2 gallons of gas.
    Guy that hauls my steers has a 4door one ton Chevy with a 454 that gets 6ish with a loaded trailer (that let's say weighs seven ton)
    Correct my math if I missed something, that 56 lbs. of corn has enough energy removed from it that it can move this hulk 10 miles down the road (if Chevy could run on it) and the ethanol folks say what is left is better animal feed than the corn was in the first place?
    Kinda like some woodstove association saying wood ash makes a superior building material, don't rot, don't burn and termites won't eat it.
     
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    Better get a spare jug with wheels if ya ever have to walk much distance to a gas station.
     
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    Nah, fill up your gallon jug and then hose the remaining 3 on the grass next to the station:hmm3grin2orange:
     
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    Today I stopped off to buy some no ethanol fuel again. I was surprised to see a car I had never seen before. I wasn't sure what it was. The guy was pumping gas and a I believe it was his wife sitting in the passenger seat. I asked her if I could look at the car closer. The car was immacuate.

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    I could see the exhaust manifold through the open shutters on the side of the hood. It was a straight 8. I thought Buick, Lincoln, Cadillac, something like that of thirties vintage? I asked the woman if it was a Buick. I did not see any emblems I recognized. She told me it was a Dusenberg. Wow, I have never seen one on the road. Further conversation revealed it was the Wrigley (of chewing gum fame) Dusenberg. The guy told me it was meant to be driven and he wouldn't let it sit in the garage. I can't imagine driving a car worth a couple million or more. The straight 8 sounded good.

    Here is what I found on the web:
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    If you ever get the chance go to the Auburn, Cord, Dusey museum in Auburn Ind. The museum is in the factory they were built in.
     
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    It's a Duesy.
     
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    My granpa drove a V12 Lincoln for the president of Alcott steel back in the day, big deal.
     

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