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E85 Power Loss vs. Gasoline

Discussion in 'Performance & Fuel' started by ChevyFan, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Pure ethanol produces 34% less energy than gasoline, but it can also be fed into higher compression engines, therefore producing more energy. Anyone done any research on this>?


  2. Blacksheep1

    Blacksheep1 Rockstar 3 Years 500 Posts

    What they said is true. I was a gas semi tanker driver for a Shell distributor for about three years, learned alot. E85 in a stock motor = less mpg & less power. Unless it is rebuilt (higher compression) or re-tuned way more volume than a regular Flex-fuel ecm will do stock.

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