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    Thread: FTW Racing Fuels

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      08-25-2012 01:26 PM #1
      Anyone hearing about this fuel?

      Makes more power than e85 according to them...

      Unless all of it is BS and camera trickery they're picking up like 50-100whp on turbo cars at the same boost just "swapping fuels"

      http://www.facebook.com/FtwRacingFuels


    2. 08-25-2012 10:05 PM #2
      i think i read its like $165 a bucket? thats not FTW in my book, as i switched from C-16 $ 85/5gal to corn just because corn is cheaper.

      i personally am doing fine in the power aspect, not needing $33/gal fuel to get it done.

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      08-25-2012 10:52 PM #3
      Tony Palo has a thread on HT and he's not one to f around with test results. Pretty impressive.
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    4. 08-26-2012 12:08 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by need_a_VR6 View Post
      Tony Palo has a thread on HT and he's not one to f around with test results. Pretty impressive.
      i did see that, and what makes it even more cool is the fact that those two are rivals.

      but yes i think it works. will i switch? at $33/gal plus getting it to me hell no. i have yet to start eeking out that last lil bit of power. that is the last step for me, when i have E98 on tap local for under $5/gal.

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      08-26-2012 04:54 PM #5
      10% more power by switching

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      08-27-2012 12:27 AM #6
      that's crazy stuff

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      08-27-2012 11:23 AM #7
      Yup-- it makes power and it's expensive compared to other race fuels. It's not for everyone, but it does have its applications. You're also gonna need to be able to adjust the tune for the fuel.
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      08-27-2012 03:52 PM #8
      Helpful to those without a horsepower knob or a maxxed out setup otherwise.
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      08-28-2012 09:33 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by tony1 View Post
      Requires 10-15% more fuel than E98 from my testing. If you're making any considerable amount of power it's going to take 8 injectors.
      10-15% in addition to E98's fueling requirements; that's a lot.
      Is anyone here racing on Alinabi's budget?

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      08-28-2012 09:50 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by billyVR6 View Post
      Is anyone here racing on Alinabi's budget?
      Remember, racing Hondas is cheap. I have my call in to Alan Johnson for a few new parts.
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      08-28-2012 08:37 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by billyVR6 View Post
      Is anyone here racing on Alinabi's budget?
      I am, but only the part of the budget they use for valve stems.
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    12. 09-02-2012 09:32 PM #12
      It is expensive but dollar for dollar its probably the cheapest hp you can and will buy for your car.

    13. 09-02-2012 09:46 PM #13
      and since i can get some, i will be trying it out.... i was enticed by my tooner with some pretty good numbers of what can be.

      i will pick up 10 gal @ IFO next month in Spokanistan/Spokompton.

    14. 09-04-2012 08:50 PM #14
      yo mod, use the search lol j/k.


      about time somebody posted this. Miller post dyno's almost weekly of the changes. a stock k20 swap made an extra 20-30whp from the switch with change in tune of course.
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      09-24-2012 03:12 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by fourthchirpin View Post
      yo mod, use the search lol j/k.


      about time somebody posted this. Miller post dyno's almost weekly of the changes. a stock k20 swap made an extra 20-30whp from the switch with change in tune of course.
      this stuff does work , of course theres always a price to pay. as mentioned above Tony Palo has used and tested it himself personally as well as many few other big FWD cars. Stuff works

    16. 09-24-2012 07:46 PM #16
      some friends of mine here did some tests with it.

      they were spinning tire on dyno @ 7500 rpm, and still were at 900whp then. they turn 11.5k rpm normally.

      they had the same power as before, with their old fuel (dunno what it was) but were running 6psi more boost.

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