Anyone tried E85 yet? - Page 17 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus ST > Focus ST EcoBoost Performance (2013-Current)

Focus ST EcoBoost Performance (2013-Current) The place to chat about the 2.0L EcoBoost engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-01-2014, 11:24 PM   #161
iminhell
C2H5OH
 
iminhell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Fan#: 36222
Location: Darwin, MN
What I Drive: 2000 & 2001 ZX3's

Posts: 10,501
FF Reputation: 48 iminhell Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
Quote:
Originally Posted by ScoobyStang View Post
Essentially only 15% of the fuel is actually petrol, the rest is corn juice. The chemical stored volatility in E85 is much less, which is why cars burn through it much faster. there just has to be more fuel as a total to be dumped into the combustion chamber

Chemistry has escaped you. Look above my pic ... now find that same thing for Gasoline (or Octane).
Do math, balancing equations.
You'll arrive at an answer that has nothing to do with any volatility or energy. Only a quantity chemical in, quantity chemical out.


... and for some reason that racing kid never did think about that formula under my SN was. I've been on booze for 6? years or so now.
__________________
Don't "think outside the box".
There is no box.
Do it correct, or do it twice.
iminhell is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-28-2014, 12:48 AM   #162
enginjoe
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Fan#: 105845
Location: Tucson, AZ
What I Drive: 2012 Focus Titanium

Posts: 58
FF Reputation: 1 enginjoe Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Here's some current articles I just read:

Car craft June 2014 - Turbo Junkies, they all run E85
Car Craft July 2015 - Horsepower!, page 10-11, 900hp E85 turbo 4.6 Ford

It's in all the good car magazines and on all the good forums. People in FI cars are using E85 if it's available. It's been proven on the ST now that you can make more power with plenty of safety than you can on 93.

Go ahead...Stay slow...
__________________
2012 Focus Titanium
2002 Camaro SS, It's alive!!!
2003 Neon SRT-4, Big turbo, E85 SOLD!
enginjoe is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2014, 03:14 AM   #163
sailor
"Elder"
 
sailor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Fan#: 57268
Location: Williamsville, NY
What I Drive: 2004 Pitch Black ZTS 2.3 5spd.

Posts: 13,454
FF Reputation: 67 sailor Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by iminhell View Post
... and for some reason that racing kid never did think about that formula under my SN was. I've been on booze for 6? years or so now.
Notice the last post?

iminhell's running alky, good local source for him.

Tom just doesn't want to do a performance tune for cars that could end up with anything in the tank...

Two different responses depending on circumstances. Neither of those hates it per se, just use it or not depending on availability/consistency.
__________________
"Rubber Side Down"

S.R. #275
sailor is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks
-->
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:27 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.