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Old 02-28-2014, 03:59 PM
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Would be nice to have non-ethanol gas, but you can't find it in Central Texas. I use to put it in the boat, but I can't find any stations now.
Wow.. I just looked it up, Texas has 83 total. Oklahoma has 523 stations, Arkansas 300. I guess I take for granted how easy it is to find for me. I wouldn't put anything else in my boat.

It really does make a huge difference if you can find it, I can get an extra MPG out of the real gas alone. It's nothing to see 20-21 mpg cruising at 70. On 87 corn juice I average around 18.5

Towing.. well.. it's sucks. It really doesn't matter what you tow, don't expect more than 13, 14 max.

I averaged 10 mpg pulling a 2k lb tractor 400 miles, that was the worst it's been. 21' Skeeter tends to put me around 12-13 mpg.
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I was getting around 13 mpg running 89 octane last summer towing my boat. My boat is a 21' Nautique (about 4500lbs including the trailer). When we had real gas, I noticed about 1+ mpg better in my old Ram.
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