Post suggestions and comments about below. I reserve the right to remove them at my discretion, especially if they have a clear political angle. Pure gas is a nonpartisan issue. I'm a left-wing Democrat, many users of this site are right-wing Republicans, even Tea Party, and yet we can all agree that ethanol policy is a mistake. It's not a liberal or conservative policy, it's the result of heavy lobbying by the ethanol industry, like ADM, combined with a massive blunder by the EPA in their attempt to spur the adoption of E85 vehicles back in 2007. We can all get along on this.

Comments about specific stations are deleted – those should go in the station comments. This page is for general comments about the site and pure gas, of interest to all visitors. For example, if a station no longer serves pure gas, just remove it. If you know of one that's not listed, don't comment here - add it!

Dukester, I have encountered those in tank filter socks before. I'm not familiar with your vehicle but on the other vehicles I've dealt with have an external fuel filter normally located either under the vehicle or in the engine compartment. The in tank filter socks are supposed to catch the larger particles while the external filters catch the smaller stuff. The '95 through '04 Tacomas had external filters under the driver side and almost as inconvenient to change as one in the tank. Is it possible you have a filter arrangement like this? – Jonathan LathburyAtlanta, Georgia (September 15, 2014)
Don't have an external filter, I subscribe/post on 2 Tacoma sites, and the gen2 (2005-current, mine is a 2009) Tacoma only has the internal tank "sock". On the other hand, oil filter is at top of the engine (V6), and with lots of ground clearance, it makes oil changes a breeze, especially compared to a Tundra V8, which has a nasty cartridge filter rather than a spin-on oil filter. – dukestermemphis (September 16, 2014)
A Chevron station here with a non-ethanol pump just added a larger tip to their N-A pump nozzles so the nozzle cannot be inserted into the car gas fill -- only used in larger holes like gas cans and boat fuel fills. The clerk said it is a government move to prevent pure gas from going into cars. Is that a new government rule??? – DBMelbourne, Florida (September 17, 2014)
DB in Melbourne, Florida, Absolutely not! In fact it is the other way around. They are required to use nozzles that are compliant with standard automotive use. I've encountered these larger nozzles before. They are similar in size to the older style leaded gasoline nozzles commonly used in the 80s and back. When catalytic converters were introduced in 1975 and unleaded gas was required for post '75 vehicles the smaller nozzles were developed so that larger nozzles from leaded gas could not be used. The larger nozzles are still in use today for diesel I believe and for commercial/farm equipment. The last time I encountered a large nozzle I was told that they were only using it temporarily until a regular nozzle on order came in. If this station is your preferred station, and the station owner/manager refuses to put a proper nozzle on the pump, you can use a long neck funnel to over come the size difference. Otherwise you might want to report that station to the governing body of the state that has jurisdiction over gas stations. – Jonathan LathburyAtlanta, Georgia (September 17, 2014)
I've encountered these larger nozzles before--------Jonathan Lathbury, Atlanta, Georgia (September 17, 2014)------Yes, one station that was just starting 100% gasoline service had a large nozzle. The owner filled my tank very slowly without spilling gasoline. He apologized & said he would immediately get another nozzle. Next time I filled up, he had the right nozzle. – litesongEverett, WA (September 18, 2014)
Does anyone know of a gas station in Wash DC that has ethanol free gas? – RichardWashington DC (September 18, 2014)
Richard - DC is in a Clean Air Act zone. No E0. You have to get far enough away to be out of the CAA E10 zone. – SamMadison, WI (September 18, 2014)
FYI, KMBZ News in Kansas City will be running a phone interview with me tomorrow (Friday, 9/19) morning. AM station I presume. No idea when exactly. – SamMadison, WI (September 18, 2014)
Thank you for this wonderful service. My Smart car has a double requirement — for high octane and no ethanol — and I was able to find 3 stations that met those requirements within 2 miles of the dance convention I'm attending in Wisconsin Rapids this weekend. – Richard S. RussellMadison, WI (September 19, 2014)
To: DB in Melbourne - Major oil companies are required by Congress/EPA to sell E10 or pay for renewable fuel credits for failure to sell their quota set by EPA. So although Chevron is "allowed" to sell E0 in FL it could be they would prefer to minimize volume. Last I heard EPA has not yet set E10 quota for 2014 so it's wild and crazy (politics) out there. – TBillVirginia (September 22, 2014)
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