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Old 02-19-2009, 08:08 PM   #1
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I don't think you can get much cheaper than JC Whitney's electric turbo and you even get to pick your color.

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Old 02-19-2009, 09:50 PM   #2
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  • This electrically forced air induction system was designed for stock to lightly modified motors
  • Produces extra horsepower by feeding your motor more cubic feet of air per minute (803 CFM) than it would normally draw in
  • Works like a multiple throttle body system to create a nonrestrictive atmosphere in motor's intake system
Designed to produce an additional 16 to 53 horsepower on demand! Great for all cars not equipped with a multiple throttle body system! That's the equivalent of 185 MPH of wind being forced down your throttle body through the entire RPM range—it won't lessen at wide-open throttle. Complete with E-turbo, one connector and wiring harness. 12V motor is protected against overheating. Brushes are carbon-copper. For maximum E-turbo efficiency, car's computer should be recalibrated. Not designed for over 30 minutes of continuous use. Not compatible for Ford, Mazda or Audi nor with aftermarket computer chip.
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Old 02-19-2009, 10:06 PM   #4
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God I love the reviews, half of them sound like they put it somewhere other than their car they've got such a hard-on for the "e-turbo."
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So many people tested these only to find out that they actually force less than 100kpa into the engine thus reducing power at wot.
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Wat? No pink?
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"I just want to say how impressed I am with the Electric Turbo, so impressed I got a second one for my other car. The Saturn I put it on first really shows a huge response now when I turn the turbo on and now my Civic can pass a Camaro on the freeway! Buy the way love the fact that I can color match my cars. Nice touch. Only downfall is I wish there was a way that I could have a blow off valve, but still for $350 its easier on my wallet. I can't afford all the stuff for big boost like the stuff in magazines."
I'm at a loss of words.
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I'm not, actually a couple to mind quite suddenly: ******* RETARDED

I hope they make some that have built in neon yo.
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Here is the DIY version.
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I actually talked a guy out of one of these. He thought it would work.
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Old 02-20-2009, 11:29 AM   #11
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In all seriousness, would this not be a supercharger? I don't see an exhaust housing...
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