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Old 10-27-2003, 09:05 PM   #1
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Which supercharger would you choose and why?

Would you rather buy a JRSC or a Vortech? I am trying to decide and am now leading towards the JRSC because of my budget but if you can convince me then I will save longer to get the Vortech. Somebody give me the pro's and cons of each and tell me the cheapest you have seen them. I have seen the JRSC for like $2999.95 at cheapest and I hear the Vortech is like $5 grand. Thanks for the replies.


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Oh, and in the longrun which will work best with a modified engine and how much boost could I run?
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centrifugal will work better with mods, will make more power and will last just as long as a roots blower. as for boost to run, depends on the trim blower. and the m45 blower from jrsc starts to have heat problems near 10psi and up...much less than the intercooled vortech could run.

depends on what power you want, if you want a max of 180whp...go with the jrsc (though you will spend some cash trying to get that power)...or just get the vortech and make over 200whp and not worry about the blower.
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or go w/ ATI Procharger
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Ok, well where is the cheapest you've seen the Vortech? I also heard that some guy is trying to use the M62 blower with the JRSC. Where would I buy the blower and how much custom work would it take? Or could I just buy the SVT supercharger and modify it? I'm trying to stay as cheap as possible and would like to be above the 200 whp mark some day. I would go turbo but I live in California and that wouldn't pass emissions so I figure the s/c might.
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from what you want, i say go with the vortech kit, talk to c-f-m...see what they can do for you. and they have gone over the 200whp mark witht he vortech kit, so they will know.

as for modifing the m62...it can be done with custom intake manifold work, then mounting, and a tb from the svt would probably be used.
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JRSC it's cheaper and a nice bolt on. I havn't read or went rhough an installation of a Vortech so all i can vouch for is the JRSC the JRSC is a 8-10 hour install but is pretty straight forward
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u can make more power with just bolt ons and cams for what the jrsc costs.

if ur going s/c get the vortech.
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Ok, so right now C-F-M is the only one who supplies the supercharger?
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Old 10-27-2003, 10:57 PM   #10
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What could my quarter mile times be expected to be with the JRSC and no other bolt ons and what about with the Vortech? Just rough estimates if you can. Thanks.
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