How a turbocharger is made

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-7 1. LQoQK commented 9 years ago

is true that it gives more power with the same fuel?
Im sure it uses much much more fuel :S
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+20 2. loadme commented 9 years ago

didnt expect that its still hand made
cool video. thanks for sharing
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+9 3. tega commented 9 years ago

#1 not exactly.

With a turbocharger, you (of course) will get more Horse-power, which for the same speed, let's say 100Km/h (~60Mph) a car with a turbocharger, requires less effort from the motor than a car without a turbocharger, that have to push more (higher RPM = more fuel consumption (and not only)).
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+10 4. Sakzzz commented 9 years ago

#1 MORE air into the engine + MORE fuel to keep the air/fuel ratio correct = MORE power
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-4 5. Cvejic commented 9 years ago

They still pronounce aluminium wrong? :(
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+8 6. loadrunner commented 9 years ago

The turbo uses the expanding gasses from the exhaust to push more air into the combustion chamber, so it works more efficient when you push the throttle to the limit. at normal speed, it makes the air-intake more accurate. At low speed it can even cause a lower airflow into the engine, thats why high performance engine stall, when you do not hit the throttle properly.
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+2 7. darkmas commented 9 years ago

them latencies and automatic gear shifting, thrill.
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+3 8. Guss commented 9 years ago

with a turbo you can increase the yield of the engine so with the same load output it can uses a little less fuel
but that's not true at all engine speed and load.
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+4 9. sux2bu commented 9 years ago

Internal combustion engines are just air pumps....the more air you can pack into them the more fuel you can add for a more powerful burn which equals lots more horsepower.
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+2 10. LaoMa commented 9 years ago

It's amazing what a modern turbo can do. A decent sized diesel truck (lorry) can have enough power to operate normally even with a mere 2-liter engine. This enables pretty impressive fuel savings. I guess the downside is that having two turbos makes an engine more unreliable, and obviously more expensive to build or repair.
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+2 11. Liamjohn commented 9 years ago

...What else does 'He' do...'He' is blinding magic!