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Automotive Twin engine vs inline flywheel supercharger idea?

  1. Nov 5, 2016 #1
    Had this idea today in my garage when I was setting up timing marks on the crankshafts and flexplate,the front engines flexplate would not be spinning the transmission.The flexplate is 14 inch diameter could you weld a series of fan blades to the flywheel face, get a modified bellhousing create an air tight seal to create a "blower" to feed both engines to a common plenum box.Not
    Looking for high boost numbers maybe 3-5 psi,most likely would only occur at high rpm.
     

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  3. Nov 10, 2016 #2
    Thanks for the thread! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post? The more details the better.
     
  4. Nov 14, 2016 #3
    Need to change post to utilizing flywheel as a blower/supercharger
     
  5. Nov 14, 2016 #4

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    I seriously doubt this would be a useful method for compressing air compared to just installing a purpose-build turbocharger or supercharger.
     
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