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Old 08-14-2013, 03:46 PM   #1
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E85 corn

Whos done it and have u had a good or bad experience im thinking about doing it once my motors built


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Stolle did it but had bad results because e85 is not regulated it varies from tank to tank and so does the tune which was not good either. Don't know of anyone who would tune a focus for E85 right now.
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Stolle did it but had bad results because e85 is not regulated it varies from tank to tank and so does the tune which was not good either. Don't know of anyone who would tune a focus for E85 right now.
Wonder who told him that at the beginning, Is it even running again , didnt it go south a few times ? been down more then running ?????

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tom is going to tune my car for e85 right? RIGHT?!
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Why is it so bad ? With the right injectors and fuel setup nd tune u can make almost any car e85
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just grab a e85 tester and test the gas. get with the manager to call you when they get a new truck in and go back and test it again. I test mine every 2 months thats when the new trucks come. always been 84% but Thorton gas stations test all of there gas before they leave the plant so it hasnt changed in 8 months.
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Why is it so bad ? With the right injectors and fuel setup nd tune u can make almost any car e85
You get people that say e85 is 101-10????????? octane but in reality it isnt and why its unregulated , when I had it checked it was barely 95 , so you tune the engine on say 98 e85 then next fill up you get 92 e85 BOOM its all over

Its junk gas , I wouldnt do it unless it comes from a place like VP Fuels then it works great , I love it and would run it all the time if it wasnt almost the same cost as good race fuels

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