Last post on Apr 15, 2010 at 8:50 PM
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#4 of 6 Re: Rangers and E85 [maxx1734]
Sep 29, 2006 (10:21 am)
I have a 2000 FFV Ranger 2wd supercab and run a tank of E85 through now and then. I get ~21 mpg on regular unleaded (E10) and about 17 with E85. I don't use this truck for daily driving so I really don't put a lot of gas through it, but out of the maybe 20 tanks I put through it last year five were E85.
In order to break even costwise, E85 needs to be about 50c a gallon cheaper than unleaded. You should probably compare it to premium, though. I get a little pinging under load on regular occasionally, and it definitely doesn't do that with the E85.
I'd go ahead and try it. Really, the only major difference you can tell is the exhaust smells different. :^)
Aug 23, 2008 (7:45 pm)
i work with a friend who has an 88 ranger i ride with him alot he decided to see if it would burn e85 he mixed it 50/50 and it ran ok idled a little slow tho and had different throttle response it dropped fuel milaege by about 10 a gallon truck has a 2.3 that normaly avreaged 32 then to lower 20s. once he had 100% gasoline in it it went back up to normal.
Apr 15, 2010 (8:50 pm)
Does anyone know how well it would work with a 96 ranger if it will work at all?
Please let me know