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> Umm, you can't have vacuum assist in a turbo car. Think about that
> one really hard. Turbocharged cars spend a fair amount of time with
> a manifold pressure that is NOT a vacuum.
Umm, actually you can. Hydraulic assist brakes are the exception, not
the rule (even in turbo cars). There are even MC powered Audis that
have been converted to vac assist.
> You'd need some sort of
> check valve system, and a very large reservoir, and if it runs out,
> oh well, no brakes, eh?
Well, generally speaking if you are on the brakes, you aren't on the
throttle, right? Hence, vaccum.