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gamechanger2011
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Message Posted: May 8, 2013 6:07:32 PM



"Did you know E30 is your optimal ethanol fuel choice? According to the EPA, 30 percent ethanol could reduce tailpipe emissions and improve fuel economy."
"Did you know E30 is your optimal ethanol fuel choice?
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nurdco
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2014 12:19:06 AM

MIX qtr tank of e85 and then ADD the REMAINDER of Regular (Winter Blend is e10)

Remember OLD Complementary Arithmetic???
e85 is 70% Ethanol
HENCE...
MAX mixture is 30% For ANY vehicle...
ANY engine NOT rated as FLEX Fuel {Yellow Gas Cap}

then YOU GET e30 Regular

Been Driving in Colorado since 2005...

I get 34mpg and Better Luches...
goldseeker
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2014 3:26:31 AM

I wish I could get some. I splash blend it whenever I find an e85 pump.
WhiskeyBurner
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 1:06:20 AM

I came close to 30% once in my Jeep by accident, usually I tried to keep it closer to 20% and it ran fine during this last winter while using higher than normal percentages.
thebrohta167
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Message Posted: May 19, 2013 10:41:57 AM

ok
goldseeker
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Message Posted: May 19, 2013 5:19:01 AM

I use e20 as often as possible. So far no noticable loss in mileage. I used e30 once, but got stuck in bumper to bumper traffic around Philly so I do not know the true results.
Hannie59
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Message Posted: May 18, 2013 12:43:49 PM

E-30 is optimal for almost every vehicle on the road today that runs on gasoline. E-30 is still gasoline, but at the optimal amount of additive to achieve best MPG and engine life.



[Edited by: Hannie59 at 5/18/2013 12:44:58 PM EST]
SilverStreaker
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 10:14:02 AM

tdioiler claims "the mandates mean those who drive vehicle that will be damaged by these E30 fuels are out-of-luck"
I've been using E30 fuels and higher in my non-FFVs since 2007 and have not seen any sign of ethanol related performance or maintenance issues. I had to replace my tires and my windshield wipers. Damn ethanol!
giwan
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 12:31:22 AM

Kindly define optimal? For what vehicles, and compared to what?
tdioiler
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Message Posted: May 16, 2013 11:40:57 PM

And the mandates mean those who drive vehicle that will be damaged by these E30 fuels are out-of-luck.

Why don't we mandate stupidity out of Washington DC first ?
tdioiler
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Message Posted: May 16, 2013 11:36:33 PM

Right, another study by the govt brain trust? Is 'optimal' meaning it works well 30% of the time?

Total BS unless you are running a FFV.
krzysiek_ck
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Message Posted: May 9, 2013 8:41:43 AM

E30 works very nicely in my 2000 vehicle, and E35 works even better in my 1994 Turbo car.
tropicalmn
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Message Posted: May 9, 2013 1:13:09 AM

Same article-link was already posted May 4. Discussion under topic "New way to look at E-30 from both sides"
SilverStreaker
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Message Posted: May 9, 2013 12:11:28 AM

I've been using E30 in my non-FFV 2003 Honda CRV for years without any performance or maintenance issues. It's the most economically optimal fuel blend, as I don't see any significant change in mileage and E85 costs less than regular gas.
gamechanger2011
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Message Posted: May 8, 2013 11:53:40 PM

"Did you know E30 is your optimal ethanol fuel choice?

I got this link from a different source!

[Edited by: gamechanger2011 at 5/8/2013 11:55:03 PM EST]
gamechanger2011
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Message Posted: May 8, 2013 11:46:06 PM

It's not letting me post the link. It's an article from the New York Times


[Edited by: gamechanger2011 at 5/8/2013 11:52:39 PM EST]
giwan
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Message Posted: May 8, 2013 11:18:38 PM

LInk is not working fix it
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