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Old 06-10-2014, 10:26 PM
D&A Lawn Care D&A Lawn Care is offline
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Ethonol gas

Do you guys use ethonal free gas?
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:06 AM
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Ethonol gas

Yes we do in all our engines including z turns
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:06 AM
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Only in handhelds. Saw lots of carb and other problems until I switched. Mowers are all fine with ethanol.
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:12 AM
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It isn't available where I live. All fuel in this and our neighboring county contains 10% ethanol.
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:04 AM
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The new mowers are ethanol compliant.
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:12 AM
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:40 AM
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Do you guys use ethonal free gas?
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No use stabil to kill it off, kept my carb clean for years on old unit, just had it go down yesterday to seals and metal shaving in motor but it came out of last hydro repair leaking from dealer when it went in had no leak and now it is shot and the unit almost caught fire yesterday due to those issues.

Change fuel filters often also good thing to changed when a color change is starting to become visible easy to upkeep, don't run nasty filter and be lazy to change it even before specs call for it.
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Old 06-11-2014, 08:07 AM
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Try this site or others like it to locate Ethonal free fuel:

www.buyrealgas.com
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:31 PM
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Yes,even use it in the trucks ,better mileage and more power. Pay more per gallon but my gas bill has gone done by not using as much gas.
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:37 PM
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Been using it in all the small engines for over a year since its become more available. No more melted lines or primer bulbs. Better running, sounds more like the days with adjustment screws where you got that slight burble sound of proper fuel air ratio. Haven't lost any two strokes in a while so its paying for itself. It even feels different between your fingers. I'm going to put some in clear jars and see how it compares with ethanol for seperation issues.
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