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Old 03-26-2013, 08:17 PM
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2014 V6 fuel !!

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I have a question which is better to put in the car E85 (Ethanol) OR unleaded regular 87? I am living in Colorado .
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Old 03-26-2013, 08:20 PM
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Re: 2014 V6 fule !!

Regular 87 is going to get you better MPG.

Your 2nd question, I don't really understand what you mean.
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Old 03-26-2013, 08:34 PM
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Re: 2014 V6 fule !!

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Regular 87 is going to get you better MPG.

Your 2nd question, I don't really understand what you mean.
Thanks, don't worry about the second question see this

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Re: 2014 V6 fule !!

The 85 octane is not necessarily E85. If it was, the pump should indicate it.

Your area may have 85 Octane based on your altitude. At high altitudes, due to thinner air, engines can run on lower octane. The thinner air actually lowers the compression ... the determining factor for octane requirements.



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Re: 2014 V6 fule !!

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The 85 octane is not necessarily E85. If it was, the pump should indicate it.

Your area may have 85 Octane based on your altitude. At high altitudes, due to thinner air, engines can run on lower octane. The thinner air actually lowers the compression ... the determining factor for octane requirements.



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so do you recommend using 85 instated of 87 in Colorado for example?
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