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Ken Black

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ethanol free gasoline ????? dont have it in your area ???? easy fix.....

gallon of gas to 1 n 1/2 gallons of water... shake really really good... let sit for 24 hours.... guess whats left. ethanol free gas ........... yep it works... there is a video form guy downunder. dont remember channels name..
i said this guy is nuts.. but heck i gave it a go . it worked. i tossed it in a push mower about 5 years old... 1 pull start..
yes it does take away some of the boom boom.. but you can add octan back to suit ur needs.

yes folks it works.. ive been sort of looking for a bigger bucket of some sorts to do more at once. like 5 gallons. so thats a 12 to 15 gallon bucket of some sorts. also has to have a way to drain off the water .
 

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MMO is the ONLY thing I use in my gas,,,,,ever, year round and have never had any issues whatsoever
 

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Got tired of listening to that dude after about 45 seconds...good grief. I think that guy has spent too much time running engines in an enclosed space.

I have used sta-bil and MMO for years. My loader tractor has had the same gas in it since approximately May of last year...starts every time, as recently as last week, after sitting for 6 months without being moved. My EZ-rake always has last year's gas in when I start it every fall. No issues. Wood chipper sits for months at a time. It starts on the first pull.

I still don't see how dissolving water in it to remove the ethanol (and in the process creating a mixture you really shouldn't just pour on the ground or down the drain), which reduces the octane rating, and changes its other properties to some degree, is better or easier in any way than simply mixing the appropriate amount of stabilizer in every fresh can of gas.
 

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If you are so worried about ethanol when you buy gas at the pump see what the rating is... If it says E10 on the pump, then you are good.. 10% ethanol doesn't hurt anything..
 

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I enjoy watching the Project Farm YouTube channel. Todd has used the water mixed into gasoline to determine the ethanol content. This was when he was testing fuel treatment products. That being said, he was not using the water trick to "remove" the ethanol from the gasoline to test anything.

Here is the video:

 

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Hate to take anything out of the gasoline with these prices.
 

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I use the water gasoline treatment for the leaf blower and the weed wacker and the trac vac. I use a clear hose and a shut off valve to drain off the water. Usually do about four gallons of gasoline..3/4 of a quart of water a few drops of food coloring in a five gallon gas can. Shake it up and leave it sit for a few hours. the food coloring will change the color of the water and corn when you are draining it off. I transfer some of the fuel water to a two gallon gas can put the hose and valve on the spout turn it upside down and the water will be on the bottom. put the hose in any clear container and open the valve. When the clear gasoline appears shut it off. you will have corn free gasoline in the two gallon can. Do the same with the other fuel left in the five gallon gas can
 

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The easiest solution I found was to buy a 200 gallon tank with a hand pump off of Craigslist and fill it with ethanol free 87 octane from my local fuel supplier. I file a federal tax fuel exempt form since it’s only used for off-road equipment, so it’s the same price as 87 ethanol blend at the gas station. 1 tank lasts me a year with no worries and no trips to the gas station to fill cans.
 

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If you are so worried about ethanol when you buy gas at the pump see what the rating is... If it says E10 on the pump, then you are good.. 10% ethanol doesn't hurt anything..
Not true. #1. Ethanol (alcohol )absorbs moisture.
#2 alcohol does out rubber.
All the newer equipment claims that 10% is all good. Read all the manuals and the first thing it says is use that canned premix fuel for best results. Then it goes on about the many additives to use to compensate for ethanol. So, yeah the govt forced this and manufacturers have tell us it's OK.
all I know is that my old cars (before ethanol existed) lost 10% gas mileage when they went to 10% ethanol. Do this 10% 'filler' does nothing for true MPG. It's like trying to get 50 grams of protein out of a meatloaf. If you add more bread, it don't help the protein intake... Gotta eat more to get same protein.
The easiest solution I found was to buy a 200 gallon tank with a hand pump off of Craigslist and fill it with ethanol free 87 octane from my local fuel supplier. I file a federal tax fuel exempt form since it’s only used for off-road equipment, so it’s the same price as 87 ethanol blend at the gas station. 1 tank lasts me a year with no worries and no trips to the gas station to fill cans.
Can't get that by me. Very few stations have even 91 octane ethanol free. It's priced like gold. I use it in my 2 cycle stuff since those carbs have more rubber internals that get stiff on ethanol.
 

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Not true. #1. Ethanol (alcohol )absorbs moisture.
#2 alcohol does out rubber.
All the newer equipment claims that 10% is all good. Read all the manuals and the first thing it says is use that canned premix fuel for best results. Then it goes on about the many additives to use to compensate for ethanol. So, yeah the govt forced this and manufacturers have tell us it's OK.
all I know is that my old cars (before ethanol existed) lost 10% gas mileage when they went to 10% ethanol. Do this 10% 'filler' does nothing for true MPG. It's like trying to get 50 grams of protein out of a meatloaf. If you add more bread, it don't help the protein intake... Gotta eat more to get same protein.

Can't get that by me. Very few stations have even 91 octane ethanol free. It's priced like gold. I use it in my 2 cycle stuff since those carbs have more rubber internals that get stiff on ethanol.
I go through Insight FS, they cover the whole state of Wisconsin and I believe surrounding areas as well, they sell all forms of liquid fuel to residential, farming , and commercial. There are companies in every state that do this. Truck comes to my house which is in a country subdivision. Always have gas available for all my small engines and tractors. I believe they sell all forms of bulk oil as well.
 

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All this gas talk will be a moot point if the wacko's on the left coast get their way banning all gas powered lawn by mandating battery powered mowers, blowers trimmers and such equipment by 2024 gains any traction

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All this gas talk will be a moot point if the wacko's on the left coast get their way banning all gas powered lawn by mandating battery powered mowers, blowers trimmers and such equipment by 2024 gains any traction

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I can already see it now... 30 horsepower zero turns :roflol:

Or perhaps manufacturers can just switch to diesel engines? I see no mention of them!
 

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Paraffins are also an issue. Check out the video link I posted above.
 
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