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by Raging Bull
Sun Dec 05, 2010 5:18 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Water Injection
Replies: 37
Views: 29146

Re: Water Injection

No, what i meant was that you do not cool the air intake on a diesel because it is the heat from the compressed air ( on the compression Stroke) which ignites the diesel charge. You don't want to cool the intake charge down. Being in Australia I guess you have never had to try and start a Diesel in...
by Raging Bull
Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Water Injection
Replies: 37
Views: 29146

Re: Water Injection

A diesel ? water injection isn't going to work with the Diesel but i guess you know that... :) Excuse me, maybe It's the way I wrote it, I wasn't saying I'm going to do it as a diesel, merely that I'm going to use (modified) diesel type injectors as used on late model common rail diesels that requi...
by Raging Bull
Wed Dec 01, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Water Injection
Replies: 37
Views: 29146

Re: Water Injection

I've been thinking about this lately too... It seems to me the most effective use of water could be to unleash the potential energy in the expansion ratio of converting water into steam and so producing true usable power (among other benefits such as reducing tendency for uncontrolled detonation) by...
by Raging Bull
Fri Dec 25, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: which fuels are legal
Replies: 60
Views: 33852

which fuels are legal

I've been reading the DLRA rulebook to research the definition of allowable "gasoline" fuels so as to be be able to plan my engine and fuel system specifications for a H/GL car I'm currently designing. Can anyone advise some of the different commercially available higher quality racing typ...
by Raging Bull
Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: Belly tank help
Replies: 46
Views: 24054

Instantaneous center of torque rotation

Does anyone have any thoughts on this idea about the rear suspension of the car Dr Goggles linked to.... The suspension on that car has a very short torque arm compared to what would seem the more "traditional" setups that run longish radius rods and therfore transfer the torque reaction f...
by Raging Bull
Wed Dec 02, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: Belly tank help
Replies: 46
Views: 24054

Hi to all, Maybe a good thread for me to jump in and introduce myself... I'm Victor from Yanchep in Western Australia and have been coming back on and off to this forum reading over the last year or more and arrived at a decision recently to make my next scratch built race car a bellytanker which I ...