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      01-15-2014, 12:45 PM   #1
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E85 thoughts..

What are your thoughts on running E85? The manual says not to, but my JB4, DPs, FMIC, DCI, and lead foot say YES! YES! YES!..

Im talking 50/50 93/e85 Is this bad to do as a summer daily driver with my mods?
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      01-15-2014, 12:58 PM   #2
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What are your thoughts on running E85? The manual says not to, but my JB4, DPs, FMIC, DCI, and lead foot say YES! YES! YES!..

Im talking 50/50 93/e85 Is this bad to do as a summer daily driver with my mods?
Jb4 map 5 40% mix should be good for your lpfp fuel pump if it isn't tired. Are you running ISO?
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Should be fine brah, could shit out a fuel pump though if you play too much. The only thing I worry about with e30-40 is the life of my clutch because everything else is warrantied.
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e85 30-40% is safe and amazing on map 5
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e85 30-40% is safe and amazing on map 5
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do it.
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30 or 40% works amazingly as I wouldn't exceed that amount .
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      01-16-2014, 11:42 AM   #8
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Not running ISO, what's the dif?
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      01-17-2014, 02:27 PM   #9
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anyone run e85 mixture with stock charge pipe? I'm curious to see if it holds up...
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Stock CP here .
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      01-17-2014, 02:37 PM   #11
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Mine popped off quite a bit when it was stock. Quite the crippling little bug, dangerous too if you're in the middle of a pull/takeover and it pops.
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anyone run e85 mixture with stock charge pipe? I'm curious to see if it holds up...
I did, but it's something you don't want to do. I had the smallest boost leak for the longest time and finally my cp let go, installed the new ER pipe, instant spool, no throttle lag, no boost leaks. I would just plan on buying one if you are going to run more than stock boost levels.
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When done properly...you can get numbers like this. Mustang dyno running a bunch of goodies and 50/50 e85 and 91. Custom tune using a Cobb Access Port.


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When done properly...you can get numbers like this. Mustang dyno running a bunch of goodies and 50/50 e85 and 91. Custom tune using a Cobb Access Port.

Holly shit, that's a TQ monster Almost 600 on a dyno jet eh ?
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anyone run e85 mixture with stock charge pipe? I'm curious to see if it holds up...
Mines held up so far (fingers crossed)
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I ran 50% e85 a few times at the track and my charge pipe was fine. I was seeing 16.5psi in map 5 with my jb4 Iso and no other mods. The charge pipe will be my next mod, since its such a common problem, and i wouldnt want to be driving around with a boost leak.
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      01-22-2014, 02:26 PM   #17
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yea i've been going back and forth, but it seems like the safe option is to just replace it to prevent a pretty large headache
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I'm honestly surprised you haven't blown your charge pipe off with all those mods and targeting such high boost levels. It's worth it to do. I myself am toying with the idea of running E85 I'm still nervous about doing it as my car is out of warranty soon and I don't want a fuel pump crapping out on me. If I do I may run my cobb along with a JB G5 ISO to not hinder any performance.
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