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Old 02-05-2008, 10:11 PM   #1
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Default ///What's your "slang" word for turbo??///

This should be pretty interesting...
What's everyone's slang word for a turbocharger?
here's what I've come up with:

pneumatic air-thruster
hamster-wheel
pinwheel power-maker
hairdryer
centrifical fan blade contraption

those are just some I thought of randomly
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"your engine can't cut it aspirated, so you throw on a backpressure inducing, massive heat generating device under the hood?"
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weed wacker haha
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"your engine can't cut it aspirated, so you throw on a backpressure inducing, massive heat generating device under the hood?"
Internal combustion is overrated too.

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One of my idiot friends calls it a "sneeze machine."

I call it a turbocharger or refer to it as "boosted" if conversing with a fellow enthusiast. I've also been known to call the turbo itself a "snail" due to its shape.
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I'm pretty enigmatic, I call them turbo's.
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I'm pretty enigmatic, I call them turbo's.
Same here, or thingamajig.
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I'm pretty enigmatic, I call them turbo's.
yeah call me crazy, but me too

or in lolcat terms, turboz!
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I've started pretending I live in Japan, so I say "turbine". I'm so JDM it hurts.
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I'm pretty enigmatic, I call them turbo's.
I even get freaky sometimes and add the "charger" part on the end. Click the image to open in full size.
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I've started pretending I live in Japan, so I say "turbine". I'm so JDM it hurts.

thats only half of the turbo though, the japanese aren't that dumb
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i call it, gods hair dryer
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thats only if its bolted to a CRX with vtec
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