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Old 10-07-2016, 02:45 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Sameb, I mentioned that site as it has quite a lot of info on e85 conversions and what changes are required to get it running perfectly. Also, they have versions of the delco firmware that are customized and fully tuneable.

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Old 10-07-2016, 07:29 AM   #22 (permalink)
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I hope you are running an E85 gas tank and fuel line compatible with high ethanol fuel, or you are a danger to everyone on the freeway, let alone yourself.
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It's ALL been compatible for decades.
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I hope you are running an E85 gas tank and fuel line compatible with high ethanol fuel, or you are a danger to everyone on the freeway, let alone yourself.
This is a very alarming statement. I wonder what you think about the claims here that corrosion is a non-issue for newer cars

https://www.change2e85.com/E85-Myths-FAQs


I would contact them, but I don't want to waste their time since I don't intend to buy their system.
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well, I got in touch with the change2e85 people. they aren't too worried, and they sell a lot of injector only kits.
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Well, you do you then. Personally I wouldn't risk blowing up a motor for the sake of running E85.
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Oh please. I've yet to hear of that happening.
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Oh please. I've yet to hear of that happening.
Right, because running E85 on a car that's obviously not set up for it is a good idea. Give me a ****ing break.

I'll just go run E85 in my insight now because you all think that's a good idea!
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During cold weather my insight bucks.
I run an e85 mix in my insight all winter because it stops the car from bucking in lean burn.
I have done this as long as I have owned the car.
Then you are putting a band-aid on a bigger issue. I still wouldn't run straight E85 in a car that's not set up for it. You are asking for trouble. You are stressing the entire fuel system! It's like running boost and saying 'Yea, we don't need to add extra fuel, it's fine'.
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The majority of engines that are certified to run at least e10 have fuel lines that are uprated to withstand almost any fuel in automotive use.

(Legislation has a minimum for the materials used in a vehicle)

But still wouldn't recommend that stuff in a car that isn't made for e85. It'll usually just become too lean, CEL goes on and the car adjusts for limp or uses a "safe" fuel map.

Nothing blowing up.

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