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Re: What? Oiled Cooled Turbos!
Very true.... I remember receiving (for testing at an engine mfg.) a turbo
from Garret that had fins and a large center housing that was suppose to be
more efficient than the std. air cooled turbos.
At 07:45 PM 12/4/97 -0800, you wrote:
>About 4 years ago I was embarrassed when talking to some folks who work
>building our Audi turbos at KKK. I made mention of the oiled cooled turbos
>on the ur quattro.
>Their response was, "ALL our turbos are LUBRICATED by oil. Some are air
>cooled and some are water cooled."
>I had to readjust my thinking. Now when I order turbos they are specified
>as either water cooled or air cooled.