Archives: 5000 Horsepower on Methanol

Posts related to our book, 5000 Horsepower on Methanol.

BRACKET RACE TUNING BLOWN FI THE DAY BEFORE

In our drag racing, we did use air to fuel ratio as a controlled value to get the engine into a linear range. That task is an extensive explanation through out writings. The linear range is where the engine is completely predictable. We achieved that very well in our racing.

METHANOL FUEL CHECK IN DRAG RACING

Question: Methanol for both IHRA and NHRA Drag Racing Answer: Both organizations test methanol with different methods. If you have fuel that passes one organization, it may or may not pass the other organization all of the time. I met the fuel check supervisors for both organizations when I was developing 5000 Horsepower on Methanol, […]

TOP END LUBE ADDITIVE TO METHANOL

Question: Top lube? Answer: Most racers I have talked to have good success with top lube to inhibit corrosion. Some previous info mentioned some accumulation over time. The reason NHRA and IHRA do not allow it in fuel checks is they cannot distinguish between power enhancing additives (illegal) and top lube in their tests. So […]