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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-21-2005, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
 
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how fast a turbo spins

From the Holset Turbocharger Fundamentals page:

As you put your foot on the accelerator the wheel starts spinning faster. Small Turbos (e.g. Holset H1C's or HX35's) can spin at up to 140,000 rpm, that's 2333 revs per second or over 2000 km per hour.
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is that @ stock boost levels, or is that the max rpm before it blows apart?

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in subaru factory training i was told turbos can spin anywhere from 200,000 to 300,000rpm. and they sound cool
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