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To: thackney

Ethanol killed my weed eater and my lawn mower.

I keep asking why? It is no plus to gasoline. It causes corn prices to go up? I have to pay more to have it in my tank.

Ethanol in gasoline is insanity. We might as well be saving our farts in plastic bags.


3 posted on 10/18/2012 12:26:34 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: hadaclueonce

Total insanity.

Ethanol was first pushed as a “partially oxygenated” fuel which would reduce CO2 emissions, and as a “renewable” fuel. It does have a beneficial effect on octane rating.

It is a net loser on emissions when the entire ethanol production life cycle is examined. It reduces fuel economy, which really makes it a loser for drivers.

And its effect on the food supply is reflected in outrageous food prices.

E85 has not been a big hit. E15 is bad news for fuel economy. But ethanol is big bidness for some of the midwestern states, and it will be pushed hard from now on.


4 posted on 10/18/2012 12:41:31 PM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: hadaclueonce

You should have read you owners manual, unless it was an older model before ethanol! Never use it in motorcycles or other small engines! It burns at a hotter temperature and that’s not good for small air cooled engines.


5 posted on 10/18/2012 12:42:21 PM PDT by jonefab
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