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Re: [turbobike] Water injection

Jon Watts (jonwatts@yahoo.com)
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 21:57:43 -0700 (PDT)

Look for a tech article on http://www.autospeed.com 

Also, search for a brit company called aquamist (something like

I've heard a lot about the theory. I'd like to see it in practice
before I try it myself.

--- Bob Buehler <ribicf@hotbot.com> wrote:
> Hi Gang:
> I need some advice on water injection. I was told or read somewhere
> that water injection was relitively simple and inexpensive and
> would alow for the use compression ratios of 9 or 10 to 1 as is
> found with stock pistons.  I believe it also was supposed to
> inhibit detonation using stock compression ratios even at boost
> pressures as high as 12 or 14 psi.
> This all sounds to good to be true.  It it is true, it sounds like
> I could substitute low compression pistons and high dollar rods for
> a water injection system. This would also save a lot of motor
> disassembly work.
> Maybe I'm dreaming but could I go from low boost (5 to 8 psi) on a
> stock motor to 12 to 14 psi by just adding a water injection
> system.
> Any input is always greatly appreciated.
> Bob Buehler
> Twin Turbo CBX or Bust
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