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Old 08-03-2012, 02:13 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
I think what some of you are forgetting here is that ethanol is an octane booster.
double edged sword.

while ethanol can be used to boost the octane rating of a decent fuel into something that can be used in a heavily boosted vehicle, it also allows for a really crappy base fuel to be bumped up into the category of 87 octane.

guess what's cheaper to make?
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