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Be aware that ethanol blends are not as stable as the previous MTBE based gasolines. The ethanol tends to absorb water from the humid air and once it reaches 1.5% water by volume or so, it phase separates out from the gasoline, leaving you with fuel that has an octane rating of somewhere around 80...

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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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