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E85 / alcohol carb difference
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Posted 11 March 2018 - 02:04 PM
What is the difference between the E 85 carburetor and a alcohol carburetor ??
Is it possible to just change jets ??
Posted 12 March 2018 - 07:27 AM
Ethanol is the base for E85
Methanol is what is commonly referred to as alcohol or ALKY in the racing world.
those 2 fuels are completely different and have completely different component requirements and calibration to operate properly
Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:43 PM
The Holley E85 carb has a factory coating to protect the metal. Carbs are probably the highest $ per horsepower gain ratio in racing. I'd guess the average weekend racer only gets about 70% out of what any 'race' carb can do. You'd need a special carb guy to keep up with all the variables during a race event.
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