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Re: [Fot] gasoline comparison

To:, "Clark W. Nicholls" <>
Subject: Re: [Fot] gasoline comparison
From: Kas Kastner <>
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2008 20:08:31 -0400
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" <> 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
"Reality... It's not what you think."

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