Author Topic: Ethanol/Methanol/E85 Carb Conversion  (Read 4268 times)

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Re: Ethanol/Methanol/E85 Carb Conversion
« Reply #60 on: June 24, 2019, 08:36:15 PM »
I think we are glad the E85 is actually Ealmost90... my guess is we might want to blend in a little race gas to hit 85... and try to hold all we use about that number. 
Yes we discussed Methanol as well.... one step at a time.
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Re: Ethanol/Methanol/E85 Carb Conversion
« Reply #61 on: Today at 02:31:08 AM »
A/F sensors do not like Alcohol (for long), although there are options,,
Plug reading lets you know if your tune contributed to your engine failed,,

I also started with the X 2.5 jetting plan, but ended up going way bigger, with ALL jets, including drilling the carb passage the pilot jet feeds thru.
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I would prefer to make horsepower, rather than buy, or hya it, regardless of the difficulties involved , as it would then be MINE