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Old 08-22-2020, 03:54 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
My guess is, that Toyota engineered all the engine components for a limited BMEP, and adding extra atmosphere sent it over that threshold.
Your guess is (as I am afraid is very often the case here) quite wrong. I supercharged - and then turbocharged - a Prius over 15 years ago and the engine coped without any worry at all.
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