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Old 09-25-2008, 07:18 PM   #66
Davenow
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Originally Posted by 007WRX View Post
I have a comment.

I had a discussion with Patrick Richard about this a month or so ago. I was opting to running no bov or bpv either, basically a closed circuit with my front mount. I am running a Mitsubishi 18g that I beleive is thrust bearing design. He stated that the only turbos not affected by compressor surge were ball-bearing ones.

Is this true?

I honestly dont know what to believe.

Like I said, if Corky Bell says that they arent needed, I have a hard time NOT believing him. There is NO ONE on nasioc that knows as much as he does on the subject of turbocharging.
But I also, have a hard time 100% believing it, because it goes against everything I have ever thought about it.
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