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Old 06-10-2010, 07:33 PM
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Yeah I can't find the thread I was looking for so I thought it would just easier to ask.

The pickup I currently am driving allows me to use E85. I am not looking to start a debate on E85 but was looking for what I thought someone posted a calculator that told you when E85 was the better deal. My pickup based on my calculations gets around 5 miles less per gallon. That is being conservative and maybe as high as 8 miles different. My testing is not very extensive.

I am sure I take a Excel spread sheet and figure it out but I thought someone had already made one and is out on the web.

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cost per gallon divided by MPG. Whichever is cheaper is usually the better deal.
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cost per gallon divided by MPG. Whichever is cheaper is usually the better deal.
That made it too simple. I was making it out to be more than what it was.

E85 is not the best deal for me at this time but closer than I thought.


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Even the 10% they started having at our local pumps drops my mileage by4 mpg in the Prius. The other day it was plain regular and it jumped up to 52-55 mpg over 215 miles that we drove.
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