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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #15 on: February 24, 2011, 06:27:44 pm »
Obama is now pushing for 15%.  We need that clown ousted.

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #16 on: February 24, 2011, 06:33:45 pm »
yeah we really need some riots going on here
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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2011, 06:34:31 pm »
My buddy was having a lot of problems with ethanol in his new ski doo XRS 800 (I believe it was detonating).  He now swears by this Star bright product.  I know they stock it at Wards and many other local shops are stocking it. 

http://mystarbrite.com/startron/

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2011, 06:43:34 pm »
My buddy was having a lot of problems with ethanol in his new ski doo XRS 800 (I believe it was detonating).  He now swears by this Star bright product.  I know they stock it at Wards and many other local shops are stocking it. 

http://mystarbrite.com/startron/

What octane was he running? I ride with a guy with a 600 and 800 etecs 91 and better he has no problems.

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2011, 06:50:35 pm »
He's running 93, and it's a 800.  According to him and my other buddy, who has the same sled, many guys are having similar problems with many different sleds.  I know Wards has sold a lot of that fuel additive.  I personally, have never had a problem with any of my bikes.  I just run 93 octane mixed 50:1.

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2011, 06:52:31 pm »
whats this 50:1 mix you speak of? lol
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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2011, 07:04:38 pm »
After years of straight gas, my ratio rite has led me back to the light!

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #22 on: February 24, 2011, 07:48:29 pm »
jake, if you mix 40:1 its exactly 16oz (1/2 quart) of oil for 5 gallons of petrol. i used to run 50:1 but its so much simpler to run 40:1

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #23 on: February 24, 2011, 07:52:39 pm »
are you guys mixing 10w30 or 20w50? I want the best for my race motor :)
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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2011, 08:13:00 pm »
My buddy bought a 30gal drum of Amsoil, so I just fill a gallon jug as I need it.  So I'd need to measure no matter what.  Buying in bulk like that saves on cost.  We did the same thing when we used to run race gas.  I'd just buy a 55gal drum and we'd split it.  Much cheaper!

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2011, 08:23:21 pm »
I run 32:1, that's 4 oz per gallon (1 gallon is 128 ounces, 128/4 = 32, hence 32:1).  Easier to figure out that way. 

I have a ratio rite too, though, just because I can't use the Pyrex measureing cup from the kitchen. :)
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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2011, 09:07:30 pm »
ethanal.... More expensive+less efficient+more smog pollution+destroys most of what it touches=something only the government could come up with.

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #27 on: February 25, 2011, 07:00:48 am »
we buy a box of 1gallon amsoil jugs, then i dump the oil from my 1gallon jug to an old 1 quart jug. definitely buy bulk what you can. every year or so my brother and i buy another case of amsoil. its great, to know you have it, and it saves a lot, the 1 gallon jugs were an especially good deal. ill have to look into the 30gal jug.

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #28 on: April 03, 2011, 01:44:22 pm »
I heard  a commercial for one of the Indian reservations that they have ethanol free gas. To bad they are so far away.

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Re: Ethanol Treatment
« Reply #29 on: April 03, 2011, 01:56:57 pm »
Well the ones out by Silvercreek and the one near Batavia have 10%. I already checked them out.
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