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Old 03-06-2006, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation Turbonator !!

hey guys i wanna ask about The turbonator any one here about it ?!
is it right what is written about it ?!
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Is that the little electric fake supercharger? If so, don't bother with it, it doesn't work.
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hey guys i wanna ask about The turbonator any one here about it ?!
is it right what is written about it ?!
isnt this in the wrong section, u have a E30!



edit: this is the worst invention evar, this should be in the lounge section so we can properly address it...
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so it's lies !! i said that to my self !!

yes i have a E30 but the engine is an M50 !!
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Turbonator is a waste of money with no real gains.
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Popular Mechanics had a write up on these things as well as another 1/2 dozen gimmicky devices supposed to improve power.

Conclusion by PM - snake oil. None of the devices they tested, including the Turbonator, performed to the advertised specs.
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I could be wrong, but didn't the little electric supercharger actually reduce hp in their tests?
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I could be wrong, but didn't the little electric supercharger actually reduce hp in their tests?
I want to say yes - but I will have to look it up. From what I remember, various devices like the turbonator decreased HP 1-5% if memory serves...
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so it's lies !! i said that to my self !!

yes i have a E30 but the engine is an M50 !!
ur still in the wrong section, m50 engine puts u in the E36 section


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... oh no you don't. E30 is the body style, nothing to do with the engine, thank you very much.

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2) Tell us about your engine swap!!
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thx 2 save me from that stupid thing (Turbonator)

* speedinfusion what about the wrong section thing u r talking about is it that important 4 u 2 be in the right section pass it by man it's not that problem

* ldsbeaker i didn't get u clearly r u with me to be in this section or not ?!

-what do u want 2 know about the engine swap !!

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