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Do any of you use the Water/Meth injection on your chargers?

If so, do you notice a major difference?

I am thinking about doing this, but I have only been hearing about for the smaller cars. What are everyones' thoughts on the topic?
 

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Meth?? Sounds expensive AND ILLEGAL. Maybe that is an abbreviation of something, hopefully someone will clarify
 

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Sorry, Methanol\Water injection...I hope that this will help bring people out of the wood works.
 

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We use methanol fuel injection on out 1990 Turbo Mini Van, The kit we are running is made by a company called Devil's Own. We have it set to come on at 10 psi of boost. So far no problems with it and we have another kit that is a progressive one but it has yet to be installed on another Turbo Mini Van.


If you look at the first picture and then enlarge it, you can see the methanol jug on the passenger inner fender. YES that is the Inter Cooler on the front of the Mini Van.......25 psi of boost

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Chuck
 

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damn...

i was thinking crystal meth injection to the arm. boost u up with some real SPEED right there ;)

hah.
 

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I've pondered it, seeing as we are so temp sensitive. A very mild mix, and not much of it at that. One problem is that youd want to spray far enough ahead of the AIT sensor to let the car know youve dropped that temp down. Not a lot of room for that.
 

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so is the point of the methanol to cool or to provide boost like nitrous during combustion? or both? being that nitrous is also very cool hah.
 

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Well, its purpose is twofold. It cools the intake charge as it changes from the liquid to the vapor state, and also acts as an octane booster, effectively slowing the combustion process, which is what octane increases really do.
 

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I believe that there is a lot of hot rodder have mixing Methanol with some racing fuel 101 octane and up octane fuel to get the proper boost from the engine. It is tricky if you don't properly mix it. It will blow your freakin engine.
 

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Meth?? Sounds expensive AND ILLEGAL. Maybe that is an abbreviation of something, hopefully someone will clarify
:lol: :lol: Some of you guys crack me up!

But you get major points for learning. :)
 

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I believe that there is a lot of hot rodder have mixing Methanol with some racing fuel 101 octane and up octane fuel to get the proper boost from the engine. It is tricky if you don't properly mix it. It will blow your freakin engine.

Wrong technique, this is about using a high pressure pump to spray a very fine mist of a water/methanol into the intake tract.
 

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We use methanol fuel injection on out 1990 Turbo Mini Van, The kit we are running is made by a company called Devil's Own. We have it set to come on at 10 psi of boost. So far no problems with it and we have another kit that is a progressive one but it has yet to be installed on another Turbo Mini Van.


If you look at the first picture and then enlarge it, you can see the methanol jug on the passenger inner fender. YES that is the Inter Cooler on the front of the Mini Van.......25 psi of boost

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Chuck
Damm Cherry! you so hard up for a race that you're drivin' round in a sleeper van????? You be "hardcore" man!
 

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Snowperformance.com has a bunch of info...here is a link to their FAQ's...I read up on this doing a Google search a few months ago...seems interesting...it has been around for a while. As I recall, I think they were using this on aircraft during WWII.

http://www.snowperformance.net/faqs_type.php?type=gasoline
 

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Yep, lots of WWII aircraft used this technology, and it's really intended, and most useful, in boosted applications. See, even with intercooling, your intake charge temps are high in high boost applications.


Thats why cars with high boost really need high octanes, to resist detonation caused by both high compression and advanced timing. Using injection can allow higher compression and more timing, leading to great poer increases. The SRT-4 Stage 2 and 3 had a High Octane Mode, or HOM, that took advantage of this.

Hit the button, and as long as you dont get detonation (which would cause the PCM to pull back to save the motor) you get insane timing increases, to the tune of +20whp on a Stage 2 kit, or +40-50whp on the Stage 3 kit.

SRT-4 owners have sucessfully used water/meth injection to run HOM without the expensive $4-5 dollar a gallon racefuel.
 

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As stated this is really only going to be useful to modified turbo cars...not something that you'll see any benefit running on a NA Hemi.
 

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Damm Cherry! you so hard up for a race that you're drivin' round in a sleeper van????? You be "hardcore" man!
Those have got to be the best sleepers ever!
 
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