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Old 01-03-2004, 04:20 AM   #41
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the motor doesn't have to be d/c, an electrical inverter converts DC to AC, i figure one of these fans runs at like 100w.. that'* a very cheap inverter. i think my boss has an old range hood fan i can have, custom install, have to rebulde the filter box for space, might end up looking insanley cool.
STARTUP on the motor would be absolutly killer to for the amount of air you needed.... that equals VERY expensive inverter....
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Old 01-06-2004, 03:31 AM   #42
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looking at the size of the electric motor that they used to power the M90/M112 hybrid in another post, i think that is out of the question. The motor was massive and they still didnt get it up to peak RPMs.
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Old 01-06-2004, 11:12 AM   #43
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I emailed the owner of this place (boosthead)...this is what he said:

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I would swap in a 3800 Series 2 SC motor, ECU, etc with upgraded exhaust, a 3.4" pulley, and port the supercharger. At 10 psi you would have a daily driven 300hp.

THOMAS (GEOFF) KNIGHT
THOMAS KNIGHT TURBOS
BOOSTHEAD.COM
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22050 SW 155 AVE
MIAMI, FL
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Even after subsequent emails the owner didnít want to offer one of his products for a solution for the NA 3800.

I know there have been bashings of similar products in this forum, but has anyone "seriously" looked at the eram?
http://www.electricsupercharger.com/

I checked it out, and knowing THAT I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING, I don't know if this will work, would be worth it, or would have a positive effect. It is a fraction of the cost of the products boosthead offered...

Again, I am admitting upfront I have no idea what I am talking about (think about that before you start bashing me)
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our intakes suck more air than that thing can move, so it would just be an obstruction in the intake.
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Correct. That thing is a restriction in almost any application it might be used for. It would also cause turbulence, but you wouldn't care, considering the loss of power from the restriction.

That'* been the joke of Ebay for over a year. It was very popular in the Focus community for a very short period of time until everyone found it to be ****. They liked the sound, and the fact that they had it in their signatures. Then one day some guy ran at the track with it and without it. End of story.

(I know a guy that actually did this to a focus)
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well so much for that...
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If cheaper electrical solutions would work on cars, you'd see them OEM.
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touche'
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Correct. That thing is a restriction in almost any application it might be used for. It would also cause turbulence, but you wouldn't care, considering the loss of power from the restriction.

That'* been the joke of Ebay for over a year. It was very popular in the Focus community for a very short period of time until everyone found it to be ****. They liked the sound, and the fact that they had it in their signatures. Then one day some guy ran at the track with it and without it. End of story.

(I know a guy that actually did this to a focus)
Haha... my friend gave me his cause he knew it didnt work... and i found a GREAT use for it!.. OK so playing computer games wiht my friends i said, "hey guys watch this!"

*click* (flip switch on fromnt of computer)...... "weeeeeEEEEEEEEEEE"

My onboard temperatures drop almost 50* F when i switch that sucker on but sadly a little too noisy for normal use. You should see their faces when it sounds like my computer is gonna fly away
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It was very popular in the Focus community for a very short period of time until everyone found it to be ****.
HEY! watch your language! this is a family forum! One more time and I'll have you banned!


tell them you have a turbine fan to cool your PC. I bet if you put a filter or something in front of it you could quiet it down some.
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