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I-B-RACIN
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 132
posted November 30, 2004 06:21 PM  
Does E85 require a alcohol or gas carb since it is ethanol.Who make a good 500cfm 4412 holley for E85? Thanks

KPLugnut
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1019
posted November 30, 2004 10:27 PM  
To properly answer, I'd have to say neither a gas carb or a full alky carb would work. It has to be built for that fuel, and calibrated for its weird air/fuel ratio.
E85 behaves about half way to methanol as far as what the carb sees.
It works ok, but I much prefer methanol if it's allowed but if not, then racing fuel is the choice most make.
We've built a few E85 carbs....

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