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Old 07-30-2009, 01:43 AM   #27 (permalink)
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As far as 10% ethenol is concerned.....you might get as bad as 20% WORSE mpg since more fuel is needed to obtain the same driving parimeters. I read in a magazine last year that E85 can be as bad as 27% worse than straight gas and on my flex fuel 01 Caravan it did get @ 25% worse on E85 compared back to back with reg 87 oct gas.
Kind of a leap to conclude that if E85 (roughly 85% ethanol) drops fe "27%" that E10 (roughly 10% ethanol- 75% less than E85) yields only 7% different results??? I've never experienced anywhere near a 20% fe drop because of E10.
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