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Old 01-24-2012, 02:40 AM
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I always buy mid-grade fuel and have never bought more than I use in a week and I haven't had that many problems with my equipment other than maybe a fuel filter and primer bulb but that's about it....
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Old 01-24-2012, 12:32 PM
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I was buying one new carb per year for all of my 2t handheld equipment until I found a couple local stations that sell ethanol-free. Startron and marine grade stabil are only a bandaid, you will still have gummed up carbs, just not as often. I'm happy as long as they keep ethanol free gas available, cause that's the only real option IMO to keep small 2t's running.
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Old 01-24-2012, 12:55 PM
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Sorry for the name calling that was aimed at politicians, certainly not members of this board. And yes I do get really upset when politicians force something down our throats that is obviously defective, benefits only the ethanol producers and pays subsidies (out of our tax money) to the gasoline producers.
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:04 PM
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I just got introduced to a products that reduces emissions and carbon build up inside engines, etc.. www.gpg3.com
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:21 AM
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Well it got my buddys older truck to pass emissions when it failed a couple times prior so I know it works...
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:53 AM
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Yes you can, your ignorance clearly shows.
Lots of vehicles out these days that run on E-85. And at least that 'crap' is grown and harvested right here in the USA you dingdong. And although it is far from perfect, who knows what technologies it may segway into. I state again, renewables are not going away, they are only going advance
Besides the other replies, tying food supplies into fuel\energy is just sooooooo brilliant.
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Old 03-14-2012, 02:39 PM
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We have seen a lot of carbutetor problems because of the gass, these problems can't be fixed easy. Most of the time we are removing & replacing them because of cost.
Briggs just came out with there New Fuel Fromula and this should take care of all your carburetor and fuel problems.
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Old 03-14-2012, 03:39 PM
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We have seen a lot of carbutetor problems because of the gass, these problems can't be fixed easy. Most of the time we are removing & replacing them because of cost.
Briggs just came out with there New Fuel Fromula and this should take care of all your carburetor and fuel problems.
Something else to add to the cost of expensive gas.
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Old 03-17-2012, 09:45 PM
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In CA, been dealing with this crap for a long time. Bout the the only thing you can do is just follow manufactures recommendations of at least using 89 octane gas, good quality gas(brand names like shell Exxon Chevron) all use secret formulas adding various detergents bla bla bla....(that can be argued if worth the extra cost) and they maintain there storage tanks better. its the storage tanks where moisture will get into fuel.

Since the intro of ethnoyl to CA market, our spark plugs foul easier...gas prices are never really stable and our food prices have skyrockted because of politics of ehtonoyl.

Simple fact, if they took the tarrifs off of sugar beets, our food prices would drop and possible fuel cost too. Corn ethnoyl is subiside too much. tale the sugar beet tarrif off and watch the corn market take a dump.

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Old 03-19-2012, 08:44 AM
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Kohler had a recall on one of there engines because the gas killed the carburetor. As for the price it's 10 bucks and treats 40 gallons.
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