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electric supercharger

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by whiteyota, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Dec 12, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    whiteyota

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  2. Dec 12, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    Haha no, and I dont suggest that you do either...
     
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  4. Dec 12, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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    garbage.
     
  5. Dec 12, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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    were can i find a real supercharger or turbo that will not break the bank if thats possible. Has anyone used this electric supercharger (just wondering) THANKS
     
  6. Dec 12, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    To add, not only would the alternator be drawing more power from the engine ( to power this stupid thing), but being as it needs 75 amps, and the stock alt puts out about 80, or so depending on model truck, the truck sucks about 15 amps just to run its basic systems (Or more), so.....not only is it going to increase drag on the engine from the alternator trying to give power to run it, but the remaining power is going to come from the battery. In short.....X2 with Phantom.
     
  7. Dec 12, 2010 at 5:13 PM
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    Nitrous oxide is relatively cheap power but I don't recommend it.
     
  8. Dec 12, 2010 at 5:19 PM
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    i see........o well just was looking on the internet and this caught my eye does anyone know some web sites that sell turbos and superchargers for the 2.7 THANKS
     
  9. Dec 12, 2010 at 5:24 PM
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  10. Dec 12, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    The electricity required is not whats important here. The physics of an axial fan design makes it impossible of creating pressure. Yes they can move air in an open environment, but cannot make pressure. Any axial fan type super/turbo charger is a scam. The only real electric supercharger is the Thomas Knight system. These are quite literally a super charger housing powered by electric motors. these are not cheap though.

    http://www.boosthead.com/home.php

    http://www.turbomagazine.com/tech/0406tur_knight_turbo_electric_supercharger/index.html
     
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    Spacers. Spacers everywhere.
    I love when these threads pop up.
     
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    Wow, this place never ceases to amaze me...
     
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    I remember myself and a friend trying to do this on a field beater Subaru we had at the age of 15....... Yeah we were so cool.
     
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    i heard that stacking throttlebody spacers are good for 60hp?? :confused: so in conjuction with this i could be getting an extra 120hp???
     
  19. Dec 14, 2010 at 4:08 PM
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    Several years ago Thomas Knight was working on a real electric supercharger. It was a roots type with 3 motors on it. The major problem was supplying the motors with the energy they need to work. They filled the truck of a 95ish Altima with batteries and ran the blower on it. I think they went from an 18 second 1/4 mile to a 15 before blowing the head gasket on the engine. They still make electric superchargers which looks like turbos with a motor on the back end and they make belt driven turbos(centrifugal superchargers).

    http://www.boosthead.com/home.php
     
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