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Old 03-07-2010, 05:14 AM
 
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Just wondering....looking for a little better performance and MPG's out of my 'Stang. Most gas stations sell blends with 10% ethanol these days...which isn't necessarily a good thing for performance cars.
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:13 AM
 
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Good luck it seems most of the gasoline comes off the colonial pipeline and is basically the same from station to station. 10% ethanol is the rule.
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:51 AM
 
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Saw signs around saying BP was supposed to be ethanol free?
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Old 03-07-2010, 04:11 PM
 
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I thought it was a federal mandate unless it's "off road" fuels such as VP Racing fuels etc.

Ethanol actually has a much higher "octane" rating then gasoline and allows for a more agressive timing map and higher compression with no side effects. Find a good tuner and get that ECU remapped. Definetly lower MPG though due to the lower BTU content per gallon.
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Old 08-23-2010, 09:24 PM
 
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Ethanol-free gas stations in the U.S. and Canada
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Old 08-24-2010, 05:25 AM
 
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FWIW - NC law does *not* require an Ethanol label on gas pumps that have a 10% or less Ethanol/gas mix.


Frank
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:32 AM
 
Location: Central North Carolina
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Look for a place that caters to fishermen. 2 cycle boat motors like it better too.

I know of three places within a 10 miles of my house, which is near the Lee/Chatham/Wake/Harnett county lines.

One is on Hwy 42 at Buckhorn Road, East of Sanford, one is in Moncure on Old US#1 (they have a cool butcher shop there too!), and the 3rd is Yow's which is in Harnet County, I think on 421 just South of Sanford. The one in Moncure is closest to Southern Wake.

I don't boat, I just tend to remember odd and useless info...
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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There's one on old stage road near the intersection with rock service station rd.
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