Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 22:11:55 -0000 From: "**-**" <m.faulksnopsamternet.com> Subject: Re: The Saab gods smiled on me.
"MeatballTurbo" <carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com> wrote in message news:MPG.1a23568d3c4ed455989b66nopsam.cis.dfn.de... > In article <Xns9436D7ABE37BDadrianachapmanfreeisnopsam133.1.4>, > spamtrapnopsampman.freeisp.co.uk spouted forth into alt.autos.saab... > > You should now offer thanks by going and offering a sacrifice to them. > > A backwards-baseball-cap NovaBoi should be about right. > > > > Yep. I try to do that regularly. > My current fave is 3rd gear acceleration from 30 coming off roundabout > with Impreza Turbos in the inside lane. > > Of course at 30 rd is nothing to right home about, because it is only > about 1800-2000 rpm, and they want to pass you on the inside. > > But with the cone filter, if you plant it at those revs, you get this > huge induction roar intake of breath, the revs slowly climb to 2750, and > then all hell breaks loose from about 40-45, until I braking at 70, > having nipped back infront of them, for the next rounabout that only has > a single exit. They don't even have time to react as the engine not > changes as the turbo spools with a whistle, and it goes from chugging > along, to whiring like a demon. All I'm missing is some spitting flame > on over-run on roundabouts and I'm sorted. You know I can sort that out for you ;-) > -- > Carl Robson > (The poster formerly known as Skodapilot) > http://www.bouncing-czechs.com