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Old 09-29-2008, 11:26 PM
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well i have to say i'm not a fan of centrifigal's. For me the only real options are a roots, or a turbo. i'd go turbo.
A centrifugal supercharger is in essence a mechanically driven turbo.

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the car looks kool but get rid of those rims u need some Crager SS wheels on an early camaro whats the blue one in the rear???
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The blue one back there is a 47 GMC 1 1/2 ton. It's a parts truck for a project my dad has had planned for years. We have a heavy 3/4 ton GMC that he wants to make into an extended cab truck. All told we have 3 of them. The project rig and 2 1 1/2 tons. One of which is actually serving as a lawn ornament at the moment.
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A centrifugal supercharger is in essence a mechanically driven turbo.
exactly, it uses up a lot of horsepower vs. a turbo which uses none. I have a good friend with a 94 trans am and he put a large vortech ysi blower on it. He hated it, the thing took up way too much hp at high rpms...exp the expressway, used way more gas, and had ****ty power down low. He also has a turbo LS2 in his grand national and its 100% better in everyway than his trans am was.
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Depends on personal choice. Turbo lag or right now power.

I drive a twin turbo car daily so trust me I know.

Also a centrifugal uses much less power than a roots style blower.
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The point is I'm still undecided on which direction I want to go. I'm starting to think I'm just going to build up my 355. Non supercharged for now. Once I save up a few pennies I'll get a supercharger for the motor. Along with some new pistons and a cam to work with it.

Lot of xtra money n time. Build it 4 a blower the first time and youll b happier. HG
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Your right. I should just do it right the first time. I've got a running motor in it right now so at least I don't have to worry about it sitting around unused. Heck I can even use El Sprinto to run it's own parts.

Now what supercharger? the questions are endless as the choices.
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