Do turbos make a car have a whine sound to them? or is it just the rice burner?

Or is it just the rice burner's mufflers i'm hearing? I wanted to know because i wanted to put a turbocharger on a '51 Pontiac Chieftain. Obviously, i don't want it to sound like an asian car.

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lemonie5 years ago

WTF are you talking about man?
Turbochargers should hiss, whistle, or scream perhaps. What on the planet do you mean by an "asian car"?!

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iceng lemonie5 years ago
Diesel generator, electric motor run. Great departure sound.
What's with the blinking globe lamp ( vibration ) above the left as train pulls
out into the paragraph spider webs ?
lemonie iceng5 years ago

The globe would be a defective platform light.
(Nice little bit of whistling right at the end as the turbos spin-down, I love those things...)

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iceng5 years ago
The car turbines I knew about, ran off of the exhaust to compress more air-fuel
into the engine combustion increasing the HP with the sound of chopped up air.

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FoolishSage5 years ago
A turbo will generally run on high RPMs and will therefore create a high pitched sound. Exactly how high pitched and how loud will vary greatly with turbos.

Next time try to keep the negative attitude to asian vehicles to your self.