116+ Octane With Water Injection!
For many of you reading this, you may already be familiar with the octane increases possible with a simple water injection system. While for many others, you may now just becoming aware of it and what it has to offer. In recent years water methanol injection has become evermore popular and recognized as an invaluable tool for both gasoline... READ MORE
Knock knock..Who's There? Detonation!
While that may sound funny detonation and pre-ignition are certainly no laughing matter when it comes to supercharged, turbocharged and still naturally aspirated engines. As you probably already know, detonation (aka "knock") is a serious concern in the world of forced induction engines and can often lead to blown head gasketrs, pitting of pistons, scored cylinders... READ MORE
Andy Wheeler of Laurel, Maryland 2001 "Z0SICK" Z06 Corvette With Methanol Injection
The story of this build started in May of 2006. I was looking for a clean low mileage Z06 corvette to supercharge for the street. I had previously built two late model LS1 based F-Body cars for track and limited street use. I then decided to head in a completely different direction and purchased a pristine 1994 Lotus Esprit S4 turbo. After spending years at the track sweating in fire suites, and squeezing on helmets, I thought the exotic "wine and cheese," crowd would be a nice change of pace for a while. Lets just say the Lotus chapter didn't go the way I hoped it would, and reaffirmed my love for American Muscle... READ MORE