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Water injection (was re: IC core removable)
Brett Dikeman wrote, in part:
PS:A neat/cheap alternative looks like their water injection system.
Adjustable pressure switch+all. $160. Any experiences, or
effects" from anyone? I'm curious as to how much of an effect the
would have. Spearco is noticably quiet about how much of a
increase the injection provides.
When I bought one (not yet tested) for my Corvair, it wasn't to increase
horsepower, per se, but to reduce detonation with gasoline no longer the
equal of Sunoco 260. (No intercooler on the Corvair, as the turbo is
downstream of the carb and fuel condensation when cold would make starting a
real challenge.) Water injection should also indirectly increase power by
allowing higher boost pressures with a given compression ratio.
.... Kirby (Kirby A. Smith)
2 x 1988 90q
New Hampshire USA