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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.
>Ned Ritchie