In the past, compressors were simply motors that operated on a compressor and a valve. However, as compressor technology and science advanced, the control system has evolved into a complex and multi-faceted system. There are now a multitude of options for beginning engine builders who want to increase their engine’s performance. One such option is the installation of an electric compressor. Compressors are designed with two or more sections, depending on the part, to increase the output of an engine.
To install a compressor, you first need to get rid of some components from your engine. While there are a lot of parts to remove, most compressors are small enough to be installed in the engine itself. Once you have removed those things, it’s time to install your compressor. There are different options for choosing a location for your compressor, but most manufacturers will recommend placing it near the engine, below the water pump, and either above or behind the alternator. These options, along with the placement of the compressor, will give you the best combination of running your engine the way you want it to run, and the least amount of trouble.
Once your compressor is installed, it will begin working to expand the volume of air inside your engine. During this expansion, your compression ratio will change. The compressor is a mechanical device that has several parts that need to work together to change the power of your engine. For most, this can mean increased performance, better gas mileage, and a lighter engine. Since so many people love their engines, installing a compressor has become a popular choice among new engine builders. So if you are considering a compressor, take a few minutes to read some information about how to choose the right one for your needs.