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Old 03-09-2015, 09:01 AM
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VNT deemed unnecessary?

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There's not enough here yet to truly get excited, but I like the idea of bolting this on and reducing spool-up, esp when not yet warm.
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Old 03-09-2015, 12:21 PM
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Pretty neat device. My concern would be sustained operation because I'm sure this uses more amps than the alternator puts out. It would be nice to have this compounded with a larger traditional turbo as it would be less complex than compounding standard turbos.

However, at that point, a VNT/VGT would be simpler to install.
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:12 PM
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Find yourself a fairly modern, newer turbo with a twin scroll housing and use a quick-spool valve
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Old 03-11-2015, 06:24 AM
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I'm gonna stick one of these on my 617...

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