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Ok i forgot to post this awhile ago.
I accidently filled my X with a 1/2 tank of E-85.
I freaked the F*&# out. I then talked to one on my mud bogg guys.
He told me to just add octane booster to it. I added a bottle cost me
$1.59. I never had any problem or any misfire. My question is did the
octane booster actually make a differance or can the X handle it.
Here in the midwest it is almost a buck cheaper a gallon.
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Doesn't say i have the capabilities, but i know the titan can run e-85
with the right engine setup. I heard that the engine will run hotter, but
i ran no ill effects. So maybe i will try i agian, might be pushing my limits. I have no scan guages and couldn't tust them with the SAS
anyways.
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I wouldn't make a habit of using it.

What happens if I accidentally fuel my gasoline-only powered vehicle with E85?

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Although your vehicle was not manufactured to run on E85, no problems should occur if you mistakenly fuel once with the alternative fuel. The largest difference between an E85 powered vehicle and a gasoline powered vehicle is that their computer modules are meant to read different amounts of oxygen within the fuel. E85 contains a higher amount of oxygen than gasoline and E85 compatible vehicles are made to read that higher amount. When a higher amount of oxygen is read by a gasoline powered vehicle, your "check engine light" may appear. A number of other parts on the FFV's fuel delivery system are modified to be ethanol-compatible. The fuel tank, fuel lines, fuel injectors, computer system and anti-siphon device have been modified slightly. Alcohol fuels can be more corrosive than gasoline. Therefore; fuel system parts have been upgraded to be ethanol-compatible.

Ultimately it is a drivers choice, but we do need to be firm in recommending that only FFVs use E85 and to state that we are not responsible for damages.
 

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really, nothing will happen. Over time it could eat hoses but no big deal. It isnt like putting in the diesel in.
 

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Ya i drive diesel van for work and freak sometime, thinking i put
regular in. I put i'n my sevice van this 396.00 just for one week of
sevice work due to diesel is at 4.10 here. I'm just saying on the E-85 i had no ill effects which is nice.
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When I had the 4x2 I didn't know that you weren't supposed to use it & ran e85 in every tank until trade-in.7000miles.
No ill effects that I noticed.
They inspected it at trade in & advised on no issues.
 

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:clown: Just going by my '06 manual--

--It says "DO NOT USE E-85 FUEL" and any damage caused by using it, will void the warranty !!

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We need to order us some E85/FlexFuel emblems. :geek:
 

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:clown: -You're right, HE DOESN'T HAVE TO WORRY !!!


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I dont think he needs to worry about the warranty :)
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