Turbos

Asked by Aug 26, 2008 at 05:32 PM

Question type: Car Customization

why don't they put twin turbo's on cars to increase low end and high end power, and to stop turbo lag?

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they do some times. its called a sequential turbo set up. what it is, it you have a smaller turbo that spools up very quickly at low revs, and there is a larger turbo (thus more lag) that comes in a higher revs with more flow. it is possible to tune these turbos to various boost levels, but in relation to lag time. the mark IV Supra turbos used a setup like that, actually

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