[MR2] Stock Boost Poll
mr2srule at att.net
Thu Oct 1 20:57:12 EDT 2009
But I'm using a stock intercooler which has higher pressure drop
(resistance) than the GReddy, so how does that play on my boost
pressure in the manifold?
On Oct 1, 2009, at 3:49 PM, Andy Champ wrote:
> The point of the intercooler is to drop the charge temperature;
> Boyle's law then results in an increase in charge density, and that
> means you get more oxygen in the pots, and that means a Bigger Bang.
> I'm not surprised that there is a pressure drop through the
> intercooler - after all, that's a lot of metal interfering with the
> air stream - but it's an undesirable side effect, not the actual
> result of the cooling.
> If anyone wants to experiment - what's the pressure drop over a hot
> intercooler (fans off etc.) vs one working properly? My guess is
> pretty much the same.
> Donald Chalfant wrote:
>> That IC will cool the charge enough to make the pressure reading
>> drop some
>> over a stock IC Assuming you have the pressure tap downstream of
>> the IC.
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