In Minnesota, a few selected gas stations sell Premium which does not have
alcohol in it. This fuel is supposed to be used in small engines and classic
cars. Normal cars are expected to run on 10% alcohol and our brain-dead
Republican governor wants to raise it to 20%.
Phil Ethier West Side Saint Paul Minnesota USA
1962 Triumph TR4 CT2846L 1979 Caterham 7
1993 Suburban 1994 Miata C-package 2007 Saturn Ion 3 2.4
----- "Randall" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> > What's with the gas thing? Is it higher or lower octane that is
> > harmful?
> Using fuel with too low an octane can lead to serious engine damage.
> Octane too high just wastes money.
> There was a time when "premium" also meant better additive packages,
> but I
> don't believe that is true any more.
> -- Randall
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