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      12-21-2011, 02:16 PM   #67
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That is correct. As far as I'm tracking standard windshield wiper fluid is 30% meth, 70% distilled water with some soapy "stuff" in it. The meth for the engine is 70% meth, 30% distilled water and no soapy "stuff" in it. It dries fast and is a little streaky, but works in a pinch.
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I think this setup uses the Windshield Fluid reservoir to store the Methanol that is used in the system. However you can still use windshield fluid function of the car to clean your windows only now it will be spraying methanol on your windshield and not the regular windshield fluid you are accustomed to. My understanding is that spraying the methanol on the windshield is still safe and will still clean the windshield.

basically the reservoir now has dual functionality
This sounds like a potential issue. I noticed that washer fluid often gets low after a track session without using the washer, and some of my friends noticed similar issue, so it appears that the fluid either evaporates due to high temps under hood or leaks out somehow. I would not want that to happen to meth during a track session.
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I think this setup uses the Windshield Fluid reservoir to store the Methanol that is used in the system. However you can still use windshield fluid function of the car to clean your windows only now it will be spraying methanol on your windshield and not the regular windshield fluid you are accustomed to. My understanding is that spraying the methanol on the windshield is still safe and will still clean the windshield.

basically the reservoir now has dual functionality
cleaning your windshield with methanol
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      12-23-2011, 01:43 AM   #70
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cleaning your windshield with methanol
It works pretty good!
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this thing put down 397whp.. imagine a stage 2 intake, pulley, and catless.. great gains! this thing has potential to be in the mid 4's to the wheels. pretty damn great gains for non FI. great work. lemme let all ur others experiment w/ this for awhile before i jump on.

how safe is this? doesn't seem to bad, because whats happening is basic chemistry and it seems like it would benefit the car more than harm it.. engine runs cooler, and octane at combustion is boosted. we especially need something like that on the west coast, w/ our supreme pump gas being 91 which is garbo. but maybe its too good to be true? It definitely seems safe and promising but whats the danger down the road if any?
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I would say the only downside is a reliance on a stocked supply of meth and it's a tough habit to kick. This unit is going to really shine when paired with the VT535 non intercooler supercharger kit. Someone with that setup needs to contact Shiv and work out an install.
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this thing put down 397whp.. imagine a stage 2 intake, pulley, and catless.. great gains! this thing has potential to be in the mid 4's to the wheels. pretty damn great gains for non FI. great work. lemme let all ur others experiment w/ this for awhile before i jump on.

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I don't see any danger down the road. The car feel so much smoother when the meth flows. And if it runs out, you are on a stock tune.
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I would assume this procede has the autotune feature like all other ones? i.e. when you DO mix some 100 oct. in there, it gets even more fun?
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      12-27-2011, 01:06 PM   #75
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Eagerly awaiting details on this as well, sounds sweet. Details for a happy New Year?
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The M3 maps do not have an autotune feature. The specific tunes allows for a more aggressive tune. Running race gas won't cause any issues and you'll still see gains, just not as much as running a race gas specific map. You could adjust Map 2 or 3 as a race gas map accordingly.
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The M3 maps do not have an autotune feature. The specific tunes allows for a more aggressive tune. Running race gas won't cause any issues and you'll still see gains, just not as much as running a race gas specific map. You could adjust Map 2 or 3 as a race gas map accordingly.
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