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      05-13-2012, 11:34 PM   #1
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Meth Tank Trunk Mount

Disclaimer: No Jeff, the trunk mount is NOT because of safety… jk.

Thought I would post a quick thread on my meth alterations to the trunk today. Basically I followed FBI’s DIY. Some pics below. The main reason for doing this was plumbing and wanting to move my nozzle location to the IC pipe to be more upstream. My thought is that this would give me better cylinder distribution. It seems to have helped… see the trim logs. I didn’t get a chance to do extensive logging, but the results are encouraging so far.

I ran the meth line and wires under the car... still need to pretty up the wiring a little. I have the Vishnu PWM kit. Moved the tank and pump to the trunk as FBI. I flipped the FAV to the other side of the mount for better access to the IC pipe.

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i only see 1 log
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hey josh can you post pics of the tapped IC? im switching to a trunk mount tank and plan I tapping the IC while I'm at it
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Nonsense, put that tank under the hood now!
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hey josh can you post pics of the tapped IC? im switching to a trunk mount tank and plan I tapping the IC while I'm at it
Yeah i will. Its the IC pipe (not actual ic) toward the top.
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My be a noob question but why the caution on mounting meth in the trunk? Any performance difference or safety issues?
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My be a noob question but why the caution on mounting meth in the trunk? Any performance difference or safety issues?
A bunch of people with WW kits have had fires in recent months. So yeah mainly for safety
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Fan of trunk mount. Not a fan of its location in the trunk but I understand why you did it. Nonetheless, good job on the relocation. Smart thing to do. Respect.
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Looking good there bud. Which tank tap is that?
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Any baffles in the tank to help keep the sloshing effect to a minimum when the level gets lower?
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hey josh can you post pics of the tapped IC? im switching to a trunk mount tank and plan I tapping the IC while I'm at it
pics for you. I wanted to tap very close to the IC, but I didn't want too much distance from the FAV and putting the meth lines on would be a bitch. So this was very simple.

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Any baffles in the tank to help keep the sloshing effect to a minimum when the level gets lower?
No unfortunately... only a $60 tank
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So this is the PWM kit with a stock charge pipe and meth elbow? Just want to ensure I am seeing things clearly.

I think it's a nice setup overall. Proven kit with a trunk mount.

EDIT. Missed it. Tapped the IC pipe. Sorry. Good job though.
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A bunch of people with WW kits have had fires in recent months. So yeah mainly for safety
Gotcha but what is the issue that makes it start a fire being placed in the trunk...how does it happen.
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Looking good there bud. Which tank tap is that?
+1, I've been looking to move my kit to the trunk as well, but seems like there are complaints about some of the more popular taps.
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The snow tank is pre-tabbed with an insert so you have 1/8 or 3/8 npt thread options. It also comes with a 90deg fitting that was useless for me so I ordered DO 1/8th to push fit from Jeff, so I will blame him if it leaks. I'm sure you can order the tank with straight fitting from Snow, but I ordered through Summit and didn't see this fitting on Snow website, but i'm sure they have it.

I tested the fittings in the kitchen over night and everything seemed solid. Used Goop on the plastic insert and dry for the DO fitting since it has an o-ring.
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anyone know what the round looks llike a cap would be towards the left there?thought about running the meth line through there.Or wheres the best place to run it from trunk,would it be by the amp?
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anyone know what the round looks llike a cap would be towards the left there?thought about running the meth line through there.Or wheres the best place to run it from trunk,would it be by the amp?
I would run it through the plastic belly pan like I did and JoshBoody did. If you ever have a leak, it will poor into this plastic pan and not on the metal/electronics where you are looking.
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I would run it through the plastic belly pan like I did and JoshBoody did. If you ever have a leak, it will poor into this plastic pan and not on the metal/electronics where you are looking.
ok thats a good idea.thanks. Will do that.
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yeah stay away from electronics.. the shit back there is pricey
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The main reason for doing this was plumbing and wanting to move my nozzle location to the IC pipe to be more upstream.
Here's my dual nozzle set up.
The location of the CM10 is what I call an upstream installation:


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