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Old 12-20-2006, 04:06 PM
tangofox007 tangofox007 is offline
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Originally Posted by 97E300D View Post

It's funny how people think of vacuum or "suction"... The pistons don't really pull air in through the intake. It's the weight of the atmosphere 32lbs\sq inch that pushes the air in to fill the non-air bubble or low pressure area.
Got a reference for that 32 psi figure?

If atmospheric pressure was that high, we would not need turbochargers!!!

But you're right, it's funny how people think. And sometimes even funnier what they think.
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