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Old 09-01-2016, 06:58 PM   #1
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Thumbs up What go's around....usually stays gone.

Back in the day, 1988 to be exact, we had a '85 Jeep GW 360 that really struggled up the long hills even with the itty-bitty 63 22' Safari.

I finally MacGyver'd a solution.....water & blue washer fluid injection.

Coincidently using a Bosch CIS cold start valve, with a Bosch HP fuel pump, (from the warranty bin at the Volvo dealership.)
Flip on the pump when needed, and watch the needle drop.....spark plugs & cylinders spotless!!

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Old 09-01-2016, 07:53 PM   #2
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Bob, one of the old aircraft I worked on, even older than your C130s, was the C119/R4Q Flying Boxcar. The Marine Corps version had two Wright 3350 radial engines that used water and alcohol injection into the carburetors to boost power on takeoff. I don't remember if it kept the engines clean, but it certainly added horses to get those old beasts in the air. Semper Fi...
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Old 09-02-2016, 04:48 AM   #3
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My Uncle Gene turned me on to it when I was just a tyke...he was in the AAC in WW2, stories all the time about what they had to do to 'keep 'em fly'n'.

He was the reason I enlisted in the Air Wing.

POI....flew non-stop once from El Toro CA to Pensacola FLA with one of the last non-com pilots in a C47 built in 1939, the Corp kept their planes & traditions.

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Didnt Oldsmobile and Buick actually have a system called "rocket fuel/ boost" on some engines in the late 50s/ 1960?
Same thing!
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Didnt Oldsmobile and Buick actually have a system called "rocket fuel/ boost" on some engines in the late 50s/ 1960?
Same thing!
Sure did...combined with a turbocharger.

On the jeep I just mounted the cold start injector on the air cleaner above the carb butterfly.

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Will the Bosch unit make my truck sound like D-model Buff running the pumps during takeoff?

I WANT IT!
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