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What you get:
AEM Water/Methanol Injection 1gallon Kit*
Professional installation by Performance Race Engineering
Re-Tune on the dyno to make use of your new injection system**
Your first gallon of methanol FREE!
total cost to you an even $1000!
*Upgrade to the 5g kit for an additional $150
**If you have never been tuned by us add an additional $200
Details of the AEM water/meth kit:
AEM Water/Methanol Injection Kits reduce air inlet temperatures which allows users to increase boost pressure (and advance timing on forced induction gas applications) to create more power by utilizing the cooling effects of the system under heavy load. The kit is offered in 2 configurations: a 1-Gallon kit for racecar applications, and a 5- Gallon HD kit for Diesel applications or racecars requiring extended range. Both kits include all the elements necessary to do water/methanol injection right, including a standard fluid level sensor for the tank, recirculation-style pump, feature-loaded controller, and complete hardware for installation on practically any diesel or gas application. For users who intend to use a custom or existing reservoir, AEM also offers a “tankless” pump and jet kit. There are no hidden costs or additional components required.
I know this picture isn't the exact flow route on a Subaru but you can see the basic principal.
HOW IT WORKS
Once the AEM Water/Methanol Kit is installed, a boost-dependent, variable-flow progressive controller allows the user to determine the amount of water/methanol mixture (up to 50%) to feed into the inlet stream from the fluid reservoir. The controller commands a high-pressure, recirculation-style 150-PSI pump that delivers the mixture. Overall flow adjustments at the inlet are made via one of three different-sized jets (included) that are designed to match most engine power requirements.
AEM's recirculation-style pump offers improved performance, reliability and a much smoother, quieter operation when compared to older switched-style pumps. With the use of a new internal bypass design, AEM's upgraded pump eliminates erratic on and off switching/pulsing and ensures consistent fluid delivery for optimum performance. With durability and reliability in mind, AEM has designed the pump with a Santoprene diaphragm and EPDM seals to withstand the harshest of alcohol mixes.
RECIRCULATION-STYLE PUMP VIDEO Click Below
YouTube - Water/Methanol Injection Kit - New Recirculation-Style Pump
All AEM Water/Methanol controllers include a Boost Safe feature. This feature allows users to retard timing or reduce boost via a ground output if the system runs out of fluid or detects a controller error, ensuring fail-safe operation of the engine whether the system is engaged or not. Critical safety features are integrated into the system to virtually eliminate any chance of failure, including an integral fluid level sensor in the reservoir, internal controller diagnostics and an LED dash light to warn of low fluid level or error codes (including short circuits.
- Universal kit includes everything you need for installation
- Boost Safe” feature lets you retard the timing or reduce boost via a low side output if the system runs out of fluid or detects a system error
- Recirculation-Style, controller-driven 150-PSI pump provides boost-dependent variable flow
- One- and five-gallon tanks with integral fluid level sensors available
- LED dash light included for system status and low fluid warning
- Methanol compatible (up to 50% in solution with water)
- Includes three different-sized jets to match your power requirement
Last edited by PRE-Erich; 02-10-2010 at 10:30 AM.
Typically we see 25-40whp gain with the addition of meth and tuning.
On larger turbo setups the gains are even more drastic!
Meth is a great tool for adding power and reliability to your car.