Written by ex-editor and distinguished automotive writer Csaba Csere, this article address the ins-and-outs of the most common chemical power adders. Writes Csere, “the cooling (of the air charge) can be more than 100ºf …can add much usable power and safeguard”.
Snow Performance’s 2014 GT-500 ran 11.4 sec.at 128.8 MPH to get fast time and MPH in the Pony Car Wars class at Mopars at The Strip last weekend. The Shelby GT500 was able to do this at 2000’ elevation with basically three power mods - read more...
Snow Performance’s 2014 GT-500 made 700 RWHP to win the dyno shoot-out in the supercharged category at Mopars at The Strip on pump gas with basically three mods- 2.4” SC pulley, FMS oval throttle body, and new Comp-One™ water-methanol injection system. "Download File" to Read More...
Snow Performance’s 2014 GT-500 made 627 RWHP on pump gas (without water-meth). The result is up from 583 RWHP in bone stock form. The testing was done at Colorado Speed Company’s Superflow dyno by driving stock super charger 28 percent over stock (2.4” upper along with a 10% lower). Water-meth and tune soon to be added (New Comp-One system). See end results in upcoming issue of 5.0 Mustangs Magazine! Read more about this on our The Snow Performance Experience Blog.
In response to requests from California customers with street driven diesel trucks, the popular MPG-MAX™ water-methanol injection system from Snow Performance, is available in 50-state legal form. Read more about this system on our Snow Performance Experience Blog.
Diesel World Magazine demonstrates a 244 HP increase with the New Comp-One™ system on a 2004 Dodge Cummins basically doubling the power with one modification!
Read how this new system is the most powerful and comprehensive water-methanol injection system available!
In the Feb issue of Mopar Muscle, editor Randy Bolig shows how the new muscle car system from Snow Performance allows full timing - 40º! - to be run on pump gas. This increase in timing showed a 16hp increase. better yet, it was across the entire RPM band!
See the latest diesel test results from The US Dept of Energy, NREL lab!
Results show 8% better fuel economy, up to 20% more power, and a significant over 50% decrease in emissions of NOx!
Click below to read more.
NGM’s Wade Moody experimented with a Boost Cooler® and water injection last weekend and look at these results:
New World NHRDA ET record 7.46 @ 186!! on friday.
In Wade's words, "the truck simply made more power"!
After extensive R&D, the new Comp-One™ is now available and shipping! The most comprehensive, powerful, diesel product is now available!
See future issues of Diesel World magazine for full testing and write-up on this new exciting product.
This weekend on "Trucks TV"
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DIESEL POWER UPGRADES!
Today, we're adding a water/methanol injection kit to a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel to improve its towing performance!
Tune into "TRUCKS" on the Power Block this weekend mornings (10AM EST - SPIKE TV) and see the new Comp-One® system explained and installed on an '06 Dodge Cummins. Find out why it's called "the single highest horsepower mod you can do for your diesel truck"!
See the July 2013 Diesel Power magazine– This month's Basic Training is Diesel Water-Methanol Injection: What it is and why we do it.
1. How it works in a diesel
2. Why methanol
3. Where to get fluid
4. How much is used
Vermont tuning is now offering performance tunes for the Cadillac ATS 2.0T. Gains averaging over 50hp/ 50tq are achieved using the Boost Cooler® water-methanol injection system– 0-60 times are improved from 6.1sec to 5.4 sec. with ¼ mile times reduced by 1.2 sec – talk about bang for the buck!
StreetLegalTV build project of a supercharged 427cu in smallblock gets the air intake set up, and mentions the Snow Performance Injection installed - more on our injection on this awesome project soon!
Tune into Spike TV Sat. and Sun at 9AM EST (see local listings for time in your area) to see Snow Performance featured on Summit Racing's "tech tips". The segment talks about new products -what they do, how they work, and how to install.
If you tuned into Xtreme 4x4 on Power Block TV on The Spike network last weekend, you saw the MPG-MAX™ diesel system installed on a Duramax. Fuel economy and EGT reduction benefits were presented - great results! Click this link to see the entire show:
Tune into Horse Power TV on the Power Block this weekend (on SPIKE)to see how water-methanol injection adds power to a Normally aspirated big block Chevy as well as a 2009 SC Challenger.
Saturday & Sunday
Xtreme 4x4 – 11:00am E/P Trucks - 12:00pm E/P
HorsePower – 11:30am E/P MuscleCar - 12:30pm E/P
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Shane Hayward's beautiful new Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie Longhorn Mega Cab gets a huge boost in power and needed EGT cooling with the addition of a Snow Performance MPG-MAX system! Check out the latest edition of Diesel Tech Magazine to read more about this amazing truck!
10 of the country's toughest diesel powered pickups will converge on Denver, CO on May 8th and 9th to fight for the coveted Diesel Power Challenge championship title! 8 of the 10 competitors this year, are equipped with Snow Performance Water Methanol Injection Systems!
…Find out why some of the most powerful and capable trucks in the country are using Snow.
In the words of Rocky Ford, last year’s Diesel Power Challenge winner, “part of the competition is fuel economy and the Snow MPG-MAX™ gives me proven increases as well as cooler EGT’s. This is important for safety while towing with an over-fueled truck and keeping it all together”.
Water/methanol injection has been used successfully since World War II as a way to enhance power by increasing octane. Horsepower conduct a pair of first-ever tests - one for naturally-aspirated engines, another for turbo engines. The results may astonish you.
Since the GEN 5 Camaro was introduced, enthusiasts have been looking for ways to get more Horse Power from their engines. One popular method is injecting Water /Methanol into the intake air stream. Significant gains can be had from a proper operating system.
In the current LS-Series Power magazine(Car Craft magazine series), Kenny Duttweiler assembles a turbocharged LS engine producing a whopping 946hp and 1,000 LB-FT beast! "Methanol injection is a great performance enhancement for turbo motors running pump gas."--Kenny Duttweiler
Diesel Power Challenge is the year's most grueling event. 10 of the highest powered, toughest trucks in the country are selected to battle it out for the title. In 2011, Snow Performance equipped 8 of the 10 finalists.
1,000+ horsepower, 91 octane, 427 cubic inch small block Ford. Snow Performance jumped all over the challenge to add even more ponies to this Mustang. In the next update we will be installing our Water-Methanol system in order to add the detonation control and added power to continue to push the envelope in the '65 Mustang project they call “Biting the Bullitt”. Stay Tuned for the next update with the install of the Kit!
To all of our Facebook and Twitter followers... We have great news! If you're a member of our Facebook page or if you're currently following us on Twitter, you will now benefit from all news releases that are posted on our SnowPerformance.net home page.
The PowerTV ’65 Mustang Project: “Biting the Bullitt” has been under the knife in the powerTV shop for the last few months getting a brand new suspension along with fitting the engine and transmission, as they get closer to firing it up for the first time.
Check out how the Snow Performance Water/Methanol kit was utilized in this fantastic project!
In their Press Release announcing project vehicle availability for this year’s SEMA show, Ford used Snow Performance’s 2012 Boss 302 LS as the photo. The car was highlighted in Diablo Sport’s booth last year and proved to be a special attraction drawing many to the booth. See link:
All of us at Snow wish you a very Merry Christmas and we thank you for helping make 2011 a successful and prosperous year. Snow Performance Christmas holiday hours will be:
Thu 12/22 9AM-Noon MST
Fri 12/23 closed
Mon 12/26 closed
Tue 12/27 closed
Wed 12/28 Open 9-5PM MST
Thu 12/29 Open 9-5PM MST
Fri 12/30 closed
Snow Performance is proud to have Motovicity as a distribution partner. Per Matt Snow, "Motovicity's knowlege of the products it sells is second to none. This and the relationship it has with it's dealers is exciting to us.
Rhys Millen returns to the 89th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to complete the job he set out last year: shattering the record in the "Unlimited" class. Although the current record still stands…
For Photos of his set-up see minutes 2:29-2:40!
See Rick Andrade’s award winning 2010 Camaro in the June 2011 issue of Camaro Performers Magazine. This car won 1st place in the the Drage race portion of latest “Duel in the Desert”.
See how he added over 70hp with a Stage-3 Boost Cooler® water-methanol injection system!
See the June 2011 issue of Diesel World Magazine - "Understanding Diesel Water-Methanol Injection". Article also has a great Cummins installation done by noted Arizona diesel powerhouse - Strictly Diesel!
Modified Magazine shows how to add 44hp to your Mitsubishi EVO with a Stage-3 Boost Cooler®!
Water Methanol Injection Alcohol Boost Cooler Camaro Turbocharger Race Gas Diesel Power EVO Ethanol Turbo charged Supercharger Cummins Intercooler 1.8t Fuel economy WRX MPG naturally aspirated Duramax Nitrous Turbo Cooler EGT’s anti-detonation no spark knock Octane Mustang Power Stroke
Snow Performance Boost Cooler® receives (3) SEMA Awards! This year, 2010 SEMA Global Media Product Awards were given for the new ‘09+ Camaro Stage-3 and ‘09+ VW/Audi TDI MPG-MAX™ systems as well as the new SI-PRO SafeInjection® proactive safety device.
Piloting a modified 2010 Suzuki Kizashi Bonneville Special, Road & Track's Sam Mitani injected the Kizashi into the record books with his 203.720 mph run at this year's Bonneville Speed Week.
Richard Holdener added, “We credit the impressive output to the combination of the ice water in the inter cooler and Water injection from Snow Performance (No methanol could be used in this class).
"We made more power this year and we could safely use it the entire race thanks to the Snow water/methanol injection system. EGT's were cooler despite having more power", says Mike Ryan - noted Hollywood stuntman and driver of the 1950hp diesel class-7 Pike's Peak race truck.
Rhys Millen Racing’s Hyundai Genesis 775 horsepower and 750 pound-feet of torque PM580 Pikes Peak racer "Project Record Retrieval" vehicle was fine-tuned for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 27. On board was a Snow Performance Boost Cooler® designed to help cool the intake charge during the rigors of climbing to over 14,000 ft elevation.
Trailer Life Magazine - the most popular source for information on towing talks about increasing fuel economy, reducing egt's. and increasing power with the Boost Cooler® water-methanol injection system while towing.
Using a Stage-3 Boost Cooler®, Diesel Power demonstrates the effect of varying the methanol concentration to a peak increase of 108 hp and 194 lb. ft. torque! See how two mods, an Edge EZ and Boost Cooler® can safely take your stock Cummins diesel to close to 500 RWHP and 1000 lb.ft torque.
1994 Diesel GT Mustang sets world record using a Boost Cooler®
Mike Wood, owner of Nitrous Express, became the first person to exceed the 200 mph mark in a diesel powered street legal vehicle at the Texas Mile Sunday.In Mike’s words: “Hey, without the Boost Cooler®, I would have roasted the motor, AGAIN! Thanks for all your help I think your product is the best!”
March 10, 2010, Woodland Park, CO – Snow Performance is proud to announce that it has signed an official product sponsorship agreement with the National Association of Diesel Motorsports (NADM), and will be the Water-Methanol Injection System of this sanctioning organization.
The Stage-3 G Boost Cooler® by Snow Performance was recently recognized as an important new product in Finish magazine Tuning Studio.fi. Special thanks to our European distributor Bodo at Turbotuning.net for this.
After a rigorous approval process where virtually every aspect of the product and company were discerned, Automotive Accessories Marketing, USA, Inc. (AAM) has approved Snow Performance as a program vendor for each of its’ 23 member automotive/truck aftermarket warehouse distributors opening up distribution potentially to over 700 outlets.
Snow Performance continues to advance water-methanol injection technology – many have reported seeing the recent Summit Racing advertising campaign featuring the Boost Cooler® on the popular Sat. and Sun. morning TV show: Powerblock TV.
With shows like Extreme 4x4, Horse Power, Trucks, and Muscle Car, RTM Productions Powerblock TV has dominated weekend morning enthusiast TV for some time attracting viewers in the millions.
Snow Performance has developed a new pump for its’ Boost Cooler® water-methanol injection system that promises to take water-methanol injection to the next level and is significantly better than the pump it replaces.
Snow Performance has developed a new Stage-3 Boost Cooler® water/methanol injection system for the ’05-’10 Mustang GT and Shelby GT-500 that features the most sophisticated digital 3-dimensional controller available for more versatility and smooth power under all conditions.
Snow Performance is well represented at this year’s Diesel Power Challenge where five of fourteen competitors used the Boost Cooler® to gain a power and fuel advantage. In fact, of the seven trucks that used water/methanol injection, five used the Boost Cooler® and the other two were custom set-ups.
We can’t give-a-way the results but competor Aaaron Acker’s ’06 Dodge was especially impressive.
Snow Performance is commited to building the best systems in the business, and this is reflected in the quality of our components. We are providing a standard 2 year warranty on all systems purchased after June 1. Of course, we are still offering a lifetime warranty as well!
Last year an inoperative engine cooling system barely kept the team from reaching 250 MPH, and threatened the engine. Loyd "Hooley" Huffman credits the Boost Cooler with keeping the engine intact:
"...we took it apart. The bottom end looked good, pistons were like new. The only serious problem was the heads were warped and needed a valve job. I feel that the damage was at a minimum because of the water being injected to the engine." - Loyd "Hooley" Huffman
Snow Performance, the Boost Cooler® and Matt Snow featured in Hot Rod Magazine! Read why:
“water/methanol injection is finally reaching the same level of acceptance as turbocharging and nitrous”.- Hot Rod Magazine
In an independent test, Diesel World magazine installed and used the MPG-MAX system on a highly modified 6.4L Powerstroke. They not only lowered EGTs and increased power and torque, the MPG went up over 30 percent!
110-116 octane on pump gas for your classic, naturally aspirated, high-compression engine. Don't lower your compression and reduce your timing and performance so that you can enjoy your classic muscle car - install a Boost Cooler for more performance and reliability.
The SEMA show was great for Snow Performance on many levels!
Snow Performance held a press conference discussing water-methanol injection and its uses in fuel economy and emissions, with guest speakers Scott Benz from Cummins, and Richard Holdener, highly regarded automotive writer/author (Richard and Matt Snow in Picture).
From SEMA’s Web site:
“The Making Green Cool Zone will showcase companies whose creativity and innovation in the development, deployment, and marketing of green vehicle technologies prove hat being environmentally friendly can also be cool.”
Snow Performance has been shipping the completely redesigned Safe Injections® for a few weeks now. The response has been great and we are happy to let people know we have very good inventory on them, as well as the Flow Gauges that can be used with them.
All kits that used to come with 8 feet of high pressure fluid delivery tubing now come with 10 feet at no additional charge. This makes underhood installations even easier. Trunk-mount and bed-mount systems that come with more tubing are unaffected.
New Improved SafeInjection™- boost/timing reduction system for use with the Boost Cooler® water/methanol injection system promises to revolutionize the industry by providing for safety even with the most aggressive tunes.
We've continued to increase the value of our kits at our cost. Our kits are the most complete systems available and include multiple nozzles, all electrical connectors, and a tap - we even include a tube of methanol resistant sealant!
Wade Moody and the NGM Diesel Performance team set a new record as the quickest common rail, single turbo diesel pickup truck. Wade reports an EGT reduction of 300-400° f using the Snow Performance Boost Cooler.
Please be patient as we work the bugs out of our new web site. We will be adding content daily - check back often to see exciting new products, great Boost Cooler™ results, and the latest TV/Magazine media exposure.
If you have a '94-'06 GM vehicle, we have a kit for you. Our new Stage-2 GM MAF Boost Cooler features our new Digital Variable Controller that reads mass air in determining injection qty. for max power/cooling in turbo, normally aspirated, and supercharged applications.