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Old 11-11-2007, 07:01 PM   #21
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Magna, you're trying to avoid letting everyone know that you're also getting OLD!

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You get your WI feed from the bottom of the resevoir anyway. When the water sloshes around the float valve can get moved up and down causing the system to either switch on and off or just cause the warning light to turn on and off depending on how you have it setup.
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You get your WI feed from the bottom of the resevoir anyway. When the water sloshes around the float valve can get moved up and down causing the system to either switch on and off or just cause the warning light to turn on and off depending on how you have it setup.
Yeah but, wouldn't I at least keep more pressure in the hose going to the nozzle? I guess what you're saying is that I would still face some pickup issues no matter what.

I guess I'm visualizing the system as similar to the one of the water pump at any home; you want to avoid getting air in the system for the pump to work properly.
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Depending on where you plan to get your water from i don't forsee you having issues with the water sloshing around in the tank. If you are going to run WI you will need to keep the tank full as possible anyway. It's not like these guys are using a gallon on the way to the grocery store. With the amount of boost you plan to run i don't thing you'll be using anything larger than a 5gph nozzle with a good meth mixture to get that extra fueling you need with that cheap gas down there. If you installed a 1-2 gallon tank in the trunk you really wouldn't have to worry about sloshing because you'd be able to keep more than enough mix in it to keep that from being a problem. The only issues i've heard of people having with WI has been poor checkvalves and clogged nozzles. Devilsown uses an awesome brass checkvalve that appears to be indestructable and you need to clean your nozzles every few months just to keep up with them to make sure water doesn't calcify them closed.
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Depending on where you plan to get your water from i don't forsee you having issues with the water sloshing around in the tank. If you are going to run WI you will need to keep the tank full as possible anyway. It's not like these guys are using a gallon on the way to the grocery store. With the amount of boost you plan to run i don't thing you'll be using anything larger than a 5gph nozzle with a good meth mixture to get that extra fueling you need with that cheap gas down there. If you installed a 1-2 gallon tank in the trunk you really wouldn't have to worry about sloshing because you'd be able to keep more than enough mix in it to keep that from being a problem. The only issues i've heard of people having with WI has been poor checkvalves and clogged nozzles. Devilsown uses an awesome brass checkvalve that appears to be indestructable and you need to clean your nozzles every few months just to keep up with them to make sure water doesn't calcify them closed.
I guess that's what reading too many posts by Magna on the subject will do to anyone:gay:

Thanks for the that explanation. The only thing is that I can't consider the remote location of the tank. You'll realize that whenever you get married my wife would kill me if I took additional space in the trunk! haha,
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Get a luggage rack.
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My resevior does not take up much room at all but yes i wsa talking about the flaot valve moving when at 1/2 a tank or so. Nozzle pressure loss is only an issue if you have say a 1/4 tank or so. Yeah Chad knows i drive alot more agressivly than most on here and as a result i use alot more water most of the time. The WI system is all about the time in boost past the set rpm point. So basically you control the usage. Spaniard you don't seem like the sort who does 5-6 0-60's at max boost and several 3rd gear roll ons on the way to the store along with some burnouts etc. So a 2 quart tank would do you fine then put a extra washer fluid bottle full somewhere in the car so you always have a refill handy. Thank you for the kind words on my age but don't worry the number might go up but i will always be 19 .
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As you can see it takes up less room than a 12 pack of beer back there.
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Spaniard you don't seem like the sort who does 5-6 0-60's at max boost and several 3rd gear roll ons on the way to the store along with some burnouts etc. So a 2 quart tank would do you fine then put a extra washer fluid bottle full somewhere in the car so you always have a refill handy.

You would be surprised Magna that is a disease that doesn't stop with age. You'll see

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And Chad; a luggage rack? I'd rather leave my wife behind
I taught my g/f that if she wants to go she has to pack less clothes. She now has it down to 2 bags. Though i guess being able to "tell" your g/f what to do is the real difference between a g/f and a wife.
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I taught my g/f that if she wants to go she has to pack less clothes. She now has it down to 2 bags. Though i guess being able to "tell" your g/f what to do is the real difference between a g/f and a wife.
haha, you'll learn. If I try to teach my wf anything after so many years together I get kicked in the nuts. Mine packs light also but only if I ask politely:gay:
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