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Old 04-23-2007, 09:40 AM  
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Old 04-06-2011, 03:38 PM   #2521
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Old 04-06-2011, 03:47 PM   #2522
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Looks like nebraska is one of the few states that require notification if the gas contains ethanol. Most states don't so you really don't know unless you test it.
Wow...I had no idea...well, fwiw I was big on Ethanol cuz it's cheaper here...then I find out it's cheaper cuz it's subsidised, then I find out it's noticeably worse on gas mileage...

...I'm trying to get everyone I know not to use the shit. Ethanol=crapola.
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Old 04-06-2011, 03:56 PM   #2523
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Old 04-06-2011, 04:13 PM   #2524
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Wow...I had no idea...well, fwiw I was big on Ethanol cuz it's cheaper here...then I find out it's cheaper cuz it's subsidised, then I find out it's noticeably worse on gas mileage...

...I'm trying to get everyone I know not to use the shit. Ethanol=crapola.
wow, it's the only thing i'll burn in my F-150 when i'm working out of my Alberta office. Found my fuel milage actually went up with 94 E blend..
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Old 04-06-2011, 04:19 PM   #2525
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wow, it's the only thing i'll burn in my F-150 when i'm working out of my Alberta office. Found my fuel milage actually went up with 94 E blend..
I wonder if it's just the blend they use up there or whatever. I know they have all kinds of different blends for different areas...maybe we get the shitty mileage blend since it's subsidized...
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Old 04-06-2011, 04:22 PM   #2526
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Is Ethanol cheaper than regular where you are, Over-Head?
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Old 04-06-2011, 04:24 PM   #2527
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Is Ethanol cheaper than regular where you are, Over-Head?
None avaliable east of Sask as far as I know. The fuel we get here in Newfoundland I think is "Seawater" pumped stright outa the Atlantic ocean, and run through a coffee filter.
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Old 04-06-2011, 04:50 PM   #2528
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So, does that mean the 10% ethanol gas is really 20% ethanol?

I'm pretty sure it's not the same gas. I get 2-3 MPG better using the regular unleaded than the ethanol. Which is weird the ethanol is higher octane...I would have figured it would be better on mileage, but the proof is in the numbers...
Ethanol is not as efficient as plain gasoline.
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Old 04-06-2011, 04:53 PM   #2529
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Looks like nebraska is one of the few states that require notification if the gas contains ethanol. Most states don't so you really don't know unless you test it.
Washington requires the stickers and about 99.999% of all of the stations are 10% (I've never seen E95, or whatever it is, around here). There is a cardlock station in town that offers "no ethanol" gas. I use it in my lawn mower and snow thrower tractor. It's more expensive though, so I don't use it in the cars.

We got a fresh shipment from Libya this morning, so gas just went up 5 cents, to $3.94.
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Old 04-07-2011, 09:51 AM   #2530
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Old 04-08-2011, 08:13 AM   #2532
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