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STS Turbo or URD Supercharger?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by branct06, Feb 3, 2009.

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Which One?

Poll closed Feb 23, 2009.
  1. STS Turbo

    9 vote(s)
    25.0%
  2. URD Supercharger Kit

    27 vote(s)
    75.0%
  1. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:26 PM
    #1
    branct06

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    I am trying to figure out what would be better...
     
  2. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    which one what???:confused:
     
  3. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:29 PM
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    branct06

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  4. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:33 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Yay... another poll :laugh:

    I voted for URD... but what about TRD?
     
  5. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    either way.....................................supercharger....ftw!!!
     
  6. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:37 PM
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    pittim

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    I'm not convinced about the STS turbo. It just doesn't seem right.

    I'd go Blower over snail though.
     
  7. Feb 3, 2009 at 6:04 PM
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    Chris should chime in here he gave me some great info about STS. Don't go that route is what I remember. He can clear it up.
     
  8. Feb 3, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    chris4x4

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  9. Feb 4, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    There is a truck in Houston that has the STS kit on his truck. He went through hell trying to get the kit to work right. Even today he's still having troubles with it.

    I would personally recommend the TRD blower. Factory warranty FTW!
     
  10. Feb 4, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    His '05 would be out of warranty period but that is a huge selling point. You do your own work or have the dealer maintain the vehicle? Figure they'll be more willing to work on (and less likely to blame) the TRD product if something breaks.
     
  11. Feb 4, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    i do my own work on the truck but i would have shop put in the supercharger
     
  12. Feb 5, 2009 at 8:57 AM
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    You can get a URD MKII Supercharger that is about to be released and you can SPANK all the rest of them...

    Gadget
     
  13. Feb 5, 2009 at 9:08 AM
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    Is the MKII pricing on the website pretty solid?
     
  14. Feb 5, 2009 at 10:25 AM
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  15. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:33 PM
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    I just wanted to say, the option to now choose your truck and only see products that fit it is a BIG improvement on your site.


    And yeah, definately go blower. It seems like turbos are more for sports cars (and diesels) whereas blowers are more for trucks. I'm guessing this is because blowers make torque down low in the revs, whereas turbos you have to wait for boost.
     
  16. Feb 6, 2009 at 4:40 PM
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  17. Feb 7, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    right you are on the low end torque... makes a big difference from stock.. really cleaned up the sub 3k rpm range...
     
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