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I do know that the engine runs, but as of today (20/Oct/11) I am not sure if it will get any decent speed and I cant find out until April 2012 as it is a fire hazard.
The Turbo Charger was $700AU
The total cost was $1600AU
Turbo: AI Research, 3.9 inch Inducer
EGT Running at idle: 550'c
Oil Capacity: 4.2L
Fuel start: LPG
Fuel Run: Gasoline
Compressor Pressure idle: 15PSI
Max Turbine Speed: 65,000 Rpm
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A Video update (May 2013) (hoping to do a road test this winter): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q255I_g8mtg