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Originally Posted by Pat.w View Post
Not a bad explanation, but you are getting a little confused on pressures involved

Atmospheric pressure = 1bar = 14.5 psi
Thought I was Pat

K, if atmospheric pressure is 1 bar/ 14.5 psi, a turbo can produce pressures of between 7 and 29 psi (approx half - 2 bar) above this. Sorry to confuse.

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