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post #1 of 4 Old 12-22-2013, 06:48 PM Thread Starter
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Intake air cooling

I'm making this thread to see what you guys prefer and think is better to use on these engines. What I am inquiring about is intercooling or water meth. Which do you guys prefer? I'm really looking into watermeth as I feel it is superior compared just intercooling. So does anybody have experience with either or insight on this. Also with the water meth how does it act in cold weather I would think that the meth mixture would prevent it from freezing but just a thought

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I prefer intercooling, no fluid refill required, works all the time every time, water meth is nice and adds power and cools efficiently but requires refills when you run out

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I've had both and while the water/meth worked great it did require a lot of refills and took up a good amount of space for the tank. it is surprising how much fluid you can use on any kind of pull.
the intercooler is more of a install and forget it kind of thing.
as for the freezing, yes the meth will prevent that as long as your mixture is right for the temp.

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My thought is I'm gonna intercool my 97 main towing rig. And water meth my 94 sled pullin playing rig.

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