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Old 05-16-2006, 11:06 PM   #81
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I have a light on the dash that lights up red when the reservoir level is down to 1/4" which gives me enough time to shut it down.

I will be able to benefit by going to a smaller pulley and increasing the boost.
Similar to an intercooler but without the heat exchanger restriction.

I am running now all the time with the 3.1" pulley that I ran at Woodburn drags last summer. It'* strong and I am not getting any KR.
I plan with the injection system runninig to be able to go smaller this year for the 1/4 mile.
Oh, I bet you are.
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I'm new to sc but I run an Alkycontrol kit on my TB. I run 24 lbs of boost with 23* of timing on 93 octain and staight meth with 0 knock. The kit uses the map sensor to give proportional increase in injection. Here'* the link to the kit http://www.alkycontrol.com/ Very nice kit with high quality parts. It'* very popular with the TB guys right now. Guys are in the 10s with it running 93 octain! I'm sure the kit can be adapted to a sc application.
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I have to say those kits look nice, but that'* insane on the pricing. There are a few other sources with far more affordable kits that will work almost as well, just as well, or perhaps even better.

You can also build yourself a 1D system that works very well for around $100.
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Mine cost me $800. when all was said and done including the adapter plate .....and I did the install.
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Hey Bill did you notice they run 100% methanol with no water mix.
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Paul, you have to remember you paid Canadian prices.

100% Methanol is self-defeating. Water alone actually has better latent heat properties. They're not after the cooling effect apparently, only the supplemental fuel. Not the route I would have gone.
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Actually there is significant cooling effect of the methonal. The brains of the system (PAC) is what sets Julio'* kit apart from others. His just plain works better and he'* has excellent service. For this ap you could buy the PAC and pump (which is methonal safe) and fab the rest. As far as prices go, $500 for a kit to run obscene boost on 93 safely is bargain. Compare that to 116 octain! Three tankfulls of 116 and you could buy a kit.
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Bill, what pressures are you running.
My Snow kit has a similar variable flow as the Alky system but based on MAF sensor voltage.
The max pressure is 140 psi and it uses the small 2 liter reservoir up very quickly.

At least the 110 octane fuel lasts longer even though more expensive.

I get about 5 minutes of full throttle to a fill up of 50/50 mix. Mind you, that'* about all the G-forces this old body can stand at one time.
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Paul, my home-built tank will last me all day at the track. It delivers at 70PSI, but the spray pattern is still the same as low as 30PSI.
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Hmmm....interesting.

I have been testing and tuning as well as using the Snow Performance tech. He recommended turning the pressure down 10 psi at a time (it has an adjustable pump). Maybe I'll try that. I was afraid that turning it down might affect atomization but maybe not.

Too much flow can be as bad as not enough.
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