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Whenever i go to discount auto parts' web site, it always gives me two options for the 3.0. Either with 182 CID VIN V or 182 CID VIN U. which one is what?
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Edit: I had these switched the first post

U - standard 3.0 V6
V - FFV (flex fuel) 3.0 V6

Check the 8th digit of you VIN

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V - standard 3.0 V6
U - FFV (flex fuel) 3.0 V6

Check the 8th digit of you VIN
Other way around... V is flex fuel and U is standard.. Flex fuel has bigger injectors .. To compensate for more fuel usuage when burning ethanol
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Other way around... V is flex fuel and U is standard.. Flex fuel has bigger injectors .. To compensate for more fuel usuage when burning ethanol
i think there are some other different parts used in the fuel system on the flex fuel ones along with a different computer
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Other way around... V is flex fuel and U is standard.. Flex fuel has bigger injectors .. To compensate for more fuel usuage when burning ethanol
Good catch. Typed that wrong. Edited 1st post
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