Switching from 50/50 to washer fluid - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members

Methanol/Water Injection Place to talk about meth/water injection.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-03-2009, 02:21 PM   #1
Senior Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (7)
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 1,371
Total Cats: -1
Default Switching from 50/50 to washer fluid

So, i've been doing all of my tuning on devil's own brew which is very close to 50/50. I have had the system installed about a week and I am on my 3rd gallon of mix. Now, once it all gets dialed in, my usage will go down significantly as I wont be making pull after pull. Anyway, I could switch to washer fluid but i wonder how that will affect my tune.
wes65 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2009, 03:08 PM   #2
Elite Member
iTrader: (46)
Stein's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 4,812
Total Cats: 138

Depends on the mix, but some of the colder freezing point washer fluids are up to 40% meth. IIRC, the lowest was still 25%. There is a table or chart of the well known brands floating around with ratios, maybe on here somewhere.

EDIT: Here's the thread. https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/t6885/

I guess my point is if you are in the 40% range, it can't change much.
Stein is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2009, 03:36 PM   #3
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
Joe Perez's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago (Over two miles from Wrigley Field. Fuck the Cubs. Fuck them in their smarmy goat-hole.)
Posts: 26,315
Total Cats: 1,913

You live in southern Indiana.

I seem to recall that they have some auto racing going on there.

Where there's racing, there's race fuel.

VP, WorldWide, and no doubt several other makers of racing fuel sell one or more blends which are 99.95% or higher pure methanol. In CA, I was paying about $6 a gallon for VP brand M1 at my local speed shop.

Take it home in a 5 gallon plastic jug and mix it 50/50 with distilled water. Add a drop of red food coloring if you want to.

In total, you'll be paying ~$4 a gallon.
Joe Perez is online now   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1994 Spec Miata Race Car SM/SM2/SSM For Sale Quinn Cars for sale/trade 6 10-23-2016 08:58 AM
Transmission Heat Shield Thread patsmx5 General Miata Chat 46 06-06-2016 11:27 AM
Leaky Wilwoods mx592 Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 1 10-01-2015 01:45 AM
mm0105 TABLE SWITCHING WIRING? slomiata MEGAsquirt 2 09-15-2015 01:54 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:21 AM.