HT4100 4.1, 4.5, 4.9 Discussion, Illumina /Bbob/Nodh and other Tech types in Cadillac Engine Discussion; Originally Posted by N0DIH I sucked up some freon down a vacuum line into the engine once. Smoked like crazy. ...
- 06-07-05 10:30 AM #16
Re: Illumina /Bbob/Nodh and other Tech typesOriginally Posted by N0DIH
- 06-07-05 10:49 AM #17
Re: Illumina /Bbob/Nodh and other Tech typesOriginally Posted by illumina
Random thoughts in intercooling:
I've seen NOS sprayed directly onto intercooler fins, mostly on smaller cars where you cant get big intercoolers bolted up. It's gotta help - freezes 'em right up. I 'cold-burned' myself multiple times on my NOS tank fittings (when I used the stuff on my Mustang).
An efficient intercooler makes a huge difference - the more square inches of fins the better, obviously. I picked up a couple of tenths moving from stock to a much larger stock-location intercooler on the GN. One of these days I'm going get the IC out from under the hood and up in front, but the front-mount intercoolers are pricey.
The Typhoon had a liquid-to-air intercooler but I doubt it really helped as much as a decent front-mounted air-to-air would have. They put the coolant resevoir for the IC on top of the hot exhaust manifold, and the IC itself was puny.
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