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Old 07-04-2004, 23:47   #1 (permalink)
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Stroker or Supercharger

I was going to supercharge my engine with a Powerdyne 8psi CAPA kit but just wondering if a 347 Stroker pack might be a better option, both look to cost roughly the same. I think the supercharger will give more peak power, but the stroker may produce more down low. Any opinions?
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Old 07-05-2004, 01:16   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Stroker or Supercharger

Does the price of the blower include new engine internals so you can run huge boost to make good power?
If it dosent go the 347.
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I have decent engine internals so strength should not be a problem, just would have to drop compression if I want to go above 10psi. Powerdyne can only go upto 8psi anyway.
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My vote is for both.Stroked & blown.Thats what i would like to do to my car.331 with about 10 psi sounds good to me.
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Re: Stroker or Supercharger

hehehe, that's what I will probably end up doing but for the moment it will be 1 or the other. Next stage will come in 1-2 years after I recover from the cost.
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Re: Stroker or Supercharger

Blow it baby...can't beat the sound of a blown v8....
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Old 07-05-2004, 02:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Stroker or Supercharger

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Blow it baby...can't beat the sound of a blown v8....
I second that !!! Or turbo ??? But more complicted !!!

Besides it the blower can be taken off anytime...Relatively easy...
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Stroking is obvioulsy cheaper than blowing, mind you mine has totalled nearly $15,000
My next adventure is a $18000 400ci torque monster.
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Old 07-05-2004, 02:43   #9 (permalink)
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Re: Stroker or Supercharger

if it was me i would go the stroker or a twin turbo deal, supercharges look great but very rearly do you see one go hard for any length of time

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Re: Stroker or Supercharger

Supercharge it mate! BUT get the vortec so that when you rebuild it as a stroker you can up the boost. Buy a better (stronger) block and buid the new bootom slowly. The vortec can be removed and used on your next car as can the bigger injectors and so on. A blower on your car a 8 psi should see well over the 240-250rwkw mark. It'll last as long as the tune is good. The only reason not to blow it now is if your compression is up around 10:1 or higher. That twin turbo setup will cost similar dollars and you'll have full boost a low rpm too.
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