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Old 03-20-2019, 09:38 PM
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I installed a larger water tank for the supercharger and Im not sure how much to fill it.
Option 1: Can i completely fill it even tho that will submerge the water return inlet?
Option 2: Or do I need an air gap between where the water comes back in and the water in the tank?
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You can submerge the return. Just make sure the feed has enough coolant that under accel it doesn’t suck air.
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Got a quick question on this subject because I am in the middle of my FI engine install. Is installing a bigger cooling system (tank) for the supercharger make a big difference?
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i have a 10 gallon reserve. it just seems to postpone the inevitable heat soak...someone with more experience may confirm/deny my observation.
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I agree with this reasoning. I added a trick tank in my battery location for that reason
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Originally Posted by 03sierraslt View Post
You can submerge the return. Just make sure the feed has enough coolant that under accel it doesn’t suck air.
glad to hear! I was hoping i could I should be able to add another 1/2 - 3/4 gal now.
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