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Default Anybody try E85 in a Hemi?

Yes, I know nobody likes E85 but I'm trying to get some info before I do an experiment. My Ram is an 05 2500 2wd auto with a Hemi. I am thinking about experimenting with E85 and the DSP 93 Performance Tune.

If anybody has experimented with E85 and a Hemi, please respond with your results.....good or bad.
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Your Hemi is not a flex fuel engine and not meant to run on E-85. If you try this, have a roll back standing by to haul your truck to the nearest mechanic so he can drain your fuel system.
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Your Hemi is not a flex fuel engine and not meant to run on E-85. If you try this, have a roll back standing by to haul your truck to the nearest mechanic so he can drain your fuel system.
+1 on that. The 4.7's have the option to run E85. The hemi's do not.
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You CAN make a 5.7L run on E85, but it's not as simple as just filling up with E85. The injectors need to be remapped, custom tuning is required, and you need to make sure your fuel lines will work with E85, it eats through rubber lines. There are several hardcore racers that run E85 for it's resistance to detonation in high boost applications.
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