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Default JB4 & E85 - 07-20-2021, 07:24 PM

Newbie here so please donít roast me.
So I installed my JB4 on my F33 and wanted to use E85 fuel, do I need to still install more modifications to my engine or I just need to go to the JB4 software and activate the E85?
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Default 07-21-2021, 04:40 PM

Depending on actual power being made, you can run up to about E30 with no additional hardware but I would recommend running our flex fuel kit to monitor the actual ethanol content and integrate with the JB4.



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Default 07-21-2021, 07:10 PM

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Depending on actual power being made, you can run up to about E30 with no additional hardware but I would recommend running our flex fuel kit to monitor the actual ethanol content and integrate with the JB4.
Do I need to activate anything on the JB4 app?
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Default 07-22-2021, 08:49 AM

is there a way to adjust the e85 display? my JB4 reads 30, while the fuel-it app says 32. is this a big deal or does one need to be adjusted? or is there a way?
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Default 07-22-2021, 10:06 AM

No a big deal...it's an analog input for the JB4 so resistance can affect the reading a little.



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Default 07-22-2021, 02:58 PM

Sorry to hijack the thread but does the e85 column on the JB4 log an actual reading of the ethanol too or just numbers…. Thanks in advance!
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Default 07-23-2021, 03:02 PM

For an actual ethanol reading, you will need to have a flex fuel kit installed.



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Default 08-18-2021, 10:28 PM

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For an actual ethanol reading, you will need to have a flex fuel kit installed.
My question in not the reading but rather if I can use e85 without installing any kit.
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...and this is why we don't hijack threads.



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BMS NEVER ANSWERS QUESTION. it’s frustrating.
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Default 10-15-2021, 01:30 PM

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BMS NEVER ANSWERS QUESTION. itís frustrating.
Just run a small amount of E85 and put it on Map 5. Just put a few gallons, map 5 run, log it, post CSV files for them to review, adjust from there. Don't hate on BMS. Just do a little research and if you get stumped, post.


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Default 10-15-2021, 10:22 PM

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BMS NEVER ANSWERS QUESTION. itís frustrating.

Suggest you start your own thread in the support section if you want support for your particular concern vs the general forum in someone else's thread.

Or email bms. From my experience they are quite responsive.
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Default 10-16-2021, 02:55 PM

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Suggest you start your own thread in the support section if you want support for your particular concern vs the general forum in someone else's thread.

Or email bms. From my experience they are quite responsive.
Yes! That's why I came back to JB4 after being out of the game for a bit.


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Default 10-19-2021, 08:37 PM

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Suggest you start your own thread in the support section if you want support for your particular concern vs the general forum in someone else's thread.

Or email bms. From my experience they are quite responsive.
I did email them and went as far as messaging them in their social media accounts. But I got ignored. 😒
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I did email them and went as far as messaging them in their social media accounts. But I got ignored. 😒
Add 3 gallons e85 and the rest 93 and log a few runs in map 5. Post the logs in the support section. I promise you will get advice.
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Default 10-20-2021, 04:42 PM

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Add 3 gallons e85 and the rest 93 and log a few runs in map 5. Post the logs in the support section. I promise you will get advice.
Make sure you start at a low RPM until redline for best use of the log.


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