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Old 01-14-2009, 03:10 PM   #1
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If you don't know what Ethanol is...basically it's a low rent version of gasoline made from corn...higher octane (IIRC) but less MPG. E-85, which should be available at your local gas station, could be used with the addition of this magically box to your engine.

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what a crock of ****. What kind of inbreed pile of **** thinks you can just dump e85 into any car just because you put some shitbox fuel controller on it? I say we all mass email this ****** and call out his scam.
Yeah.. let me just dump e85 into any car..i'm sure the fuel system won't corrode...because they're going to give me a magical bottle of Peter Pan whale *** that coats everything to prevent corrosion.


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oh and for more entertainment....

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Will the DigiFlex void my new car warranty?No. DigiFlex will not void a new car warranty. There are laws that protect the consumer. This link to theFederal Trade Commission explains the Magnuson-Moss Act in detail.
I'm sorry, but when the owners manual CLEARLY says what type of fuel is to be used in the car and you BLATANTLY ignore that, than you're **** out of luck when your car gets fuckerd up....and they'll laugh as soon as you utter "Mag..."
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Lol, just wow.
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because they're going to give me a magical bottle of Peter Pan whale *** that coats everything to prevent corrosion.
I think Hyper is working on that right now as we speak.
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I think Hyper is working on that right now as we speak.
the first thought that popped into my mind
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Don't laugh,I'm already standing in line for this ****.
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Ha, I love the fuel price tracker. It shows that prices are like a dollar cheaper than this time last year. Good stuff. Good selling point.
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kinda pointless gas being down 78% and all...I'm so glad VA still has it's 10% ethanol mix
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It's nothing more than a scam to rip off stupid people.
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Yeah.. let me just dump e85 into any car..i'm sure the fuel system won't corrode...because they're going to give me a magical bottle of Peter Pan whale *** that coats everything to prevent corrosion.
All the research I have done, the E-85 corrosion myth is not true.

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2. If I put E85 in my gas tank, it will eat it away.

If your car was built in the old days, it was had a lead coated, steel tank. The water in ethanol would cause the tank to rust from the inside out. The government mandated that all gas in the USA contain 10% ethanol to help reduce tail pipe emissions. In the 1980s, automakers made vehicles with fuel systems to be ethanol and rust tolerant. Gas tanks began to contain polymers and Teflon which are extremely durable.
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kinda pointless gas being down 78% and all...I'm so glad VA still has it's 10% ethanol mix
Switching to E-85 for performance applications is not about fuel prices.
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All the research I have done, the E-85 corrosion myth is not true.

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Switching to E-85 for performance applications is not about fuel prices.
+1. Not that I support the FlexTek BS, But I will be looking for MSII when I finally go stand alone. Running e85 does have power advantages.

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The real issues are condensation caused in the fuel tank corroding and rusting portions of the fuel "line". Apart from that...any motor put together with a paper based gasket compared to copper or rubber lining will corrode. Oh, and we shouldn't forget manipulating the fuel injector load and spark to the motor as well. ALOT would need to change.

That being said - I ran straight ethanol in my 1990 Ford Ranger for over 75,000 miles (got it for free...truck and ethanol). Only problem I had was starting the truck...had to rig up a small gas tank that would spray a shot into the intake when I turned the key.
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Switching to E-85 for performance applications is not about fuel prices.
switching to the FlexTek is however...
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The real issues are condensation caused in the fuel tank corroding and rusting portions of the fuel "line". Apart from that...any motor put together with a paper based gasket compared to copper or rubber lining will corrode. Oh, and we shouldn't forget manipulating the fuel injector load and spark to the motor as well. ALOT would need to change.
To switch to E-85, lots of things need to change, yes. But, regarding the corrosion, did you read my post?

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[QUOTE=GT3man2001;353934]To switch to E-85, lots of things need to change, yes. But, regarding the corrosion, did you read my post?


Yes, I did read the post - very informative. Nevertheless...I stand by my statement
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