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Old 04-05-2015, 05:20 PM   #1
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120 OCTANE FUEL

Just curious,would this be ok to use?

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Old 04-05-2015, 05:47 PM   #2
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Yes, just remember it's an organic fuel. It will go rotten if not used with in a few months and will lose a bit of its performance. E85 and E98 are great if availability and time of use are not issues.
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Old 04-05-2015, 09:19 PM   #3
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no way...ethanol is not compatible with our fuel system. Ethanol based systems are tuned differently also and have higher flowing fuel injectors. If you must use a higher octane fuel, go with 100 or 104 octane unleaded and an appropriate tune.
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Old 04-05-2015, 09:33 PM   #4
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no way...ethanol is not compatible with our fuel system. Ethanol based systems are tuned differently also and have higher flowing fuel injectors. If you must use a higher octane fuel, go with 100 or 104 octane unleaded and an appropriate tune.
Agreed.
No E85/98 without the fuel system and tune to support it.
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Old 04-05-2015, 09:34 PM   #5
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Not really true and if the OP was considering the use of a high octane fuel I figured he would get a retune and likely make sure the fuel supply with the injectors and pump are to support the additional power and 30% more fuel e85 or e98 require.
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Old 04-06-2015, 12:11 AM   #6
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E98racing.com sells it for almost half the price.
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Old 04-07-2015, 07:28 AM   #7
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I am not going to use that fuel. I saw it on another site and thought I would just ask here if it would be a fuel we could use. I knew I could depend on what you guys said. Thanks for the input.
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Old 04-09-2015, 10:56 AM   #8
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Ethanol is fine in these cars! In fact safer than any other fuel out there. But will require upgrading fuel system flow. Not going to eat your cars engine, maybe clean it?
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Old 04-10-2015, 10:45 AM   #9
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no way...ethanol is not compatible with our fuel system. .
All we have in CA is E10. It's fine.
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Old 04-10-2015, 11:44 AM   #10
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Old 04-10-2015, 11:51 AM   #11
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All we have in CA is E10. It's fine.
E10 is 10% ethanol, 90% gasoline that works fine, it is still 90% gas.

E98 is 98% ethanol, 2% other organic fuel. It burns with a different air fuel ratio than gasoline. If you were in a bind, you could put that in you tank and it would burn but it would be very rich and give you way less power than gas on a stock tune. If you retune the car to burn nothing but E98 you will need much larger injectors. Probably be better off using E85 if you want to go alcohol conversion.
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Old 04-10-2015, 12:42 PM   #12
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All we have in CA is E10. It's fine.
I know this and E10 is industry standard. When I said "ethanol", I meant the fuel listed in this post which is nearly 100% ethanol. Our systems are not made to run E85 or E98 without fuel system modifications.
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Old 04-10-2015, 01:29 PM   #13
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I know this and E10 is industry standard. When I said "ethanol", I meant the fuel listed in this post which is nearly 100% ethanol.
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Old 04-10-2015, 06:00 PM   #14
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Is Torco safe to use and do you see good results?
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