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      11-09-2012, 03:06 PM   #11

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Originally Posted by cposk View Post
My turbo'd cars always felt faster when it was cold. Although boost will be the same, the charged air will be better cooled.
Originally Posted by PrimoM3 View Post
Had a 135i for four years and certainly felt the difference in air temps. Especially the N54 which is prone to heat soak and reducing power when things heat up. So, yes, turbo guys WILL notice a difference.
Originally Posted by VCMpower View Post
Cooler air = more o2 molecules = more fuel to match = power. Turbos, Na, SC, Lawnmowers.. All will be more powerful.
Okay people, I had a brain fart, lay off. While the boost pressure is constant, the reduced temperature of the charge dictates an increase in density (ideal gas law) meaning more oxygen and power.
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