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      10-31-2011, 08:24 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by rosskie View Post
if its very detailed someone can come in and do the same style turbo but different motor or bigger shaft and get away with it.

This way BMW can just say that was our idea u cant use it
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Originally Posted by jerrypon83 View Post
I think is because they dont want to give too much detail or other companies might try to steal the idea. Just maybe...
this. the drawings make sense if you're an engineer or familiar with thermal-fluid systems. the more generic they are, the better, covers more bases. check out Apple's patents.