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Old 04-02-2021, 10:33 PM   #31 (permalink)
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That’s kinda where I’m at. I don’t see the need to do cams or valve springs because if I wanted serious power I’d do boost. There are factory parts to do either a turbo or a supercharger

I am halfway considering an electric supercharger for when I want some “real” power, but that’s another topic

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Old 04-03-2021, 05:07 PM   #32 (permalink)
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I am halfway considering an electric supercharger for when I want some ďrealĒ power, but thatís another topic
Something like that TorqAmp electric supercharger?
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Something like that TorqAmp electric supercharger?
Something along those lines but DIY if possible and lacking the DC-DC converter to charge its LiPo pack. Thought is to grid charge it for 30-40min of boost
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Sounds interesting. Well, considering some ricers are still into Nitrous Oxide and don't seem to get bothered by the expense with the recharges, a plug-in electric supercharger seems to not be a bad idea at all.
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I mean it sounds like a good idea to me, though the compressor would be an intake restriction unless I figured out some kind of bypass system
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the compressor would be an intake restriction unless I figured out some kind of bypass system
That's not rocket-science.
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I got around to making and installing the fenderwell intake for the car, and it makes great power at the expense of potentially worse mileage due to IATs being lower, now only being less than 10į above ambient. Iíll live with it though, for sake of the extra power the engine makes
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Cylinder head porting

So Iíve delved into this project, eager to get started. Pulled the valves and springs out and I noticed the ports looked awful. The way that the head was cast and constructed there were huge ledges in all the ports that could cause reversion and eddy currents. Got out the dremel and a carbide burr and started chipping away at the imperfections. Even if I did nothing else I like to think Iíve made a huge difference
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That's some lazy casting.
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That might have been intentional, to help with mixing.

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