The bane of outboard engines

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The bane of outboard engines

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon May 20, 2013 6:57 am

Outdoors in Maine: Ethanol: The bane of outboard engines
V. Paul Reynolds

No matter how hard the Green Lobby pushes ethanol in gasoline, there is no debate: it is the scourge of outboard motors, 4-strokes included. Currently all Maine gasoline contains 10 percent ethanol, which is alcohol made from corn.There is a move afoot at the national level to add an even higher ethanol content (15 percent) to our gasoline at the pump. This is crazy. Environmentalism has run amok!

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