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04-29-2013 15:08:01

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fishy said: (quoted from post at 18:08:10 04/29/13)
Any problems using regular gas with 10 percent ethanol in a 8n?

No - but make sure it gets used on a timely basis.

This post was edited by TheOldHokie at 15:08:56 04/29/13.

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04-29-2013 15:22:15

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 Re: 8n gas in reply to TheOldHokie, 04-29-2013 15:08:01  
thanks, I wondered if it might be hard on the carb needle & seat.

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04-30-2013 01:36:41

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 Re: 8n gas in reply to fishy, 04-29-2013 15:22:15  
It will turn the float green but wont bother the needle and seat.Watch out for methanol base dry gas.It will attack zinc metals and brass.A lot of dry gas is still being used even though its not needed with ethanol gas.Most magic stabilizers are naptha.Lead substitutes are diesel fuel.

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04-29-2013 17:57:17

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 Re: 8n gas in reply to fishy, 04-29-2013 15:22:15  
Unfortunately all I can get in eastern MO is 10% etoh gas. I've been using it in a several Fords for over ten years with no problems but I do put stabilizer in it.

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04-29-2013 18:14:57

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 Re: 8n gas in reply to HCooke, 04-29-2013 17:57:17  
Quoting Removed, click Modern View to see

Good point. I do use stabilizer in mine, specially for winter storage.

What I meant by not needing additives were lead substitutes, etc.

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