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norton, ks
Feb 1, 8:58pm - #389804 
turbo timer

i was wondering if it would be wise to get a turbo timer with a turbo kit? what do they do? i already tried searchin on it n got nothin so spineyes


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Feb 1, 9:06pm - #389805 
yes it would be wise. what it does is measure engine temp, revs, and the time your engine was running and how hard you were pushing it. it takes this and calculates a cool down time for your turbo, then keeps your engine running even when you remove the key for the calculated amount of time. this gives the turbo time to cool down, preventing oil "cooking", which is when the oil stays hot but not moving around, and it loses viscosity and hardens, which cause a build-up on the turbine eventually wearing it out.


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Feb 1, 9:09pm - #389806 
ohhh ok, thanx man thumbsup my friends got an eclipse gst and he always lets it sit for like 5 mins before he shuts it off i always wondered why haha


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Feb 1, 9:51pm - #389807 
depends how long he drives it like combat said, but 5 minutes everytime? *shrug

those dsm people rofl rofl

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Feb 4, 7:48am - #389808 
this is a must


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Feb 4, 7:51am - #389809 
if you dont hit boost at all, then only let it cool for a min...

driving hard, let it cool for like 5 mins at least.

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Feb 4, 6:42pm - #389810 
http://www.autospeed.com/cms/A_46/article.html

Read the whole thing (including the part about the turbo timer).

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Feb 4, 9:08pm - #389811 
The best part is when your going to the mall or something and you get out of your car and start walking away while the turbo timer is letting it cool down and some old guy is like...hey!...HEeyyyyy! you left your car running! rofl


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Feb 4, 10:59pm - #389812 
It's a good idea. That way if you're in a rush when you get someplace, you don't have to sit with your car running before you turn it off. spineyes


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