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Old 03-22-2016, 09:21 PM   #16
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Hmmmm. Wonder why you have better luck than me? Maybe the heat in my garage compared to Illinois?
idk, but i doubt it. i leave the gas in it till next season. during the summer i start it up a few times. i usually let it run low at the end of winter, but i didn't get a chance this season.

oh, our gas has 10% ethanol .

and my toro snow blower is about 20 years old. i have had it for about 6 years.
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Old 04-05-2016, 08:47 PM   #17
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i started my toro lawnmower. i ran it dry last year. i also put in 6 month old gas, what was left in my can. started almost right up. same for my crappy craftsman leaf blower.
trimmer is next. oh, started/used my chainsaw same way.
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Old 04-15-2016, 02:37 PM   #18
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a capful is what I typically use in a smaller engine, like a lawn mower. I too never use ethanol in any small engines. Costs a bit extra, but I bought a used 4 cycle weed eater one and the fuel lines were brittle and cracked due to the ethanol.
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Old 05-30-2016, 10:31 AM   #19
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a capful is what I typically use in a smaller engine, like a lawn mower. I too never use ethanol in any small engines. Costs a bit extra, but I bought a used 4 cycle weed eater one and the fuel lines were brittle and cracked due to the ethanol.
Where can you buy gas without ethanol in it?
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Where can you buy gas without ethanol in it?
It takes investigation, but it can be done.

There are 2 places in my community that guarantee that they have pure gas, no moonshine in it.

It might cost a few pennies more a gallon, but runs better in yard equipment, and older (pre 80s) vehicles.


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I really want a riding mower.

Theres a Poulan at Home Depot with Briggs & Stratton engine thats in lower price range.

But it says it has 6 gears. Wonder if that means you have to shift gears?.
I assume you are talking about one of the Poulan Pro models. They are only to be shifted at a complete stop. Think of it more as a speed and reverse selector.
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