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Old 05-01-2005, 11:05 PM   #1
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yes i know its a dumb question but would a s/c have a bov like a turbo,i thought since they were both f/i they would


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depends on what kind of sc it is. roots type don't, and i don't think all the centrifugal(sp?) ones do either, if at all.
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oooh.cuz i LOVE the whine of the s/c but i also love the blowoff of the turbo



or i could get the s/c and buy THIS AMAZING PRODUCT
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you might be able to get one of the non-roots blowers to have one, since its basically just a belt driven turbo. i personally love the sound of a roots blower better than a turbo.
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Old 05-02-2005, 01:17 AM   #5
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well i dont think it would work. the reason for the bov was to vent the air so the turbine wouldnt stop rapidly and damage the shaft once the throttle is closed. the air released lets the turbind keep spilling. since the turbind is belt driven it wouldnt really have an effect since air isnt driving the turbind... does that make sense? haha
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but it could still be used to reduce the pressure on the impeller, it's probably not good if the pressure is trying to to make it stop, and it's connected to a belt driven by the engine.
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that makes sence but since the rpms are directly controlled by the engine and not the engines out put it would kind of negate it. i cant really explain it. but i dont know if you would get the same pressure..but if you could do that they that would be awesome.
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I believe the vortech centrif superchargers have bovs
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that makes sence but since the rpms are directly controlled by the engine and not the engines out put it would kind of negate it. i cant really explain it. but i dont know if you would get the same pressure..but if you could do that they that would be awesome.
A centrifgul SC will keep spinning at a higher RPM then the engine. The vortechs come with a bypass vavle for this reason. You can run one on a centrifigul SC.

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thats cool
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