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love the E-85 hard to get but cool stuff.

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Well done great to see mean an clean. Pity i ve got no ****en idea e85 is. Now tell me what magic you can do with LPG that gives you 110 octaine rating with minimal emissions
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Well done great to see mean an clean. Pity i ve got no ****en idea e85 is. Now tell me what magic you can do with LPG that gives you 110 octaine rating with minimal emissions
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I have been running it all year 220 passes. I like it cut fuel cost from 6.00 gal to 1.99 don't really use that much more

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What parts have to be different in the engine to run E85?
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What parts have to be different in the engine to run E85?
Internally these engines have different cam profiles and compression than my gasoline engines. They will also require an alcohol compatible carb and fuel system.

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what kind of compression can you run with e85? big compression or does it have to be small?
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what kind of compression can you run with e85? big compression or does it have to be small?
e85 will tolorate significantly more compression than pump gas.

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i have a 557 with 14.1 e85 will work fine in this? and if so what size carb do you think it will take to feed it
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