Vintage Chevrolet Parts, Sales, Service, Knowledge
Adler's Antique Autos, Inc.
Author of "Notes from the Corrosion Lab"
801 NY Route 43, Stephentown, NY 12168
(518) 733 - 5749
Winter Storage Article
Effects of Gasoline Volatility on Vehicle Performance
Volatility Too Low
Volatility Too High
Poor cold start
High evaporative emissions/
canister overloaded and purge
Poor warm-up performance
Poor cool-weather driveability
Fuel economy may deteriorate
Unequal fuel distribution in
Charts and tables for this article are taken from
Changes in Gasoline II Technician's Manual
, Downstream Alternatives Inc., 1995.