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post #1 of 24 Old 01-01-2014, 05:14 PM Thread Starter
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Thoughts on Ethanol Equalizer ?

Happy New Year Everyone,

I've just been made aware of a product to counter ethanol water issues. The product is Ethanol Equalizer, by Performance Liquids.
I'm wondering if anyone has experience with this or advice for me on the value of this product. I'm in NJ and we only have ethanol gas. Thanks in advance
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I haven't experienced any problems with e10 in Ca which is all we have here.

I do like and use Liquid Performance chain lube.

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I don't have experience with that particular brand but I use the Sta-bil brand ethanol equalizer/fuel stabilizer. The manual for my 03V says fuel with "less than 10% ethanol" is permissible. Better safe than sorry.
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I use Startron which was recently rated the best in a MCN test of this type of product. An $8.00 bottle(Wally World) will treat 148 gallons of fuel.

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I use an old formula my grandfather told me about called "ride the damn thing once in a while" and it's not an issue.


E10 is not an issue for a V-Strom, and you don't need to waste money dumping mouse milk in the gas.

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can't find a MSDS online to form an opinion, Liquid Performance's website is not very helpful either

sounds like it may be SNAKE OIL



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I dont worry about it unless im storing it for a while. In which case i use high test as it typically does not contain ethanol around here and put some seafoam in the tank

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I use Startron which was recently rated the best in a MCN test of this type of product. An $8.00 bottle(Wally World) will treat 148 gallons of fuel.
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marine formula ethanol treatment

i've used sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment for the past 24,000 miles. works ok for me. helps me get better mpg. V-Strom (Suzuki DL1000) | Fuelly
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2 cycle engines

I recently heard from a good mechanic that I know that ethanol is hell on small engines (2 cycle), but at 10% or less on our engines we're OK. I don't know what the higher (15%) stuff will do to us if it becomes widespread.

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