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experiences with Ethanol and hybrids?

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Old 08-29-2004, 05:44 PM
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I've only had the misfortune to fill up with Ethanol gas once (Iowa), and I estimate it took almost 20% off my mileage. It's cheaper per gallon, but actually costs a LOT more once the lower mileage is factored in.

Was this a fluke, or does everyone do poorly on Ethanol? I wonder if lean burn is compatible with it?
 
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Old 08-30-2004, 12:55 AM
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Hi VXmike:

___Are you speaking of E10 like what most of us have to use here in the Midwest are stuck with (loss of maybe 5%) or E85 + which will not only cause a CEL to pop if you are lucky but would effect fuel economy by maybe 15 - 20% overall?

___Good Luck

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