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Old 05-10-2006, 09:29 PM   #11
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I've ran 10% Ethanol (mid-grade) since I got my Bonneville, and I'll get 30-ish on the highway. It'* seems to like it just fine in my '01.
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I use E10 whenever possible. Gotta support my farming dad in anyway possible. They wouldn't sell it if it was detrimental to your fuel system. You'll see propaganda both ways on the internet, but at 10%, it'* proven to be fine.
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I'll drink to that.....with 40% ethanol.

I'll be bringing plenty of octane booster when I go down to Oregon this summer.
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Dunno about you b,I won't use it.

I pulled into a station this patst weekend and saw the 10% ethanol on the pump and drove the extra mile for real gas
i hate to brack it to you, but every gas station is useing 10% E now, goverment mandated it to try to lower are oil hunger
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NY has had 10% ethanol for over a year now. When I go to Jersey (non ethanol state ) and tank up My car feels a little peppier but its a little.
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Oh, I can see it coming now....
They are wheaning us off our dependency on oil.
Slowly they will decrease the percentage of petroleum fuel, replacing it with "more environmentally friendly additives"

Then when all the little Smart Cars start to pass you on the highway, it makes you realize how useless this big hunk of inefficiency cast iron 94 Octane burning dinosaur is............so you sell it and buy a pedal bike.
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...but at 10%, it'* proven to be fine.
Yup. The university here tested out E-30 on 15 different cars and showed no ill effects or loss of performance. The local paper had a huge write up about it a while ago.
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...but at 10%, it'* proven to be fine.
Yup. The university here tested out E-30 on 15 different cars and showed no ill effects or loss of performance. The local paper had a huge write up about it a while ago.
You guys are right on the money... nobody here needs to be afraid of running a low-percentage Ethanol blend in their motors. If anybody tells you otherwise, tell 'em to shove it up their cornhole (pun intended ).
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Can we have some E-30 placed in FL? I'd like to try it

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I run E20 (20%) in both of my Bonnevilles. I get that mix from a gas station chain here in WI called 'Renew E85'

The 95 SSE runs great with the E20...no fuel change...more power my wife says.

The 97 SSE runs great to, but with E20 the milage does go down a little...good power to.
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