Re: heads in the gas tank? was -alcohol temps
- Adam, this reflects what I was thinking- water may not blend with
gasoline but it certainly does with alcohol- and Alcohol blends with
gas. Hmmmmm. Perhaps I should try it!
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "ajdonnison" <adam@s...> wrote:
> --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Thomas Kehrlein <tom@k...> wrote:
> > David W Lunsford wrote:
> > >Hi, Peggy...at the risk of proving my stupidity, if ethanol at
> > >proof were added to gasoline, wouldn't the water naturally
> out and
> > >go to the bottom? Just curious...maxtonnage
> > >
> > >
> > David,
> > Yep, right down there where the pickup tube is.
> > Thomas
> It has been a while since I used to run a service station (AKA gas
> station), but when I was doing this the easiest way to get a car
> that had water in the fuel tank was to add ethanol (usually
> spirits) to the tank. The ethanol mixes with the water, and also
> the fuel, making the car driveable again, provided you didn't have a
> whole tank full of water. I'm not sure how this fits in with the
> expected theory, but I can vouch for the fact that it worked.