Articles for tag: E85

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E85 Conversion Kits Debated

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a long-standing prohibition on converting the engine of a standard gas-burning vehicle into one that runs on E85 or other alternative fuels. States like Minnesota are currently testing E85 conversion kits and are formally requesting that the EPA drop their ban. Ethanol gas, or E85, is made of 85% ...

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The 2007 Chevy Tahoe

In years past, the Chevy Tahoe has been the most popular full-size SUV in the United States, and the 2007 Chevy Tahoe is sure to continue this trend. It is no wonder why the Chevy Tahoe has been the best-selling SUV of its size. Owners of the Chevy Tahoe know this full-size SUV is the ...

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What is Flex Fuel and FFVs?

Flex fuel, also known as E85, is the term used for the 96-105 octane mixture of EPA approved alternative fuel that is 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline. A Flexible Fuel Vehicle or FFV can operate on gasoline, E85 flex fuel, or a mixture of both. E85 flex fuel is used in light-duty Flexible Fuel Vehicles ...

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The Facts About E85 Ethanol Fuel

With the enormous attention being given to air pollution and the need for alternative fuels, E85 has become an attractive short-term solution to these problems. While it will neither completely cure the green house gas problem nor eliminate the use of petroleum, it can greatly reduce both. Ethanol gives slightly less energy per gallon, but ...