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A Cenex station put in E85 in my city today. It's $2.70 a gallon and supposedly it has been selling like crazy. There are a ton of a Flex-Fuel Silverado's in my area (farming is big here), so I suspect the E85 will sell will.
 

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That's awesome. I am converting my cars to run on E85 in a few months when I move to Colorado where there is an abundant supply of E85 pumps.
 

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Glad to see it. Although I am not a fan of E-85, anything cheaper is better than what the rest of us have to deal with!
Yeah, it does me no good either...the G6 does not take E85. I'm not about to spend money to get it retrofitted either, as I plan on trading it off before the end of the year.

My Dad is going to use it in his Silverado Flex-Fuel though.
 

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I should find out what the price of E85 is where my parents live, maybe I can talk my parents into using it more. When the first got the Focus, E85 was not all that much cheaper, but if its 50+ cents cheaper I think I can get them to do it.
 

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Buddy of mine asked if he could put E85 in his car (he noticed how cheap it was). He drives a Plymouth Breeze, I was like NO you can't unless you want your engine to seize.
Yes he can, if he puts an E85 conversion kit on it. They are about $350 for a 4 banger. I'm going to convert both of my cars in about 4-5 months.
 

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Yes he can, if he puts an E85 conversion kit on it. They are about $350 for a 4 banger. I'm going to convert both of my cars in about 4-5 months.

$350 or so you say....

Maybe that could eventually be in the works, I will really have to pay attention to E85 prices now and see what its worth. Although I do enjoy not having to fill up frequently so this will never turn into anything.
 

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$350 or so you say....

Maybe that could eventually be in the works, I will really have to pay attention to E85 prices now and see what its worth. Although I do enjoy not having to fill up frequently so this will never turn into anything.
Not to go off-topic, but what kind of gas mileage are you getting with your Astra?
 

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That isn't bad. What type of driving do you do?

It is mostly "city" driving. There are at least 3 stop lights every mile, but as long as I can stay at the speed limit, which is either 45 or 50 depending on the road, I can hit most of them green on my 8 miles commute, so its almost like crusing on a bit slower highway.
 
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