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Old 04-16-2010, 10:51 PM
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I suspicion I am not looking in the right place, but I am wondering about using E-85 in my newly acquired G.N.

I know from past experience that the tank needs to be cleaned along with fuel lines. I also suspicion that I would need a different fuel pump.

What about chips and fuel pressures? I know alcohol has a lower BTU than fuel.

Can some one point me in the right direction??

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Old 04-18-2010, 10:09 AM
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Default Re: E-85...

Basically, you need a chip cut for the fuel (E85 has a stoich of about 9.6:1) and you need enough pump and injectors to support basically about 35% more fuel volume/flow than gasoline.

The tank and such should be fine without any special prep.

Fuel pressure should be the same as gasoline, if the chip is calibrated properly.
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Default Re: E-85...

Right now it has 36 lb injectors. Engine is stock. I need to look into the fuel pump situation.

What independents and vendors are doing those types of burns right now.

Thanks for your help Mr. Mosher.

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Old 04-18-2010, 07:30 PM
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Try Full Throttle, Eric Marshall (Turbo Tweak), Cotton's, etc.

You'll need 60# injectors, a chip, and at least a Walbro pump
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