Alcohol/Fuel Question for Poulan

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Old 06-28-09, 11:02 AM
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Alcohol/Fuel Question for Poulan

I just bought a Poulan trimmer. The book says to avoid alcohol blend fuels. A few years ago this was possible. I haven't seen a gas pump recently that wasn't labeled for blended gasoline.

Should I buy a carb now?
 
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Old 06-28-09, 03:08 PM
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If you think you should, then go ahead. Most trimmers are 2-cycle (oil mixed in the gas). The oil will help the corrosion issue. I recomend using Marine Stabil all the time. Marine Stabil is made to help address the E-10 issue. Regular Stabil is not.
 
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Old 06-28-09, 03:09 PM
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I think it's O.K for up to 10%... I wouldn't try to run e-85,tho...Roger
 
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