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Old 07-23-2005, 11:51 PM   #1
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Question supercharged vs turbocharged ?

im currently in iraq. but that means i have ass loads of money saved up for my svt f when i return. i am not sure whether to charge or turbo my car. just wondering about others opinions on it.


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there have been so many threads on this topic...u might want to search
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It all depends. If you have other mods like Headers, & CAI, then you might just want to go S/C. You would be able to keep the header but more then likely take out the CAI. If you go turbo both of these items would need to come off, also with the turbo you would probably want a bigger exhaust set up to. If you want more top end go Turbo, if you want ok power from idle+ go with the S/C. If you want to be real different go N/A. Im not sure why or how it is, but a N/A car that has about 25% less HP, then a bosted version of itself, is still faster then the bosted one. Its just some odd thing that happens.
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The difference is all about response with N/A. A half-second might not sound long for a turbo to spool up, but .5 is quite a bit on the strip and a whole heck of a lot more on the road course/Autocross when you start adding those half seconds up...

I was seriously thinking about punching my SVTF past streetable 200WHP N/A, but the investment just isn't worth it compare to what that same $$$ would buy me... ($7-8K)
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