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The title pretty much says it all. I've been searching for Ethanol free fuel a friend suggested I use "Aviation fuel". I've been reading about it on the internet I'm getting mixed results on how good or bad it would be to use in our Ranchers. What do you think?

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Too much lead in 100LL!!!
 

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Thanks, Jeepwm69

I looked at that site and the closest place to me is 150 miles from where I live. I work in San Jose and can't seem to find any in the bay area.
 

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I have a 2003 and 2005. I'm not sure if they have 02 sensors, I'll have to look it up.

It's pretty bad here there is so much hypocrisy. I wish it was only the Hippies but let's not forget the socialists, hobos, do-gooders activists and cop haters. That's what I call diversity.
 

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I have run 100ll in a few crotch rockets i drag raced years ago. And have ran it in my quads aswell. Until the local airport stopped selling it to us. It burned clean and ran well. Never had an issue out of it. It is held to a different standard then normal gas as it is going into something that if it misfires its a life or death situation. It also would go through a couple water sperators at our local airport. Was nice knowing it was clean high regulated fuel. But people were abusing the service as usual and putting it in cars for street racing and then imagine that we cant get it anymore........
 

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If you could still buy 80/87 aviation fuel, that would be the way to go. 100LL has 4X the lead of 80/87!!! It is very difficult to scavenge that much lead out of the combustion process. It will end up adhering to your exhaust valve, guide and seat...
 

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I have a 2003 and 2005. I'm not sure if they have 02 sensors, I'll have to look it up.

It's pretty bad here there is so much hypocrisy. I wish it was only the Hippies but let's not forget the socialists, hobos, do-gooders activists and cop haters. That's what I call diversity.

Shouldn't be an 02 sensor on any of those. That didn't start till 4-5 years ago. Reason I bought that up is it looks like the lead in Avgas will screw up cats and 02 sensors, but on an 03 and 05 you don't have any of that crap so probably won't hurt anything. Might foul plugs a little quicker but they're cheap and easy to replace.

And I lump all the commie social justice warriors under the term "hippy". My wife says I sound like an 75 year old bitching about "kids these days" LOL
 

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93 should be better, than, 87-89, ethanol, an then some.. tant, hippies that do this, its congress in the states, dont know bout Canada, nor anywhere else, that is that stupid. did i say all gov's. lobbyists, an gas company's.
dont know for sure if it the same site from 3yrs. ago. the best i can get is 91 octane..
this gas is better for 2-cycle engine's also..
 

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Back when I was street racing I used av fuel. I would mix 4 ounces of marvel mystery oil to 10 gals of fuel. Av fuel is very dry marvel mystery oil acts as a lubricant for the valves. My father in-law put av gas in his push mower. It ran good for awhile until it burnt the valves up. It would cut 4ft grass without bogging lol.
 

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Would there be any advantage to buying higher octane fuel with Ethanol? There is a station that is selling "extra Supreme" "Ultra Supreme" and "racing"? 94, 96, 98 and 101.
 

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87 octane without ethanol. These motors are not high compression. Running high octane fuel you are Just wasting your money. If non ethanol fuel is unavailable in your area. Then 87 with ethanol is fine. Use a stabilizer like marine grade stabil.
 

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Second what marbles said. If you can't find ethanol free, put some stabil or Startron in the gas. No need to run high octane. Waste of money.
 

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93 should be better, than, 87-89, ethanol, an then some.. tant, hippies that do this, its congress in the states, dont know bout Canada, nor anywhere else, that is that stupid. did i say all gov's. lobbyists, an gas company's.
dont know for sure if it the same site from 3yrs. ago. the best i can get is 91 octane..
this gas is better for 2-cycle engine's also..
the non-ethonal 91, runs fine in my, kick/arse RedMax weed-eater, an RedMax chainsaw. both are light weight. i run Stihl .105 in the weed whacker kind of a yellow/green color, border's on a translucent/florescent scale. i never seen string last this long. wish i could find a cat #, or part #.. might have to break out the magnifying glass. i get great mileage on both the gas, an string, an RedMax. [sound's like a commercial dont it]. im not an actor, an they cant pay me enough to lie. just not my way..
i will tell ya this.. if ya buy bologna, that has that red wrapper around it, when ya pull a slice out, dont miss the garbage can. you, and your dog wont appreciate it, when the dog duz business, butt the wrapper is still there in the end.
sorry, i was in a moment. poor Bam Bam, ya cant really tug, or pull on it.
least ya want to get bit.
 

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87 octane without ethanol. These motors are not high compression. Running high octane fuel you are Just wasting your money. If non ethanol fuel is unavailable in your area. Then 87 with ethanol is fine. Use a stabilizer like marine grade stabil.
i dont think i would let the gas sit to long, even with a stabilizer. especially in the atv,,, nor use it, if it sat to long [ethanol gas]..
got alcohol in it, alcohol bonds with water/moisture.
 

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red max

i'm going on my 3rd tank of gas, with just one spool of, .105 stihl string. i been cutting some thick stuff, like tree limbs, that stick out to far, and weeds, vines.
it is a commercial/home weed whacker. i.e. light commercial. cut's better than a echo, 225 SRM, lighter in weight. less carb problems.
 
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