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Old 01-24-2010, 01:20 AM   #1
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Smallest turbo for a car ever

Took on some 12hr shifts at our companies other building. Anyways, was looking around for some new/prototype engines and found a SHO 3.5L. The turbos on that are about the same size as a softball, if not smaller. Theyre Garrett's too. Crazy sweet engine when able to see all of it, not in a car.


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borgwarner k03 is real small. on most turbo vw/audi cars. aso the turbos on the N54 motor in the bmw 135, 335, and 535 re quite small.
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Are those turbos the new eco boost turbo?
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i don think a big turbo could be call as ECOboost LOL!!

but it is interesting how turbo work dispite of the size LOL!!
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Old 01-24-2010, 01:40 AM   #5
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Yeah, its the Ecoboost 3.5L. Only thing i could undestand off the turbo was .43 A/R. Seriously though, they look too small for a lawnmower.
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how about getting a pic??
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I just sifted through the first few pages of image results on Google and found these:



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they are small, but there is two of them and they do add 100 hp to that engine.
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Smaller turbos spool up much quicker, are more efficient and they produce virtually zero lag. Pair them up as Ford has, and you've got one sweet combination.
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I know what the official ones look like but I wanted to see if there were any differences on the motor they have.
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