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Old 05-08-2002, 09:02 AM   #1
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Poor man's supercharger

What do you think of this poor man's blower sold at http://www.electricsupercharger.com/.

Anyone tried it before? I personally think it'll take up almost as much juice from the alternator to run it which would negate the gains.
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Old 05-08-2002, 09:06 AM   #2
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It works great w/ the Tornado Air Intake.
















j/k... u'r right, its insane for anyone to even come up w/ something like that.
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Old 05-08-2002, 09:24 AM   #3
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hahaha

funny
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Old 05-08-2002, 09:36 AM   #4
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personally I think it is waste of money.
I would buy other mod instead....


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Old 05-08-2002, 10:49 AM   #5
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Two reasons it is a waste of money:

1) It's only on at WOT. Their reasoning is flawed. You want a smooth boost increase as you roll on the throttle and not a violent boost right as you hit WOT.

2) 50 Amps of current draw is very inefficient and would rob any HP you'd gain from the boost.

If they fixed these two issues, I'd consider trying it.
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