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I found out about an E-10 free gas station on Rt 67 outside of Johnsonville, NY. Does anyone know of any other stations in New England. This one caters mainly to farmers, and I saw it on the way to visit Mom/Dad this weekend.
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There's an Agway in brattleboro vt on rt. 5 just north of the roundabout they get the gas imported from canada last i knew it was ethonal free.
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I found out about an E-10 free gas station on Rt 67 outside of Johnsonville, NY. Does anyone know of any other stations in New England. This one caters mainly to farmers, and I saw it on the way to visit Mom/Dad this weekend.
What's wrong with E-10?
Or do you have an old machine that won't do good with E-10?

Today's vehicles are made to run on E-10; if you're having a problem, it's probably not the gas.
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The only problems with E-10 is its tendency to separate after storage of about 2 months, it can also eat away at older fuel lines and small engines don't run well with it. There are a couple of treatments that seem to help these problems mainly the separation issue one is a crc fuel treatment comes in a white bottle and says marine on it. It is formulated to protect against storage related issues.
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The only problems with E-10 is its tendency to separate after storage of about 2 months, it can also eat away at older fuel lines and small engines don't run well with it. There are a couple of treatments that seem to help these problems mainly the separation issue one is a crc fuel treatment comes in a white bottle and says marine on it. It is formulated to protect against storage related issues.
I've never had a problem with winter storage, which is about 5-months here in Michigan but, I use a product called Sta-Bil.
I've been using E-10 in my cars, motorcycle, lawnmower, weedwhacker, blower, chainsaw and generator for years and have never had a fuel related problem.

Maybe it's the Sta-Bil that does the trick because I use it all year round adding it when I fill my gas storage cans. In the motorcycle I only use it during winter storage and start adding it a few weeks before it goes into storage. I've never used Sta-Bil in my cars because they go through at least a tankful of gas every week.
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Yes the Sta-bil is the reason you arn't haveing problems with your fuel. Preventative maintence is the key to any engine no matter what type it is.
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I found out about an E-10 free gas station on Rt 67 outside of Johnsonville, NY. Does anyone know of any other stations in New England. This one caters mainly to farmers, and I saw it on the way to visit Mom/Dad this weekend.
What's wrong with E-10?
Or do you have an old machine that won't do good with E-10?

Today's vehicles are made to run on E-10; if you're having a problem, it's probably not the gas.
Phil
E10 affects gas mileage adversely by about 10%. A very well known fact.
I put the Sta-Bil Marine in EVERYTHING I own..
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