What do you need to run E85 on STI?

What do you need to run E85 on STI?

At minimum to run E85 you will need upgraded fuel injectors, upgraded fuel pump, and tune on the EJ engine 2002-2014 WRX, 04-current STI, 05-12 LGT/OBXT, and 04-13 FXT. On the FA engine (2015+ WRX) you will need an upgraded in-tank fuel pump and a tune.

How much does it cost to convert to E85?

Converting for E85. Converting a NON Flex Fuel vehicle to run on E85 ethanol can be accomplished by nearly anyone for under $400 and under $600 including additional high performance parts to increase MPG .

Can Subaru use E85?

No, it will not. Only vehicles built for dual fuel are OK to run E85. The fuel system parts in your vehicle will be attacked by the fuel, and the system will also not be able to supply sufficient fuel for it to run properly.

Can you run E85 on stock WRX?

yes, i have done that. i have the Cobb AP to monitor knock, fuel, and AFR to confirm everything is okay. i only put in 1 to 1.5 gallon of E85 and the rest with gasoline.

What do I need to run ethanol?

Fuel System Requirements

  1. Fuel lines and hoses, especially inside the tank.
  2. O-rings and seals in the injectors, filters, couplings, and sending unit.
  3. Fuel Pressure Regulator.
  4. Fuel Filters, Stainless mesh filters are best.
  5. The Fuel Injectors and The Fuel Pump need to be compatible with E85 and sized to deliver more fuel.

Does STI need premium gas?

Fuel Requirement Premium unleaded gasoline (91 octane) required. 93 octane recommended for maximum performance (WRX STI).

Can you run 87 octane in a WRX?

For WRX and BRZ models, the Owner’s Manual states: “The engine is designed to operate using unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 91 or higher.” However, fuel with an octane rating of 87 or higher can be used in either model with no detriment to engine durability.

Can you run E85 on stock turbo?

Yes, you can run 100% ethanol as long as you have the fueling to support it. Back in 2014 my HPFP and LPFP were very strong and I had no issues running full e85 on DI only on stock turbos.

Why can’t I just fill up my WRX or STI with E85?

The reason you can’t just fill your EJ Powered WRX or STI up and go is because E85 requires about 30 to 35% more fuel than regular gasoline to run right. E85 was intended to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels, but due to its much higher octane and oxygenating ability,…

Is this E85 kit worth it?

If you’re looking for an E85 kit to boost power but you don’t want to fully convert, this is the kit. I’d recommend it to anyone. The unit works great: I fill up solely using E85 fuel now and have not had any problems. There’s no need for intensive tuning or anything like that, just fill up and go.

What is E85 flex fuel made from?

In the United States, ethanol is primarly made from corn. When you fill up your vehicle with E85 Flex Fuel, you’re supporting the American farmer and reducing your carbon footprint. E85 is easier to find than ever before – most people in the United States live less than 5 miles from a filling station that sells it.

Can you go fast with E85 fuel?

Fortunately for all of us ethanol lovers, there are sensors on the market that interface with the cars ECU and will make all these adjustments on the fly for you. This really takes the last remaining hassle out of going fast with E85. One such kit is the Cobb Tuning Flex Fuel Kit.