Re: Cheap power
On this engine the only change from stock will be the compression. I will change though most every seal, gasket and hose that the new fuel will come in contact with though old this V6 Essex was placed in a Reliant Scimitar and the fuel tank is stainless. the Essex was designed to be both petrol and diesel. The biggest hurdle to the both the States and Europe's mass use of Ethanol as the fuel of choice is MPG something I mean to try to redress. I have come to believe that the cure for the west's 'problems' would be fuel independence. If there is some HP increase that will be nice but not what I'm looking for. The only reason petrol engines are so efficient is that mechanical engineers have had a 100 years to get them so now people are optimising ethanol engines. what mileage are they capable of?
Last edited by Yachtsman; 12-13-2012 at 05:41 AM.