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Ivor Duarte
Gloucestershire UK
(819 posts)

02/11/2010 04:29AM

Main British Car:
1974 Land Rover Lightweight V8

Tuning to cope with ethanol
Posted by: 88v8
Date: January 12, 2021 10:04AM

Apologies for linking to another forum, but this may be of general interest [theamcforum.com]

Wondered what your experience and fixes have been.

Over here in the UK, we have E10 but super grades are E5 and that's what I use even in my 8.5cr AMC engine.
However we are threatened with E15 and the eventual availability of E5 is doubtful.
My new Edelbrock carb on my RV8 three years ago, had a sticker which voided the warranty with E15.


Art Gertz
Winchester, CA.
(3074 posts)

04/24/2009 11:02AM

Main British Car:
74' Jensen Healy, 79 Huff. GT 1, 74 MGB Lotus 907,2L

Re: Tuning to cope with ethanol
Posted by: roverman
Date: January 13, 2021 07:38PM

Can you get E85 ? I know wrong direction for gas lovers-but it works like a cheap race fuel. Might want to peep, "Performance E85" forum. Might want to consider an ethanol compatible carb and re-jet. Art.

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