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Where can you get e85? Not even seen it before.
 

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Don't know Mic, it took several years for vortex diesel to make it up the caost, but the warning is from RACQ so it's here somewhere. That's the sort of mistake my handbrake would make though, its all petrol to her.
 

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Same for mine... But it's only a banga corolla, so i'm hoping it dies to force her to act and get her dream car. jeep or xtrail...
 

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So they say its not everything its cracked up to be :rolleyes:
Cant use it in outboards [it attracts water] or should i
say not recomended
Not good for most cars :(
Does that mean Gov & greenies have won!
if you want cheeper fuel, buy a new car
are all new models set up to run E85
just a thought thats all

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So they say its not everything its cracked up to be :rolleyes:
Cant use it in outboards [it attracts water] or should i
say not recomended
Not good for most cars :(
Does that mean Gov & greenies have won!
if you want cheeper fuel, buy a new car
are all new models set up to run E85
just a thought thats all

Daryl
The article states "only a small number of Saabs and a few VE series II Commodores are compatible" Not sure why only a "few" VE series II Commodores get the nod.

I would have thought some of the French and German engines might have been compatible, but there not included in this article.
 

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i read that also but was trying to be polite
in my response by not saying
" Millions wasted again" :mad::mad::mad:
my view only:)

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The octane is lower- most studies say you'll used around 30% more, so untill it's 30% cheaper its a pointless excercise ( plus youd need to be saving a motza to make the engine damage economically viable)
 

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The octane is lower- most studies say you'll used around 30% more, so untill it's 30% cheaper its a pointless excercise ( plus youd need to be saving a motza to make the engine damage economically viable)
ED Zackery! couldn't have put it better myself!
 

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ethonol 85 octane, almost all new cars can run on it even the sticker under the fuel door of our SSV Commodore sas so. the result is lower burn temp thu useing more fuel but the goverment & greenies would like us to believe "CHEAPER" because of the low octane you cant achieve as high hp readings as regular unleaded or 98....
 

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its like running methanol in race cars. you get a bigger bang but you use twice as much and also burns alot cooler.
 

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The caltex at Alex hills. ;)
Look left the next time you fill up the GU there.
I will NOT put that Caltex crap in my troll ;).
I'm a bp man!
 

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ethonol 85 octane, almost all new cars can run on it even the sticker under the fuel door of our SSV Commodore sas so. the result is lower burn temp thu useing more fuel but the goverment & greenies would like us to believe "CHEAPER" because of the low octane you cant achieve as high hp readings as regular unleaded or 98....
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have a read of this thread and the power gains possible.
Guilt-toy Now Running On E85 ! - Skylines Australia

People are using e85 as a cheap alternative to race fuel.
 

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its like running methanol in race cars. you get a bigger bang but you use twice as much and also burns alot cooler.
good stuff if you're not chasing fuel economy but not many people know the properties of the fuel and bag it out. it shouldn't be sold at the pump.
 

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No! you need to burn more to achieve the same as high octane fuel its a so called GREEN alternative to lower you NO2 levels omitted from youe engine. Rave fuel is High octane fuel Av-gas I am pretty sure is 110 octane the higher the octane level the more efficient it is toextract the most out of an engine & you can run more advanced timming with out pinging of power loss. As a rule to run higher ethonol you need to de-tune & run a cooler plug...well thats the way it was when we us to build race cars.
 

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I will NOT put that Caltex crap in my troll ;).
I'm a bp man!
The old diesel wasn't much good but the new Vortex Diesel is definantly a better fuel.
I fill up with BP if I can't find Vortex now. Won't touch the rest.
 

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The old diesel wasn't much good but the new Vortex Diesel is definantly a better fuel.
I fill up with BP if I can't find Vortex now. Won't touch the rest.
Really? How much bettr? I'm interested.
 
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