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Old 02-03-2013, 09:59 AM   #1
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Ethanol Free Gas Petition

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https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/pet...lable/lhq1qgW4
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:31 AM   #2
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I hate voluntarily putting my name on any Gov't list, but it is for a good cause - OURS
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:53 AM   #3
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Get TuneEcu. Add +50 % fuel to all maps. Run with E85 and save Polar ice packs?
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:01 AM   #4
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I think it's likely a good thing to petition, although the corn and ethanol lobby seems to be quite strong. Not a good reason to accept it, though. A better thing might be to oppose the presence of lobbyists and corporate money in politics. Then, a lot of shit that isn't good would go away. This might belong in the politics forum?
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:05 AM   #5
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Get TuneEcu. Add +50 % fuel to all maps. Run with E85 and save Polar ice packs?
Interesting. Are you actually doing this?
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:10 AM   #6
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Interesting. Are you actually doing this?
I haven't yet tried it. I'm gathering the courage to test it next summer.
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:33 AM   #7
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My interest in keeping pure gas available is this......

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Old 02-03-2013, 12:44 PM   #8
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I am fortunate enough to have a gas station two blocks from my house has ethanol free fuel which is the only thing I use now (unless I'm on a ride and can't help it). Extremely fortunate since I did not have this option in Charleston, SC.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:35 PM   #9
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Just a reminder...there is an app to help find ethanol-free gas called PureGas.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:51 PM   #10
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Just a reminder...there is an app to help find ethanol-free gas called PureGas.
Got it, and very handy away from home.
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:06 PM   #11
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I signed the petition, but what does Brazil do ? Isn't all their gas 100% ethanol.
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:16 PM   #12
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I signed the petition, but what does Brazil do ? Isn't all their gas 100% ethanol.
Nobody tried biodiesel? guess it would take some major remapping
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My interest in keeping pure gas available is this......

Whats all that gum caused by?
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:37 PM   #14
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I signed the petition, but what does Brazil do ? Isn't all their gas 100% ethanol.
No, besides Diesel we have 2 choices of fuel at fill-up stations
1- Alcohol
2- Gasoline (contains 25% ethanol)
3- (What ?! You said 2 above!!!) Some stations have a pure gasoline option, but it is rare! Very rare! Usually stations in rich neighborhoods for folks with expensive equipment! The Brazilian national oil producer (PETROBRAS) is the only one I know of. They sell a gasoline called "podium", which is allegedly the "good gas"!
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:40 PM   #15
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Whats all that gum caused by?
It is caused by something called ethanol (mixed with the gasoline)
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