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Old 08-23-2004, 20:06   #1 (permalink)
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supercharging a 408 windsor

ive got a 408 windsor that produces about 550hp and im wanintg to place a supercharger under the bonnett, does anyone know wat type i shulld get or who i should contact
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You'll probably need to look at things like compression/cam specs/ignition etc before you just bolt a blower on. A genuine 550hp small block is a pretty stout piece, so I bet you'll need to make some changes. I'm using a YS Vortech on my 398 Windsor, and I'm happy with it.
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yeah changing most of the engine specs. have you ran toy car down the quater yet??? how much power does it make?? ive also got a powerglide and 31 spline axels....sounds like a similar setup.
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The plastic one has only had a "toe in the water" run at Willowbank. I had two runs in full street trim. It ran 11.1 @ 130mph. I just eased it down the track - the datalogging showed that I hit full throttle about 1 second before the finish line... I'm lining up some sticky tyres, so we'll see what happens. I'll be disappointed if I can't run 140+
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