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Old 09-22-2012, 05:17 PM   #11
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When burning E10, the actual mpg is typically 5 mpg less than the dash indicated mpg.
All I can get is E10, and on average my dash MPG is usually .5 to 1.0 more than actual. Is that what you meant?
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All I can get is E10, and on average my dash MPG is usually .5 to 1.0 more than actual. Is that what you meant?
My mpg burning E10 always reads at least 1 mpg higher than actual hand calculations.
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yeah i dont get that E10 stuff here in china...just E0 93 or 97...for about %1.26 for 93 and $1.3 a litre for 97 i put in 97.

works out at $4.93 a gallon...its not bad...but i live in a city so i only get between 28-30mpg
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I've found my dash mpgs to be almost dead on with all of my Ford vehicles new and old.

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My car usually ain't even close in terms of in-dash vs. actual...

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I don't even know how to tell what I am getting unless I buy a kit. I think it's safe to assume that everywhere in California has E10 gas only.
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The Conoco/Phillips E0 station by my house has 87, 89, and 91 octane fuels and they are approx $0.10 more than the E10 stations around town. I get at least 2-3 mpg better using E0 so it definitely works out in my favor.

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I don't even know how to tell what I am getting unless I buy a kit. I think it's safe to assume that everywhere in California has E10 gas only.
I know in most states they require the 10% ethanol sticker on the pump. I think it should be national law. Some stickers are hard to find as they are designed to blend in with all the other stickers on the pump.
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I know in most states they require the 10% ethanol sticker on the pump. I think it should be national law. Some stickers are hard to find as they are designed to blend in with all the other stickers on the pump.
I don't think its required here but I do think it IS required to have blend. I wonder if there is any point in putting in premium. I guess I have to just get premium and HOPE it is only 5.7% ethanol vs 10%.

"The fifteen states that don't require stations to tell you if the gasoline contains ethanol: (alphabetically) California, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Ohio.
Read more at http://blog.gasbuddy.com/posts/Does-your-state-require-ethanol-labeling/1715-402716-251.aspx#6QtKWUHMCQxxC0mc.99"
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http://blog.gasbuddy.com/posts/Does-...02716-251.aspx

Also I found this, but it's kind of confusing. Does this state that ALL gas has to be 10% or simply that it is easiest to meet the requirements by making all gas 10% blend?
http://www.ethanoltoday.com/index.ph...id=86&Itemid=6

I haven't seen any labeling of E10 E0 E85 etc EVER.
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Almost ever station I've been to in Kansas has their fuel labeled "This fuel may contain up to 10% Ethanol by volume."

Most stations also make a pretty big deal if they are ethanol free because it's good marketing these days. Most normies don't even notice but then you get the added benefit of enthusiasts coming from miles away to buy your gasoline.
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