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supercharge vs turbo charge #59327 Nov 10, 10:44am Nov 10, 10:44am
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supercharge vs turbo charge
might should kind of a stupied question, but what is da difference between the both, if there are any. thanks, which it betta.

Re: supercharge vs turbo charge [Re: KooL] #59328 Nov 10, 10:51am Nov 10, 10:51am
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A supercharger is belt driven so you have boost throughout the rpm range while a turbocharger is driven off the exhaust so it doesn't "spool up" (produce boost) until a higher rpm (the rpm depends on turbo size, system flow, etc.). Which is best depends on what you personally want for your car. Do a search - there is almost unlimited debate on which is better and why. Hope this helps.
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Re: supercharge vs turbo charge [Re: KooL] #59329 Nov 10, 10:52am Nov 10, 10:52am
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There is an article located at...
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57266_0_collapsed_5__1.html

The title of the article is named, "Super Chargers VS Turbo Chargers"


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Re: supercharge vs turbo charge [Re: KooL] #59330 Nov 10, 11:13am Nov 10, 11:13am
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Re: supercharge vs turbo charge [Re: KooL] #59331 Nov 10, 7:24pm Nov 10, 7:24pm
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With turbos you have endless options and you can make horsepower numbers that are unheard of. With superchargers there aren't many upgrades and you of course can't buy things like, turbo timers, wastegates, and blowoff valves. I'll take suck, squish, bang, blow anyday over the toy car whine of a supercharger


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Originally Posted by Horizon_B
With turbos you have endless options and you can make horsepower numbers that are unheard of. With superchargers there aren't many upgrades and you of course can't buy things like, turbo timers, wastegates, and blowoff valves. I'll take suck, squish, bang, blow anyday over the toy car whine of a supercharger


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Re: supercharge vs turbo charge [Re: KooL] #59333 Nov 10, 8:09pm Nov 10, 8:09pm
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i know this dude with a supra who wants to put a supercharger and a turbo in his car. That way he figures he can get the best of both worlds ie. the supercharger to run throughout the rpm range until the turbo kicks in. i dunnoe if he's just talking out of his a$$ but it sounds logical.

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Originally Posted by ev3
i know this dude with a supra who wants to put a supercharger and a turbo in his car. That way he figures he can get the best of both worlds ie. the supercharger to run throughout the rpm range until the turbo kicks in. i dunnoe if he's just talking out of his a$$ but it sounds logical.


i'd stick with turbo if i had the supra...

is putting a supercharger and turbo together even possible?

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Yes, but in my opinion it's a waste of money and just for show. It is my understanding that in drag applications, if you have a big ass hard to spool turbo, you can use a nitrous oxide kit to get it spooled up. In that guy's case, he used a s/c instead of nitrous oxide.

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i know this dude with a supra who wants to put a supercharger and a turbo in his car. That way he figures he can get the best of both worlds ie. the supercharger to run throughout the rpm range until the turbo kicks in. i dunnoe if he's just talking out of his a$$ but it sounds logical.


i'd stick with turbo if i had the supra...

is putting a supercharger and turbo together even possible?

Re: supercharge vs turbo charge [Re: KooL] #59336 Nov 14, 11:15am Nov 14, 11:15am
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TURBO CHARGER AND SUPER CHARGER,BOTH FORCED INDUCTION,SC GETS ITS BOOST FROM BELT DRIVEN FROM ENGINE TCHARGER FROM EXHAUST GAS.SCHARGER BETTER DRIVABILTY,NOT MUCH FOR UPGRADES.T CHARGER, LITTLE LESS DRIVABILITY BUT VERY EFFICIENT,GOOD GAINS.YOU CAN USE NITRO TO SPOOL TURBO IF YOU HAVE A LOT OF LAG.PS: TURBO AND SUPERCHARGER IS POSSIBLE
FRIEND OF MINE HAD A LEVIN(JDM COROLLA) WITH A 1600 4AGZE ROOTS TYPE CHARGER,WE GOT A TURBO MANIFOLD AND FED IT WITH A T3 TURBO! MOTOR NEEDS TO BE BUILT! TOP AND BOTTOM WITH PROVISION FOR A LOT MORE FUEL(WE RAN 72LB INJECTORS)(DONT WANT TO GET IN TO THAT MUCH DETAILS,ITS ALOT MORE THAN BIG INJECTORS)


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