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Old 06-15-2013, 12:25 PM   #1
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I found out yesterday that 2 gas stations with regular ethanol free fuel no longer have it. This in Watcom county in Washington. Gotta be carefull not to trust the list.
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:47 PM   #2
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Sounds like this is important to some of the folks here, but in the areas where I've lived for the past 20+ years 10% ethanol has been all that is commonly sold and all that I've used. I have never sought out non-ethanol gas and as the saying goes "nothing has happened". Not that I want ethanol in my gas, on an overall economic & policy level I think it is a poor idea. But living with it has not been any crisis at all.

This is for cars, motorcycles both 2-stroke & 4-stroke, chain saws, mowers, brushmowers, snow blowers, generators, hedge trimmer, whatever. (I do not, however, have a boat.) Ethanol in fuel is not a good thing but it hasn't been bad either. I'm not at all surprised that the list of non-ethanol stations is getting smaller. It's a vicious circle as more stations abandon it and the remaining stations lose economies of scale in the distribution to them. It's a competitive business, and fewer and fewer people give a shit as the automotive fleet turns over and nearly every car on the road is made for ethanol in the fuel. The demand declines more, and the regulatory environment tightens more, every year.
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Old 06-15-2013, 02:15 PM   #3
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And there is a chain of stations near me that is not listed but all their gas is ethanol free. I know family that owns the chain and they said retail fuel is pure gas, stuff they deliver commercial and to farms, contains ethanol. They don't bother advertising that fact because it has always been that way and if they do advertise and then somehow have a tank mix-up, they said more hassles than it is worth.
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Old 06-15-2013, 02:39 PM   #4
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Puregas is a user-supported list. It depends on user reports for updates and corrections. If yo ufind a gas station listed that no longer sells ono-ethanol, you can have that erroneous listing changed.
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Welcome to the definitive list of stations that sell pure, ethanol-free gasoline in the U.S. and Canada!

If you buy ethanol-free gas, and your station isn't listed here, please add it now! (State-by-state labeling requirements are listed at fuel-testers.com.)

Please remove stations that no longer sell pure gas, even if you didn't post them!

http://pure-gas.org/index.jsp

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Old 06-15-2013, 05:07 PM   #5
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Puregas is a user-supported list. It depends on user reports for updates and corrections. If yo ufind a gas station listed that no longer sells ono-ethanol, you can have that erroneous listing changed.



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That's right, even if you didn't post a station, you can comment on it or delete it.
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Old 06-15-2013, 05:11 PM   #6
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Puregas is a user-supported list. It depends on user reports for updates and corrections. If yo ufind a gas station listed that no longer sells ono-ethanol, you can have that erroneous listing changed.



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Even at that I see a lot of "Top Tier" stations in there. By their own definition that means they have ethanol in their gas, advertised or not.
That throws a mix into the mud.

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Old 06-16-2013, 07:23 PM   #7
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Even at that I see a lot of "Top Tier" stations in there. By their own definition that means they have ethanol in their gas, advertised or not.
That throws a mix into the mud.

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WTF does that mean?
Most states require stations to disclose if there is ethanol in their gas. Why does a "Top Tier" station by definition have ethanol in it's gas?
I think you have been sniffing gas...
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:41 AM   #8
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WTF does that mean?
Most states require stations to disclose if there is ethanol in their gas. Why does a "Top Tier" station by definition have ethanol in it's gas?
I think you have been sniffing gas...

Instead of making lame accusations, why don't you use your time for something constructive.

Since you seem challenged I'll hold your hand this time.

http://www.toptiergas.com/deposit_control.html

Pay special attention to section 1.3.1.2 Base Fuel. It will answer your question.

Yes MOST states are SUPPOSED to have the disclaimer, not all do have it or require it. Maybe you should get out more.

The answer to others is GOOGLE, Bing, ASK.com or what ever you choose.

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Old 06-17-2013, 08:51 AM   #9
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Instead of making lame accusations, why don't you use your time for something constructive.

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Even Top Tier stations are allowed to sell non-e10 gas for boats and equipment.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:52 AM   #10
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I found out yesterday that 2 gas stations with regular ethanol free fuel no longer have it. This in Watcom county in Washington. Gotta be carefull not to trust the list.
It is not going to kill your bike to run a tank of E-10 through it.
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:41 AM   #11
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WTF is google?
If getting out more means going to Texas, I think I will respectfully decline. As my grandpa said I would rather slam my balls in a drawer than go to Texas.
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:50 AM   #12
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Now you've done it. You picked a fight with:



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Old 06-18-2013, 10:01 PM   #13
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It is not going to kill your bike to run a tank of E-10 through it.

It won't hurt my 1200GS. It's proven to fuck up certain nylon fuel tanks, like the one on the V11 Sport Moto Guzzi I sold. The Norton and Laverda carbs are not impressed either.
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:37 AM   #14
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I found out yesterday that 2 gas stations with regular ethanol free fuel no longer have it. This in Watcom county in Washington. Gotta be carefull not to trust the list.
They've never been right about this region, and have never corrected or updated it. From what I've observed, it's a static list of stations from many years ago.
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:56 AM   #15
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Again- it's user supported. If you know the list is in error, report it.


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