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A blower newbe here, but I'd guess probably not. I do know it would LOVE alcohol!!
 

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I have a 12 to 1 454 and would like to know if I can put a gas blower on it , using racing gas?
Of course you can. It will not work, though. Your pistons will e stuck to the cylinder walls/ torched at the first whack of the throttle. You could run it on methanol. With the right cam it will run its ass off.
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There was a guy.....who bought all the parts for a machine shop to put his deal together and bought 11.5 to 1 pistons for it. The machine shop knew it was a blown deal and yet they put the motor together anyway. The blower was a "good" 8/71. They put the blower at 1 to 1. The thing lived in a Sanger hydro at 8500 rpm and never hurt a thing. 5 years.
Racing gas. And we are at 4500 ft static elevation.
468 BBC. Now on alcohol.
I don't recommend but there ya go.
 

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Of course you can. Your motor can live, but it will blow your wallet all to hell. Ask me how I know.
Well no wonder!!:)bulb 6k RPM and no oil pressure :mad:















Oh yea, we've talked about this already :D
 

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Of course you can. It will not work, though. Your pistons will e stuck to the cylinder walls/ torched at the first whack of the throttle. You could run it on methanol. With the right cam it will run its ass off.
Wags
Thanks guys. Now I can't come looking for you wags. You and Ed will just have to beat each other up without me. :D
 

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most of the succesful Alcohol deals stay nearer 11.5 to one, 12 is to high and unless you really back timing off, it'll murder itself in no time, I would suggest "blowing" that Idea off.
 

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I have seen 25psi on 10:1 with c-16 on a 540.....

What boost numbers are you looking for?

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Not going here but 12 to 1 with a blower and gas is do-able depending on the heads, block, and as stated already the drive ratio intended. But again as already stated it could be a perfect alcohol deal, depending on the rest of the combo. Saying no to an open question like that is not a good idea without more detail. IMLAO.
 

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Anyone tried a 12 to 1 blown injected motor on E 85? Is there enough alcohol in it make it possible? If not how far can a river flat go on 20 gallon of methanol? 454, 8-71, birdcatcher, steel heads about 900 hp.
 

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i run a 392 hemi with a crower injector now 871 littlefield 20 pounds boost thru a intercooler on 115 gas but static is 7 1/2 to 1 with 32 adv. total timing no problems
 
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