E85?

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:06 pm
So I put $20 of this stuff in my Mustang this morning on the way to my day job, and I could tell I'd lost performance the rest of the way to work. I started it up after work and it ran like crap, so I filled it the rest of the way with premium, and it's running better, though still not as good as the 87 octane crap I usually burn.

Anybody tried this stuff?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:00 pm
From Wikipedia:



E85 has 33% less energy content than "pure" gasoline (and 30% less than the E10 gasohol blend that is sold by almost all retailers in the US).[5] Depending on the vehicle, this can result in a notable reduction in fuel economy and means that, in factory-made flex-fuel vehicles, while E85 is cheaper than gasoline per gallon, per mile it is far more expensive.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:38 am
I've got no choice but to use it, and I'm sure my car is the worse for wear because of it :(
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:02 am
Pikadrew wrote:I've got no choice but to use it, and I'm sure my car is the worse for wear because of it :(


Are you SURE it's E85 and not the the E10 gasohol blend that is sold by almost all retailers in the US (only 10% ethanol)?
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:05 am
gregster wrote:
Pikadrew wrote:I've got no choice but to use it, and I'm sure my car is the worse for wear because of it :(


Are you SURE it's E85 and not the the E10 gasohol blend that is sold by almost all retailers in the US (only 10% ethanol)?


Oops, my bad. I thought the two were the same thing. TIL... :)

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