One of my friends was telling me of this idea he had of finding a 12V vacum cleaner (so it would run off the battery) and putting it in your car (connected somewhere in the intake pipe *shrugs*) via a switch so that you can turn it on / off. I was just wondering if this was possible....and if so....what would it be like?
1994 EF Falcon.
Kenwood head deck, Rockford Fosgate Punch Sub and Punch Amp....and hubcaps!!
ive run my v8 on lpg directly through the fuel injectors, running off a 9kg bbq cylinder for an hour or so, when others told me its impossible. I'll Give anything a try once, never know what you'll learn.
My experiment was dangerous and bound to stuff something up, i dont think that one would hurt to try.
yes it's a stupid idea and will stuff your car up. Your computer couldn't handle the all of a sudden rush of air and it would lean out your motor and blow it up.
Another thing is that there is no way in hell a vacum cleaner will flow enough air to power your motor.
Your computer is designed to put a certian amount of fuel in for each rev point. Turbo's still require programming of the ECU and the tuiner needs to work out at what rev points more fuel is required.
An on off switch power thing would freak it out and you'd blow your car would either stall or blow up (that's if you could even get the thing to flow enough air for your motor which you can't)
Go slap your friend across the back of the head.
Breathe! It's only the internet....
I'm not having a go at you or anything carazy, but I'm curious as to just how running a motor lean would blow it up? My car was running EXTREMELY lean due to a faulty oxy sensor and it didn't hurt the motor.
1992 AXII Telstar TX5 Ghia
121kW 2.5L DOHC V6 in a car that weighs 1100kg's and looks like a 4 banger from the outside......SLEEPER!
1988 EA S Pak 3spd CFI.....Soon to be a 250rwkw HSV eating machine.
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