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Old 08-15-2009, 01:43 PM   #26
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Turbos belong on V6 and smaller. Sorry.
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Old 08-15-2009, 01:45 PM   #27
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Read up on this a little bit...and you will probably be surprised
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So it pulls air through faster rather than pushing?
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Old 08-15-2009, 02:03 PM   #28
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Turbos belong on V6 and smaller. Sorry.
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Old 08-15-2009, 02:05 PM   #29
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Turbos belong on V6 and smaller. Sorry.
i bet the outlaw racers would beg to differ.

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Old 08-15-2009, 02:12 PM   #30
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Turbos belong on V6 and smaller. Sorry.
You better tell that to Lingenfelter, a bunch of other tuners, all those who make turbo diesel engines, a whole slew of racers and some auto manufactures.
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Old 08-15-2009, 02:24 PM   #31
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Old 08-15-2009, 02:52 PM   #33
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Turbos belong on V6 and smaller. Sorry.
Also, women should not vote, green is a bad color and doctors are for sissies.(sarcasm)

Why no turbos for V8s? Ever hear of a little car called the Veyron with 4 turbos on 16 cylinders? Ever hear of the 612HP AMG V-12 Biturbo they put in Mercedes most expensive cars?

2 extra cylinders in a V8 does not change the laws of physics. Up the intake PSI and you get more power. Yes, the details matter too, but done right, a twin turbo V8 makes as much sense as a V6.
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Old 08-15-2009, 02:59 PM   #34
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this my be the stupidest thing ever said but whats to keep a person from mounting two turbos on the exhaust and two under the hood? is there any advantage to that?
you meaning towards a quad turbo setup? with two right off the manifolds plus a rear mount setup? not really worth it because you can just go with a larger turbo under the hood or in the back instead of going thru the hassle of fabbing up a quad setup.


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So it pulls air through faster rather than pushing?
a turbo pulls air in and compresses it and pushes it to the engine.

looks like I need to add a new tech writeup....
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Old 08-15-2009, 03:05 PM   #35
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Turbos belong on V6 and smaller. Sorry.
You need to go out to the track and watch some of the 1900 hp outlaw doors cars with 1-2 & 3 turbos on big block motors. You would change your mind then.
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Old 08-15-2009, 03:30 PM   #36
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looks like I need to add a new tech writeup....
Well I get how a turbo works. I'm just wondering if this setup functions differently because it's rear mounted. Are the benefits weight and cooling and tubes are just run from the back to the front or does it use one of those counter intuitive physics quirks to somehow work by just bolting on to the exhaust?
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I think it looks sweet. can't wait to see the dyno numbers and cost.
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Old 08-15-2009, 04:02 PM   #38
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That's one heck of an idea...don't have to worry about finding more room in an already tight engine bay.
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In a nutshell, rear-mount turbocharging isolates underhood components from the wire-frying heat typically given off by a turbocharger's turbine housing. In addition, the rear-mounting methodology means the turbos themselves run cooler, and the install is simpler and cleaner. Also, no piping downstream of the turbo means no backpressure whatsoever, thereby improving turbocharger performance

(That is from this article about a Z06 with rear mounted twin turbos)
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Old 08-15-2009, 04:22 PM   #40
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In a nutshell, rear-mount turbocharging isolates underhood components from the wire-frying heat typically given off by a turbocharger's turbine housing. In addition, the rear-mounting methodology means the turbos themselves run cooler, and the install is simpler and cleaner. Also, no piping downstream of the turbo means no backpressure whatsoever, thereby improving turbocharger performance

(That is from this article about a Z06 with rear mounted twin turbos)
http://www.vetteweb.com/features/vem...kit/index.html
thank you. that's a pretty sweet setup
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Well I get how a turbo works. I'm just wondering if this setup functions differently because it's rear mounted. Are the benefits weight and cooling and tubes are just run from the back to the front or does it use one of those counter intuitive physics quirks to somehow work by just bolting on to the exhaust?
I was going to go in depth... but Junkie got a pretty good hit on it.

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In a nutshell, rear-mount turbocharging isolates underhood components from the wire-frying heat typically given off by a turbocharger's turbine housing. In addition, the rear-mounting methodology means the turbos themselves run cooler, and the install is simpler and cleaner. Also, no piping downstream of the turbo means no backpressure whatsoever, thereby improving turbocharger performance

(That is from this article about a Z06 with rear mounted twin turbos)
http://www.vetteweb.com/features/vem...kit/index.html
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Old 08-15-2009, 05:01 PM   #43
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A buddy of mine had one on his 99 SS.It was featured on hot rod TV about 7 years ago.They did the install on TV and it didn't cost him a dime.Very lucky guy.One day he was driving the car in a bad rain storm and he road over a deep puddle.He ended up hydro-locking his motor.Very unlucky guy.I never liked how the intake was low and in back.You got to be really careful about getting water in the intake.
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A buddy of mine had one on his 99 SS.It was featured on hot rod TV about 7 years ago.They did the install on TV and it didn't cost him a dime.Very lucky guy.One day he was driving the car in a bad rain storm and he road over a deep puddle.He ended up hydro-locking his motor.Very unlucky guy.I never liked how the intake was low and in back.You got to be really careful about getting water in the intake.

it would have had to have been one hell of a puddle. the STS kits for 4th gen camaros came with splash shields and the intake sat over 1ft off the ground tucked up behind the bumper.
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exhaust spins turbine, and where its not connected there, thats where the air goes back up to the intake. am i right?
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Why aren't the turbos in the engine bay? It loos like they're by the diff. This is going to have mad lag because it's going to have to pressurize a longer tube, plus the exhaust gasses have more force when being push out of the block. Efficiency is lost by having them at the exhaust tips...



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exhaust spins turbine, and where its not connected there, thats where the air goes back up to the intake. am i right?

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rear mount turbos, that will suck when they start on fire
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