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Post by Ethanol » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:05 pm

Is that because of the carburetor?


When you increase the compression of any engine you make it more thermodynamically efficient, that makes it more powerful.

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Post by scimjim » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:25 pm

Ethanol wrote:
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Is that because of the carburetor?
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Post by Ethanol » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:41 pm

efi_sprintgte wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:02 pm
I don’t see how you can get that kind of CR from an Essex and still clear the valves? 11:1 is tight with 300/310 deg cam


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Post by Ethanol » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:47 pm

I don't know the shop did it.


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Post by Ethanol » Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:38 pm

Coupe Racing wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:49 am
The hardest part is modifying the inlet manifold to accept injectors esp the centre 2 as you won't get much of an angle
I've got another inlet manifold that had the single choke two stud carb on it, I'm hoping I can get a better angle with that I might need to move the throttle body to the forward end too, the manifold's going to need a bit of chopping about. As ethanol doesn't vaporize quite as well as petrol at low temperatures the angle is quite important. That's why direct injection is favourite you need to get the fuel in the cylinder.


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Post by roymck » Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:51 pm

Is this engine for a road car? How easy is it to obtain Ethanol and what’s its cost per litre?



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Post by Ethanol » Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:00 am

roymck wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:51 pm
Is this engine for a road car? How easy is it to obtain Ethanol and what’s its cost per litre?
Getting ethanol can be a problem, but if you buy 100% you should be eligible for a duty refund down to HM Customs how is a bit convoluted(naturally). Basically, there's a yearly limit on how much you can claim I think it's 25,000 litres per year and you have to have paid duty the same refund applies to any bio-fuel.


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