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Re: TC Intercooler
At 09:52 AM 4/13/98 -0600, Chris Roth wrote:
>> I can't see how a blow off protects the turbo
>>the engine mabey, but not the turbo.
>I may be wrong, but I was under the assumption that the whole purpose of a
>by-pass valve is to relieve pressure in the from the turbo to the TB. When
>you close the TB (decell) you build a ton of boost from the already high
>RPMed turbo. That boost needs somewhere to go so or it will cause the
>turbo to stop spinning. I have heard from someone out there that you can
>actually stop the turbine from spinning (20,000 rpm or higher down to 0
>rpm) if you do the full throttle to closed throttle under full boost. That
>cannot be good on the turbo bearings. The by-pass valve allows the
>pressure to bleed off and allow the turbo to slow down on its own.
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