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Old 02-06-2004, 01:31   #1 (permalink)
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XR6 blowers

Rob,
Do you do blower installs on XR6's? I am still fighting the urge but my want (need?) for forced induction is getting the better of me and I might have to do it.
All I'm looking for as a basic, low blow style system that bolts on to the existing engine without any major internal modifications.

Any suggestions or info would be great.
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Re: XR6 blowers

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Rob,
Do you do blower installs on XR6's? I am still fighting the urge but my want (need?) for forced induction is getting the better of me and I might have to do it.
All I'm looking for as a basic, low blow style system that bolts on to the existing engine without any major internal modifications.

Any suggestions or info would be great.
CAPA do a good supercharger kit for the XR6....check out their website.
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Old 02-06-2004, 02:28   #3 (permalink)
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Capa are grossly overpriced!

EDIT: For what I can afford (and justify). They are good quality stuff, just out of my price range.
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Capa are grossly overpriced!
As opposed to Herrod?
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Whoa, CAPA and Rob have worked together on a number of blower projects, most recently the Black 400kw BA XR8. A couple of phonecalls to both will probably help.
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Not sure how much Herrods is. From someone who knows they have done a setup on an XR8 for considerably less than what capa charge.
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Dont get me wrong guys, Capa are a quality outfit, it's just that to buy and fit one wouldnt leave much change from $7000, if any.
[/QUOTE]Powerdyne, AU INTEC & VCT
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Now Rob Herrod is a Ford guru, I doubt anyone would question his skill and quality. If he can do something similar for less cost than I'd be mad to not consider it. All I'm doing is looking for options that would allow me to get a quality system fitted in a price range that is realistic to me.

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Nothing wrong in looking for the best option available
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Re: XR6 blowers

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Rob,
Do you do blower installs on XR6's? I am still fighting the urge but my want (need?) for forced induction is getting the better of me and I might have to do it.
All I'm looking for as a basic, low blow style system that bolts on to the existing engine without any major internal modifications.

Any suggestions or info would be great.
Heheheh Casper its good to see the that bug has bitten you again, we dont want to hear any more of this please:
"Well, I'm settling down now, I'm starting to wake up and realise that in the end the mad power rush really isnt what I want or need to do."
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Heheheh Casper its good to see the that bug has bitten you again, we dont want to hear any more of this please:
"Well, I'm settling down now, I'm starting to wake up and realise that in the end the mad power rush really isnt what I want or need to do."

yeah yeah, It's a feeble attempt at me trying to fool myself so I stop spending money I dont have. What the hell, I only live once and its harder for creditors to catch me if I'm supercharged!
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