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Free Maps to Locate E85 Fueling Stations

wsaw.com -- If you're looking for alternative ways to fuel up your vehicle, there's now a new way to help you locate the nearest station that offers E85.

According to the Wisconsin Ag Connection, the new guides contain information about E85, flex-fuel vehilcles along with listings and a map of the 130 stations currently offering the fuel in Wisconsin.

E85 is a blend of 85 percent Ethyl Alcohol produced primarily from domestically produced corn and 15 percent gasoline.


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Submitted Jun 15, 2009 By: GM
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Kamakani
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:48:36 AM

How does it compare in price to gas? Does it give the same mileage?
gordonfan05
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:48:21 AM

130 stations we can stay away from.
LCSTEELERBOB
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:42:52 AM

I guess this is good for those that use this fuel.
jimgraham
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:41:57 AM

In oHIo it would take less room that you will find on a business card.
FASTR1
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:37:14 AM

Wow, that's nice, like I can put that crap in my gas tank.
RENEGADEGAS
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:31:51 AM

OK....One last time I hope for all the folks concerned about using our good edible corn to make fuel. We will all starve and the price of corn will sky rocket!!! Just calm down......The corn used for making E-85 is not the kind of corn you would eat unless you are a cow or a pig. They use field corn to make it, NOT SWEET CORN!! People cant eat the corn they use! Field corn can be grown nearly anywhere and is in plentiful stock. We waste nearly the amount they use to make E-85. So just relax, take a deep breath, no one is going to go hungry and the farmers will finally get some much needed help.
MDTDriver
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:24:29 AM

I am reg. in Wi. but travel most of the year, right now seeing friends and family in Ca. But only gas & diesel in my car & truck. I tow my car behind my 5th wheel.
IMIrish
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:18:24 AM

hey findcheap, guess what gasoline is explosive also! If our fuel didn't combust our vehicles don't go.
sjambok
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:16:23 AM

one other way to get us out of older cars, eh, force or encourage us to use that fuel to lessen our gas mileage and ruin our older cars that we've already paid for. Anything to get the auto market back on their feet. What a deal!
findcheap
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2009 2:12:10 AM

an ethanol fuel truck blew up part of the Long Beach/Artesia freeways in Los Angeles on Sat. That stuff is really explosive
CiVX
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 11:23:24 PM

Its the future and some day it will be the norm and you wont need a map.
danreino
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 11:21:12 PM

Your MPG will drop by (an average) of about 27% when you use E85 instead of E10 (gas)....Good Luck with E85
TBONE3
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 11:17:31 PM

Just what I've been looking for. This was the same topic yesterday and I haven't changed my mind. Ethanol is no good. Keep the ingredient for the cows.
CobraLeader
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 11:11:28 PM

What about NJ?
Toppers
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 11:04:57 PM

I'm not really big on raising corn for fuel...
danreino
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 11:01:17 PM

OK terrific
tom11743
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 11:00:59 PM

Ok, for the farmers I guess.
oldfart2008
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 11:00:20 PM

Sounds good.
SgtV
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:57:54 PM

That good for those who can use it.
rocket_up
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:56:03 PM

E85 is a total waste!
hblee
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:54:04 PM

Should be made available for every state.
rjoeh
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:52:36 PM

I wonder if Michigan will offer such a guide to E85 stations?
lrb3298
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:46:09 PM

you dumb city slickers cant find a corn field
mstearno
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:41:21 PM

figures
they need all the help they can get
greatscot08
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:34:09 PM

That's nice for Wisconsin but that doesn't do you any good if you're in Ohio or Pennsylvania, somehow it doesn't seem very fuel efficient to drive to Wisconsin to save $.50/ gallon on E85.......maybe some other states may see fit to follow the lead and publish their own lists????
mvosevich
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:34:09 PM

We'll probably see more and more of the same sooner or later.
SavALot
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:33:40 PM

This would be awesome... I could use a map
OilBGone
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:33:10 PM

I'll bet that even if you can't use E-85, you can use the free map of Wisconsin.
franklin11b
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:30:31 PM

50 cents cheeper here for e-85. I have a flex fuel truck so you know I am way happy.
day49
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:25:52 PM

E85 is cheaper, but it has less energy. Fuel mileage drops 15% or so. So, to make it cost effective to use, the price of E85 has to be 15% less than regular gas.
Most places, regular gas already has 10% ethanol (E10).
sdslim
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:25:49 PM

Maps for idiots.
EOCSSEABEE
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:24:18 PM

It may be cheaper, but I use more in the MPG category.
goodbuy
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:22:56 PM

Only place where E85 is a decent price is Council Bluffs Iowa where it was $1.95 a gallon, 60 cents cheaper than regular unleaded. Going to try some at the end of the month.
maris1066
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:22:25 PM

Bad idea to produce fuel from food products.
PokerAce
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:20:49 PM

now that's what I call service .....
thomas41546
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:20:22 PM

I think 15 percent is getting too thin a mix for good power up the grade with AC on.
AnnRKee
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:13:39 PM

I wonder how well the maps burn?
roadkillGA
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"Shuck and jive"
ChiKid
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:07:44 PM

Poor mileage and less food, not a good idea.
bigmaninarig
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 10:05:00 PM

I've seen it 30 cents a gallon cheaper; but not sure if its worth the loss in fuel mileage.
MissRita
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 8:05:42 PM

good
MissRita
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 7:59:56 PM

corn is for cows . Not for peoples
Blue48
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 7:08:59 PM

AAAAAHHHHH!!! WHY ARE WE STILL TALKING ABOUT E85! IT'S DEAD & ONE THE BIGGEST MISTAKES, IN THE SHORT HISTORY OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGY!!
Bat99
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 7:05:47 PM

Doesn't alcohol based fuel damage the rubber parts? This mixture is probably more harmful. But it will entice you to keep buying new to get the best/newest rummer products that might keep your car running.
OKRifle
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 6:56:56 PM

I have a flex fuel vehicle and I STILL will NOT burn that E10 - E85 garbage in it!
PissedCanuck
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 6:56:53 PM

Corn is kind of expensive and in short supply this year. Probably went into our fuel tanks instead of our stomachs.
bruinsfanON
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 6:54:27 PM

corn is for animals
Amtrgas
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 6:54:02 PM

Free maps are a good thing. If you can not find a station, you can not buy fuel.
carlsonguitars
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 6:52:44 PM

Now we are talking... Most people do NOT have a flex fuel car, but for those of us who do, this is helpful (when on a road trip, I know where the local stations are located!)...... Too bad E85 KILLS small engines like motorcycles, lawn mowers, etc.... otherwise I would be tempted to use it when gas prices are $3 a gallon and E85 is $2 a gallon!!!!
LuckyD43
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 6:49:52 PM

I can't believe they're STILL pushing ethanol. ENOUGH ALREADY!! It's garbage.
Mr.Dirt
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 6:42:24 PM

only if your car will burn it and it still cost a lot
PDQBlues
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2009 6:40:34 PM

There are better, more efficient and cheaper methods to produce ethanol without using food substances. Sadly, the politics behind using corn, and those who profit from the government subsidies, will be the hurdle to cross.
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