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Old 10-27-2008, 05:12 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I love this excerpt from the WIKIPEDIA article on E85 :

....through the elimination of exposed magnesium and aluminum metals and natural rubber and cork gasketed parts...

Geesh, give me a break ! I'm 56 and have been "into" engines for 42 years. I have not seen magnesium used in normal production cars, aluminum is usually coated as I previously posted, and natural rubber and cork gasketed parts have not been used, I believe, since sidemount spare tires were in vogue.

Unfortunately, the worst problem is not physical but engine management-related. this is why I stick to carb cars !

Ideally, a Weber or Dell'orto would be great for E85

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