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post #20 of Old 10-27-2011
PalmettoSailor
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Originally Posted by MarkSF View Post
You had to rebuild the car 3 times. You've no evidence that it was due to ethanol. Let me go further - it wasn't. The main issue with ethanol is that the fuel can attract water long term. Easily fixed with a dash of Stabil.
I think there is evidence that ethanol does indeed breakdown the resins in fiberglass fuel tanks, but that's another issue.

Also, Stabil will not change the nature of ethanol. The water will still be in your fuel. If anything Stabil will just cause the water to stay in suspension longer, so its more likely to go through the engine and out as water vapor.

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