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Originally Posted by WERK I View Post
With the torque of these cars under boost, they really don't need another gear.
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So true. Dave, I know you are a sharp guy. Don't take offense, I ask you to analyze your statement. It is common to turboing.
"With the torque of these cars under boost, they really don't need another gear."
Turbo engine systems are great, but they are root of this problem. Most street driving is 90-95% off boost, so this is your starting point.
The major driver to building boost is the exhaust flow generated by increasing engine RPM. Forget pulse and rotor inertia, these are minor. We call it "bootstrapping". To get flow you need flow, compounding. Low weight and gearing improve this situation.
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