E85 MELTED my 3 Rotor RX-7 Fuel Lines. Idling for the first time!

22.01.2021
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  • I always save up watching your videos when i have a quiet, sober moment.

    0815881010815881012 kuukautta sitten
  • This is just insane, you replaced your incorrect hose with incorrect hose... E85 or 93 octane you need submersible hose, and all of your current lines are fine for any e85 or 93 or methanol fuel. Stop making E85 clickbait please!

    scott wolforthscott wolforth2 kuukautta sitten
  • Rooob its called moonshine brotha, methanol is produced before the ethanol comes out through the "distilling" process 😎👍🏽

    Juliano De CarvalhoJuliano De Carvalho2 kuukautta sitten
  • How much kilometers you can do with one liter?

    Enrico BitEnrico Bit2 kuukautta sitten
  • How much petrol it consumes ?

    Enrico BitEnrico Bit2 kuukautta sitten
  • so what your saying is that the Russians run their cars on vodka

    DevdoesitbestDevdoesitbest3 kuukautta sitten
  • those clamps arent that strong, rob if you can cut your hoses with those, you got the super beefy hardend ones wich dont even exist

    Lucas SiemerLucas Siemer3 kuukautta sitten
  • SHE IS ALIVE !!!!!!!!

    Michael SimoneauMichael Simoneau3 kuukautta sitten
  • heeey i just bought my first wankel a rx7 fc with a 70mm turbo with apexi power commander, got any tips with that engine controler? :)

    Martin LarssonMartin Larsson3 kuukautta sitten
  • I have a question. How the fuck does Rob not have 1m subs yet???

    David FreemanDavid Freeman3 kuukautta sitten
  • Gotta grow the hair for Flowvid!

    BuckingFeastBuckingFeast3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob, you gotta go look at Angel Motorsports 4 rotor, 4 axle Brapmobile from the 80's. It's an absolutely bonkers, weaponized autistic aerospace engineered monster.

    Jacopo SkydwellerJacopo Skydweller3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob..needs..to..assemble..his..whole..braking..system..using..bearing..grease..to..learn..some..basic..stuff..while..having..800K..subscribers

    Mcq CjcMcq Cjc3 kuukautta sitten
  • I want to hear more about six rotors. And if your actually gonna put it your lambo.

    Mr RobMr Rob3 kuukautta sitten
  • I thought that was Biden at 0:29

    Andrew GaultonAndrew Gaulton3 kuukautta sitten
  • Wtf i got unsubbed from the channel i guess yt is gonna start doing that again

    Edvin ObingEdvin Obing3 kuukautta sitten
  • Hey do you remember you history teacher in high school Dave Henry

    Owen WelsfordOwen Welsford3 kuukautta sitten
  • "...like I did during the last part of COVID"? Uh, COVID is surging wildly all over the country! We are still in the first part of COVID. Trump lied.

    Jim DanielJim Daniel3 kuukautta sitten
  • thank god we dont have an alcohol tax through the toof on ethanol fuel. Stop at e98 and everything is good.

    Big 'ol Booty CheeksBig 'ol Booty Cheeks3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob, geez never go in dry. The ladies don't appreciate it.

    capnthepeafarmercapnthepeafarmer3 kuukautta sitten
  • Sooo when is the Dahmicorn getting back on the road?

    Byth3Beard0fZeusByth3Beard0fZeus3 kuukautta sitten
  • An entire video explaining: use e85 fuel lines for e85. Use submersible e85 lines for in-tank. Once again failing due to lack of research before construction.

    Creator 262Creator 2623 kuukautta sitten
  • Guys remember to like the video. Help rob grow his channel! Dude should have at least 1m already

    comedywakeupcallcomedywakeupcall3 kuukautta sitten
  • Have you ever considered putting two QFM-360-X motors. Each motor claims to make 1340hp and each motor is about the size of a rotor. Imagine a 2680 hp engine the size of a 13b. Granted this motor is electric but this motor literally looks like a rotor or at least that was the vibe I got when I first heard of this motor.

    Jose LealJose Leal3 kuukautta sitten
  • no one cares about the 3 rotor bro

    ID GAFID GAF3 kuukautta sitten
  • I used a bench vice for all my polyurethane bushings. Works as good as a press and is good for more than just pressing bushings in.

    zfreak280zfreak2803 kuukautta sitten
  • Ah yes the fuel line eating problem. I believe top gear had this problem with their biofuel bmw

    zeus limzeus lim3 kuukautta sitten
  • Ethanol causes blindness. Be careful saying people are taking shots of it because these idiots on the internet will... And blindness and retardation can be caused with as little as 10ml of this stuff. Do not do shots or drink E85. Jesus christ Wood grain alchohol is not metabolised by the body like regular spirits...

    Modded GarageModded Garage3 kuukautta sitten
  • Mmh.., the sound of the tree rotor reminds me a little bit of an old EAST GERMAN car named Wartburg ( was a 1 l 2 stroke engine with three zylinders). XD XD

    Thomas BlueschkeThomas Blueschke3 kuukautta sitten
  • I had the opposite happen on a supra(and many other friend's cars). I used e85 safe "gates" line and it dried out to the point where it would snap like bakelite plastic, after about 3 years. Running e54 seemed to have mostly solved the problem for a minor drop in octane/cooling rating. If I were to guess, its the e85 safe 2 stroke you're running that is softening the lines. I know castor oil is hell on rubber lines(which is why they recommend silicon lines for oil injection systems).

    Hunter FoxHunter Fox3 kuukautta sitten
  • I’m so ready for the return of the 3 rotor

    Derek WebbDerek Webb3 kuukautta sitten
  • RESPECT ROB RESPECT

    RIDEOHDIE- 63RIDEOHDIE- 633 kuukautta sitten
  • When will we have an update on the 4 rotor C8?

    G3tEducatedGamingG3tEducatedGaming3 kuukautta sitten
  • barbs or no barbs you always use clamps.

    Beck's ArmoryBeck's Armory3 kuukautta sitten
  • So in theory you can pour vodka in your car?

    Itcc 2Itcc 23 kuukautta sitten
  • What brand hose/model was used for those pumps?

    James PhillipsJames Phillips3 kuukautta sitten
  • That momo steering wheel is legendary

    Flocko JFlocko J3 kuukautta sitten
  • "cheap of getting drunk" LOL

    aurora2319aurora23193 kuukautta sitten
  • Rotary has a comeback! Even in germany one of the biggest tuning youtubers bought a clean 18.000Km RX-7 with a 2 rotor. This whole thing is awesome!

    SkyloopSkyloop3 kuukautta sitten
  • 2:09 You just know there is an upcoming Keeps Ad

    Holzwurm _HDHolzwurm _HD3 kuukautta sitten
  • !!!! Inportant !!!! are you already in contact with JP?

    KuschelKeksKuschelKeks3 kuukautta sitten
  • 0:31 Poly Tetra Fluoro Ethylene, not nylon

    Oscar ThorpeOscar Thorpe3 kuukautta sitten
  • We love big haired transsexual mechanics

    CSGTechCSGTech3 kuukautta sitten
  • Should have lubed up those bushes...

    stewitrstewitr3 kuukautta sitten
  • Oh hell yea a rob dahm vidya. Then its a complete e85 educational vidya, how good

    ParKKos97ParKKos973 kuukautta sitten
  • liked before watched

    Brad BurksBrad Burks3 kuukautta sitten
  • C8 Corvette Update?

    KnightKnight3 kuukautta sitten
  • dankfully

    SyuSyu3 kuukautta sitten
  • I like ya cut G!!!

    Felix WankelFelix Wankel3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob, just a word of caution on those hose clamps. I used them under the hood on my FD years ago and I started smelling fuel. When I dug into it I found that the screws had backed out some from the vibration. I've added a drop of blue loctite on the threads and hopefully that won't happen again. I'd like to see a version that has a nylock nut instead to eliminate this problem.

    kyleaudiokyleaudio3 kuukautta sitten
  • You didn’t put some prothane grease on your poly bushes...... they are going to squeak a lot.

    Neil WalkerNeil Walker3 kuukautta sitten
  • Im so happy to be back to your content!

    Ricardo AnzolaRicardo Anzola3 kuukautta sitten
  • Fire your barber

    Tony CarlinoTony Carlino3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob's new haircut makes me look like shane o connor.

    powcar91powcar913 kuukautta sitten
  • That's what happens when you let thing like that sit for half its life

    Josh FrostJosh Frost3 kuukautta sitten
  • i have a full radium fuel system in my car. theres 26 fittings. bothe fuel pump hoses in my surge tank burst after 2 weeks.. i knew better than using the radium hoses and push fittings and replaced everything with vibrant . radium says their stuff is e85 compatible but its not and theyre completely useless to deal with

    Phil AnthropistPhil Anthropist3 kuukautta sitten
  • Mercedes/BMW makes some nice clamps you can get at the junk yard. sometimes for free. triangle piece, aka gusset.

    RedFathomRedFathom3 kuukautta sitten
  • Hey Rob I took a bottle of your keeps last time I was there (sorry bro I was curious) and I started using it daily but my peen started getting bigger? Maybe it works better when you already have gorgeous hair? Idk either way I’m not not complaining but your not getting it back

    Fabrication FatherFabrication Father3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob Dahm’s R&D channel. Very fitting.

    prkidd23tcprkidd23tc3 kuukautta sitten
  • I dont use oil for the push fittings, I just stick the hose in some boiling water for a few seconds to soften it up before I push it on =)

    BFE 08 WRXSTIBFE 08 WRXSTI3 kuukautta sitten
  • You hinted towards it but you didn't say it directly.... What product do you use when you premix your E85?

    Brian RobinsonBrian Robinson3 kuukautta sitten
  • Never use ethanol fuel in older model vehicles including motorcycles. That crap melted ever piece of rubber in my 1980 Honda Goldwing GL1100i (fuel pump, and many parts in the 4 carbs) it also goes bad in less than 4 to 6 months clogging every needle valve you have.

    Life in WashingtonLife in Washington3 kuukautta sitten
  • Ethanol also has 117 octane rating

    wololo10wololo103 kuukautta sitten
  • There is a cricket in yalls shop i hear it in the back

    AustinAustin3 kuukautta sitten
  • PTFE is not Nylon. PTFE is Teflon. Poly Tetra Flour Ethylen

    Spock_2016 SPNSpock_2016 SPN3 kuukautta sitten
  • Fix your keeps haircut

    MEMES4LIFEMEMES4LIFE3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob with his 55-gallon drum of moonshine 🥴

    Justin AJustin A3 kuukautta sitten
  • Nice!

    Berth'Berth'3 kuukautta sitten
  • Amusingly, while in University, I wrote a rather lengthy thesis paper on the development of ethanol-based fuels back in the early 1910s-20s, largely spearheaded by Ford, who saw it both as a huge possibility during prohibition (there was a lot of the equipment needed collecting dust), and as a means to increase engine power with higher compressions because gasoline at the time was hugely unstable, leading to huge problems with engine knock -- ethanol-based fuels are inherently far more stable. Eventually, DuPont won-out with Tetraethyllead, which was an 'anti-knock additive' that, unlike ethanol, could be patented and sold. Thus, we had 'leaded' gasoline for 50+ years until the public became aware that breathing vaporized lead was deemed 'pretty uncool' by doctors and unleaded stabilizers came along in the 80s. Of note, most alcohol-based fuels (if not all, at least in the US because of regulation) are denatured alcohol, meaning you SHOULD NOT drink them in any concentration or mixture.

    Peter SchwanklPeter Schwankl3 kuukautta sitten
  • Why not have the strainers on the bottom of the pumps??

    Build One MoreBuild One More3 kuukautta sitten
  • Your turning in, a rotary master Rob👍

    Mket DesignMket Design3 kuukautta sitten
  • Those tshirts needed that fragile packaging

    Frank WhithamFrank Whitham3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob are you ok? You made a normal end😱 new year new you?

    Marvin ZimmermannMarvin Zimmermann3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob, may be worth finding out if any residue wouldve ended up in the injectors

    matteightytwomatteightytwo3 kuukautta sitten
  • The year is 2048, Rob new video: finishing my rx7

    Rafael Floriano PanatoRafael Floriano Panato3 kuukautta sitten
  • The reasons why I dislike using E85: 1. Eats away at your fuel lines/rubber hoses & cloggs up the entire fuel system if left for a long time in a parked car 2. 30% more fuel burned which means worse gas mileage 3. Worse for the environment, they use corn to manufacture E85 which forces our entire food prices to increase over time 4. Diminishing returns for a modified daily driver E85 is a waste & is not needed, you are better off using 93+ a bottle of octane booster 5. Hardly any E85 stations in my area, you would have better luck finding diesel fuel 6. For a drag car you are better off using 110+ octane race fuel for less detonation & using a waterbox 7. E85 price might be cheap now but in a few years the government will figure out a way to raise the price even more 8. E85 has a bad track record, you can watch alot on youtube videos of performance cars having clogged fuel injector problems while using e85

    wedgokuwedgoku3 kuukautta sitten
  • We had a early FIA endorsed race fuel-cell bladder go bad with ethanol added fuel. "The lack of fuel can't be the tank or the pump, they're E fuel ready....." Famous last words ;o)

    kwiebuschkwiebusch3 kuukautta sitten
  • 17:44 *turbo diesel sounds*

    Tonkata 2006Tonkata 20063 kuukautta sitten
  • Have you done any research on using "Polyethylene/PVC" Fuel Lines? Also used for Water Lines in "New Construction" Houses and for Refrigerators...

    TK SkagenTK Skagen3 kuukautta sitten
  • What? No shop cats??? MISSING PUSSY!!! 😲 😆

    BJK1715BJK17153 kuukautta sitten
  • The problem I see is that the clamp will be in the fuel the whole time. So it's going to rust away over time

    Joey PeterJoey Peter3 kuukautta sitten
  • Love the Ugga Dugga measurements!!!

    Ryan BelgianRyan Belgian3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob from the bottom of my heart mate,the 3 rotor is my favorite car.The sound of this car is really on top of everything.

    Panos !Panos !3 kuukautta sitten
  • So the Quad rotor was a massive fkn flop!

    SovL:RemedySovL:Remedy3 kuukautta sitten
  • rob you need to youse special submersible fuel line for in tanks pumps regardless if you use meth or petrol as the outside of any fuel line reinforces the hose but the half outer layer will deteriorate within 6 months or less it's not designed to sit outer part in petrol or else it swells blisters often bursts open

    Nick KiofetzisNick Kiofetzis3 kuukautta sitten
  • How to make sure your rubber lines wont leak? - Use metal hard line. Some pump manufacturers even have that push fitting threaded in the pump frame, so you can replace it with sturdier stuff. Just remember: If you put metal parts; clamps, nuts, screws etc where the fuel is, You'll introduce metal particles inside your fuel system. Those particles mess up your fuel flow, kill your pumps, kill your solenoids, travel inside your combustion chamber and then mess up your hard seals, plugs and turbo fins. Hard line absolutely needs a thorough flushing before operating, but then again so does all the other options as well.

    Oikku OekOikku Oek3 kuukautta sitten
  • fuel pressure regulator is mounted to fire wall? - dont some drag strips go against this for tech? Someone correct me if im wrong

    Hue G. RectionHue G. Rection3 kuukautta sitten
  • Instead of using oil on your push locks try using soap it will dry up and ensure a better lock making it just as easy to install and a lot less chance of it coming loose later

    Phillip WildePhillip Wilde3 kuukautta sitten
  • man i used to watch smurfinwrx's vids a longgg time ago. what a throwback!

    SethDesuSethDesu3 kuukautta sitten
  • I can actually speak from my experience with 2-stroke engines, HOSE CLAMPS ARE NOT A FIX FOR THIS, over time the hose becomes more and more saturated and becomes so soft your able to pull it apart by hand, its like penne pasta almost, seriously finding a 2 stroke safe fuel line was the bane of my life for a good year😓

    Kester 135Kester 1353 kuukautta sitten
    • @Hunter Fox e85 does also do this, but 2 stroke is much more potent

      Kester 135Kester 1353 kuukautta sitten
    • i just mentioned this somewhere in these comments, but your right. Its not the e85 doing this... its the castor 2 stroke oil. Use silicone line for any non synthetic 2 stroke oils.

      Hunter FoxHunter Fox3 kuukautta sitten
  • you got the best team behind you man

    Budget TechBudget Tech3 kuukautta sitten
  • Rob, you gotta tell us bro. So we can kick his ass Who messed up your haircut bro?! That is unacceptable Jk, keep up the good work and get that C8 to the rotary side!!!!

    Luis CLuis C3 kuukautta sitten
  • Oetiker clamps are good on fuel lines, as long as they are sized correctly for the OD of the hose, they are one use only, they clamp pretty much round, so you don't get a corner, like you do in worm style clamps. for budget fuel lines, ''gates barricade - greensheild'' it's biofuel friendly, it shouldn't have a problem with e85

    nortious maximusnortious maximus3 kuukautta sitten
  • where is the other welder guy?

    Road_2_Pow_RRoad_2_Pow_R3 kuukautta sitten
  • As soon as i head it start, my first thought was leaf blower

    Colby CanadaColby Canada3 kuukautta sitten
  • LMAO not changing hoses for alcohol to be "cheap". Maybe one day Rob will figure out that learning things the hard way isn't the only way (-8

    floodo1floodo13 kuukautta sitten
  • The Dahm team is the best those guys love the work!!!

    Peter ColePeter Cole3 kuukautta sitten
  • The koul tools hose press is awesome for push fittings.

    Hanson LinekHanson Linek3 kuukautta sitten
  • Seeing the behind the scenes of the merch process was so cool! I hope this means Daddy Dahm will finally ship my order! 😜

    Jimmy ChangJimmy Chang3 kuukautta sitten
  • In Sweden the idiot politicians thought E85 was great and environmentally friendly as it is technically “renewable” and not really a fossil fuel, so what did the high as kite politicians do? They made it the law to have a E85 pump, every gas station where required by Swedish law to have a E85 pump, this of course meant that the smaller gas stations out in the country side couldn’t afford to install one, so they where forced out of business. The whole thing flopped horribly as almost no one wanted it and Flexifuel / BioPower cars required a different more intense service schedule, Volvo even recommended that you fill up with petrol every other time.

    Klas PepparKlas Peppar3 kuukautta sitten
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