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2.7 vvti alpine developements supercharger

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by 08pretaco, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:35 AM
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    NumNutz

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    Wow thats great! Still glad I got the 6 but that is sweeeeetttt
     
  2. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:42 AM
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    hope everyone that was interested reads this thread. finally they came out the only thing im curious about is the tuning?
     
  3. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:50 AM
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  4. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:52 AM
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    Found this thread so Quick. How do I get on that mailing list?
     
  5. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:53 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    no.
     
  6. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:56 AM
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  7. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:57 AM
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  8. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:57 AM
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    Chris I'm kinda sad they went with the turbo style supercharger instead of, is it called and centrfugel or something like that?
     
  9. Mar 5, 2010 at 8:01 AM
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    drew02a

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    yeah it's essentially a turbo that runs off of the pulley system :(

    I don't think anyone is developing a positive displacement SC for the 2.7L which is a shame.

    The centrifugal ones have come a long way though.
     
  10. Mar 5, 2010 at 8:18 AM
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    A long way indeed. I have seen some very stout, and reliable centrifugal SC setups in the past 10 years. I wouldn't hesitate putting one on my ride either, and still prefer it over a Turbo in a truck application.



    Its good to see someone finally put out a forced induction kit for our 2.7's. If all goes well with this kit, there is a good chance i'll be throwing one of the Taco.
     
  11. Mar 5, 2010 at 8:18 AM
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    How about fuel economy?

    Obviously depends on how much you hammer it, but I wonder how much it'll go down in comparison.
     
  12. Mar 5, 2010 at 9:08 AM
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    1-2 is kinda average across the board in the 1st gen supercharged tacos I know of.
     
  13. Mar 5, 2010 at 9:13 AM
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    You mean a Posative Displacement. Yeah...The centrfugel arent bad, but the boost comes on fast with a Posative Displacement (Roots type) blower.

    All depends on how you use it. If you stay out of the boost, it will be as it is stock. When I put mine on my 2.7, I went from about 22, to 20.5 mpg.
     
  14. Mar 5, 2010 at 9:14 AM
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    nice...
     
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    the torque curve looks real nice...me want one lol
     
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    dude, this is gonna be my engine mod, haha its either this or engine swap for moar powRRR
     
  19. Mar 8, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    I'm interested in this question as well. Dpes it come with fuel mods/tuning, or would I need to get those seperatly?
     
  20. Mar 8, 2010 at 11:18 AM
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    Looking forward to it. So, finally, is it a root type supercharger or centrifugal?
     
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