In this case I think that the Shell people put in the full 10% while the other
laces say "up to 10%". Less BTU's in alcohol than in gas by a bunch and also
corn apparently is cheaper than oil. Wow, what a discovery. I know this, I
like 28 mpg better than 24.
---- "Clark W. Nicholls" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
We've had 10% ethanol in all our gasoline here in Massachusetts for years
now, before that MTBE (so the ground water could be poisoned by government
Years ago I drove my Camaro to Vermont (for the Miller auction of a hoard of
Stutz cars) using most of a full tank of gasoline.
I'd fill up there and drive home using less of a tank.
Vermont at the time was 100% gasoline.
I did this 2 days in a row and noticed the same thing, although less
difference since I had some VT gasoline still in the tank.
I'd hazard a guess there is truth to what you experienced (I recently had a
friend from Connecticut tell me some VT stations still have pure gasoline
and he is experiencing this in his Honda Fit when he visits his son in
Clark W. Nicholls
'72 Stag '74 Spitfire
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