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Ok, I bought another meth kit and this time I'm going to fit it!

I'm still thinking of doing it myself and it looks pretty straight forward and if something goes wrong I can trace back everything I did and I know where all the wires are going...but then again I'm thinking I must rather let a professional install it. But these days you can do better work than a professional.

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I'm 1stly not going to tune for it just yet.

Then when I go to my tuner I'll have him dial in a tad bit more timing to tune for it.

I'm only using it as a precautionary measure for knock and to clean the engine, power gains are last on my list.

Its a stage 2 AEM kit with a race tank and low fluid float.

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sounds good, get a few pics of it if you can its something i looked into a hile back so would be good to see how you get on with it
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I've got the AEM kit today, will do per installation and removal of the intake pipe tonight...first have a party to attend to.
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What intake pipe are you fixing the injector into?

Is this a boost sensor type or linked to the throttle?

I wonder if you could set it up to only activate in D mode?
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Hi its a boost sensor type. So the controller is linked to the boost pressure from manifold.

Ill tap the nozzle between the MAP sensor and throttle body.

My car has a overboost of 1.5 so ill set the controller to start boosting rrom 0.5bar to 1.6bar so ill have a Continuous flow in that range PROGRESSIVELY as boost rises.

At the moment im not going to tune for it and then ill measure the AIT's and general feeling with a 50/50 meth mix.

Im installing the kit as a precautionary measure ror knock, to lower the high AIT's and to clean the internals...

Ill maybe go see the tuner for a fine tuned map to make use of the WMI but minimally. So little timing to be added. We could never boost the car past 1.5 because of high AIT's they suffer from.

We have mocked up the kit and planned what will go where. Im going to put everything neatly away in the glovebox and ill most probably do this tomorrow and Friday.
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You should find you get a little more power without the mapping tbh.

In my experience (all be it with a diesel) the progressive controller was a gimmick as it went from partial boost to full in a blink of an eye!

It'll be interesting to see how it affects temps etc.
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You should find you get a little more power without the mapping tbh.

In my experience (all be it with a diesel) the progressive controller was a gimmick as it went from partial boost to full in a blink of an eye!

It'll be interesting to see how it affects temps etc.
Was it set properly?

I've not read anyone else having issues with it though?

maybe you were making full boost for the duration of the spray?

E.g. If you are boosting 2 bar from 2000rpm to 4500rpm...then it will spray full at the setting you set it at.

Although, I think it is more controlled by your foot. So if you are full throttle all the time you will get full boost at the specified RPM.

Some of these WMI are also injector pulse controlled and set to the injector pulse, I think its an HFS3 kit or something like that.
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It's annoying to do. Not difficut. annoying. We've done one on my buddy's S3 - are you going to Leon on Sat?
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No I have no time to go, Saturday I'm dropping the GTV 3.0 at TN and I'm dropping the GTV 2.0 at another guy...don't want to drive around JHB with that Mobijack.
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I would like a controller to follow the MAF signal.
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The kit is working 100% we then dissasembled it as tye race tank's float is leaking as the rubber is not seating properly.

Ill buy a new one tomorrow and some meth and tjen well drive it
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Well...its running! I had the boostpipe Come off on the forst test run. Put the clip on properly and took a nice test drive.


Impressions with only water and no tune. It pulls very hard to the redline.

Immediately noticable especially at high rpm or full boost where I set it up.

I was very surprised with the improvement, also surprised with the torque steer in 1st and 2nd gear...this just with water and no methanol yet.

What I dont like.

The noiwe the pump makes when it pumps.
I have an on and off switch but when on it makes that bzzzzz noise, very slightly but I am finicky with noise.

I dont like that the nozzle has a slight leak(my own problem as I didnt thread it well)

I am going to take it off now and sell again! (The second kit im selling lol)

The lower part of the IC pipes are very hot after my spiritee drive but right after the nozzle it is as cold as my hand...I could hold it firm!!!

Does it work? - Yes
Does it increase power without a tune or methanol? - I THINK so yes!
Will I reccomend it to other GQV driver? - if you can live with the slight buzzing noise and refilling the tank then do it...if you add meth in 50/50 mix it will definitely be better...I have a software tune so I think it aided that tune, im just thinking that dunno.

Why am I taking it off if it does lower the AIT's and seems to add power? - its jut not for me...I got that monkey ofd my back in 1hr and I dont like it and I now know how I feel about it.

I hope I answered akme GQV owners questions regarding this.

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Good the read up what you've done with it on a TC car.
I'm considering the snow performance kit, but on an NA car.
Thing is, temps run hot here and if I want to make reliable power, I am thinking of water injection, without the meth.

Good write up and you may want to look around for another kit with a lot less noise, and no leaking (if that's possible)
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The noise was not that much, I'm just finicky about such stuff. The tank was leaking as it was incorrectly sealed. I fixed it.
The kit is sold again, the AEM kit is one of the best out there.

It definitely lowered AIT's and the car pulled strong.

Again, it just was not for me, a personal decision, I don't want to worry about that aswell.
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