Ecoteks are for fuel economy not performance and they do work! and the guy who tested his with it on and off, lost 2bhp with it on.
sri_alan said:Ecoteks are for fuel economy not performance and they do work! and the guy who tested his with it on and off, lost 2bhp with it on.
initialised said:Actually electric turbos/chargers do work but only if they develop enough pressure. To do this requires an impeller capable of 40000RPM driven by a DC brushless motor which are rather expensive and don't work to well at 12V and may well drain your battery faster than the alternator can charge it. Don't expect to pay less than £250 for one. When I get one built I'll get the car dyno'd with and without and you can see the difference. Having dificulty getting the parts right now though.
I doubt it, but the e-Ram is genuine ($300~£180) and good for 1 PSI. But I'm sure if you shopped around for long enough you could find a DC inline extractor fan that could do the same job for less money. The current crop of £99 ones sound feasible but I'd like to see them backed up by technical data like Pressure vs Flow, Pressure vs Speed & Flow vs Speed data charts for the fans. But you'd probably get the similar gains from an equivalent spend on a back box or intake.Hally said:So the ones on ebay for a tenner dont work, which is why this thread is here.