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Old 06-23-2022, 01:52 PM   #1
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Ethanol E15 or E20

Has anyone tried these higher percentages in a vehicle that isnt flex fuel?

E15 is .70 cheaper than E10 at one of my local stations. I currently run Chevy pickups from 2004 and 1994.
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Old 06-23-2022, 05:47 PM   #2
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Re: Ethanol E15 or E20

On those earlier vehicles, watch the rubber fuel hoses for deterioration and cracking.

Ethanol is hard on those non spec rubber lines.

Just my 2 cents worth

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Old 06-24-2022, 07:08 AM   #3
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Re: Ethanol E15 or E20

The 2004 might be ok, but I wouldn't on the 1994 model. I have a feeling you are going to find that your mileage suffers enough to offset the difference in price.
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Old 06-24-2022, 10:44 AM   #4
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Re: Ethanol E15 or E20

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The 2004 might be ok, but I wouldn't on the 1994 model. I have a feeling you are going to find that your mileage suffers enough to offset the difference in price.
Yep. It depends on the price. IF the stations used "parity pricing" then your cost per mile would be the same. But usually they don't.

As they say, your mileage may vary. :-)
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