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Old 09-28-2011, 06:29 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by California98Civic View Post
...but you remember his opinions to test later with reading and others (like this forum). The opinion about superchargers is his.
The conventional wisdom is that turbos are more efficient than superchargers since they recoup some energy from the exhaust stream, whereas the supercharger doesn't. And that (gasoline anyway) normally aspirated is more efficient yet with even lower pumping losses (those compressors are pumps), afaik. Is it possible you or he got super/turbo mixed up in the discussion?

I'm certainly not inclined to test your statement about his opinion, it no make sense to me
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