How long does alcohol last

Old 10-05-2008, 05:42 AM
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As long as it is sealed tightly, it should last indefinitely. As stated above, keep the drum off the concrete or ground to minimize corrosion of the container. Good luck with the alky.
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Old 10-05-2008, 07:04 AM
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Hey Chris,
We started using Klotz top end lube and we really like it alot. We actually picked up some et using it over whatever they were putting in when we bought our fuel with the lube already in it. David is right it will keep just fine.

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Old 10-05-2008, 09:39 AM
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Originally Posted by doorracer
Hey Chris,
We started using Klotz top end lube and we really like it alot. We actually picked up some et using it over whatever they were putting in when we bought our fuel with the lube already in it. David is right it will keep just fine.

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What is the lube for and where can I get some?

Chris
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Old 10-05-2008, 10:10 AM
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You can get some info at this site:



http://www.klotzlube.com/storeProdDetails.asp?pi=21
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:16 AM
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Don't worry as fast as you burn alcohol it wont last long. Usually when someone gets a new alcohol engine theyll burn a drum just tuning their car in the shop.
If you'll install a 3/8 fitting on the plenum of your intake and run a hose back to the cab of your car with a gas ball valve on your end. You can heat up your engine in about 1/3 the time. When you open the valve it will give you a vacuum leak that will lean your engine. It will heat up aleast 3 times faster. Which means you use 3 times less fuel.
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Originally Posted by bowtie4542001
Originally Posted by doorracer
Hey Chris,
We started using Klotz top end lube and we really like it alot. We actually picked up some et using it over whatever they were putting in when we bought our fuel with the lube already in it. David is right it will keep just fine.

Curtis
What is the lube for and where can I get some?

Chris
Alcohol is a really dry fuel having no lubricating qualities like gas. It helps out on the valve stems and leaves a light coat of oil when the alcohol drys.
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Old 10-05-2008, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by fla1976
You can get some info at this site:



http://www.klotzlube.com/storeProdDetails.asp?pi=21
Thanks, that help.

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Old 10-05-2008, 05:21 PM
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I have another question. Since my car runs on alcohol, could I run E-85 in it? Again sorry for all the questions but first time with an alcohol setup.

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Old 10-05-2008, 05:51 PM
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Originally Posted by bowtie4542001
I have another question. Since my car runs on alcohol, could I run E-85 in it? Again sorry for all the questions but first time with an alcohol setup.

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Because E-85 is a mixture of ethanol and gas it takes a different A-F ratio so you have to have a different set up for that.

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Old 10-05-2008, 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by doorracer
Originally Posted by bowtie4542001
I have another question. Since my car runs on alcohol, could I run E-85 in it? Again sorry for all the questions but first time with an alcohol setup.

Chris
Because E-85 is a mixture of ethanol and gas it takes a different A-F ratio so you have to have a different set up for that.

Curtis
Thanks Curtis,
I see now, I have a lot to learn.............. :? :?

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