Ethanol is Corrosive Hates Fuel Systems
Carburetor re-builders will tell you once a carburetor is ethanol etched, they cannot be rebuilt. Additives fail the test of time resulting in etched carburetors. In fact ethanol is so aggressive that new car manufactures are replacing their metal gas tanks with plastic. The wise man will drain gas often to ensure no destruction from ethanol. In fact many auto manufacturers are making gas tanks out of plastic.
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Each year spilled fuel from draining gas results in explosions and fires that take lives and destroy millions of dollars in property. In repair shops, it is a requirement that the mechanics wear special anti-static static shoes. It is hard to believe that the internal combustion engine has been around since 1850 and no adequate means to remove old gasoline without life-threatening spillage has ever been introduced until now.
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April 03 2014, 3 Comments
Ethanol Hated Fuel Systems Ethanol Gas sucks water from the air then turns into a nasty form of sulfuric acid called sulfide salts. Additives do not work. Popular Mechanics posted a chart that tells the truth about additives and their content. Ethanol ate the carburetor in my 1933 Ford 1.5 ton truck rendering it not rebuild-able. Carburetor re-builders agree that once a carburetor is ethanol etched it can not be rebuild.