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Old 05-16-2010, 06:20 AM
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Old 05-16-2010, 06:38 AM
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Uh, no thanks.

Speaking of E-gas, could that be a cause of the diaphragm in my Stihl chainsaw being cracked, broken, half way around?
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Uh, no thanks.

Speaking of E-gas, could that be a cause of the diaphragm in my Stihl chainsaw being cracked, broken, half way around?
might be...or it might be the ID plate saying Date of Manufacture...1964
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there is a reason there is no ethanol in avgas.
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E10 ate my sons weed eater. Since the gov't mandated the e-10, shouldn't they have to pay for all the damage its causing? Is this whats called "change"?
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Force all the politicians to fly around the country on E10/E15 fueled aircraft...that should solve to problem in short order....
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It's heart-pounding, no matter what your burnin'



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I guess there is no octane shortage - like 120 for pure ethanol - which is I guess why the planes with the proper engine to take advantage of that will like it - still, gotta carry almost twice the volume of fuel

ethanol is so inGRAINed into our government - no point in even thinking of crusading against it - I have been doing so for 15 years at work as part of my job and then in retirement after 2002 - to absolutely no avail - all the pols live the stuff - I veen like it in some drinkable forms

Then again, no point in being pessimistic - it probably wouldn't work anyway
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Send your US Senators a bill for any ethanol repairs.
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It's heart-pounding, no matter what your burnin'




will it run on ethanol?I just bought a boat with the same motor

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