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Old 01-09-2005, 04:39 PM   #1
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What do you all think of this???? Looks functional.......But the reliablilty and the actual gains do seem realistic.....

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...category=38634
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They are worthless.
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They are worthless.
looks worthless why would u want to do it anyway thats not even a full blow job
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.....and probably wouldn't last long at those electric motor speeds inside a hot engine bay. I'd give it a
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Thats not even a SC, it would be an electrical turbo(hairdryer). Superchargers are belt driven.
It'* a gimmicky piece of trash.
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In a word, no. You'd lose more HP from your alternator load than you'd gain from it.
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Will,
Can we do an FAQ or sticky on this?

Let' look at a few quotes from the add:

One,
"Better Gas Mileage: The Supercharger allows your engine to burn fuel more fully and efficiently, resulting in MPG gains as high as 31%. It pays for itself in no time."

"Increases your cars gas mileage by up to 10%"

Two,
"Superior Quality: The Supercharger is made of solid steel and backed by a lifetime warranty. It is guaranteed to outlast your car. "

"Our Custom built Supercharger Features - * Tough Reinforced Plastic Housing "


Three,
"the Custom Auto Designs Supercharger add up to 35 horsepower to your vehicle."

"Gain up to 2psi equivalent boost"


My comments: 35Hp from 2psi?
My question for the seller: What is equivalent boost?
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Yes, let the ricers buy them and think they are the sh*t. ...And then we shall procede to waste them with our real superchargers. They will be :( , and we will be .
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Its Junk the HP. you gain will be lost to the WT.of adding it on
Save your MONEY !!
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Its Junk the HP. you gain will be lost to the WT.of adding it on
Save your MONEY !!
Don't get me wrong here, I'm not looking to buy one....I just seen it and was curious about other'* thoughts on it....Now if I had that money laying around and access to a dyno, I'd throw it on my pick up and see if it even does anything beneficial......
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