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Old 08-25-2014, 03:08 AM   #31
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Sorry guys its been awhile since I have done anything with the car other than gas/oil and drive it.


Well this is the results from my Friday night testing. I went 1 full second faster and picked up 6 mph from the last time out, and I was only on 1 more pound of boost. So I'm now in the 10's, on next to nothing for boost... Put the car on a set of old 26x10 Et drags so I didn't have to fight the water box with my Nitto's. car went 10's with ease! The car is a blast to drive on the street and at the track!


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Tx for the update, sounds like it's working nicely for you!
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Sorry guys its been awhile since I have done anything with the car other than gas/oil and drive it.


Well this is the results from my Friday night testing. I went 1 full second faster and picked up 6 mph from the last time out, and I was only on 1 more pound of boost. So I'm now in the 10's, on next to nothing for boost... Put the car on a set of old 26x10 Et drags so I didn't have to fight the water box with my Nitto's. car went 10's with ease! The car is a blast to drive on the street and at the track!


10.92@127

http://youtu.be/-zwG1maHqcs
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Old 08-25-2014, 12:35 PM   #34
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Old 08-27-2014, 05:36 PM   #35
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windshield washer fluid and 91 octane? mixed? in the gas tank? i feel like i missed a memo... that just doesnt sound like it could really be good for it
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windshield washer fluid and 91 octane? mixed? in the gas tank? i feel like i missed a memo... that just doesnt sound like it could really be good for it
Also called Meth Injection. Separate tank and pump, sprayed into the intake. I spray mine into the intake manifold, while some spray pre-turbo.
I use a washer fluid and Heet mix for about 50/50 water/methanol.
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i have heard of methanol injection. its supposed to decrease intake air temps i think if i remember right. but why use washer fluid and heet instead of methanol?
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i have heard of methanol injection. its supposed to decrease intake air temps i think if i remember right. but why use washer fluid and heet instead of methanol?
Not to thread hijack, but that IS methanol. Availability of 100% methanol is an issue, but washer fluid and Heet are readily available and not exactly expensive.
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Water injection started around WWII (if not earlier) - think Fighter plane for example.

Once the turbo/supercharger was used for more than altitude compensation, predetonation becomes an issue that it can counter. More power possible than without it.

Add some methanol to prevent freezing & dang - that works even better!
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All of the above is true. I did mind some methanol local and mixed up 5gal of 50%/50% Distilled water/ methanol. It helped a ton on IAT's..

THIS JUST IN... 1.61 60FT 10.23@135 IN THE 1/4 ON 14.5 LBS, 91OCT AND 9* OF TIMING. 3300lb race weight.

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