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Old 11-18-2012, 07:12 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by LastResort View Post
The quote is completely relevant, because it treats turbo lag as a characteristic of the system. Which includes the motor, piping, etc and is based on actual output vs. your metric which isn't really realistic. Which is pretty much the only relevant metric, because a turbo doesn't have lag, it has an inertia and frictional losses. The same turbo in two different applications, will have different lag.
Youre on a tangent now...

The quote compares a turbocharged application to a NA application.

The OP described an issue. The relevant parts of the system that alter the spooling characteristics have not been touched. The natural lag associted with the system is still present. The turbo is not lagging anymore than it did prior to his fmic install. To say the cause is turbo lag is incorrect. The culprit is throttle response, and the need for a tune to account for the pressure drop in the system.
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