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#21 Fuelinggood

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Posted 09 June 2015 - 10:34 AM

The spec allows a maximum of 85% denatured ethanol, which contains 2% denaturant (hydrocarbon) and therefore translates to 83% pure 200 proof alcohol.

 

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 08:49 PM

To my knowledge, it's never actually 85% ethanol anywhere in the United States. The maximum is 83% ethanol, at least here. I believe we're in the mid 70s (75-80% ethanol) right now, but it has been a while since I've asked the plant what they're at.


Then why the heck do they call it E85! I didn't know 83% was the max, who would have guessed that. My last fill reading was 79.6% according to my sensor reading from the OBD2. I've become obsessed with keeping track of every fill-up. If you ever want to know what percentage Speedway is at just ask me. I've got a wicked speadsheet full of data. Lol

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 07:04 PM

To my knowledge, it's never actually 85% ethanol anywhere in the United States. The maximum is 83% ethanol, at least here. I believe we're in the mid 70s (75-80% ethanol) right now, but it has been a while since I've asked the plant what they're at.
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Posted 08 June 2015 - 06:17 PM

Well what made you decide to check it out?


I just have no real data on what my fuel economy is on 87 so I'd like to know what that is for a better cost comparison.

So does E85 in MI actully get up to 85% ethanol in the summers?

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Posted 06 June 2015 - 02:32 PM

Well what made you decide to check it out?
Keep your feet on the ground, and keep reaching for the stars. -Casey Kasem
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-Listen pal, we tell it like it is. Somebody is bugging me, I let 'em know. And yeah, maybe that's why I like animals. They tell it like it is. Woof, moo, quack. That's straight shootin'! -Frank Barone, Everybody Loves Raymond (episode: "The Bird")
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Posted 06 June 2015 - 02:23 PM

Dont hate me but I think I'll be switching back to (dare I saw it, gulp) regular 87 for the next few weeks. Since I got my truck in Dec and only used 87 in the first few tanks before switching over to E85 I need to get a good baseline on what my mpg is with 87 for a better cost comparison. No worries though I'll certaining be switching back to the premium fuel we all love and know as E85. Hopefully at the new Dunkel Jolly station!* Also do you know when Speedway in MI actually goes to 85% ethanol? Been using an OBD2 Bluetooth adapter and the torque app to monitor my % and I have not seen it over 79% yet.

* Exclamation point haha.

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Posted 06 June 2015 - 08:22 AM

I do most things at night period! I was just looking for an exclamation point lol


Woot! Woot! Can't wait til July! Haha.
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Posted 06 June 2015 - 05:18 AM

Hey isn't posting this late at night enthusiastic enough.


I do most things at night period! I was just looking for an exclamation point lol
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Posted 06 June 2015 - 12:18 AM

Jeez man, try to contain your enthusiasm!


Hey isn't posting this late at night enthusiastic enough.
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Posted 05 June 2015 - 10:46 PM

That's great news. It'll be my new default pump.


Jeez man, try to contain your enthusiasm!
Keep your feet on the ground, and keep reaching for the stars. -Casey Kasem
E85 is less than a dollar per gallon!!!
View May thru July 2016 prices
-Alcohol belongs in cars, not humans. -Me
-2012 Dodge Charger 3.6L Pentastar V6
-Listen pal, we tell it like it is. Somebody is bugging me, I let 'em know. And yeah, maybe that's why I like animals. They tell it like it is. Woof, moo, quack. That's straight shootin'! -Frank Barone, Everybody Loves Raymond (episode: "The Bird")
-I fail to see how you fail to see that it's AWESOME! - Hiro, Big Hero 6




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