The Pardeys have and 8hp and you can read about there ethanol fuel issue right on this page
Are you talking about this thread?
Tohastsu - 8hp 4cycle - tech questions
If so, those posts are by Larry and Susan MacDonald, not Lin and Larry Pardey.
Or were you talking about another post? If the Pardeys are using an outboard as an auxiliary these days, I'd be interested to read about it. (Sincerely not sarcastically.)