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Re: Ruminants and low-end torque: Is your turbo a cow?

>my interpretation of that is that "high boost requires a big turbo, and
>a big turbo is slow to spool up".  i think insufficient distinction
>was made between off boost and low rpm torque on-boost.

I would qualify that just a bit -- something like "high boost at high flow
rates (high engine RPM) requires a big turbo, and a big turbo is slow to
spool up". If you tune the whole for low-end grunt and mid-range torque then
you do not have to implement a big & slow turbo to get good performance. You
can tune for the low- and mid-range and achieve excellent street performance.

"There is nothing inherently wrong with lying in the gutter so long as you
are staring up at the stars and not blowing bubbles in the mud"

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