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Old 06 February 2004, 07:27   #11
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Good info! Cheers Nik
Now will have to see if this can be applied to smaller petrol engines
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Old 06 February 2004, 08:23   #12
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Oh great. Let's all rave about the heaviest outboard in existence. Stick one of these on the back of yer rib and it'll stand on end.
Say goodbye to performance boating. Gimme a 2 stroke any day.
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Old 06 February 2004, 08:33   #13
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Supercharging.
Here's some eye candy for supercharged outboards.
Built by monty racing (OMC guru in the US), supercharged V8.
The advantage of a supercharger over turbo is you can do away with the reed assemblies. Some people have tried to turbo charge outboards, but as far as I have found, not with much success.


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Old 06 February 2004, 08:50   #14
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...and the cost??
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More than you can afford
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Old 06 February 2004, 09:08   #16
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I thought as much LOLOL
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There is no reason why it cant be applied to smaller engines. Some small cars the lupo for example use turbochargers to get the power up. And remember the turbocharger and supercharger are essentially the same thing except the supercharger is driven from the engine mechanically and therefore is a drain on the engine, which is why turbochargers are so common.
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Old 06 February 2004, 09:59   #18
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Nik sounds very logical to me
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Seems like their marketing campaign has succeeded!
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Thats a great site, but maybe just a bit heavy going for all but the most diehard petrolheads.

I hadn't made the exhaust valve connection until I saw the site, I was trying to figure out the piston porting arrangement/timing to allow enough additional pressure to be generated by a Supercharger to make it worth while on a two stroke.

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