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post #1 of 14 Old 07-27-2008, 08:43 PM Thread Starter
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methanol injection?

Instead of us boost juice can't you use wind shield wiper fluid with no de-icer?
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Heres a Bump.
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pretty sure I have seen reference to people buying the walmart brand of windshield washer fluid, etc. Even mixing it. will be good to know for sure, pricing out some kits myself.

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Yes you can, make sure its a winter mix with meth. other wise its just windshield washer fluid in your cac tubes etc. I stick with the boost juice cause I know it works and is a good mix, even though I throw in some xtra water anyways.

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Yes you can, make sure its a winter mix with meth. other wise its just windshield washer fluid in your cac tubes etc. I stick with the boost juice cause I know it works and is a good mix, even though I throw in some xtra water anyways.
Or get a drum of 99.99% methanol and cut it 50 / 50 by weight. It is cheaper to blend it yourself!

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You can run straight water, a methanol water mix, washer fluid (with no cleaners...Rain-X), or boost juice.

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Yes you can, make sure its a winter mix with meth. other wise its just windshield washer fluid in your cac tubes etc. I stick with the boost juice cause I know it works and is a good mix, even though I throw in some xtra water anyways.
i agree it's always better to stick w/ the proven stuff.

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from the mouth of matt @ snow in a bind you can take 1 gallon of blue -30 degrees windshield washer fluid to 1 or 2 pints i forget of HEET yellow container will give you a 50/50 mix meth to h20. I plan on running methanol and distilled water.
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If you're going to use washer fluid you WANT the stuff with the de-icer. The de-icer IS methanol.

Also, one of the HEETs is pure methanol. I can't remember which is which (red or yellow) but one is isopropyl alcohol...the one that says iso-heet, and the other is methanol.
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If you're going to use washer fluid you WANT the stuff with the de-icer. The de-icer IS methanol.

Also, one of the HEETs is pure methanol. I can't remember which is which (red or yellow) but one is isopropyl alcohol...the one that says iso-heet, and the other is methanol.

The Yellow is the Methanol. Expensive tho....

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