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Re: Where is BAR Measured?
On Wed, 6 Sep 1995, Michael Spiers wrote:
> Got and installed the factory InterCooler hose from Linda. My dash display now
> reads 1.8 BAR if I have my foot on it, whereas with the straight silicone hose
> I only showed 1.7 as a high. HOWEVER, there is a NOTICEABLE performance drop
> with the stock hose on there! The car doesn't get up and go as well as it did
> with the other hose. If I'm reading more presure now, how come the
> acceleration isn't as good? I'm baffled...
I also noticed that my pressure dropped when I installed the 3"
hose. I think that since there is less resistance to flow, the pressure
drops. With the 3" hose, you get more flow at a lower pressure, IE you
have a more efficient system, and hence, the same performance (or more)
with less pressure.
Graydon D. Stuckey
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage II
'83 Mazda RX7 w/13B, GDS Racing Stage 58474