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Old 07-22-2010, 10:32 PM
Dougan Dougan is offline
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Default Re: unleaded fuel in Australia

Originally Posted by katoomer
We have 10% Ethanol over here all over in the US. There were reports it would damage carbs. But the damage must be very long term. I run it all the time in my 1978 two stroke motorcycle and all my bike motors. I've never heard of a rubber gasket in a carburater ! I heard over here eventually they will go higher than 10%
Outboards do have rubber gaskets in their carbs. I see them all the time. If you don't believe me, go look at outboard carb rebuild kits.
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