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Old 05-28-2009, 04:22 PM   #1
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SC vs. turbo in autoX

i hope to do some autoX-ing either this seson or start next... but i would like to have just a lil more "epmff" in my SVT nothing major for a drag strip but just a lil for shorter runs.. so would a JRSC be better or should i spend the money and get it turbo-ed..


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Old 05-28-2009, 04:29 PM   #2
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JRSC would be great for auto-x but you could go with a small turbo too, but im voting SC just because of the instance boost where a turbo would have to spoll up.
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i knew you would say that john
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I agree with Blackcatn2o, I think the spool time would suck for autox. I think it would be easier to get a feel for the track with the "always on" power.
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JRSC would be great for auto-x but you could go with a small turbo too, but im voting SC just because of the instance boost where a turbo would have to spoll up.
thats no longer a point to bring up. with the designs of newer turbos the boost is almost instant.

turbo lag is a thing of the past
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cool i'll keep all that in mind... it'll be a while i was just getting some ideas
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thats no longer a point to bring up. with the designs of newer turbos the boost is almost instant.

turbo lag is a thing of the past
I wouldn't say that...if you put a big turbo on a small engine...it can have the best design, but you will definitelly feel some lag
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