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Old 11-10-2009, 08:42 AM
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does anyone have pros and cons of converting over to e-85. we have a sbc 355 with 2 .02 valves, 292 501 lift cam, in a 32 austin. our problem is it has a small rad. temp gets to 210 . thought it would let it run cooler. thanks for any help. looking at quick fuel convertion kit.
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Old 11-10-2009, 08:47 AM
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Is this a race car or street car?

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Old 11-10-2009, 09:01 AM
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its a drag car 1.65 -68 60 foot, 10.20's 1/4
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:25 PM
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Here's a guy that has been helpful in the past with e-85. http://www.marksullens.com/
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Old 11-13-2009, 12:12 AM
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I have one question. how high compression ratio should it be when running on e85 and roots blower? 10,11??
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Dahlton
I have one question. how high compression ratio should it be when running on e85 and roots blower? 10,11??
Why would you even want too run E85, with a 540 blown alcohol motor? when you can buy alcohol for $2.00/$2.50 a gal.
I used to run 13.5 with a 540 with a Littlefield 1471 @30% overdrive in a Rodek blk. with solid Brodix heads and that was over 20 yrs. ago.

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Old 11-14-2009, 04:20 PM
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well has anyone switched over and what was your results. thaks for any input
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Old 11-15-2009, 04:51 AM
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i want to use e85 because it is not legal to run methanol on the street.
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Old 11-15-2009, 09:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Dahlton
i want to use e85 because it is not legal to run methanol on the street.
OOPS!!! ops:

Didn't know that, no experience with E85.

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Old 11-20-2009, 03:21 AM
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Originally Posted by zipper06
Originally Posted by Dahlton
i want to use e85 because it is not legal to run methanol on the street.
OOPS!!! ops:

Didn't know that, no experience with E85.

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is it legal to run methanol on the street in USA?
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