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Old 12-06-2012, 02:28 PM
 
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A good friend of mine moved down here from Oregon a few months ago and he owns a classic car. A 1970 Firebird. Beautiful car. Fully restored and sparkling clean.
Anyway, he likes to put non-ethanol fuel in it. He is on the Apache Junction/Mesa border. Is there someplace that sells non-ethanol fuel on the east side or in Pinal County?

Thanks.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:37 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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List of non-ethanol gas stations in AZ
Ethanol-free gas stations in the U.S. and Canada
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:24 PM
 
Location: Dallas, Oregon & Sunsites Arizona
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None of those stations in and around the metro area. What about all those chainsaws, mowers, generators and boats that can't use blended corn whisky and petrol?

Last edited by Steve Pickering; 12-06-2012 at 05:39 PM..
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:10 PM
 
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Their owners are slowly funding the mechanical repair workers' new houses, I'd guess.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:53 PM
 
Location: California
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Never heard of that!
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:32 AM
 
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He can open his wallet and pop for some racing gas.
That's what I run in all my 2-stroke engines.
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:33 AM
 
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He can open his wallet and pop for some racing gas.
It would be far cheaper to just get some 100 octane aviation fuel.
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:58 PM
 
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Does Aviation fuel contain Lead, and does it also have a preservative in it for storage?
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:22 PM
 
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Does Aviation fuel contain Lead, and does it also have a preservative in it for storage?
Yes, aviation fuel has lead. Not sure about the preservatives but I'd guess it would since most civilian aircraft sit idle even more than boats do. It comes in 100, 120 and 150 octane.
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Old 12-10-2012, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Gilbert, AZ
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Yes, aviation fuel has lead. Not sure about the preservatives but I'd guess it would since most civilian aircraft sit idle even more than boats do. It comes in 100, 120 and 150 octane.
Yep, in fact, so called 100LL "Low Lead" avgas has four times as much lead in it than leaded car gas ever had.

Either way, pumping avgas into a car is illegal since there are no road taxes on avgas sales.
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