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    Default What does this term mean?

    What does the word FLEX mean in the following: 5.3L V8 323 CID FLEX?
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    It means that it is a "flex fuel" vehicle.
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    You can run E-85 fuel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mfleetwood View Post
    It means that it is a "flex fuel" vehicle.


    Thank you, that is what I thought it ment. Can you mix E85 and unleaded fuels?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joel.B View Post
    Thank you, that is what I thought it ment. Can you mix E85 and unleaded fuels?
    Yes, you just can't put e85 in a non flex vehicle.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sstoner911 View Post
    Yes, you just can't put e85 in a non flex vehicle.
    Thanks for the help. You guys are great.

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    better check around to see who sells e85

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