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      08-25-2011, 12:36 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by erhanh View Post
In a way, it shouldn't matter if the car is NA or FI. At the end, power = air & fuel... On the other hand, FI might be more prone to high temp due to air charge temp going up (as you also mentioned). But then that can be fixed with bigger/more efficient intercooler.

At high elevation, NA is stuck with what it can suck, whereas FI can increase the boost (again air charge temp problem).
hmm interesting, I agree. though I don't agree with the larger intercooler as it can cause a pressure drop. You can't always go with a larger intercooler to offset temperature issues.