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Old 10-29-2006, 10:06 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by 2000SilverBullet
I hope some people take the fact that the incoming air is only in contact with the "hot" surface for less than a 10th of a second and use common sense when determining the results.
Hmmm, I guess he really doesn't understand heat transfer. In Dirt'* case he doesn't care much because he has the cooling effect of nitrous spaying into his SC inlet.

The same transfer occurs when using any heat transfer device. Look at a radiator or intercooler. The air is only in contact with their surfaces for less than a 10th of a second. Sure there is more surface area but there is a lot of surface area inside a SC and plenums as well.
He would probably argue that there is no heating effect if you leave your intake tube uninsulated.

The only reason I am blocking off my coolant ports is because it will be deadheaded. I'm not done yet so I could modify the adapter plate by drilling a passage.
It may be simply that he doesn't WANT to understand. A simple afternoon in the kitchen with a hot oven and a fan would convince him. But that would require him to be open-minded about it. <-------- That'* called peer pressure.

Dirthead, I have a spare 'scrap' Gen2 M62 housing here. Want me to heat it to 300 in the oven and put a high-velocity fan in front of the inlet and measure the outlet temps? I think you'll be surprised. I understand how heat transfer works very well, which is why I haven't done it. Think about an INTERCOOLER. How thick is the core? And how much heat does it remove?

Paul, I have an L67 TB here. Want me to drill it, or leave it for you? It doesn't have to be done right away. All it costs you later is a couple gaskets.
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Old 10-29-2006, 10:13 AM   #52
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No, don't drill it in case I decide to leave it blocked.
Except for the one time a year I race it, the rest of the time it rarely gets hot enough to make much difference.

I will PM Rogue and ask him what he did and why INTENSE effectively blocks it by not providing coolant passages in the adapter plate.
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Default Re: Coolant plug

Originally Posted by bonnevillemac
I saw a link to a site Easy Performance Products. They have a coolant plug that goes in the throttle body. I am curious has anyone tried this yet? and what were the results??
If anyone has tried this how do you order it? I looked on the site and all I could find was like for catalogs and stuff.


It looks like Wil summed it up with all the diagrams of heat on a supercharger. On this note, to gain hp, you can run a intercooler for the incoming heat from the supercharger into the intake. As everyone sees where the heat is, thats where the air flows into the intake. I believe ZZPerformance has a intercooler for under 300 dollars and will help you gain hp if thats what your looking for. Although I dont believe its really necessary to use one for our bonnes. Well done Wil great pics and diagrams as well as techinfo knowledge.
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Old 11-19-2006, 05:37 PM   #54
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The original poster does not have a supercharger.
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