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post #16 of 25 (permalink) Old 03-27-2016, 10:44 PM
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I've seen this done on a 350z. The way it was explained to me, was that they add the gm sensor that is on the new flex fuel vehicles. No need to change tune as the computer did it for him when he pumped e85. Never heard of this HALTECH kit however and u might as well use that 3k on a built shortblock and u can have a reliable 500hp on pump gas


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I'd save the 3k and just load a new tune in when you need to switch. I'll say this, having a DD on e85 sucks. You are always having to plan fuel stops and going to new towns becomes a guessing game.

I'd just send blower to Johnny for a port, do exhaust and live on pump gas till you are ready for a good rotating assembly to use benefits of e85.


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It is a new ecu you can tune to run e85 flex fuel, so an e85 and regular gas.
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I've seen this done on a 350z. The way it was explained to me, was that they add the gm sensor that is on the new flex fuel vehicles. No need to change tune as the computer did it for him when he pumped e85. Never heard of this HALTECH kit however and u might as well use that 3k on a built shortblock and u can have a reliable 500hp on pump gas
Interesting, I was looking into E85 but unfortunately there are no stations convenient to my location. Not sure if any locations are near you but if they're readily available u should just convert entirely to it.

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Yess that is probably the eaziest way in my eyes but yet again i want opninions since i am not a full blown gear head jaja
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Yess ot is pretty pricey, but i hear people worshiping e85 so i want to see if it really is worth the 3k for that kit.


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I've seen this done on a 350z. The way it was explained to me, was that they add the gm sensor that is on the new flex fuel vehicles. No need to change tune as the computer did it for him when he pumped e85. Never heard of this HALTECH kit however and u might as well use that 3k on a built shortblock and u can have a reliable 500hp on pump gas
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Yess i hear that is one of the main issues but in the valley that im located at there are several locations fo e85 so i would not have much worry for that.

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I'd save the 3k and just load a new tune in when you need to switch. I'll say this, having a DD on e85 sucks. You are always having to plan fuel stops and going to new towns becomes a guessing game.

I'd just send blower to Johnny for a port, do exhaust and live on pump gas till you are ready for a good rotating assembly to use benefits of e85.
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Yess i hear that is one of the main issues but in the valley that im located at there are several locations fo e85 so i would not have much worry for that.

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I'd save the 3k and just load a new tune in when you need to switch. I'll say this, having a DD on e85 sucks. You are always having to plan fuel stops and going to new towns becomes a guessing game.

I'd just send blower to Johnny for a port, do exhaust and live on pump gas till you are ready for a good rotating assembly to use benefits of e85.
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