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Ok ive been thinking about exhaust systems and have came across a thought... (don't slate me to hard for this idea)..

Is it possible to hook up a vacum cleaner to the end on the exhaust to increase scavenge through the system, i know exhausts flow quite a lot at high revs, but im sure its nothing a hoover couldnt handle....

would this increase scavenge...therefore increasing effeciency?
The reason i ask is it would take up alot of space, be quite expensive to get right (look good...ok it wont look good)...and therefore the manufacturer would not put one in because of this!

Ideas and theories welcomed before i strip down the DC02 :D

Darren
 

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Whatever you have been drinking....I'll have some!
 

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Maybe he was in his closed garage trying out this idea and stil high on fumes when he wrote this.

Exhaust temps can easily get to 400 degrees, I don't think the Dyson will hold long :)
 

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haha...your just jealous i thought of it first :D
the drink....cheapish red bull...red rooster me thinks (and no, theres no vodka) :)

To be honest the heat will have dissapated alot by the time it would reach my dyson anyways, as you can hold your hand over the exhaust while revving without burning it... im going to give it a shot tommorow... be prepared for HUGE BHP gains ;)
 

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in teorey he's right, but it would be impossible to manage as get the balance wrong and back pressure would be ruined. On an NA car it would be a no no
 

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of course the next one is could it be mounted at the front end in reverse to force feed the system?
 

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that would be an electric supercharger then...and we all know they dont work... im sure if you altered the speed of the motor to the speed of he charge flowing through the alternator then it should technically work...

though theres a little too much work involved and im not the best man for the electrics...
 

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as you can hold your hand over the exhaust while revving without burning it...

Bloody hell! I'm not sure what your driving but I have tried to keep my hand in front of my exhaust when someone gave it beans under no load just sitting still and i couldn't keep my hand in from of the exhaust pipes... it was hot as hell and a lot of pressure/flow! maybe on a stock car it is not so bad but on a tuned one before fitting big injectors i couldn't do it and remain comfortable
 
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