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in the middle of re plumbing my boat and when i took it apart it had water plumbed from the exhaust to the carb box but the whole boat was plumbed ass backwards anyway so.....
was told it was designed to have oil going through it and that people quit doing that years ago.
should i or should i not plumb water lines to it after the motor and exhaust to warm it up a bit?
my theory is that since the water will be cold until the motor warms up anyway it would actually be cooling the air fuel mixture when it needs to be warm the most.
 

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tom scahill system but very similar draw through.
The following link may or may not be helpful.

http://www.performanceboats.com/dyno/79038-finally-located-gale-banks-twin-turbo-set-up.html

If it were me, I would not plumb any water or oil to it at all. If you have an issue idling in cooler weather I'd consider it a "possible" option. Cooling it will do next to nothing and heating it would be considered a big no-no given the current knowledge of forced induction technology. Again, personally... if it were me... I'd just skip it all together.

Good luck,
-Seth-
 

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The following link may or may not be helpful.

http://www.performanceboats.com/dyno/79038-finally-located-gale-banks-twin-turbo-set-up.html

If it were me, I would not plumb any water or oil to it at all. If you have an issue idling in cooler weather I'd consider it a "possible" option. Cooling it will do next to nothing and heating it would be considered a big no-no given the current knowledge of forced induction technology. Again, personally... if it were me... I'd just skip it all together.

Good luck,
-Seth-
talked to tom scahill today and he said to run the water through the exhaust to the motor then the carb box then dump!
 

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My understanding of this practice,, which was originally done on many of the production turbo kits, was to help make the engine idle better. Most ran engine oil through the carb box, then to the turbo. When I raced my Schiada, I didn't run anything through the carb box, but even the Gentry kits have a passage in the carb box.
 
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