No probs mate, I figured I might get something wrong!
Just my understanding of it as I said, by no means gosble!
I just understood that as you compressed air it heats up, the use of the intercooler enables the
to boost at much higer pressures by cooling the air before it reaches the cylinders, if it didn't you'd get pre-ignition as the air would heat up to much from further compression from the piston. Granted the
will get hot from exhaust gases but compressing air would futher add to it.
One thing you might be able to help me with I still don't understand. If you are introducing colder denser air before the
, when it's heated up (given hot air is less dense)where does the extra oxygen go? Never understood that, if it's there before it gets heated and compressed, if it can't escape anywhere, where does it go. My understanding of the physics of gases if brief to say the least!