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      11-12-2013, 09:32 AM   #1
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Question Most Accurate E85 Tester

What's a more accurate E85 tester than Quick Fuel's E85 Tester?

Quick Fuel's E85 Tester has worked for me the handful of time's I've used it. With that said, I might just be crazy with something I noticed recently.

I filled up with E85 a few weeks ago, and it was E80 per the tester and after about 20 minutes of waiting. While cleaning out my garage over the weekend, I found the test tube in a box that I forgot about. I looked at the percentage and it was now around E73.

I found the tube on it's side, so could it just be a case of some of it spilling? Could it be that I didn't screw on the cap tight enough and x evaporated? Either way, I'm curious if anyone else is using another E85 tester.
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      11-12-2013, 04:10 PM   #2
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Other than sending the fuel to a lab you are SOL

The “baby bottle” method is fairly accurate, follow the instruction carefully, use a turkey baster to fill to the line drop by drop to get accurate proportions, and after shaking like hell wait at least 5 minutes.
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