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#1020609 - 10/10/18 02:54 PM Re: 93 octane non-ethanol gas [Re: RAMBLIN RED]  
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Got to be careful to avoid sounding political here but just read an article in what's left of the daily newspaper here about a certain politician giving the green light to increasing ethanol content in gasoline. That's just great!! How would you like to be a motor vehicle manufacturer and have to deal with these mindless idiot political types re-writting the rule book every five minutes just to gain votes from a bunch of midwest corn farmers? In the end moves like this is going to cost all of us big time and all just to get a perceived political advantage over an opponent and get your silly ass re-elected.


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#1020697 - 10/11/18 02:56 PM Re: 93 octane non-ethanol gas [Re: JamesW]  
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Originally Posted by JamesW
Got to be careful to avoid sounding political here but just read an article in what's left of the daily newspaper here about a certain politician giving the green light to increasing ethanol content in gasoline. That's just great!! How would you like to be a motor vehicle manufacturer and have to deal with these mindless idiot political types re-writting the rule book every five minutes just to gain votes from a bunch of midwest corn farmers? In the end moves like this is going to cost all of us big time and all just to get a perceived political advantage over an opponent and get your silly ass re-elected.


Again, not trying to be political, but the recent trade wars have hit farmers pretty hard. Even with the subsidies, breaking even is going to be a real challenge for a lot of folks. This won't do much, but it will help those people who were thinking about plowing under fields rather than paying for harvesting and (especially) drying costs. The root of the problem is the consolidation in the Ag processing business, which keeps commodity prices artificially low. It's been this way since the late 1970's, and given our political system and that money is speech (no politics, the law as SCOTUS interprets it), I don't see commodity prices rising any time soon. This is another way to kick the can down the road, and force consumers and vehicle manufacturers to shoulder some of the burden. Premium gas probably won't be affected. Patronize filling stations that get lots of traffic (to avoid water contamination), and avail yourself of any number of 'magic' additives if it will help you sleep at night.

#1020784 - 10/13/18 12:49 AM Re: 93 octane non-ethanol gas [Re: RAMBLIN RED]  
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Most if not all WAWA gas stations have a non ethanol pump with it's own hose.. We are getting more of them here in Florida on top of the stations already carrying corn syrup free fuel...


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#1020827 - 10/13/18 05:37 PM Re: 93 octane non-ethanol gas [Re: Rider1200RT]  
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Originally Posted by Rider1200RT
Most if not all WAWA gas stations have a non ethanol pump with it's own hose.. We are getting more of them here in Florida on top of the stations already carrying corn syrup free fuel...



OK, I give up. What the H___ is the meaning of "WAWA"?


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#1020829 - 10/13/18 06:09 PM Re: 93 octane non-ethanol gas [Re: JamesW]  
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Originally Posted by JamesW
Originally Posted by Rider1200RT
Most if not all WAWA gas stations have a non ethanol pump with it's own hose.. We are getting more of them here in Florida on top of the stations already carrying corn syrup free fuel...



OK, I give up. What the H___ is the meaning of "WAWA"?


WAWA is a convenience store chain on the east coast. Mostly in the mid Atlantic/ eastern Pennsylvania area but have expanded to Florida

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#1020852 - 10/14/18 01:02 AM Re: 93 octane non-ethanol gas [Re: ltljohn]  
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Oh, I'm glad you cleared that up. I was thinking maybe WAWA was a town I'd never heard of as in WAWA, Washington State. Then I thought WAWA was maybe an east coast spelling of something I find myself having to occasionally do at three o'clock in the morning. revit


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#1020907 - 10/15/18 01:44 AM Re: 93 octane non-ethanol gas [Re: RAMBLIN RED]  
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Wawa is a small city in Canada near Lake Superior.


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#1021092 - 10/16/18 11:58 PM Re: 93 octane non-ethanol gas [Re: RAMBLIN RED]  
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WAWA is known for clean restrooms and good subs as well.. Glad they are getting down here and give the others some much neede competition.


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