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Custom Superchargers #2857 Feb 17, 11:21am Feb 17, 11:21am
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Custom Superchargers
A few of you have done custom Turbo set ups for quite a bit of money...I think Mike Lu probably spent over $5000...

Custom turbos require you to revamp much of the fuel system...new fuel pump, return fuel line, ect. Plus you need a $1000 piece of electronic to calibrate the fuel/air ratio.

What about a custom made supercharger? I heard an ad on the radio this morning about a new shop in town and they mentioned they can "custom turbo or supercharge jsut about anything". It might not add over 100 HP, but would it be much cheaper?

I never heard about anyone considering anything like this. If it cost the same as a turbo, I'd take the turbo anyday, but if it was much, much cheaper, I'd be interested.


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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: Kyle-Cel'02] #2858 Feb 17, 1:42pm Feb 17, 1:42pm
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Doesn't sound like a bad idea, look into it and post results.

Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #2859 Feb 17, 2:31pm Feb 17, 2:31pm
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Why not blitz product?


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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: Satoshi] #2860 Feb 17, 3:43pm Feb 17, 3:43pm
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blitz's supercharger is a piece of crap and costs 4500+.


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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: VSGTS14] #2861 Feb 17, 3:47pm Feb 17, 3:47pm
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lolz and like onli 40 hp additional, datz sad.


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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: sleepy celica] #2862 Feb 18, 9:51am Feb 18, 9:51am
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Right, Blitz is expensive...and does ANYONE have one? Is it out? I've heard about it plenty, but never heard of anybody owning one.


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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: Kyle-Cel'02] #2863 Feb 18, 1:54pm Feb 18, 1:54pm
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Quote:
Originally posted by TRDGTS014:
blitz's supercharger is a piece of crap and costs 4500+.
why is it a piece of crap?


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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: 00CericaRuss] #2864 Feb 18, 6:53pm Feb 18, 6:53pm
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not much bang for the buck..


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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: jeremy] #2865 Feb 19, 3:29am Feb 19, 3:29am
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yeah the price/hp ratio sux0rs


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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: glitch] #2866 Feb 19, 10:35am Feb 19, 10:35am
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Speak to Simon from www.celica-club.co.uk about superchargers

He has one in his GT.
Think he has at least 100hp increase.

Link below is to pics of his rebuilt engine:
CelicaUK Engine Pics

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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: Mikee] #2867 Feb 19, 11:33pm Feb 19, 11:33pm
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Quote:
Originally posted by glitch:
yeah the price/hp ratio sux0rs
your getting hella good stuff..of course its gonna be hella expensive.. but you gotta remember if your turbo or sc a celica gts, you cant boost as high if you had a celica gt. compression is too high unless you lower your compression..


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Re: Custom Superchargers [Re: JDMCelicaGTS] #2868 Feb 20, 9:13pm Feb 20, 9:13pm

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hate to say it but you do need same exact management setup as me to supercharge, so thats $1,000 that can not be avoided. CelicaUK can back me up on this one, he is searching for cheap alternative source to do this and $1,000 is the cheapest any of us can find. Other setup cost $2000~$6000 installed and tuned.
To be able to run with more HP you will need more air AND more fuel so that fuel system can not be avoided. If you want to boost alittle like Blitz you do not need full fuel system only need bigger injectors, but then you are only gaining 40HP for $6,000 not much bang for the buck.

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Originally posted by glitch:
yeah the price/hp ratio sux0rs
your getting hella good stuff..of course its gonna be hella expensive.. but you gotta remember if your turbo or sc a celica gts, you cant boost as high if you had a celica gt. compression is too high unless you lower your compression..
Yes you are getting high quality stuff, everything is thought of for the vehicle mechanical safty. Just too bad do not get that much HP which kinda suck... Should allow people to up the boost (offer different pulleys setup to up the boost) if the customer built up his/her engine, but sadly they do not and probably will never come put with it.

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