Methanol vs Denatured alky.

Discussion in 'Engine Tech' started by robertf, May 19, 2017 at 12:54 PM.

  1. robertf

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    My search did not lead me to an answer so let me ask. Which is more beneficial? I have a speedshop 2 miles from me that I get my meth from {$4.00 gal} but I've considered going to Lowes and buying a 5 gallon pale of Denatured alcohol. Anyone have experience with both?
     
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    if you have a alky control stick to meth. i tried the other with a smc years ago. meth is the way to go. john
     
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    I appreciate that.
     
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    Yes Sir , Meth is the way to go and you are getting it so closed
     
  5. Boxcars

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    I pay $8 a gallon. :rage:
     
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    Methanol works better but is more corrosive. Denatured works fine depending on how far you want to push things.

    I have switched to denatured since I am not out to set any records. With ported alky inhection and a custom build alky system, it seems to be working quite well.

    With the denatured, I hope the pump will last quite a bit longer, as the car sits quite a bit. A gallon last me over a year so $14/gal is not an issue. So far so good.

    Hope that helps.
     
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    Wow
    Yup, pd. $4.50 today.
     
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    Jerryl, you pd. $14 for a gallon of denatured? :eek:
     
  9. Jerryl

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    Correct. Last me over a year. :)
     
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    I've ask Julio this and he recommended Meth
     
  11. MDavis

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    Are you getting M1 or M5?
    I believe there's a sticky for this.
     

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