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      09-18-2012, 10:08 PM   #5
JamesM3M5
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Originally Posted by Montecristo View Post
Edit: Also, what are some terms that I should know right off the bat? Not only for general engine inquiries but mods as well? For example, "boost"
I think that for your level, starting off at the boring individual parts step is unavoidable. Explaining what boost is before understanding the function of natural aspiration and what cams, valves, and pistons do will only lead to confusion and / or more questions.
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