I don't know of anyone here who has a water/air IC. I think it'd be badass.
If this is true, could we adapt one of those to be used on the Passat?Chuck az said:...also why you don't see any huge intercoolers on the imports that are running in the 8's. They are all liquid to air.
modifiedA4 said:you're in luck. one of my friends who is also a mech. engineer and a B5 A4 owner developed his own liquid air IC. he is stage 3, and the LA-SMIC works very well. he is "wjm" on audiworld...here is a thread detailing his project:
his pump is thermally or manually controlled, i dont believe any part of the design is overkill, since he is getting great timing advance. remember this is for a stage 3 car, soon to be beyond stage3. :icon_eek: also, in that thread he has some performance feedback via datalogs. you can email him for the details, im sure he's happy to share.Chuck az said:Well that system looks nice but I think the water pump may be a bit over kill, espesially with such a small amount in the resivoir. Mine will probably be a half gallon res. with more or a radiator core for a cooler. The basic idea is there. I would be interested in waht the gains were on that setup.
Methenol/water injection may be down the road but I would need to find a very good tuner to tune the car for that.