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Old 14th July 2019
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Originally Posted by bustert View Post
the alcohol absorbs the water
By alcohol, I'm assuming you mean "ethanol".

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Originally Posted by ChinCactus View Post
Only to a point. When saturated the ethanol drops out of solution and collects on the bottom. Called phase separation.
. Water won't mix with gasoline, so as ChinCactus said, it separates completely from the gasoline and the gasoline sets on top of the diluted ethanol. So if your fuel pickup is on the bottom of the tank, it's only going to pull the diluted ethonal into the fuel pump or flow into the carb.
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