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Old 01-04-2006, 11:04 AM   #1
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Has anyone filled up with E85 105 Octane gas?

Will it hurt our car?

Does anyone have a tuner? can it flash our chips to use 105 octane effectively?
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Re: Has anyone filled up with E85 105 Octane gas?

why would you want to even consider doing that.
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Re: Has anyone filled up with E85 105 Octane gas?

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Will it hurt our car?

Does anyone have a tuner? can it flash our chips to use 105 octane effectively?
What are the differences in an FFV compared to a regular gasoline-only model? Are different parts used?
There is only one major additional part that is included on an FFV, the fuel sensor that detects the ethanol/gasoline ratio. A number of other parts on the FFV’s fuel delivery system are modified so that they are ethanol compatible. The fuel tank, fuel lines, fuel injectors, computer system, anti-siphon device, and dashboard gauges have been modified slightly. Alcohols are corrosive. Therefore, any part that comes in contact with the fuel has been upgraded to be tolerant to alcohol. Normally, these parts include a stainless steel fuel tank and Teflon lined fuel hoses.


Will I hurt a gasoline-only vehicle if I use E85?Yes. Longer-term use of E85 in gasoline-only vehicles may cause damage because of the incompatibility of the alcohol fuel with the parts in gasoline-only engines. Performance and emissions will also be compromised.

Can a car be retrofitted or converted to use E85?
We do not recommend the conversion of a gasoline-only vehicle to operate on E85. FFVs that come with original equipment from the manufacturer have the same warranties as gasoline vehicles and they are specially suited to use E85 as efficiently as possible and to burn cleaner.

DO NOT USE IT !!!!
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Re: Has anyone filled up with E85 105 Octane gas?

woot, go ethanol... and Iowa.. for making it
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Re: Has anyone filled up with E85 105 Octane gas?

I've heard from some of my Grand National buddies, that have that in their area, of ultra-high, race-gas type boost numbers with it.
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Re: Has anyone filled up with E85 105 Octane gas?

Not worth it, a lot of problems as Danger said. The E85 will make your car run lean, and it may be high octane but most stock cars do not benefit from anything over 93 oct.
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