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Old 06-05-2012, 10:26 PM   #7
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PSI does not equal power (really wish people would learn this).

Mass Flow equals power.
That takes into account CFM and AIT's. High CFM + High AIT = crappy Mass Flow vs lower AIT.
AIT's (at moderate pressures) will reflect the efficiency of the turbo. Low efficiency and it'll heat the air too much. That means you need a larger intercooler to chill the air; which lowers the response/spool.


You're looking for a turbo that flows around 400 CFM @ ~80%.


There's good reason a lot of the TC guys don't use the stock turbo (myself included).
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