Hypothetically......what would happen if i injected AVGAS into an EA?
The engine is mildly worked with an ACL race kit in the guts. The engine is due for a head gasket very soon and i'm game to see what would happen but thought i might get some advice first.
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It is illegal to use on the street, and it is illegal to fill a car from the pump, but there is nothing to stop you from buying a drum of it, or getting a drum filled with it, and putting it in your car later on.
The thing i would be making sure of first is that it is 100% unleaded avgas that you are putting in, there is different types, im pretty sure that most of them are mostly unleaded now, but if there is lead in it, then it will destroy your catalytic converter very quickly.
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Straight Gas Turbo'd at 15PSI, and happy for now.
Water to air intercooled
Sitting on koni and kings combination
Avgas is a higher quality, higher octane fuel, but is not like nitrous. It's like stepping up from standard unleaded to optimax, except it's a step up from optimax. It's of most benefit if the car is tuned to run on it all the time, which is probably not going to happen......
I run it in my ea and have had no probs. Every time I go flying, some for the plane some for the car :D. It is a cleaner and higher temp burn. Good if you are running duel fuel as the burn temps are similar (Less tuning problems).
A lot of people running straight gas, will run in there engines on AV Gas due to the better lub of AV Gas before going to straight gas.
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