Asked by: Ozlem Aufenberg
asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th June, 2020

Is blower surge bad?

“Typically, it's not going to hurt the engine.” A number of factors can exaggerate or minimize the effect. Blower speed is one. “A mild motor is not going to surge while a full blown alcohol engine is going to have a bunch of surge,” says Hayes.

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Hereof, what causes a blower motor to surge?

This is caused by a rich/lean cycle at idle. As the motor leans out, the RPM's increase and richen up the motor, when the motor richens the RPM's decrease and the motor leans out again. This continual cycle is known as "blower surge".

Beside above, what causes an engine to lope? A compression leak may come from a cylinder head gasket and cause the engine to lope sometimes. This usually happens because the engine has high mileage, or a particular failure, like overheating, caused the gasket to blow.

Also to know is, can you put a blower on a fuel injected car?

Yes you can still use the blower, the hat will just bolt in place of the carb adapter. If it's a drag car, then a mechanical system will be just fine, if you drive it on the street a bunch then mechanical is a real pain.

What is a blown alcohol engine?

In Top Alcohol Dragster, the cars used supercharged ("blown") engines, burning alcohol (methanol). Top Alcohol Funny Cars look similar to Fuel Funny Cars, with about half the power of a Top Fuel car.

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