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Old 07-08-2011, 08:33 AM
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Default flex fuel?

So my new truck is flex fuel i'm pretty sure it has the tag for it. but what exactly does that mean?
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Old 07-08-2011, 08:36 AM
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Default Re: flex fuel?

You can use up to E85 fuel (85% ethanol) but with the loss in fuel mileage compared to regular gasoline, you will either break even or spend more in fuel using it.
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Old 07-08-2011, 08:43 AM
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Default Re: flex fuel?

oh ok so basicaly useless haha
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Old 07-08-2011, 09:20 AM
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Default Re: flex fuel?

Not useless, pointless, lol.
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Old 07-08-2011, 09:27 AM
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Default Re: flex fuel?

this seems like its getting really good mpg for a 3.0L auto and i'm all city driving because i deliver pizza haha.
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Old 07-08-2011, 09:29 AM
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Default Re: flex fuel?

I live in a complex and the my new neighbor than moved in across the hall from my apt has a '02 XLT Super Cab with the FF engine.
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