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E85 and 3.0 V6

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I am new to this board, But not new to the ranger world. I recently picked up a 98 ranger xlt 2wd. It has a 3.0 v6. Reading on Wikipedia say's the (98) 3 liter was a "flex fuel" engine. It can run on regular gas and E85,

Can anyone confirm this reasoning?

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There were 2 separate models. Some were flex fuel, some weren't.
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Looks like E85 (FFV) Rangers started in 1999:


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Looks like E85 (FFV) Rangers started in 1999:



Thank you Sir. That is just what i was looking for.
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FYI, wikipedia is not a good source of reliable information.
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FYI, wikipedia is not a good source of reliable information.
For automotive stuff i have noticed, But for Business it's great.

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FYI, wikipedia is not a good source of reliable information.
That information did not come from wikipedia.


Sorry, you were referring to the OP.
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Check on your tailgate and see if their is a decal of a leaf on it.
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i personally hate the stuff. i used it in my truck in south dakota, and nebraska. 2 weeks later I was lucky enough to replace my injectors!
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