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06-06-2014 12:18 PM
Callahan
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Originally Posted by MCW Sky View Post
I realize that - but I think I have seen this product on TV - so the product itself it not a joke or fake product - the idea that it might actually work is right up there with my wife's latest idea that she wants to get in touch with a long distance healer who can help treat everything from cancer (melanoma in my wife's case) to broken bones simply by calling them up and paying some amount of $ per minute. Last time I checked broken bones heal if all you do is still still wait a month or so. She doesn't know why I don't believe in it and says that I have no evidence that it doesn't work. I also have no evidence that putting a banana in my ear wont keep alligators away and as much as I really don't want to be eaten by alligators you don't see me walking around with a banana in my ear.
Putting a banana in you ear is fantastic protection. I've been doing it for years. No one ever approaches me and avoids me at all costs. I don't have many friends either except for my 47 cats [all named Larry].
06-06-2014 11:51 AM
Razz i'll go with the home made twin super charger any day!
07-04-2013 01:03 PM
GS Stage 1 Here is a real use of electric turbo chargers:

Driven: 2012 Audi A6 3.0 Bi-TDI electric biturbo Prototype - Fourtitude.com


Notice that Audi is incorporating the electric system purely to eliminate "turbo lag" from the conventional turbo system. There is no "gain" of power, just a "fill in the gap" during conventional turbo lag. Again, those pesky laws of thermodynamics just keep getting in the way.
07-04-2013 12:42 PM
GS Stage 1 Here you go, from the land of Holden; our Aussie friends have the definitive evaluation:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbGWgvJN1_8

07-04-2013 10:42 AM
RedSkyMan This looks like a variation on a product back in the fifties that was supposed to save gas. It was a plate that looked like the restricter plate used by Nascar under the carburetor, only with little free spinning blades in the holes. The theory was the spinning blades would super atomize the gas and make the combustion more efficient. Voodoo science or gimmick I suspect.
07-04-2013 08:20 AM
liveaboard74
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Originally Posted by GS Stage 1 View Post
I love this stuff.

Great fun to play with, except those pesky laws of thermodynamics always seem to get in the way.

At least the electric turbocharger has the real ability to increase MAP.
(Granted the amount of energy consumed equals or exceeds the amount gained. )

But the stupid free spinning fan in the intake is just beyond ridiculous. Not only is it actually sucking energy out of the equation like a fricken vampire, but you are creating turbulence in the intake that will most likely fubar a modern MAF.
(Maybe that is why the vid is installing on an old car? )
I"m sure its made in china or somewhere over sea's but makes you wonder how much money was spent on designing and somewhere to produce that joke.

Thats one for the record books ,,,,,,,,,,,,show-nuff... .
07-04-2013 01:14 AM
BLACK_SKY This was hilarious !


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Originally Posted by The Carrier View Post
rorororor!
I rove this. I'm going to order the duar brade option so my car goes rearry, rearry fast!
There is the "deee-ruxx" one, item number below. Of course, *insturration much more *erraborate !
It has , like, a wire and a box, and a clamp, and really complicated stuff.

Item number 161058434584
07-03-2013 05:07 PM
GS Stage 1
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Originally Posted by liveaboard74 View Post
Nope but I bet I know just the one your talking about.
It was actualy on Myth Busters.
Electric turbo fan. our new found wonder turbo on e bay there is not electric. Its free spinning.. Thats whats making it so crazy.

They put the electric turbo on a old car. Was motor driven. Can't remember what it was but the car made 62whp.. Might of been a honda. not sure. The electric fan did produce about i think it was 2.5 or 3 more whp but they were having a blast with the thing.
They upped the voltage on the motor to 15v to get it to spin faster and it make something like .02 more.

Just thought it was funny.
I love this stuff.

Great fun to play with, except those pesky laws of thermodynamics always seem to get in the way.

At least the electric turbocharger has the real ability to increase MAP.
(Granted the amount of energy consumed equals or exceeds the amount gained. )

But the stupid free spinning fan in the intake is just beyond ridiculous. Not only is it actually sucking energy out of the equation like a fricken vampire, but you are creating turbulence in the intake that will most likely fubar a modern MAF.
(Maybe that is why the vid is installing on an old car? )
07-03-2013 04:01 PM
DubLNawt P.T. Barnum was right!!! Truer words were never spoken.
07-03-2013 02:00 PM
TomatoSoup
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Originally Posted by MCW Sky View Post
I also have no evidence that putting a banana in my ear wont keep alligators away
Really!? Dang, I better buy some bananas next time we're down in Florida. Thanks for the tip!
07-03-2013 01:53 PM
liveaboard74
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Originally Posted by MCW Sky View Post
I realize that - but I think I have seen this product on TV - so the product itself it not a joke or fake product - the idea that it might actually work is right up there with my wife's latest idea that she wants to get in touch with a long distance healer who can help treat everything from cancer (melanoma in my wife's case) to broken bones simply by calling them up and paying some amount of $ per minute. Last time I checked broken bones heal if all you do is still still wait a month or so. She doesn't know why I don't believe in it and says that I have no evidence that it doesn't work. I also have no evidence that putting a banana in my ear wont keep alligators away and as much as I really don't want to be eaten by alligators you don't see me walking around with a banana in my ear.
Nope but I bet I know just the one your talking about.
It was actualy on Myth Busters.
Electric turbo fan. our new found wonder turbo on e bay there is not electric. Its free spinning.. Thats whats making it so crazy.

They put the electric turbo on a old car. Was motor driven. Can't remember what it was but the car made 62whp.. Might of been a honda. not sure. The electric fan did produce about i think it was 2.5 or 3 more whp but they were having a blast with the thing.
They upped the voltage on the motor to 15v to get it to spin faster and it make something like .02 more.

Just thought it was funny.
07-03-2013 01:49 PM
GT!
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Originally Posted by 08SKYREDLINE View Post
Oh man!!! wish I had seen this earlier Just bought a Flux capacitor. Supposed to increase performance by +/- all of time

Got mine in amber to match interior lights.


Those things are expensive on eBay, especially since they don't include the plutonium! Oh wait, I see they use AA batteries

-GT
07-03-2013 01:42 PM
MCW Sky
Yes yes

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Originally Posted by liveaboard74 View Post
the whole thing is a joke. I had to share it. That has got to be the dumbest product I have even seen tried to be marketed.
I realize that - but I think I have seen this product on TV - so the product itself it not a joke or fake product - the idea that it might actually work is right up there with my wife's latest idea that she wants to get in touch with a long distance healer who can help treat everything from cancer (melanoma in my wife's case) to broken bones simply by calling them up and paying some amount of $ per minute. Last time I checked broken bones heal if all you do is still still wait a month or so. She doesn't know why I don't believe in it and says that I have no evidence that it doesn't work. I also have no evidence that putting a banana in my ear wont keep alligators away and as much as I really don't want to be eaten by alligators you don't see me walking around with a banana in my ear.
07-03-2013 01:03 PM
liveaboard74 Know when you go to e bay now they have all those things below that kinda/sorta resemble what you have looked for.
That thing has got to be the cats meow cause it was number one down there.


Tsoup.. Didn't mean to insult yours,,,

The part i like the best is, if it does not fit and its to small, they supply a rubber with it.. Gasket restricting the air flow some more.

Wish they had comments under e bay stuff where we could post.
Sorry guys,, that was just to dog gone funny not to share.
07-03-2013 12:09 PM
MidniteBlues
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Originally Posted by 08SKYREDLINE View Post
Oh man!!! wish I had seen this earlier Just bought a Flux capacitor. Supposed to increase performance by +/- all of time

Got mine in amber to match interiorl lights.


AND I might add, travel back in time!!






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