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E85 Ethanol
  • ClarendonGuy March 7, 2013 - 6:49 am #67505 Reply

    Any place around here that sells E85 ethanol? Anyone ever run this fuel in there flex fuel vehicles? It’s a cheaper fuel, does it give you the same fuel economy?

    JamesE March 7, 2013 - 8:14 am #67506 Reply

    I don’t know if anyone sells it around here but on the car forum I frequent their is speculation about the next engine being E85 compatible and the general consensus is that E85 yields more power but worse fuel economy.

    1234 March 7, 2013 - 9:26 am #67512 Reply

    http://virginiagasprices.com/ might have some info regarding locations with E85.

    novasteve March 7, 2013 - 9:51 am #67514 Reply

    Why would you want to use it? Ethanol has less energy than gasoline, so you will get worse mileage than if you used gasoline. I wish they would get all ethanol out of gasoline.

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