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flex fuel?

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I need some help, I have a 00' xlt 3.0 stepside that is bone stock.. it says i can run the flex fuel (E85) but my question is what do I have too do too run it? I dont want too screw it up. i only have my iphone too use right now soi couldnt really search for it on here...

also, im lookking to mod my truck.. but I have no clue what I want too do.. What are some things that you would do too a 4wd maroon 00' stepside that is completely stock?

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Nothing, you fill up and run it.

First thing I'd probably do is new wheels. Wheels make a huge difference in the appearance of a vehicle.
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cool thanks!! should i try too run the gasoline out first?

I was thinking wheels/tint/ all new door speakers and a 15'' behind the pass seat.
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It makes no difference. E85 is just 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline.

Yeah, I forgot about tint. It's a must.
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where did you find E85? I have that v flex crap too and its pointless. but tint, wheels/tires, paint parts to your digression (make the truck yours), lift x27
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so i got 03 ford ranger edge 4.0 4x4 will e85 mess it up how u put it its only 85% gas my opion it want so is that true ?
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What's the difference between to, too, and two? It's not too difficult to use them, once you take the time to learn what they mean - and do some practicing too.


To

To has two functions. First, as a preposition, in which case it always precedes a noun.

I'm going to the store

He went to Italy

This belongs to David

Secondly, to indicates an infinitive when it precedes a verb.

I need to study

We want to help

He's going to eat


Too

Too also has two uses. First, as a synonym for "also":

Can I go too?

He went to France too

I think that's Paul's book too

Secondly, too means excessively when it precedes an adjective or adverb.

I'm too tired

He's walking too quickly

I ate too much


Two

Two is a number.

One, two, three...

I have two cars

She ate two pieces of pie


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The confusion between to, too, and two occurs because the three words are pronounced identically.

One: If you're able to replace the word with "also" or "excessively/too much," use too. Two: If the word is a number, use two. Otherwise, you'll want to use to.


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Seriously though... Mine's a 2003. Can ALL these Ranger take FlexFuel? How can I tell if mine can?
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The whole "too" thing was auto-correct.. Gotta love it!

The reason I was asking about e85 is cause around here it's around 30-45 cents cheaper around where I live..

What's the best place to find ranger aftermarket parts ?
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i didnt mean it like that so can run e85 in my truck yall didnt even help me out bout it but yall wanna be funny bout it
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Seriously though... Mine's a 2003. Can ALL these Ranger take FlexFuel? How can I tell if mine can?
If you have a 3.0L and the eighth character in the VIN is a V then you have a flex fuel Ranger.
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i didnt mean it like that so can run e85 in my truck yall didnt even help me out bout it but yall wanna be funny bout it
No one has even answered your question yet.

No, you should not use E85 in a non flex fuel vehicle. Automakers only recommend up to E10 in all non flex fuel gasoline vehicles.
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Also remember that you will get worse MPGs with E85. So the 30-45 cent trade off isn't even worth it.
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i filled up with the E85 today, filled up for $3.25 unleaded in Louisville is $3.98 avg. ill take a mile or two less per gallon for 75 cents plus cheaper..

Also I read where people were complainning about it hurting performance.. It made mine run like scallded dog!!
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Yea I believe it is somewhere around a 27% decrease in mileage, but when I ran it I only noticed a 1 mpg drop.
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