Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 21:54:01 +1000
From: Andy Clay <>
Subject: Re: Re- water injcion (injection ?)

werner wrote: > > I have been thinking of this also and have the following plans for my car > (87 900 16 valves). It consists of a screen wash pump directing a jet of > water via a screen wash jet directly to the intake of the turbo. I am > thinking this will cause much atomization of the water and hence will be > absorbing the heat of the intake charge. I will trigger the pump via a > pressure switch - perhaps a modified over boost switch and alter the > delivery of water via resistor control on the pump. Also I will disconnect > the fuel boost switch on the throttle as there will be no need for the > extra fuel to be doing the cooling. To conclude I will also remove the > intercooler as this is being very bad for the airflow and I can now have > the good throttle response like my old 83 T8. > I would be interested to hear opinions on this idea. > > Werner If you spray water from a screen washer jet into the inlet of a turbo, you will be buying a new compressor soon. The water jet will munch the compressor blades. The water MUST be finely atomized before it gets to the turbo. Cheers... Andy

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