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Old 09-29-17, 04:16 PM
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Gasoline-Seasonal

Since there are lots of issues concerning fuel on these forums, I though I would attempt to share some tech info that Briggs provides for us Tech's.

If you have a viewer that can run this clip, it is pretty interesting.

http://www.thepowerportal.com/displa...s/gasoline.flv
 
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If any can not view it, and want the short and skinny, holler and I can give some specifics.
 
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Interesting. Good thing I live where it's balmy year round.
 
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Can't open it. It appears an app is needed.
 
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Everyone should have VLC player on their win 10 computers IMO..

https://www.videolan.org/vlc/
 
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When I click on it it downloads then my Windows Media Player runs it.

Windows 7
 
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Everyone should have VLC player on their win 10 computers IMO..

https://www.videolan.org/vlc/
Note, there is a 64 bit version.
 
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Old 10-01-17, 06:01 AM
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Great video. Especially like the balloon demo.
Also, a gas stabilizer will not resolve a summer/winter gasoline problem.
 
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Thanks for posting that! I finally understand the difference between summer blend & winter blend--which is a big deal here in Michigan.

The video raises a question (several actually) for me: For the example of a snow blower serviced in the fall at 70 degrees (or I suppose any heated shop)--are the adjustments made at that time going to be correct for operating in 10 temperatures when the air is much more dense?
 
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Unless you have equipment 30-40 yrs old, there are no adjustments that concern fuel.
 
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I guess guy48065 if you are talking two stroke that might still have full adjustments, then yes, it should be fine tuned for current conditions: Altitude, humidity, temperature, will affect the mixture. Many of these any more are also fixed or restricted and require special tools available only to authorized service dealers.
 
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Many of these any more are also fixed or restricted and require special tools available only to authorized service dealers.
Most of my equipment IS old but for the new-ish stuff I certainly won't let a "special tool" stop me.
 
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I agree but you still have to "find" them
 
 

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