http://www.e85fuel.com/e85101/flexfuelvehicles.php to see a chart of
Flex Fuel Vehicles. However most of them have a Yellow gas cap and do
not have Gasoline only stickers.
Depends on if you consider the Federal Government a reliable source?
I don't find it saying anywhere that using E85 is considered emissions
tampering. The article cited talks about conversions, not fuels. It also
exempts many conversions and circumstances where conversions are legal. It
does not state that use of E85 or any alternative fuel is illegal. Your
statement implies that all use of e85 fuels in non-flex-fuel vehicles is
illegal. Please give a page number to check this. As I read it there is no
law prohibiting the use of e85 in non-flex-fuel vehicles and that
conversions MAY be illegal. If the conversion is certified and is installed
in a conforming manner, than the article states that it IS legal.
It has to do with lubrication and fuel quality with high pressure
injection system. There is another problem looming to because low
sulpher fuel will be the mainstay is about a little over a year and
older injection systems may have issues with it because sulpher help
lube pump and injector parts. Anything around 2006 or later should be
okay but I would check with ealier models.
I was wondering what that sticker was that I saw at the shell diesel pump
about low sulphur....it said something about 2007 or later??? So is the 2006
system on the Duramax ok with this low sulphur?
As far as I know but you might double check this. Starting in 2008,
diesel will have full fledged catalytic cinverters on them, not just
thermale reacotor that are mistaken for CAT's. Low sulpher fuel is
required and high sulpher fuel is supposed to be off the market in
2008 so there will be no avoiding it. By 2008 is it supposed to be at
a level that CATS will function at and they will recue the level more
every year after that until by 2013, it will be basically gone from
diesel fuel. (it has been basically out of gas for many years)
Things should get interesting at the pumps for the next year...I see on
some of the Bio-D websites that they say the bio-d is actually a better
lubricant, but the GM warranty isn't going to allow more than the 5% mix.
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