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Nov 8, 9:12am - #58835 
hmmmmm


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Nov 8, 10:01am - #58836 
possibly. where are the dynos to back up the claims?


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Nov 8, 10:02am - #58837 
Yea it seems like an awesome buy! An electronic turbo for $120. WOW!!

PS: Don't buy this crap. Please stop looking on ebay for performance parts.

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Nov 8, 10:04am - #58838 
I'm not sure. I've always wanted to try one of those out and see if I could make any significant gains out of it. That is normally called an Electronic Supercharger, that particular model is just designed to look like a turbo. There are two things that you need to worry about if you are considering purchasing that item: 1.) Electronic superchargers normally take a lot of electricity and energy from your car, the more the worse. And a lot of people that have bought an ESC say that its like driving with the a/c on. 2.) The ESC will blow an above-normal amount of air into your Intake manifold which can make serious power but you need to adjust your air/fule ratio because it will be too lean. You could maybe make some decent power if you bought a ESC and an S-AFC and did some tunning.


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Nov 8, 10:11am - #58839 
If you put that crap in your car! you will lose some hp.

That will reck your car!!

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Nov 8, 11:08am - #58840 
wow, i cant beleive n e one even thought those worked... spineyes

if you put that in your car you can wave bye bye to it.



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Nov 8, 11:51am - #58841 
puke


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Nov 8, 7:02pm - #58842 
The funny thing is that guy thinks that someone is going to copy his design...lol rofl

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Nov 8, 7:05pm - #58843 
rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl laughsilly laughsilly laughsilly laughsilly laughsilly laughsilly laughsilly laughsilly laughsilly rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl


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Nov 8, 7:42pm - #58844 

PS: Don't buy this crap. Please stop looking on ebay for performance parts. [/quote]
agree! rofl rofl rofl


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Nov 8, 8:00pm - #58845 
The electric turbo has been tried several times. The problem with them is finding an electric motor that will supply the required RPM (approx. 22,000) without drawing too much power. If anyone can find such a motor, I say go for it, but deffinately do your research, and it will cost more than $120 to build. AFter that, hook your motor up to a compressor housing from any turbo, and use a pressure regulator in the Intake line to prevent the pressure from getting too high at low engine RPM or between shifts, in the same way that a blowoff valve works. Good luck, and PLEASE don't buy the Ebay crap!


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Nov 8, 8:06pm - #58846 
ebay is for buying cars, NOT moding them! People will tell you anything to make a buck bs


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