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anyone ever used ethenol in there truck, i have a flex fuel truck just wondering if anyone has any input.
 
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you will lose some mpg.....shouldn't see much power loss......i don't know why you would want to with the way gas is coming down in price....E85 is prolly more expensive...
 
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i was just getting some of yalls input not planning on it, i know it must be nice for yall in the states at lik 2.30 or so for a gallon. im in germany and i pay 3.26 still.
 
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OUCH!! here in southern Indiana i am paying anywere from $2.15 to $2.30 for it depending what city i am in....
 
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cant wait till dec when i get back to the states.
 
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military?
 
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yep, havnt seen my truck in 3 years except for the picture in my avatar.
 
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dang i thought they would ship it were ever you were?

thanks for serving.....
 
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didnt want to, gas price for one, these roads are frikken small, the autobahn is nice, also had alot of miles on it so i was letting it catch up a bit
 
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oooo i see!!!
 
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Running E85 you lose MPG, hp, and money. But it's not from the middle east and produces cleaner emissions.

Consumer Reports on E85
 
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Originally Posted by lifted97ranger
OUCH!! here in southern Indiana i am paying anywere from $2.15 to $2.30 for it depending what city i am in....
Wow, I just paid 2.69 and I thought that wasnt to bad...
 
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costs me about 35 bucks to fill up my neon
 
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Wow, I just paid 2.69 and I thought that wasnt to bad...
dang.....the national average is right at $2.70 a gallon as of this morning.....lowest was $1.99 in Ohio.......
 
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must be nice. thats all i can say.
 
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On a national average, E85 costs more than gasoline. Your area may be different, but I'm not just talking about your area.
 
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dang.....the national average is right at $2.70 a gallon as of this morning.....lowest was $1.99 in Ohio.......
thats awesome cuz im going back home to ohio to visit my family and friends i havent seen since early may.
 
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D. where you getting the E85? Are you going down to PA? I didnt think we had any pumps around here.
 
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E-85 nets you an ~5% (or is 5 HP?) GAIN, not loss in horsepower. You sacrifice by getting 20-30% less mpg.
 
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Loose MPG? I'll give you such. HP? NO WAY. money? At $1.80 a gallon, I was getting 14mpg. On regular gas Im LUCKY to see 16 on the highway. Gas was 3$/gallon -vs- 1.80$ for E85 when I ran it 2 weeks ago in my area. Mile for the dollar.. its a lot better.

As for power.. E85 runs better then gas ever did in my engine.
but no one else is in the program your in D or else id be running e85 all the time...
[IMG]Running E85 you lose MPG, hp, and money. But it's not from the middle east and produces cleaner emissions.
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rangers are rated at 7 more hp or so with e85 compared to 87 fuel...
 
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