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Old 10-12-2012, 03:59 PM   #101
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This is the most up to date one that I know of. Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Fueling Station Locations
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:02 PM   #102
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If you use google there are websites that mark E85 station locations. You can also order it in 55 gallon drums from distributors.
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:18 PM   #103
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Ordered two! Thanks!!
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I apologize for jacking this thread. My posts must seem non sequitur. I know, I should start my own thread that has useful E85 information, mea culpa.



Here is a baby bottle that requires no math:

Echecker - E85 Fuel Test Tube

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Old 10-12-2012, 04:20 PM   #104
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For some reason, Subaru world is in a different universe.

A universe where 10.x AFRs.... 140psi compression - are apparently normal.
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:27 PM   #105
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No kidding. And I justed checked my impreza FSM to make sure, 142-171 psi is the actual compression spec. Weirdness.
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You can also order it in 55 gallon drums from distributors.
srsly?

That would be awesome.

Biggest thing holding me back from running E85 (other than having to spend $600 on injectors and fuel pump) is that the closest E85 pump is 20+ miles from my house...

But if I could order 55 gallon drums
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:05 PM   #107
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This is the most up to date one that I know of. Alternative Fuels Data Center: Ethanol Fueling Station Locations
Best location link I've seen, thanks!

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Biggest thing holding me back from running E85 (other than having to spend $600 on injectors and fuel pump) is that the closest E85 pump is 20+ miles from my house...

But if I could order 55 gallon drums
Somewhat related, I ordered these a few days ago($95 shipped for four 5gal VP fuel jugs):

BOX OF 4 RED 5 GALLON RACE FUEL JUGS CIRCLE TRACK IMCA | eBay

These five gallon fuel jugs are a lot easier to manage than a 55gal drum.
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Bleh! Closest station is 45 miles away... /unsub
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How long does it take for stuff to settle in the bottle?
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Bleh! Closest station is 45 miles away... /unsub
It amazes me that a craphole like Suckramental has this stuff all over the place yet you Bay Area guys are totally screwed.

But I'm not complaining
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What spark plugs are guys using with E85?? Currenly I have some Denso iridiums IK22 (& COPS) but still there is too much spark blow.. Gapped to 0.6mm
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What spark plugs are guys using with E85?? Currenly I have some Denso iridiums IK22 (& COPS) but still there is too much spark blow.. Gapped to 0.6mm
BKR7E's gapped at .026" on a stock 1.6 ignition. Blowout happened at 18psi as AFR's approached 10.0. Yes, that is WAY too rich. I aim for 11.8-12.0, doesn't always happen.
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It amazes me that a craphole like Suckramental has this stuff all over the place yet you Bay Area guys are totally screwed.
Sacramento, being in the valley and all, has lots of strict pollution controls. Even 10+ years ago, when the Air Force ALC was still there, they had implemented a lot of pollution controls that other AF bases did not have, like an elaborate exhaust scrubbing paint facility, and pressurized steam parts cleaners, including capturing the scum washed off of the parts and collecting it as hazardous waste.
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So going back to the cup guys.. how long does it take to settle? If you were to get a 55 gallon drum and fill up your car I'd imagine you'd have to mix it up before you drain it?
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So going back to the cup guys.. how long does it take to settle? If you were to get a 55 gallon drum and fill up your car I'd imagine you'd have to mix it up before you drain it?
I think the instructions say to let it sit for "a few" to five minutes. The couple times I tried it, with a much lesser method, it seemed that things settled out in 1-2 minutes.

Mix it up before you drain it?
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Right, you'd have to mix up the E85 to drain it from the 55 gallon drum.
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Good lord, this thread was jacked more times than Hustler at the bath house. I am glad I learned to tune a subaru from this.
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don't you need to go host a gay orgy on m net?

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