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Old 06-16-2014, 08:37 AM   #1
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Running Alcohol During Boost Only

So, while I know it is dangerous, I have been running straight methanol in the w/m tank for quite some time now. I have found substantially better performance from the straight juice as opposed to the watered down stuff.
I am currently running the snow performance setup with the smallest spray nozzle and out of curiosity, I started looking at the bigger nozzles and the flow-rates on them and realized that a substantial amount of gasoline could be progressively replaced with methanol as per the algorithm of the w/m computer. Simply, I'd run a bigger nozzle so I could replace gasoline with methanol during boost conditions.
So my question really is; can I run an oversize nozzle on the w/m sprayer and lean out my fuel maps accordingly, such that the mixture during boost is ~E60, or will this prove a tuning nightmare?
I know I should just run E85, but there are too few stations that provide it in new england
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Old 07-14-2014, 06:44 AM   #2
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I don't know if this is in bad taste or not.. but can I have the brake kit if/when it blows up?..

sorry, hope that wasn't that too soon???
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So you want to replace your methanol with an ethanol blend?
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Old 07-15-2014, 09:02 AM   #4
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No. I already run 100% methanol from a tank. Makes waaaaay more power than w/m.
Because I am adding fuel in the form of methanol, I have trimmed my fuel maps accordingly to meet ~11's under heavy boost.
My objective was to use a bigger nozzle so I could remove more gasoline and replace it with more methanol. Methanol has a much higher octane than gasoline, and thus I hope, would permit me to make even more power.
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Old 07-15-2014, 09:23 AM   #5
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Ahh I see now so you are running probably 3gph nozzle now. You can put in a bigger nozzle I run a 10gph in my 9k and have afr around 10.8-11.0 wot just cause i wanted more gas in the mixture.

On another note you probably want to go back to the 50/50 mix for your snow system cause there pumps and the seals in them are not rated for constant use of 100% pure methanol which will eat it. There are only a few companies that make pumps that can last on 100% meth.

Last note I have no experience with methanol injection on a e85 vehicle
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Old 07-16-2014, 09:29 AM   #6
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Thanks for the tip! I will consult SNOW and see what they say about the w/m concetration permitted...
10gph! Holy shit! That's 10cc's a second! Moreover, it is nearly identical to the flow rate of deka 630's! DAAYYUM!
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Yeup 10gph hell I have a friend that has a double nozzle setup on his grand national and he runs 20 or 25 gph
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