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Old 10-05-2013, 10:09 PM   #193 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Allch Chcar View Post
Exactly, but I still hear the line about Ethanol destroying/clogging fuel injectors. I have heard a few people suggest that Ethanol will eat through aluminum engines. I hope they know that Gasoline is corrosive too.
Well, these guys along with others KNOW that E85 is corrosive to aluminum and said so in this 'Position Paper' on its use in boats:

www.nmma.org/assets/cabinets/Cabinet103/E20_Position_Paper.doc

When stainless steel (ss) tubing is used, the E85 problem is eliminated, but not every fuel system component is made of ss.
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