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Old 12-29-2012, 12:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Subject: Warning, Watch this video about E15 gas




E15 and E85 Gasoline blends are extremely harmful to your car's fuel system don't use it, or it could end up costing you thousands. Many major car manufacturers will not honor warranties if you do!
Watch video about E15 gas if you have a car older than 2012

Warnings Not to Use ?E15? Gas in Your Car | Fox Business Video <http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/2000862202001/>
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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With the credibility of Fox news, it's hard to take anything they say seriously.
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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With the credibility of Fox news, it's hard to take anything they say seriously.
Really?


No more or less "credible" than the other alphabet news netwerx.







E-85 ~ no thanks!
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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While I'd usually agree with sly about fox news, I do agree that anything above e10 really does void a lot of cars warranties and is terrible for seals and rubber engine parts as well as corroding anything metal. I don't understand why they are pushing ethanol so much, less BTU's, less efficient

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Old 12-30-2012, 02:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
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why would anyone put E15 or E85 in their car in the first place unless it's a flex fuel vehicle? And if you have the turbo you're looking for the premium/highest octane fuel pump anyway.

The article did mention it was being sold in only like 4 states, and it looks like they are clearly marked at the pump.
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:11 PM   #6 (permalink)
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The pumps around here say 'may contain 10% or less'
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:22 PM   #7 (permalink)
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The pumps around here say 'may contain 10% or less'
That's common in many states, I believe winter blends especially. But this is what the GXP manual states:

"Gasolines containing oxygenates, such as ethers and
ethanol, and reformulated gasolines might be available in
your area. We recommend that you use these gasolines,
if they comply with the specifications described earlier.
However, E85 (85% ethanol) and other fuels containing
more than 10% ethanol must not be used in vehicles that
were not designed for those fuels.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:38 PM   #8 (permalink)
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With the credibility of Fox news, it's hard to take anything they say seriously.
You are absolutely correct, Fox News is just trying keep the oil companies in business. That is of course, their real agenda.

Start filling up with E15.

Your car will be fine. GM did not appear in the list of auto makers at the beginning of the video who are voiding warranties. So you will not have an issue.
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:33 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Go back and watch the video again. Fox news is just reporting what AAA and AOL Auto is saying.
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You are absolutely correct, Fox News is just trying keep the oil companies in business. That is of course, their real agenda.

Start filling up with E15.

Your car will be fine. GM did not appear in the list of auto makers at the beginning of the video who are voiding warranties. So you will not have an issue.
You're joking I guess, I'm bad at picking up on that.....

If not, you go ahead, report back in a year or so how things are going, I'll watch and put proper fuel in.
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No that can't be the case. Sly Bob has it nailed, he has done his own research into this matter and obviously is very non-partisan with his assessment of the reporting.

So therefore I see no reason why he shouldn't be running E15.
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Old 12-31-2012, 05:06 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:02 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Wow. What a muddy-d up issue! Fox is trying to keep oil companies in business, AAA and AOL are trying to keep oil companies in business, the government is trying to keep ArcherDanielMidland in business, and at the end of it all is the consumer, getting all the business in the END.
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:12 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I really don't care, I was just quoting the manual and personally would not experiment on our car since we plan to keep it a long time. Don't care about oil companies or the price of the super unleaded we put it. It's a dinky tank that I think we put gas in over a month ago, and it still has over half tank. Would just be a shame to go mucking up fuel systems on these nice cars, but again if folks have already been doing this, then I guess we'll just see.
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