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06-13-2012 12:59 AM
Freddyfingaz83 For those people who don't understand what this topic is about. Lol


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05-04-2012 04:48 PM
1971BB427 The nozzle does not atomize the water, and it doesn't need to either. When the water is injected into the carb it will atomize as much as it needs to as it's pulled through the intake and into the cylinder. Don't get hung up on worrying about atomization.
The pickup tube sits in a "jug" that's similar to a winshield washer jug, and works the same way. It's vented and the tube sits near the bottom so it picks up water when the system calls for it.
If you make your own system you'll need some sort of brain that tells the system to pump when the vacuum drops below a set inch of vacuum amount. If you build a system that works off throttle position it wont ever come on until you press the throttle hard enough to call for it. A lot of detonation can and will occur before you ever reach full throttle.
You don't need two vacuum sources. You want the system to work regardless of whether you're on the highway, or around town. I doubt it would ever come on while cruising at speed, as that is when vacuum is at it's peak and there wont be detonation just holding a steady speed.
05-03-2012 09:51 AM
allclassicsbefore70 Yeah I would prefer building my own I enjoy those kinds of projects. Oh ok so let me get this straight, the atomizing nozzle end that sprays faces towards the carb, and has a tube submerged in the bottle of water to supply the nozzle with water?
05-03-2012 09:13 AM
1971BB427 Never heard of bubbler for this system, and nozzles are part of the kit. Mine came with several, plus ability to select the water/methanol shot depending on your engine.
05-02-2012 11:15 PM
allclassicsbefore70 Cool, sounds good. Yeah since the weather reports say it has officially never frozen where I live in socal, I think i will run all water with a couple drops of winshield wiper fluid. And what about the bubbler? do i need one if I am using straight water? and the nozzle is it a special part or generic? any links to that one...

thanks again you guys rock.
05-02-2012 11:44 AM
1971BB427 Yes, the methanol does deter freezing, and the more you use the less chance to freeze up. It also evaporates quicker the more you use, so putting more in just means you'll need to add more sooner. The reservoirs are not sealed, so it happens.
My system uses so little fluid that I usually find it dries out long before I use it up. My system instructions said to use premixed windshield washer fluid for the perfect mixture of water/methanol.
05-02-2012 10:09 AM
Silver Surfer It is my understanding that you do not NEED the methanol. It is there to prevent the water from freezing during the Winter months.
05-02-2012 09:11 AM
1971BB427
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Originally Posted by allclassicsbefore70
so im thinking of running this in my 302 ford engine. will i have to advance my timing for sure? and also could'nt the increase in compression blow a head gasket? and anyone know where the proper vacuum line is on a general 2 barrel?

sorry I know I am asking a lot of Q's, but I'm looking to get any power/mpg gain I can!
There's no reason to advance your timing when you add a methanol injection system. It's designed to simply keep your engine from pinging under load at normal timing with higher compression engines.
There;s also no reason to run straight methanol. The instructions with mine said to use a water/methanol mix, and the percentage of methanol wont cause any compression issues.
Your vacuum connection should be a port in the carb's base plate where your vacuum hose for distributor vacuum advance hooks to. Simply put a T in the line to hook in the system.
05-01-2012 10:37 PM
allclassicsbefore70 so im thinking of running this in my 302 ford engine. will i have to advance my timing for sure? and also could'nt the increase in compression blow a head gasket? and anyone know where the proper vacuum line is on a general 2 barrel?

sorry I know I am asking a lot of Q's, but I'm looking to get any power/mpg gain I can!
04-11-2012 12:56 PM
Dannyringo
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Originally Posted by FE 427
I didn't get the unit down it's in the Attic of the garage but got a copy of the manual in my filing cabinet , looked at it but gave no measurement's, the jet is a tube with groves for the hose on one end the other is pointed with a jet hole on each side to
discharge into both pri. vent.
If you will give me your E-mail add. or I will send you mine
and I can send you a nice large copy
I'll PM you with my email address...Thanks
04-10-2012 09:15 PM
FE 427
Water injection

I didn't get the unit down it's in the Attic of the garage but got a copy of the manual in my filing cabinet , looked at it but gave no measurement's, the jet is a tube with groves for the hose on one end the other is pointed with a jet hole on each side to
discharge into both pri. vent.
If you will give me your E-mail add. or I will send you mine
and I can send you a nice large copy
04-09-2012 11:41 PM
Dannyringo
Quote:
Originally Posted by FE 427
I will measure the jet tomorrow and let you know.
I read this forum a lot but this is the first time I have posted
If I can figure out to post pic. I will send you the manual
This unit uses a ford windshield washer that has the pump
in the bottom so a floor switch should work perfect.
I go through Photo bucket to post pictures...just start an account and that will allow you to post pictures here...takes a little bit to figure it out..I use to windows to copy and past using the icon right above the enhanced mode as you type ur reply like I am doing right now..It is the one that has the blue ball and chain to post pictures...
04-09-2012 09:26 PM
FE 427
Water injection

I will measure the jet tomorrow and let you know.
I read this forum a lot but this is the first time I have posted
If I can figure out to post pic. I will send you the manual
This unit uses a ford windshield washer that has the pump
in the bottom so a floor switch should work perfect.
04-08-2012 11:03 PM
Dannyringo
Quote:
Originally Posted by Silver Surfer
Are you guys using water injection at part throttle cruising?
Yes, I posted a design at the start of the thread from Mother Earth News from back in the late 70's...If you do the search for Ron Novack's water injection, or just click the link I have at the beginning, you will see the plans and what I am currently using...I think I have about $20.00 into it... It does work~!
04-08-2012 10:12 PM
Silver Surfer Are you guys using water injection at part throttle cruising?
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