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      07-27-2009, 08:26 AM   #1
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Howerton Engineering Meth tank for Aquamist

I posted a few pics in shiv's 91 octane dyno thread but didnt want to put any more info in there.

I am ordering an Aquamist HFS6 meth kit for my M3 and have been researching tank options.

so far here is the best option that I have found that really helps tidy up the install process, wiring, tank, pump, etc.....its also not cheap

They have several different options depending on your space constraints and capacity requirements.

take a look: http://www.howertonengineering.com/tanks.htm

Their biggest 2 gallon twin tank design costs $319...it goes down from there.

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I know most of you are not to this stage yet w/ Meth injection as you are waiting for a tuning option, but you can use this for future reference.

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I posted a few pics in shiv's 91 octane dyno thread but didnt want to put any more info in there.

I am ordering an Aquamist HFS6 meth kit for my M3 and have been researching tank options.

so far here is the best option that I have found that really helps tidy up the install process, wiring, tank, pump, etc.....its also not cheap

They have several different options depending on your space constraints and capacity requirements.

take a look: http://www.howertonengineering.com/tanks.htm

Their biggest 2 gallon twin tank design costs $319...it goes down from there.

example of interals




I know most of you are not to this stage yet w/ Meth injection as you are waiting for a tuning option, but you can use this for future reference.

Matt
There is a very easy tidy solution for the N54. I am hoping to have the DIY soon, but I don't think there is a reason to spend that much on a tank.
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There is a very easy tidy solution for the N54. I am hoping to have the DIY soon, but I don't think there is a reason to spend that much on a tank.
do tell!
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do tell!
I have a full kit on my car, but I am just waiting for a couple of components this week hopefully to finish off the review.
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I have a full kit on my car, but I am just waiting for a couple of components this week hopefully to finish off the review.
what kit did you go with? or r we going to have to wait for the whole review?

just curious, i'm ordering the HFS6 today.
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pretty sweet sniz. thanks for sharing.
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what kit did you go with? or r we going to have to wait for the whole review?

just curious, i'm ordering the HFS6 today.
No problem giving out that info. I went with the Snow Performance Stage 3 dual nozzle kit. I added:

-2.5 gallon tank
-Solenoid upgrade
-220 psi fuel pump (adjustable to 270 psi)
-SafeInjection

There are a few more components too. There will be a new Stage 3G controller in the next couple of days that will allow RPM/Boost triggered injection too.
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No problem giving out that info. I went with the Snow Performance Stage 3 dual nozzle kit. I added:

-2.5 gallon tank
-Solenoid upgrade
-220 psi fuel pump (adjustable to 270 psi)
-SafeInjection

There are a few more components too. There will be a new Stage 3G controller in the next couple of days that will allow RPM/Boost triggered injection too.
oh so the kit your running is not triggered on boost or rpm? What is it triggered on? Where did you tap for the nozzles? Charge pipe or Intake Mani?

I think my kit will be setup for 10psi activation, boost targets should be around 16-17psi. Similar to a highly modded n54.
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oh so the kit your running is not triggered on boost or rpm? What is it triggered on? Where did you tap for the nozzles? Charge pipe or Intake Mani?

I think my kit will be setup for 10psi activation, boost targets should be around 16-17psi. Similar to a highly modded n54.
This car responds remarkably well to water methanol. The IATs fly down regardless of the volume you spray in my experience. Also since this is a DI motor, it seems quite sensative to quench. Right now I am boost only (I know what you are going to say). I know it is not ideal to accurately control quanity of fluid injected, but that will change with the new controller.

I used the STETT Performance charge pipe to tap. That is basically 8 inches or so from the throttle body.
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This car responds remarkably well to water methanol. The IATs fly down regardless of the volume you spray in my experience. Also since this is a DI motor, it seems quite sensative to quench. Right now I am boost only (I know what you are going to say). I know it is not ideal to accurately control quanity of fluid injected, but that will change with the new controller.

I used the STETT Performance charge pipe to tap. That is basically 8 inches or so from the throttle body.
cool...im' sure water injection is helping you. are you planning on doing meth or just water inj?
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cool...im' sure water injection is helping you. are you planning on doing meth or just water inj?
i thought its suppose to be a mixture of meth and water? or is that bad?
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nice kit..
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wow thats pure sex Sniz! Can't wait for Vishnu's system!!
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wow thats pure sex Sniz! Can't wait for Vishnu's system!!
this one will look perfect w your montego e93

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Looks nice, have you seen the kit BMS is using? Results have been terrific (456rw on 93 octane), the price is right, and its easy to install/remove.

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this one will look perfect w your montego e93

Damn thats hot and nice!!
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Looks nice, have you seen the kit BMS is using? Results have been terrific (456rw on 93 octane), the price is right, and its easy to install/remove.

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I have not

have details of the kit been posted on here?

in particular I want to see the tank you guys are using and where you are mounting it.
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I have not

have details of the kit been posted on here?

in particular I want to see the tank you guys are using and where you are mounting it.
It's on their website. Very cool setup, and there is an integrated JB3 meth controller/safety system coming out soon too.

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It's on their website. Very cool setup, and there is an integrated JB3 meth controller/safety system coming out soon too.

Mike
oh cool....so whats controlling it now??
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I want meth now!!!!LOL
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It's on their website. Very cool setup, and there is an integrated JB3 meth controller/safety system coming out soon too.

Mike
Thats a funny sentence. So is it uncontrolled and unsafe right now?
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cool...im' sure water injection is helping you. are you planning on doing meth or just water inj?
Running Boost Juice right now. Even in small quantities the car pulls like a beast.
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