I Put E85 Fuel in My Car, Then This Happened

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  • Published: 30 October 2019
  • If You Use E85 Fuel in Your Car You’re Stupid, DIY and car repair with Scotty Kilmer. Ethanol fuel myth busted and premium gasoline vs regular gas vs ethanol fuel. Which type fuel you should buy for your car. 93 octane vs 91 octane vs 87 octane vs ethanol e85 fuel. Here's why ethanol e85 fuel will destroy your car. Gasoline myths versus facts. E85 in regular car. Car advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 52 years.

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   3 weeks back

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    • Snake Plissken
      Snake Plissken  3 weeks back

      @A M It's getting pretty old.

    • Natural Man
      Natural Man  3 weeks back

      Earl Scheib: "I'll paint any car for $29.95."

    • A M
      A M  3 weeks back

      Whats with you calling everyone stupid recently?

    • Guccibeast 0
      Guccibeast 0  3 weeks back

      Scotty Kilmer good video

  • Dan Burk
    Dan Burk  19 hours back

    It tried looking this up and I never found this was a possiblity, WTF! A certain guy and those farmers, should have put a warning. The guy next to me did not even say you can not use this. I was distracted by all these snotty little liars that I never knew this. There is the 88 fuel and it mentions to not use it. It is Kum & Go people, they are guilty, they know they sold this bad gas.

    • Lúcio Lima
      Lúcio Lima  5 days back

      I'm use octane booster of STP is very good, buy in Autozone.

      • Ben Parker
        Ben Parker  5 days back

        This is hilarious; ive been running e85 on stock pump, stock lines on many cars for ages. Id think over a decade of use on stock pumps can be considered fine. Never seen any e85 corrosion

        • George Meade
          George Meade  1 weeks back

          All can run with e 85 99% have 10% in it could be 50% to 10%. No problems with engine.

          • George Meade
            George Meade  1 weeks back

            This guy is a Joke false gas troll

            • Bingo Sun Noon
              Bingo Sun Noon  1 weeks back

              I've been using ethanol, 10% to 100%, for twenty years in all 9 of my motorcycles. Air quality is the reason. Some of us DO care. Works fine. Does that make me stupid?

              • 1robmal
                1robmal  2 weeks back

                Does top tier gas makes a difference or is just a marketing scheme?

                • Proclaimor
                  Proclaimor  2 weeks back

                  I wonder if E85 components will last longer while using regular gas blends that contain up to 10% or 15% ethanol.

                  • Richard Watson Jr.
                    Richard Watson Jr.  2 weeks back

                    I feel stupid for running E-10 in my vehicles. Motorcycle, ATV, and lawn equipment hates the crap.

                    • Matt Crosby
                      Matt Crosby  2 weeks back

                      I make a extra 80hp on my bmw N54 335i using e85. (50% mix) stage 2 fuel pump. Runs great. It just depends on the car.

                      • alex espinoza
                        alex espinoza  2 weeks back

                        Everybody stupid

                        • Eric Andres
                          Eric Andres  2 weeks back

                          Thoughts on a 2008 Toyota Corolla S??

                          • Matthew Baquero
                            Matthew Baquero  2 weeks back

                            My lawnmower supposedly runs on 91 ??

                            • Howie Loso
                              Howie Loso  2 weeks back

                              2:54 Chastity was good looking

                              • Fernando Pardo Guimarães

                                In Brazil, people buy flexfuel cars which works with both E25-E27 gasoline and E100 ethanol. Their fuel autonomy is crappier compared to monofuel cars.

                                Flexfuel cars are like shampoo & conditioner 2 in 1. It's not good to drive with gasoline, neither with ethanol.

                                • G G
                                  G G  2 weeks back

                                  you can buy a flex fuel kit though..why didn't he mention that?

                                  • Sherry Lock
                                    Sherry Lock  2 weeks back

                                    HAHAHA... I REMEMBER THAT 57$ PAINT JOB

                                    • picknngrinnin
                                      picknngrinnin  2 weeks back

                                      Not to mention E 85 is not worth nearly as much as regular gasoline because of the lesser amount of energy it contains.

                                      • Arise Chikun
                                        Arise Chikun  2 weeks back

                                        With E-85, you may not get more miles per gallon - but you will get more smiles per gallon. Like racing gas lol

                                        • Ray Dunlap
                                          Ray Dunlap  2 weeks back

                                          What about the real Supra’s? You act like they don’t exist.

                                          • steveman1982
                                            steveman1982  2 weeks back

                                            Peugeot, Opel, Citroën, Fiat, Jeep, Chrysler and DS(fancy Citroën) now all under one roof... Yeah, no thanks.

                                            • oak 1971 KD9NXQ
                                              oak 1971 KD9NXQ  2 weeks back

                                              Peugeot just bought Fiat- Chrysler

                                              • oak 1971 KD9NXQ
                                                oak 1971 KD9NXQ  2 weeks back

                                                Scotty, modern Diesel engines are very clean and efficient. I get 20-30 MPG and no dark soot smoke from the tailpipe.

                                                • Jeffrey Smith
                                                  Jeffrey Smith  2 weeks back

                                                  E-free is the way to be!

                                                  • Erik
                                                    Erik  2 weeks back

                                                    Dang Scotty always drags me into these videos by calling me stupid every single day

                                                    • Steve Kalesia
                                                      Steve Kalesia  2 weeks back

                                                      You don't know much about boost:)

                                                      • oswald bonilla
                                                        oswald bonilla  2 weeks back

                                                        Hey Scotty, I love your videos, I have learned alot from them. It's not everyday you get a great mechanic who is honest and enjoys what they do. I have a question, in recent videos you have said the manual transmission last longer than automatic, and I have a friend who works on cars, has mentioned that hybrid cars last a long time too, so does that mean that a manual hybrid will double the longevity of the car??

                                                        • tdot22
                                                          tdot22  2 weeks back

                                                          You want to help the environment:

                                                          1.) Buy a 4 cylinder 1.6 or 1.8 cylinder car, very few of us need the behemoths we drive around in.

                                                          2.) Walk or cycle more, in most major North American cities, schools, grocery stores, banks, medical facilities, restaurants are mostly within 2 to 3 miles.

                                                          3.) Don’t just drive to one place, hit multiple places in the same vicinity instead of making separate trips a couple days later.

                                                          4.) Turn off the AC, roll down the windows.

                                                          5.) Keep your car well maintained with proper tune ups, proper tire pressure, air filter changes, etc.

                                                          • DJexs
                                                            DJexs  2 weeks back

                                                            Diesel engines do not put out more pollutants. You have no idea what your talking about.

                                                            • Dinkleburg
                                                              Dinkleburg  2 weeks back

                                                              Anyone else remember when this channel was actually good? Before Scotty had a fetish for calling people stupid

                                                              • rep begger
                                                                rep begger  2 weeks back

                                                                most old mr2 are over 10 grand in europe.

                                                                • Haven Nash
                                                                  Haven Nash  2 weeks back

                                                                  I have a 1997 Nissan Maxima
                                                                  I love your YouTube

                                                                  • n4zou
                                                                    n4zou  2 weeks back

                                                                    I never thought air cooled VW's would become collectable, until they did......

                                                                    • David Gruen
                                                                      David Gruen  2 weeks back

                                                                      83% ethanol in the US.

                                                                      • Kyosti5000
                                                                        Kyosti5000  2 weeks back

                                                                        Saabs don't need anything replaced. Only software needs to be upgraded as BioPower version. I have a 9-5 which was not BioPower (FlexiFuel) originally. It was upgraded as BioPower model once it had 150 000 km behind. Right now I have 255 000 km behind and going strong.

                                                                        • Dave Goldspink
                                                                          Dave Goldspink  2 weeks back

                                                                          On you Scotty personally I think you’d have to be pretty stupid to run any grade ethanol fuel in your car. Here in Australia the powers that be are even trying to make us use E10. With the increase in fuel consumption is a bit rich when you look at how much we pay here. Great video I don’t know how many times I’ve had the same conversation

                                                                          • Kyle Cleveland
                                                                            Kyle Cleveland  2 weeks back

                                                                            E85 isnt even worth it any more it cost almost as much as regular gas so by the time you do all the upgrades to run it it wont be cost effective

                                                                            • T H
                                                                              T H  2 weeks back

                                                                              If you watch Scotty Kilmer’s videos, you are stupid :))

                                                                              • China Expat
                                                                                China Expat  2 weeks back

                                                                                THAT GUY IS STUPID

                                                                                • Steve K
                                                                                  Steve K  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Your stupid.

                                                                                  • Rick Schmidt
                                                                                    Rick Schmidt  2 weeks back

                                                                                    What a stupid question why would somebody want to change There Toyota over to E85 Flex fuel engine suck On so many levels..

                                                                                    • Flip McGee
                                                                                      Flip McGee  2 weeks back

                                                                                      @Rick Schmidt its more a Subaru than Toyota, and again I HAVEN'T done it and no I do not live in the east coast, damn youtube people are retarded. Enjoy your high taxes

                                                                                    • Rick Schmidt
                                                                                      Rick Schmidt  2 weeks back

                                                                                      @Flip McGee You must be from the East Coast East Coast people suck. west coast is the best coast and that is the truth Have a nice life..lol

                                                                                    • Rick Schmidt
                                                                                      Rick Schmidt  2 weeks back

                                                                                      @Flip McGee You're stupid for asking to do that to a Toyota..... And while you're at it why don't you try a Chrysler...hahahahahah

                                                                                    • Rick Schmidt
                                                                                      Rick Schmidt  2 weeks back

                                                                                      @Flip McGee lol

                                                                                    • Flip McGee
                                                                                      Flip McGee  2 weeks back

                                                                                      The question was "Do you know anything about flashing your computer to run E85?" not should I do it.
                                                                                      If asking him if he knows about it is stupid then you are stupid for watching because the whole point of this show is to see what he knows about cars and help you.
                                                                                      Why would somebody want to change? More power, less heat...do some research. Most people aren't changing permanently, hence why the model of car was included as many people drift/track those cars. They run E85 for track days then switch back to premium. Your ignorance on this subject is astounding.

                                                                                  • Seadweller451D
                                                                                    Seadweller451D  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Können Sie empfehlen Medikamente für Furz und Durchfall?

                                                                                    • user1138
                                                                                      user1138  2 weeks back

                                                                                      The Toyota 86 & Subaru BRZ actually can run E85 with just a tune. The fuel pump and lines don't have any trouble handling it at all. I've been running E85 in my FRS for a few years with zero issues. I'll occasionally run through a couple of tanks of 93 and put in some fuel system cleaner just to be safe. Some benefits of E85 are more power, almost no knock, and lower exhaust temps.

                                                                                      • user1138
                                                                                        user1138  2 weeks back

                                                                                        @Flip McGee Yes, I think that's about what it sells for now. It's a great little device.

                                                                                      • Flip McGee
                                                                                        Flip McGee  2 weeks back

                                                                                        @user1138 yea, OFT right? $500?

                                                                                      • user1138
                                                                                        user1138  2 weeks back

                                                                                        @Flip McGee Yeah, I have a tuning tablet that I reflash the ECU with when I change fuels. The main thing is you have to run the right tune with the right fuel. Never try running E85 with a gasoline tune and vice versa.

                                                                                      • Flip McGee
                                                                                        Flip McGee  2 weeks back

                                                                                        So you run e85 most days and 93 every now and then? I've seen many just run the tune and I've been researching for quite some time, most people say it is fine. Thanks for the input

                                                                                    • J.A.M !
                                                                                      J.A.M !  3 weeks back

                                                                                      As If i didn't have enough ppl calling me stupid

                                                                                      • L Daniel
                                                                                        L Daniel  3 weeks back

                                                                                        No subtitles? Habla Espanol?

                                                                                        • vizi0123
                                                                                          vizi0123  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Watching your videos makes me STUPID...

                                                                                          • Ethan Watters
                                                                                            Ethan Watters  3 weeks back

                                                                                            I love your cat pillows.