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Old 06-24-2014, 09:04 AM   #21
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Me personally, I would be nervous running e85 on a tune designated for 93 octane. I'm interested to see the results though.
With Injected's tune I had the same concern. I emailed them and they told me it was fine provided my car was flex fuel. I noticed a smoother idle and more mid range torque. somewhat lacking on the top end though (5500RPM+).
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Old 06-24-2014, 01:21 PM   #22
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With Injected's tune I had the same concern. I emailed them and they told me it was fine provided my car was flex fuel. I noticed a smoother idle and more mid range torque. somewhat lacking on the top end though (5500RPM+).
That's awesome news! Now someone go dyno the difference!!! Lol
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Old 04-20-2017, 02:23 PM   #23
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I've got a 2014 Focus 2.0L flex/fuel vehicle, non-turbo charged. We want to maximize mileage with E85 or E100. Do you already have an SCT tune that we could have or buy?
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Help with E85 and E100 Ford Focus 2014

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I just started out modding this car, but one of the first things I wanted was to run a straight E85 tune. Now I know that the flex fuel thing is OK from the factory, but factory E85 tuning is hardly optimized for running on this fine "race-gas for the street" fuel. Needed more timing!!! Torrie said he added a bunch of timing in the base maps, but after some logging and test drives the car is seeming to like +4 degrees global added on top of that!!! After trims settle down I'll send him some logs to make needed adjustments. There could be more lurking!!!

MPG's: For comparison, MPG dropped to about 24-25 for the first full tank of E85 on the stock tune. The first tank with Unleashed tune was 28, and this morning with +4 degrees global I pulled an indicated 35 MPG (been within 1 MPG calculated vs indicated on the dash so far). 90% highway driving for me, running about 4-5 MPH over speed limits with cruise set on fairly flat ground, full throttle entrance ramps though!

Before I get a dyno run to see what she's putting down, I'm going to at least wait until I get a header and MS3 catback put on. Until then, I know I'm putting down more power simply by first gear runs on the same "test track" near my house. 1st gear has no issues with stock tune, with E85 tune (even without any added tweaks yet) 1st gear flashes the traction control at me and the bog between 1st and 2nd shift is gone. This is roll-on to flat foot i.e. clutch fully out, then flooring it. #progress
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Tom, while I can't speak for the US, here in Canada, while very limited supply and availability in some areas, the quality of the E85 seems very good and consistent...I know a few guys trying out a local E85 tuner and going to a dyno day so ill post some dynos with the results (previous dynos done for comparison sakes)
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I'm running 93 Octane tune from Torrie at Unleashed Tuning, the power and shifting is far superior.
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FFhb13 - this thread just got bumped from a last post in 2014.
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I got him going on E85 and had some great gains at WOT , he is looking for MPG so that will take time to check , He has DCT and adjusted that for him as well

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I got him going on E85 and had some great gains at WOT , he is looking for MPG so that will take time to check , He has DCT and adjusted that for him as well

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So, are you willing to tune E85 tunes now then?
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Always have been , just dont like pump e85 , its to inconstant

Dont expect any gains from e85

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