Last post on Jun 12, 2012 at 6:18 PM
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#18 of 21 Always on boost when power is applied.
Jun 08, 2012 (12:27 pm)
I'm well aware of forced inductions benefits at high altitude,
But it is also extrapolated down to sea level. Same functionality, only slightly less efficiency.
So yes, while I sincerely doubt that 20-30% estimate I don't doubt that at the elevation you most commonly drive the engine is on-boost more of the time than an equivalent here in the Seattle area.
That's only of total time in motion. 100% of the time a boosted engine is being used for things that make engines matter, they are on boost.
Only time off-boost is coast, braking, idling, or very low-speed steady-state (43mph on a flat road).
All acceleration involves boost, and in 'mixed' driving with as many up-hill sections as down (obviously), 20-30% is a fine estimate at 16,000 ft or 600.
Your supposition of 1% is based on an embarrassing understanding of the mechanism involved (particularly wastegate operation).
#19 of 21 Re: 3.7 vs 3.5 Ecoboost [wwest]
Jun 10, 2012 (3:19 pm)
"..I asked those that tune and work on turbocharged engines..."
Right, clearly no conflict of interest in that group, nor any narrowly focussed intelligence either.
Narrowly focused intelligence, eh? Seems like it ended up being Willard West that had the narrowly focused intelligence over there.
I do not "guess" if my statements are not intellectually well founded and knowledgeable of the subject matter I would not expose myself to the type of false ridicule that you so willingly provide.
Intellectually well founded eh? Not only did you reverse in your head what was actually being described on Ford Motorparts, you were certainly 'guessing' at everything else
I prever evidence... which I always had, just not recorded
I'm quite comfortable that my message gets through to enough readers to make my time worthwhile.
Glad you're so proud of spewing BS for SEVERAL YEARS!
#20 of 21 This discussion is...
by kcram HOST
Jun 12, 2012 (5:45 pm)
...about the 3.7L V6 base engine, not the 3.5L EcoBoost V6. I've given you guys some rope, but I'm breaking out the scissors.
kcram - Pickups/Wagons/Vans+Minivans Host
#21 of 21 Re: This discussion is... [kcram]
Jun 12, 2012 (6:18 pm)
Thank you! This has gone on too long.