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Old 09-11-2013, 10:30 PM
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I read that there are BIG companies that really want to get rid of the Ethanol

boat owners, small engine owners, motorcycle owners are all having major issues & it is all because of the ethanol

it eats gaskets & rubber seals if left in a stored vehicle more then a month & the gas itself also goes bad

Ethanol is a solvent

In addition to absorbing water, ethanol also is a solvent. It can soften the interior of rubber hoses, and pieces come loose. Pickup tubes in the fuel tank can become brittle and either break off or flake, again sending along particles that can clog the fuel system. Some boats have fiberglass fuel tanks and the ethanol can dissolve the fiberglass resin that holds the material together.

"After a period of time the resins will be dissolved and sucked through the fuel system, leaving nothing but the fiberglass cloth in the fuel tank," Murphy said. He discovered an extreme example in one customer's boat, reaching inside the tank and removing enough fiberglass material to fill four small bags.

my brother told me to start putting Sea Foam in my Harley gas tank on a regular basis, it somehow slows the bad effects down
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