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Re: air box (was: Coupe q help needed !!!)

Also, don't lotsa turbo guys use water to prevent predetonation?  Allows
'em to run more boost on the turbo without things blowing up too soon.

Jeremy R. King
'86 VW Quantum GL5
Auburn University, Alabama, USA

On Fri, 19 Apr 1996, Robert Houk - SMCC Bos Desktop Hardware wrote:

>    Well, water tends to get into the air box -- even with originals if
>    you're driving through heavy rain.
>    I would like to know, too, what happens with the water when they are
>    sucked into air intake? Do they make the performance worse?
> Better -- within reason; water injection helps cool that hot compressed
> air coming out of the turbo, allowing you to shove more of it into the
> cylinders and make more power. Of course you usually inject it DOWNstream
> of the turbo . . . heh heh (Hey, it's Friday night! Go Home!)
> 					-RDH