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Hi Patrick carb# 45181
I have a alcohol Motor about 14 to 1 compression. I want to take my alcohol carburetor off and put my old gasoline carburetor on, and Run 87 octane gasoline Iam going to run it in a thanksgiving parade. It will only be idling or just above. It will be in the parade for approximately 20 minutes will that hurt the Engines ??????

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Your biggest issue will be "run on" when you shut the engine off.  But keep it cool, keep the rpms and load down and leave it in gear and hold the brakes when you shut it off... if its sounds odd or rattles when you rev it, shut it down and get some octane in it.
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