Re: [DML] Water Injection
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Re: [DML] Water Injection

By adding non-compressible water to your combustion
chamber, you may also need to use higher octane
gasoline.  I have read that the performance gain of
water injection is related to the cooling effect, the
higher compression in the combustion chamber, and the
energy of the water being turned to steam.

You can cause damage if you put too much water in.  If
that happens, you will know it real fast and loud.

I also sometimes wonder about things like this, but
(out of laziness?) usually end up telling myself that
if it was worth while to do someone else would be
doing it already.  Why can't you buy a water injection
kit at autozone?

--- Marv Hein <marvhein@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Turbos aside for a moment, I've read that water or
> water/methanol 
> injection provides "some" improvement to normally
> aspirated engine 
> performance. 
> Kits with pumps are available from a variety of
> places for a couple 
> hundred dollars. 
> Some turbo DeLorean implementations have used turbo
> pressure to 
> drive the water from the tank into the engine
> through a mister. I've 
> also seen plans (non-D) for a vacuum approach that
> sucked water, 
> already in vapor form, in.  Both of these look like
> they could be 
> built for about $10.  
> A $10 price tag seems worth an experiment unless
> damage is likely. 
> Has anyone tried water injection on a non-Turbo car,
> DeLorean or 
> otherwise?  If so, what approach did you use and
> what kind of 
> results did you obtain? 
> Thanks,
> Marv
> #10820
> AZ-D

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