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Electric Turbo Charger

Discussion in 'Performance' started by zedonist, Oct 8, 2014.

  1. GazHyde

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    Would be interesting if it can be made into an aftermarket kit.
     
  2. Stormy_be

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    And mounted close to intake, without exhaust needed close by.
    This means no more intercooler + all the piping etc.
    Which now also results in more turbo lag as the whole area needs to be presurized.
     
  3. zedonist

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    It keeps spinning at 100000 rpm even off throttle, so there is no turbo lag is what the article says, and lag comes from spooling up on normal a normal turbo?
     
  4. t-tony

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    A bit high on the RPM there Rich article says 10,000 not 100,000.;)
     
  5. zedonist

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    I did spot it earlier, then thought, let's wait for Tony or Jim;)
     
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  6. t-tony

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    I get it, you remembered Bonzo is under lock and key this week.=))
     
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  7. zedonist

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    :(I miss him so Tony.........
     
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  8. t-tony

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    You need your sights looking at.:ymdevil:
     
  9. David Cullen

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    interesting, one to watch... i guess with the electric cars they might have some use of this method, or may be easier to merge with such a vehicle, i aint going to hold my breath for two years though lol
     
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    Is he finally getting his humour transplant?? I hope they found a suitable donor. Mind you anything will be an improvement!!
    And I did notice the slight exaggeration but left it for BMG to correct! JIM
     
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    Yes.
    What does a turbo do: It put's pressure on the air going into the engine. More air = bigger bang.
    The turbo needs to spin up AND put pressure again on the whole intake system.
    The combination is what takes some time.
    Reducing both will make a massive difference to the turbo lag.

    The lack of need of an intercooler will also result in less parts (= weight), less parts that can get damaged (who never had issues with radiators or all other coolers for that matter) + a better airflow.

    A second part linked to it is the exhaust flow. It will not have to go thru the turbo anymore and will exit the car better. Don't underestimate what a blocked exhaust can do.... had that once on my friends discovery. Got smashed by a rock when doing offroad. Lost a lot of horses on that rock.
     
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    its a hoover =))
     
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    Jimmy the Hoover ?;)
     

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