[200q20v] Re: Water cooling IC idea?

Chewy4000 at aol.com Chewy4000 at aol.com
Wed Dec 5 07:56:12 EST 2001

Ive tried this on a 86 gti turbo and a 88 80q turbo.
Both using a gas injector to mist the IC with a perfect water pattern. Very big difference, and easy to do.


In a message dated Wed, 5 Dec 2001  1:02:56 AM Eastern Standard Time, SuffolkD at aol.com writes:

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> Since I know very little about the IC, I still venture this idea to the crowd:
> If water does help cool the air through the IC, can an idea like this work?
> Is it possible to take water (by-product of combustion) from the exhaust
> system and "wick" it or drain it from the exhaust system through tubing or
> piping to the front of the IC so that water would continuously "mist" (from
> ram air passing a dripping tube or pipe) over the IC cooling fins to lower
> the air temperature?
> -Scott (BOSTON)  just an idea I had bouncing in my head as I read these
> things.
> In a message dated 12/4/01 12:00:15 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> 200q20v-request at audifans.com writes:
> > Want to drastically increase your IC's heat transfer?  Spray it with
> > a mist of water.  It doesn't have so much do to with water having a
> > high thermal mass, but what it does when it evaporates; the phase
> > change conveniently transfers -boatloads- of heat off whatever the
> >
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