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My understanding of compressers is that if you restrict the air flow (ie put your hand over the intake) then it will still spin but just not compress. A turbo will be he same so in terms of a turbo doing its job the more free flowing the air intake the better the turbo will perform though i don't think thatit would make any ifference to the life of the turbo there are far to many things that effect its life for the filter type to make much of a difference.
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