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What is the solute and solvent in gasoline?

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January 24, 2011 8:43AM

I'm not sure what you mean, commercial gasoline is a blend of linear and aromatic hydrocarbons averaging about 8 carbon atoms per molecule with various additives for various purposes (e.g. keep engine clean, reduce pollutants, stabilize mixture, improve starting in cold weather).

Gasoline is a solvent, but if you was a solvent for cleaning parts there are far safer ones that work as well.