non ethanol pricing

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  1. EV Happy

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    Just put non ethanol in for $2.62 The ethanol was $1.99. I know it probably isn't cost efficient but my cars seems to get better mileage and run better on it. No more than I run on gas it really doesn't make much difference.
     
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    Yup, it's not worth the tiny efficiency difference or much higher cost when owners get anywhere between 1,000 and 2,500 miles per tank.
     
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    Heck, it's not worth for any gain in efficiency when I am not driving at all! Shelter-in-Place order in action.:cry:
     
  4. Rob43

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    Normally I run "real" non ethanol gasoline most of the time, usually I choose the premium grade. Then when I plan any kind of long road trip, I'll go to Costco and fill up with E10 and run that until I get back home. Both actually have their benefits.


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    You're gonna just leave that hanging there? Because??? ;)
     
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    I keep non-ethanol gas in a container in my garage because it has a much longer shelf-life. I use it in a generator, lawn mower, etc.
     
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    I store my car in the summer in Florida when I go back North and now is the time when I start running the non ethanol. I to make sure the ethanol is completely out of the system and leave it with a full tank on no ethanol. I also now put a a battery maintainer on the 12 volt and put a couple of extra lbs of air in the tires.
     
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