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Old 04-07-2005, 01:35 AM   #1
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Question turbo or supercharge

i see a lot of people talking about turbo....but what about supercharging? is there a supercharger for the svt....and what would be better...cons and pros of the supercharge and turbo.....any help would be apreciated.


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Hit up the search button, there are some great converstaions on the two!!
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Moved to Forced Induction......
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You can install a Jackson Racing SC for about $3,000, which should get you a little over 200whp if you do nothing else --- that's according to their dyno and that's pretty good bang for the buck ... Apparently the new gen JRSC is a slight improvement over the one that was first developed for the SVT. I've seen these newer packages on sale on ebay for $2500 ... The $3000 number I mentioned is a ballpark for parts plus labor, in the event you aren't comfortable with the install.
There are other SC FI packages that will smoke Jackson's numbers but the installs are more complicated and the parts are more expensive --- you'll be looking at close to 5g's to put in a Vortech or Pro Charger kit.
With Turbo, your choices are more limited and just as expensive as the top of the line SC kits.
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Dont just look at HP alone as a lot of people around here will be quick to point out , It takes both so making 200HP and 135TQ isnt going to do much for you

I like the turbos , you make 200HP you will make 200TQ , what do you think an extra 65 pound foot of TQ will do for you

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