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Old 06-22-2007, 08:12 PM   #1
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Compression w/ Powerworks

I know this has probably been asked before, but I searched and came up empty handed. Anyways, if you could build an engine that you were planning on PW supercharging using the BBK from Massive, what compression would you use and why?


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Old 06-23-2007, 11:01 AM   #2
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will if you want to make 300whp I'd go with 10:1
or the same as a SVT.So far the best I've seen is 291whp
It is safer to go with lower compression but with a good tune you will be safe.Its better to go with more compression than over spin the blow out of its limits
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i would say if you had a supercharger which is somewhat bound to the power it can put out itself i would use a little higher compression than with a turbo. So in that i agree with catmostfeared
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I know this has probably been asked before, but I searched and came up empty handed. Anyways, if you could build an engine that you were planning on PW supercharging using the BBK from Massive, what compression would you use and why?
Stock and leave it alone the PW is going to start pumping so much hot air when under that higher boost that any good power it MIGHT make will be taken out in timing and lost from inefficiency

Its kind of like building a machine that is going to eat itself so why do it ?

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Wouldn't a better radiator and 180 degree thermostat help this at all?
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no, a larger intercooler to help cool the intake charge would help. But the M62 looses much of its effiecency after about 18 psi anyway, talk to the Cobalt SS, Saturn RL or Cooper S people and find out.
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Its kind of like building a machine that is going to eat itself so why do it ?

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Come on TOM we know that machines don't eat themselves. They fight for a cube to save the entire human race. I also agree with cat :P
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save your money it would cost to get the compression raised and put a turbo on that baby!
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