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In message <126.96.36.19970619181615.0075b424@mars> Don Pavlik writes:
> >Overall, the system works very well ... I haven't noticed any increase in
> >performance but I have noticed a lack of decrease in performance during the
> >summer months here in Arizona. For the money, it was certainly worth the
> >(minimal) effort ... oh, yeah: A bottle of water usually lasts 3-4 tankfuls
> >of gas with normal driving.
> I assume you are using distilled water? If not, this would seem to cause a
> calcium/lime buildup on the intercooler from hard water resulting in
> decreased efficency over time.
I'd have thought the same would occur even _with_ distilled water - air can be
pretty mucky stuff, and the water has to travel a few inches through a mess of
it to reach the intercooler. A little like a "powder coating" process at 1,000-
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