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Old 05-21-2015, 08:24 PM   #81
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If you're going to spend $200 on water/ meth, why not just use a decent ebay intercooler and route it in front of the radiator?
Good point,I will upgrade my intercooler setup since the summer is slowly showing up here. I have seen some nice Volvo intercoolers at the yard, they are a decent size and doesn't look too complicated to route a piping. They sell it for 40$. But I am curious to build the water-meth setup and see how it is efficient and I prefer to put all the chances on my side if I raise the boost. Don't forget my fuel management (voodoo box) works great but is limited.
You think that an intercooler and bigger injectors would be enough to run 12psi safely?

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Old 05-21-2015, 08:31 PM   #82
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<p>The good ebay coolers that&nbsp;deezums, aidandj, etc use are around $60 and are definitely plenty for your needs.<br />I think the general consensus is that water/ meth isn't necessary or worth the trouble for moderate builds.<br />I have no idea how well the voodoo box runs different injectors.</p>

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Old 05-21-2015, 08:43 PM   #83
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The good ebay coolers that deezums, aidanj, etc use are around $60 and are definitely plenty for your needs.
I think the general consensus is that water/ meth isn't necessary or worth the trouble for moderate builds.
I have no idea how well the voodoo box runs different injectors.
Ok good I will sure have a look at eBay's coolers. I know I can have trouble with my idle if I intall bigger injectors because the voodoo box won't reduce the injection signal when not in positive pressure. This is what I like from the water meth kit, you put a pressure switch so you get more juice only when boosting.
Don't forget this project is an experiment so I'm having fun trying new stuff!
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<p>Oh you are an innovator, that's for sure.</p><p>You know what? &nbsp;I kinda want to see what kind of ghetto fabulous solution you come up with.</p>
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if I had an extra wideband sitting around id give it to you. Id hate to see all your hard/cheap work go to waste. You say what you want, but I know you'd be just a little sad if it blew up lol
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if I had an extra wideband sitting around id give it to you. Id hate to see all your hard/cheap work go to waste. You say what you want, but I know you'd be just a little sad if it blew up lol
hahaha and I am pretty sure you are right
It is so much fun to drive, I will be sad when it'll give up

I checked the wideband on sale yesterday and I will probably buy one with a friend of mine, this is probably not our last project so It will be good to have one always available.
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as someone that has seen people like techsalvager and failflora im taking his claims with a grain of salt. At least he's still having fun, but there are few red flags that stand out to me.
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