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Old 03-22-2009, 10:04 PM   #1
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Flex Fuel, E85

Are the LS3 or L99 flex fuel enabled? TIA!
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Old 03-22-2009, 11:12 PM   #2
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I'm gonna say....no they aren't meant to run that. And it's recommended you run premium fuel in them.
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Old 03-22-2009, 11:19 PM   #3
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Nope...Premium fuel baby! That is what an SS is all about!
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Old 03-22-2009, 11:23 PM   #4
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Get it while you can Obahma is planing to go for 35MPG by 2015 and then you can get a E85 4 cyl. and wish you had the real thing.
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Old 03-22-2009, 11:26 PM   #5
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Old 03-23-2009, 06:15 AM   #6
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Old 03-23-2009, 06:25 AM   #7
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Get it while you can Obahma is planing to go for 35MPG by 2015 and then you can get a E85 4 cyl. and wish you had the real thing.
Actually...you don't get better mileage with E85, its just a greener fuel.
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:52 AM   #8
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soon technology will allow us to find a way to run less powerful engines with gaining more power with more fuel efficient products... dont b so scared of change.. 1 day the things we need will in fact run out.
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Old 03-23-2009, 01:19 PM   #9
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soon technology will allow us to find a way to run less powerful engines with gaining more power with more fuel efficient products... dont b so scared of change.. 1 day the things we need will in fact run out.
Does this make sense to anyone else?
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Old 03-23-2009, 03:10 PM   #10
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No E85....I wish it was, though...:(
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I may wait for a BlueTec Powermax! Run on bio diesel!
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Old 03-23-2009, 03:31 PM   #12
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no... not really
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Does this make sense to anyone else?
makes sense to me. basically saying that the times, they are a changing.

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No E85....I wish it was, though...:(
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I'll wait for the 4.5L Duramax and swap it into the camaro
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think first.... then post.....or do research...........wikipedia and howstuffworks.........

E85 has an octane rating of 100–105 compared to regular gasoline's typical rating of 85–93

but manufacturers do not tune E85 ethanol-capable engines for higher performance than their gas-only counterparts

Automakers spend an estimated $150 to make a vehicle E85-ethanol capable.

They do this by the elimination of bare magnesium, aluminum, and rubber parts in the fuel system. Also, fuel pumps must be capable of operating with electrically conductive ethanol instead of non-conducting dielectric gasoline fuel. Fuel injection control systems have a wider range of pulse widths to inject approximately 40% more fuel. Stainless steel fuel lines, sometimes lined with plastic, and stainless steel fuel tanks in place of terne fuel tanks are used. In some cases, E85 vehicles use acid-neutralizing motor oil. For vehicles with fuel-tank mounted fuel pumps, additional differences to prevent arcing, as well as flame arrestors positioned in the tank's fill pipe, are also sometimes used.[citations needed]

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How I read it ............. E85 + tune = more horsepower
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