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Old 12-13-2012, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by 1Gary View Post
We know that E85 adds moisture to fuel in storage.That the blue Stab-bil is the way to remove and stabilize the fuel removing the moisture.

If you mean ethanol is hyroscopic it is it won't mix with gasoline unless it's chemically dried. Chemically drying ethanol is very expensive and very energy intensive and quite pointless ethanol fuel burns well enough with 2% water in it. If you leave E85 in an open container it will absorb water from the air and the gas will separate out. once its got that 2% its happy. In Brazil they sell ethanol 2% water (Alkohol in Portuguese) in every gas station and it's cheap really cheap.
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