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So I know that someone here is running gas and part ethenol. How is it working for you? I want to try it but don't know how I will mix it. If anyone can give me a hand let me know, thanks.:bigthumb:
 

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to run e85 properly, the car really needs to be tuned for it. e85 definitely burns different

even to run a mix, probably wont give much of a noticeable difference
 

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to run e85 properly, the car really needs to be tuned for it. e85 definitely burns different

even to run a mix, probably wont give much of a noticeable difference
I've heard e85 also damages seals that were not designed for it.
Though I've heard of some members running a 50% ethanol mix, i believe they're tuned for it (watching knock, not afr)

I'm no expert, hopefully someone can chime in.
 

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I've heard e85 also damages seals that were not designed for it.
Though I've heard of some members running a 50% ethanol mix, i believe they're tuned for it (watching knock, not afr)

I'm no expert, hopefully someone can chime in.
im no expert either lol

i had a friend that ran e85 in his first gen dsm. he re-tuned the car completely, and had to use different injectors

as far as it deteriorating the seals, im not sure how true that is
 

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He was runnin 100% but thats when he blew the intake manifold. So now he back to 50/50.
i see

any clue if he is tuned for it or not, and if he changed his injectors or not?
 

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I'm sure he changed his injectors, and I think he's tuning with a mapclamp..not too sure though..lets see if he'll chime in

everyone goes against e85 though i mean using our stock fuel system..its a great fuel but i'd much rather upgrade everything else before running it
 

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I'm sure he changed his injectors, and I think he's tuning with a mapclamp..not too sure though..lets see if he'll chime in

everyone goes against e85 though i mean using our stock fuel system..its a great fuel but i'd much rather upgrade everything else before running it
E85 is a great fuel to use, especially for turbo cars, you just have to modify the car accordingly.. ie blowing an intake manifold lol
 
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E85 is a great race gas its rated at 105 oct. I have been testing for over 3 months through various condition and all kinds of mix from 20% to 100% and trust me you don't want to go 100% unless you have double the size injectors. I ran 590cc max it out and it just not neally enough and blow up my intake manifold running 100% E85, never do that again. I have figure that best for tuning at 50/50.

As far as changing anything to use E85 I didn't do a thing... there's alot of people out there running cars thats from 1990 something up to date and there's no ill effect... All the Ill effect that you been reading is BS there's many people out there been testing for years before i got into it and nothing ever happen to their car or mine the only thing happens is more HP and burning tires.

Here's a good read if you want to know everything about E85.
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=803341

Matter of fact it runs better cleaner with E85 i'm actually helping the enviroment by using it. It burns cleaner and saves me money actually its much cheaper then regular gas.

If you want it in your state your area bug them like we bug Diablo here's their link
http://www.e85fuel.com/

As far as my tune on my car all I did was running E85 50/50 590cc injectors and mapclamps with all bolt on supporting mods. I don't even have an FMIC and I still made 382 and 412 with that tune. There was a convertible Corvette that day dyno at 367 and they rated at 430.
 

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yea, i have an e85 station right across the street from where i work, they also sell a 95 octane fuel as well

but for me its good ole 87 octane in my 1.8 lol
 
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never knew the intake manifold was going to need to be replaced . Usually you just upgrade the plugs and injectors along with a professionally modified tune made specifically made for your car. E85 is a great source of power when done properly. for any questions on where to get a good tune email me @ [email protected]. Im located near chicago illinois.
 

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I'm sure he changed his injectors, and I think he's tuning with a mapclamp..not too sure though..lets see if he'll chime in

everyone goes against e85 though i mean using our stock fuel system..its a great fuel but i'd much rather upgrade everything else before running it
Honestly, one of the best possible ways to tune your car for E85 AFTER injectors is probably by HP. its fast and easy and anyone that i talked to about what tune they ran for E85, most people said HP is the way to go.
 
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