Gasohol and 2 strokes

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  1. Hoghead

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    Just pondering gasohol issues as I am about to go out to the shop and make my carb (Mukuni 45) Harley run on E-95

    What happens to 2 strokes when petrol is no longer available, and all we can buy is gasohol.
     
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    They will die off slowly
     
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    Thought as much, but one could always replace the tank with a LPG cylinder sort of like a TukTuk

    Guess I won't be buying that NSR after all.
     
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    It's no bad thing that the 2 strokes slowly will dissapear, as also past-previous-future governments are/will making an effort to get rid of these stinkers. Compared to 12 years ago, there's not many left as of today; you can see the few remaining clearly by the smoke cloud trailing behind them......
     
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    Long live 2 smokes :wink:

    I was out in the middle of nowhere in Rayong province on a CRM250 and was running on fumes when I found a garage that only had gasohol. I filled her up and she ran fine. Dunno about long term effects mind.
     
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    OMDB. :lol:

    Crankcase seals are still lubricated by oil. 8)

    Just do the carb and.......

    Surgeon General: It's OK to smoke the opposition with 2-stroke power.
     
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    Gasohol will probably slowly damage the cranckcase seals in a 2 stroke.
     
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    PROBABLY? Sorry don't buy it. When it quits I'll let you know. Until then.....
     
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