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Old 10-15-2009, 11:35 PM   #8 (permalink)
Moderate your Moderation.
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CARB ID doesn't mean it's legal, CARB EO does. (Exemption Order)

I'm not doubting that there was SOME FE increase, but I think 40MPG city is just a ridiculous thought.

Then again, check out that site name:

I bet they're running some HHO in those turbos.

According to STS, makers of one of the rear-mount turbo kits, they don't even need intercoolers, and having them gives no performance increase, rather just increasing boost restriction and pressure drop. They did a piece on PowerBlock a few years ago on the STS kits. They were actually quite impressive.
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