E85 enthanol conversion

Old 12-16-2007, 08:13 PM
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:?: does anyone know what it takes to convert a carburated engine to E85 enthanol? I heard you need a stainless fuel tanks, will a poly tank work? what about fuel lines?
I would like to use E85 in my `47 Coupe for the performance increase.
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Old 12-17-2007, 04:52 PM
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Ethanol is a lot like methanol as far as corrosion is concerned, so a poly or stainless tank should work fine. A buddy of mine ran 100% ethanol with a carb a few years back and ran great. Better cooling and more power. He picked up a little over 2 tenths over gas in his 10 sec Chevelle. I suggest you talk to Dave Slatton of Slatten Racing Engines in Fort Collins Co about switching to E85. He runs it exclusively in his cars....
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Old 01-01-2008, 08:45 AM
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thanks for the info. I have also found two other places -- classicmtrsprts.com

change2E85.com

these websites have some great info.
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