[geeks] Re: Cop Cars
Sridhar the POWERful
vance at ikickass.org
Sat May 18 00:25:05 CDT 2002
On Sat, 18 May 2002, alex j avriette wrote:
> > mmmmmm... I saw this done a couple years ago. It wasn't such a big deal
> > then as it is now. i believe bullydog.com has kits of dodge diesels.
> > the number i saw on the dyno was 30%. damn cool idea, and diesel
> > engines are near indestructible.
> One more note to this -- I've been meaning to try out an idea i've had
> for a while.
> My thought was you could actually use propane and an oxidant (sat
> nitrous?) to drastically speed up the turbine half of a turbocharger,
> thus allowing you to put a much larger compressor on a small
> displacement motor than you would normally use. Small displacement, of
> course, being 2-4L. if you did it right (and were crazy enough) you
> could actually make some serious power by essentially using your
> turbocharger both as an intake air compressor and a turbojet.
Oh, I *so* wish I had the money to do this. Yes, I am crazy enough.
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