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Old 02-12-2012, 11:52 AM
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If there was any stations near me with 100% gas I'd go out of my way to buy it. Not only does the ethanol decrease mileage, it decreases power, and it eats rubber parts (hoses, seals, etc...). I've also seen reports of marine engines that show premature bearing failure due to ethanol (2 strokes...).
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If there was any stations near me with 100% gas I'd go out of my way to buy it. Not only does the ethanol decrease mileage, it decreases power, and it eats rubber parts (hoses, seals, etc...). I've also seen reports of marine engines that show premature bearing failure due to ethanol (2 strokes...).

I saw three in Orlando on the list from the link I posted earlier.
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^the only places that have it are marinas.
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Bummer. What about other nearby towns?
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I take that back they do show some actual stations...hm...when I looked in the past it was only marinas. I'll have to look into this...

I know where two of those places are. One is right up the street from the drag strip I go to, I knew they had 110 octane but didn't know they had 91 octane ethanol free....pretty cool, I'll have to think about going to the SC 91 tune now, although I'm rarely over that way...
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That site changes often and I check it frequently for any new locations. If you know of any local places that deliver the gas to the stations, they are the best to contact as they know first hand who is buying it and where it's going. That's how I found my first station.
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Well, I'm going to begin the 2nd leg of my test now that the summer blend is out. I've made a few mods since my original test, so it should be interesting. Today I filled up with 100% 91 octane. My current mods for this test will be: Diablosport 93 octane tune, vararam intake, aero muffler 3030XL. I'll post my results by end of this week or early next week.
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Well I completed the 2nd leg and I drove 233 miles and required 11.9 gallons to fill-up. Myactual gas mileage was 19.6 mpg. My EVIC showed 20.6 mpg. Keep in mind this is stop-n-go traffic mixed with some highway driving back and forth to work, so overall I'm pretty happy with this.

Next test is with the MPG Booster tune installed.

After that I will compare to stock tune so I can see if the change is due to the tune or the muffler. My guess is the tune is responsible for change, but we shall see.

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ok...I finished my test this week using the MPG Booster tune installed. I went 223 miles and filled up with 12.8 gallons giving me an avg. of 17.4 mpg. My EVIC showed 19.5 mpg.

Now I will remove the diablo tunes and return it to stock using 100% gas. This should give us some good comparisons between stock-vs-93 octane tune-vs-mpg booster tune.
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and where are the new results?
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