Date: 1 Feb 2005 14:58:54 GMT From: Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> Subject: Re: Saab newbie
On Tue, 01 Feb 2005 06:20:44 GMT, Valued Customer <nonospam.com> wrote: >> There's still something you're missing here. Turbochargers effectively raise >> the compression ratio when under boost, higher compression engines require >> higher octane ratings to prevent detonation due to heated air from the >> compression... > > Not missing anything and I think you failed elementary physics... I > understand a turbo charger is driven by exhaust gasses and those exhaust > gasses are indeed hot. But when a gas is compressed, any gas, it gets > colder by nature... not hotter! What an odd way to participate in a group discussion; by insulting someone who is trying to explain something to you.