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Old 06-02-2004, 11:37 AM   #1
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The Tornado'* big brother.



http://www.turbonator.com/index.html
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Old 06-02-2004, 06:14 PM   #2
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The Turbonator'* airflow dynamics produces a swirling, fast-burn effect in the combustion chamber. This creates finer particles of atomized fuel, allowing better flame propagation and more complete combustion.
they like saying that...Looks like the E-Ram.
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Old 06-02-2004, 06:16 PM   #3
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i've seen those before but i dont think i would run one on my car.
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they might help out on an older engine without a MAF, but they just screw FI engines up.
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How would it screw a FI engine up? I know it is probably worthless but how is it worthless? Does it not creat enough pressure or the fan blades uselss? I am going to see what they say to my email.
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Actually it slows the air coming into the engine. Our engines rely on linear air coming in for peak power and response. That fan can't turn fast enough to draw more air into the engine.
I know this has been discussed here before, but can't find it.
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Dont worry about it. The blades dont even turn, so its a piece of junk. I was thinking about what if the fans did turn, and could rig them up electronically so they turned faster then the air coming in? Has anyone here made a cheap turbo kit? Something ghettofied but worked?
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Our intake manifolds are designed to have air pulled in straight from the side. and turbulence free!
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but they can handle a little turbulence, like the stock setup, right?
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Old 06-02-2004, 09:24 PM   #10
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"As Seen in: Honda Tuning, and Import Tuner" that just about says it all...
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