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Date:         Wed, 18 Dec 2002 17:56:02 -0600
Reply-To:     John Rodgers <j_rodgers@CHARTER.NET>
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From:         John Rodgers <j_rodgers@CHARTER.NET>
Subject:      Re: My Bucko update
Comments: To: Marc Perdue <marcperdue@ADELPHIA.NET>
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I've had some really good mechanics tell me that the problem of the worn out carb's is related to the fact that modern unleaded fuels provide no lubrication the way the older unleaded fuels did. Results - seals and shafts wear out sooner. I've noticed evidence of that myself.

John Rodgers 88 GL Driver

Marc Perdue wrote:

> Gas stations now tend not to advertise the fact that they use ethanol because > there were lots of rumours, none true, that gasohol caused the seals in your > carburetor to deteriorate. > >

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