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Is there a gas specialist in the room?

gasoline hose, Ethanol, gasoline, damageThat is a variation on the story of the man who entered the stage at a cabaret show and called out into the room: "Is there a doctor in the room?"

From the audience a man jumped up: "I am a doctor!" The podiumgoer looked at the doctor vigorously and asked: "Do you think this is such a bad program doctor?"


It is known that modern gasoline consists mainly of excise duty. That they - old or fresh from the pump - no longer smell nice, that is also a given.

But what the hell do we get for all our contributions to the bottomless treasure chest? Rumor has it that modern gasoline contains a very high proportion of acetone. And that Euro 95 has consisted of such an 10% alcohol for a long time.

THIS ENOUGHThe characteristics of modern petrol are now so different from the characteristics of petrol from the time that the stuff was just a petroleum distillate, that the specified values ​​for adjusting the ignition of our classics can generally only be used as an indication to become.

Moreover, only 1 times E95 refueling can be deadly for polyester tanks and 'old-fashioned' (but newly installed) gasoline hoses. The modern petrol is said to have a service life of 6 weeks. After that they are mostly dead, leaving behind a 'varnish' layer that hides all nozzles. And it draws water to rust through tanks.

We do not have the possibility to have laboratory examinations carried out, and when calling to the large petrol farmers we caught the bone.

But if you happen to be a chemist and know what we are fueling these days, then you are welcome.

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