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Old 07 May 2011, 04:01 am
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your thoughts on the $179.00 electric turbo
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Old 07 May 2011, 05:42 am
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Waste of money.If you want to give $179 away just send it to me and I will tell you your car has 150 more horse power.
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Old 07 May 2011, 07:48 pm
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They work, but you are going to get maybe 1PSI max. It's not worth the money.

You'd be just as good off hooking up a hairdryer under the hood.
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i actually had one. It felt like it worked. I know it helped with mpg's but the thing crapped out on me with only 3 months of use. so i took that sh*t off and installed a 90 degree elbow and a shorty filter.
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There are companies that make electric turbos. Basically they are electric air compressors. They can work. Will anything under a couple hundred bucks give you enough boost to make any difference? No. Buy a good filter for your stock box. Cooler air, and better flow. It will give you a couple horses for a couple tens. Might even register on that "seat of the pants" dyno.
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