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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-04-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
So after numerous trips to the filling station,...

So after numerous trips to the filling station, it seems that the average ethanol content at my pump is about 80%.

I believe the system is well sorted, and I have not had any issues with the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-04-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Yeees!! I had done a follow up, and when I...

Yeees!! I had done a follow up, and when I posted it, I guess it signed me out and deleted half of the script. Iíll give it another go.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-05-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Drunken E53

Yes, but also remember. I will not have to purchase as much Methanol that I did when I was on pump gas. As of right now the system is deactivated.

So when summertime comes upon us, and if...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-04-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
bc, it is still unbelievable to me, that the E85...

bc, it is still unbelievable to me, that the E85 piggyback ECM, and the BMW DME, are functioning as stated in your quote. My E53ís fuel trims, and timing are running in real time, not Alpha N. I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-03-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Well... It appears for now, the station is...

Well... It appears for now, the station is topping out at 75% ethanol. The max posted on the pump is 83%, however the highest weíve seen was in the upper 80ís. Maybe lower content during winter...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-23-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Correct BC, the 93 pump gas just wasn't doing it....

Correct BC, the 93 pump gas just wasn't doing it. It was pulling timing, and without meth, the E53 will knock badly, its not even feasible to rev past 4000rpm. The meth is calibrated nicely, I will...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-20-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210220/588ef6c7...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210220/588ef6c7f590b6608bb7892ff93202cc.jpg

I brought up the ethanol content by another 15%.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
https://youtu.be/f1Q_SkAkrTw

https://youtu.be/f1Q_SkAkrTw
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Drunken E53

No believe me I totally understand. It took me a moment to take it all in.

No these arenít Uncle Buck backfires. LoL...

This has nothing to do with maintenance. This is a high performance...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Any vehicle that is port injection will work with...

Any vehicle that is port injection will work with this technology.

Euro tuners have been doing ethanol tunes for awhile now.

It doesnít matter the engine.

Yes, you will need to install the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Drunken E53

Yes, your understanding is correct. Youíre not missing anything. There will be more torque, cooler head temps, and it will be cleaner burning.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Ahhh... The hospital visits both human, and...

Ahhh... The hospital visits both human, and vehicular. Those are the one that hurt the most! [emoji22]
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Drunken E53

Puwahaha... :lmao: I heard that brotha! [emoji41]
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Oh Andrew, Iíd be lying to you if I said, ďit was...

Oh Andrew, Iíd be lying to you if I said, ďit was all fun, and gamesĒ. There was definitely some blood, sweat, and tears, to go along with it. [emoji52]

And insult to injury is, you canít...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Yes, I totally agree with you. That is why I...

Yes, I totally agree with you. That is why I backed off. There was no good reason to push harder.

Iíve always used my X5 for family trips, groceries, etc. Her spec as she sits currently, is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Stop it Boost! :bustingup Dang it, I...

Stop it Boost! :bustingup

Dang it, I wasnít even home from the garage yet, and I was already thinking about the pulley!

No.. Iíve had this setup for many years now, and itís been very...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
I have never had to run an analysis on the Chevy....

I have never had to run an analysis on the Chevy. I have done them on the E53, but on gasoline (thatís how I learned I needed rod bearings). I do plan to do an analysis, but not for the affects of...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Drunken E53

Iíve been using 85% ethanol in my Chevy 5.3 for years now, and the oil never turns black. It gets a little darker, but not like it did on gasoline. One thing I can say from experience is,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210209/5ebcf0f4...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210209/5ebcf0f4e518d1a03eaacef5d3ca9a7f.jpg

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Yeah, itís cheaper than 87 octane here where I am...

Yeah, itís cheaper than 87 octane here where I am at, and it is 105 octane. Win/win!

This kit is fricken amazing though, because it tunes in real time. Itís a true Flex-Fuel conversion, with...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-08-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Iíve heard that running 50% ethanol gives you a...

Iíve heard that running 50% ethanol gives you a balance between performance and MPGs. I personally want the higher ethanol content for the supercharger.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-08-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
The highest reading that we have ever seen from...

The highest reading that we have ever seen from our local E85 pump was 89%. I am at 50% because of dilution. But the system we installed will do 100% pure alcohol.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-08-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,060
Posted By Happy
Drunken E53

Itís official! OleíGirl is faded! LoL.. We installed a performance Flex-Fuel kit, and boy is she buzzin!

There was still a bit of gasoline in the tank, so she is at 50% ethanol as she sits. ...
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