Is there a problem with using the current gas that has 10% ethanol in a 79 Triumph Spitfire?

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Asked by Jul 21, 2016 at 12:58 PM about the 1979 Triumph Spitfire

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What's your alternative?

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23,705

Yeah- forget the ethanol- it will gum those SUs up- get some pure gas, if you are at an airport or in Cali- there are places to get it-

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If I can not find pure regular gas, is there an additive that will help?

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23,705

no, don't use additives- don't go down that road- keep looking for gas without ethanol, but go ahead and run the pump gas- it would be a long time before it affects your carbs- by that time they will need to be addressed anyway, no doubt- just keep the gas in your tank fresh, don't let it sit for any length of time-

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Here's some of my photos-

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