Well, I drained the gas out of the car yesterday, poured in 4 gals of E85, and hit the pump to leak test and check the float level. No leak, and float level is close enough for now. This morning I fired it up, and drove it to the local Shell that sells E85, and filled it and a extra 5 gal container. I have not touched the carb since converting it, and reinstalling, and the car fired right up, and drove fine. I noticed on the wide band the right bank is a little leaner than the left, but fine for now.
I pulled into the station, and they have the E85 and the diesel on a seperate ile, so I pulled up and filled the cell and 5 gal container. Before I could leave, 5 guys had walked up and asked me about the E85. 4 of them were local racers,
I have the SC disconnected for now, and running on only the primaries till I am sure they are jetted correctly, and the power valve circuit is close, then will connect the rears and get them in the ball park, then check it with boost. My wife says the garage does not stink like gas now, and smells more like a bar. Has a slight margareta sent.
I located a local source for E98, and will get some of that to bring my Winter blend of E85 up to Summer specs, then do the final settings.
I added a E85 Carb section:
-----1993 Bird 5.0------
393 stroker, Vortech YSi, on E85
Lentech Strip Terminator & 4,000+ RPM stall converter
Detroit Locker with 3.55 gears.
17x9 Cobra Rs with 255/45/17 BFG KWDS
275/50/17 M&H DR on the rear
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