Recent Topics
Supercharged Subaru BRZ
by clinebarger
07/27/16 07:52 PM
Side can opener ?
by ST2008
07/27/16 07:48 PM
Pennsoil ULTRA not available
by JXW
07/27/16 07:41 PM
2005 Civic randomly stalls when taking off from a
by Avery4
07/27/16 07:36 PM
2003 Saturn L200 oil choice
by car51
07/27/16 07:30 PM
Good hour meter for small engines?
by motor_oil_madman
07/27/16 07:07 PM
2001 Chevy S10 V6 misfire...
by Blang
07/27/16 07:02 PM
Oil level and rpm
by mjoekingz28
07/27/16 06:59 PM
Replacing vacuum breaker off external faucet
by Vikas
07/27/16 05:55 PM
Mobil1 EP 5W20 in Honda Accord
by alanwayne1908
07/27/16 05:46 PM
Grey color when wiping dipstick on VW VR6
by Guitarman200806
07/27/16 05:13 PM
Any audio gear junkies here?
by BeerCan
07/27/16 03:45 PM
Newest Members
uicgrad, snydercn, surfbum, Tmemz4, woollum86
58613 Registered Users
Who's Online
120 registered (addyguy, 09_GXP, 2015_PSD, AandPDan, AIRJAC3, Al, 10 invisible), 1866 Guests and 12 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
58613 Members
66 Forums
252334 Topics
4138494 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3
Topic Options
#3202377 - 11/30/13 06:46 PM Re: Making pure gas from E10? [Re: Kestas]
Kestas Offline



Registered: 06/04/02
Posts: 11407
Loc: The Motor City
I don't think washing gas would become a widespread problem. Why would anyone throw away BTU's in the form of alcohol that they paid for. I only do it for the mechanisms that often suffer from phase separation.

BTW, the water and alcohol mix I decant from washed gasoline has little more than a trace of gasoline smell, if at all. No need for hazmat. It's safe to throw on the ground.

Top
#3209157 - 12/07/13 01:17 AM Re: Making pure gas from E10? [Re: Kestas]
TiredTrucker Offline


Registered: 01/04/08
Posts: 2419
Loc: Central Iowa
I also wonder why anyone would do this. I have used E10 in riding lawn mowers, small engines, portable generators, etc for years. Some of them will sit for some time between uses. I have never had any issues. I do add PRI-G stabilizer to the gas that goes into these. This phase separation thing and other ideas, usually promoted by those that have some sort of ethanol phobia, I have never concerned myself with.... in almost 4 decades of ethanal blend gas use.

But to each his own. I never chide anyone for being cautious if their gut tells them to. I just never wasted any time worrying about such things.
_________________________
In order to know what is bad, you have to know what is good. The question them becomes, what is the source of knowing what is good?

Top
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3