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Old 09-28-2011, 07:21 PM   #21 (permalink)
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It's sad that so many people are buying that crap...This person must be making a killing in sales...

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Old 09-28-2011, 07:29 PM   #22 (permalink)
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...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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Old 11-14-2011, 11:49 AM   #23 (permalink)
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hahahahahahaha. That's a good one, and a nice video of a lair/moron to really drive the point home.
It sounds like it has a turbo so it must have more power... even though I just clogged up my intake.
A real supercharger can improve FE. But mostly by allowing you to use an undersized engine. Not really a quick DIY mod.
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Old 11-14-2011, 03:52 PM   #24 (permalink)
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It's sad that so many people are buying that crap...This person must be making a killing in sales...

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Check out his other product: the Pivot Mega Raizin Street Engine Power Volt Chip

I don't know if i should laugh or cry.
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Old 11-14-2011, 04:36 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Check out his other product: the Pivot Mega Raizin Street Engine Power Volt Chip

I don't know if i should laugh or cry.
OMFG! Both.
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Old 11-14-2011, 07:42 PM   #26 (permalink)
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It gets worse, you can see it is powered by the incoming airstream, it does not power the airstream, fail.
Cool, so if I install a computer fan, I should get at least another 28% out of it, right? Oops, now somebody else is going to patent it.
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Old 11-15-2011, 05:14 AM   #27 (permalink)
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A magazine here (PPC) runs a 999 challenge - purchase and prep a car for 999 and do a drag race and a slalom / handling test. One car is a FIAT Panda (old 80s style) with no doors or tailgate.

And with a leaf blower attached to the engine.
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Old 11-15-2011, 06:49 PM   #28 (permalink)
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A magazine here (PPC) runs a 999 challenge - purchase and prep a car for 999 and do a drag race and a slalom / handling test. One car is a FIAT Panda (old 80s style) with no doors or tailgate.

And with a leaf blower attached to the engine.
But that could actually work... if you had a way to power it that is.
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Old 11-16-2011, 05:02 AM   #29 (permalink)
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They haven't put a full pic up yet but I captured this from their site.



The "Electric Unicorn"* didn't work I'm afraid.

*(sounds like a prog-rock band ?)
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Old 01-17-2012, 08:42 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Might be good for juicing grapes maybe.
That's where the efficiency gains are, ETHANOL injection using wine! I've got a straight six, how about one for every intake runner?

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