<VV> Correct Engine?

Bill Hubbell Bill Hubbell" <whubbell@umich.edu
Tue, 25 May 2004 16:06:30 -0400

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Harry Yarnell" <hyarnell1@earthlink.net>

> Yup, YR is the correct turbo motor. And yes, all Spyder's were
> The turbocharger is a compressor, driven by exhaust gas.
> Chevy used this 'turbo' silliness in describing there engines, but had
> nothing to do with turbocharging. Go figure.
> Harry Yarnell

Actually it is not so silly when you consider that the engine blower
functions more like a compressor than a fan.  Thus, all Corvair engines have
an air compressor (blower) and are thus "Turbo-Air" engines.

Bill Hubbell