Ethanol is bad for bikes, and it's getting worse.

Discussion in 'VFR in the News' started by ftl900, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. John451

    John451 Member

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    True though the fact is the Ethanol industry had lobbied our State government hard to force them to use only 91Ron E10 across all their petroleum powered vehicles and the unfortunate plod who filled it up was just blindly following State issued guidelines, lucky for us only the lowest Octane 91 Ron = 87 AKI is E10 the higher Octanes of 95 & 98 Ron don't have ethanol.
     
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    WE have a station up here that sells Ethanol free gas. it runs about $4.45 a gallon.... I buy it for the garden tractors and the chainsaws and when I pull the bike out this spring I think I will be filling it the ethanol free stuff...
     
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    I wish we had a station around here that sold ethanol free gas.
     
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    Ethanol free is pretty easy to find out here. Alot of coastal stations sell it as boat engines hate the stuff.
     
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    Unfortunately so do bikes with plastic tanks.
     
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