What is the effect of 10% ethenol on octane rating

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Asked by DaveRas May 26, 2013 at 04:56 PM about the Honda Crosstour

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tenspeed
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Because ethanol has an octane rating of 113, adding 10% ethanol to gasoline raises the finished fuel's octane rating by 2 or 3 points, improving the fuel's performance.

DavidH25
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I posted something prematurely. and upon further research discovered tenspeed's source of information is better that mine, more trustworthy and I deleted it. I had disagreed, but was wrong.

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