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Old 07-02-2013, 02:42 AM   #5

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Originally Posted by BGKySS View Post
I know these are getting used like crazy in the diesel world but why have they not jumped over into our world. I've been watching videos of of guys being able to pkay with them and build boost at idle. I just think something like thiat would be awesome for a street car and finally give the supercharger guys something to worry about off the line.. so with that, thoughts?
Modern Porsche 911's use them, although the problem is heat. Making the variable aspect reliable with the EGT's seen on a gasoline car is much more difficult than a diesel.
Diesel's by nature just run far far cooler.

In time though I'm sure they will become more mainstream.
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