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Old 01-06-2011, 11:30 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by SSE 4 2SS View Post
Cool, and this is only a question, does the increased port size slow down the intake velocity, or is it a wash...I can certainly see where the charge would be cooler, less resistance... But does this also equate to less pressure...

I'm starting a twin turbo build, and wanting to know everything I can...

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There would definetly be a velocity increase at the node where the air passes through the non ported intake into the ported head. The non ported intake would act as a choke or restrictor to the flow and would create a higher pressure upstream of the node. The flow is certainly more laminar and less turbulent after porting.

With regards to less pressure...If we agree that there is a temp drop (which we appear to) and volume (area of the chambers) of course is constant then;
(Pressure X Volume = Temperature) or P = T/V

Temp @ 150F, T=150
Vol @ 3L (assumed), Vol=3


Temp@ 140F, T=140
Vol @ 3L (assumed), Vol=3


These are hypothetical numbers but as you can see in the examples, buy reducing Temp, Pressure has to drop.

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