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      But what do you do when you are driving through and you run out of fuel and can't find an E85 station? Gonna just fill up with regular gas?
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      Quote Originally Posted by xtreme 2
      But what do you do when you are driving through and you run out of fuel and can't find an E85 station? Gonna just fill up with regular gas?
      yea.
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      Quote Originally Posted by xtreme 2
      But what do you do when you are driving through and you run out of fuel and can't find an E85 station? Gonna just fill up with regular gas?
      i always wondered that

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      well if you run it low enough, the e 85 will dilute out and not cause any problems.
      You can not commit crimes in a Aveo. Its just not fast enough.


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      It will eat your fuel lines. You need a kit like previously recommended. Also, the majority of the corn used for Ethanol is deemed un-edible so it is not increasing food prices.

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      yeah but they are now dedicating whole fields just for ethanol production. These fields were once used for food.
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      E85

      I don't think there is a conversion kit for E85. If there was it would be costly. Everything from the tank to the engine would need to be replaced, maybe not the tank itself but every connector, line and fitting. When E10 was released as a standard, it wreaked havoc in the marine industry with engines that were not suited for it. Everything from breakdown of the tank itself, to disintegration of fuel lines, to release of accumulated water and deposits. Many people spent thousands to retro fit their boats, some had to buy new engines. Therefore I would certainly not experiment with E85. Alternative fuels and fuel cells are the future, not E85. E85 will be like a VHS soon.

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      E85 does have it's place, however I believe it's simply interim solution for gasoline engines.

      Saab made a pretty bitchin' e85 motor a couple years ago. "Flexfuel" turbo motor (can't remember size, but it was an i4)... 197hp on e85... Though saab is notorious for using shopvac sized turbos.
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      Re: E85

      Quote Originally Posted by AveoRob
      I don't think there is a conversion kit for E85. If there was it would be costly. Everything from the tank to the engine would need to be replaced, maybe not the tank itself but every connector, line and fitting. When E10 was released as a standard, it wreaked havoc in the marine industry with engines that were not suited for it. Everything from breakdown of the tank itself, to disintegration of fuel lines, to release of accumulated water and deposits. Many people spent thousands to retro fit their boats, some had to buy new engines. Therefore I would certainly not experiment with E85. Alternative fuels and fuel cells are the future, not E85. E85 will be like a VHS soon.
      Now thats silly, its the rubber lines if you have any.
      The marine industry is entirely different from auto industry.





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