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Just wondering if anyone has modified there automobile to have a turbo from vacuum cleaner parts?

Car + vacuum cleaner = speed

asked Jan 07 '12 at 03:43

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edited Jan 07 '12 at 03:46

I know a guy who knows a guy, apparently it worked pretty well. But nothing I'd try on an expensive car :O

answered Jan 07 '12 at 08:22

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I wouldn't try it...but my truck came out of the factory with a turbo anyway so I'm not too worried.

Turbos are pretty cheap nowadays. You can get a good setup for under 3 grand. But there are a lot of parts that you can't get off of a vacuum cleaner that are essential to a turbo. A good tune is always helpful, cold air intake, intercooler, downpipe, turbo manifold, blowoff valve...

answered Jan 07 '12 at 13:45

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