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Hannie59

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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 10:23:21 AM

Please list any stations you know of that sell pure, gas free ethanol.

[Edited by: Hannie59 at 9/27/2013 10:28:25 AM EST]
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HotRod10
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:00:43 AM

"Most cars will run on pure ethanol with very minor modifications. Cold weather problems can be solved for about a $20 fix."

I'd be curious to know what your $20 fix would be. Ethanol won't vaporize well enough to combust in an ICE below 59 deg. F. Below that, the fuel tank, throttle body, intake and block will need to heated before the engine will start using E100.

The only suggestion I saw from alternative fuel experts was to add an auxiliary fuel tank with gasoline to get the engine started and warmed up before switching to the main tank with the straight ethanol.

If it was really only a $20 aftermarket fix, it would be about a $10 fix at the factory, and we'd have E100 flex-fuel vehicles on the market.
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goldseeker
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2013 4:15:44 AM

Most cars will run on pure ethanol with very minor modifications. Cold weather problems can be solved for about a $20 fix.
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hoosh13
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 7:22:40 PM

I haven't heard
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hoosh13
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 7:20:42 PM

where??
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HotRod10
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 3:36:29 PM

You won't find it at the pump. Most cars will not run on pure ethanol, especially in cold weather.
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darwinfinch
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 10:27:08 AM

The HyVee in my town has a gas station and also a liquor store with bottles of Everclear.
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