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Re: ethanol vs. non-ethanol gasoline
What is it about a little ethanol that clogs the idle jets?
Ethanol eats away at fuel hoses and rubber gaskets,etc ...I suspect that as they dissolve the microscopic bits of inner hose liner or gasket rubber make a sour mash of residue that clogs idle jets methinks...just a theory but no amount of stabile is going to strain out that residue...Oh wait..that's what your idle or needle jet is for...
....Maybe a really good fuel filter might help but then a short stretch of fuel hose is always the last place your fuel has been before it heads into a carb...so...
Last edited by souljour2000; 11-26-2012 at 02:20 PM.