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Old 10-09-2003, 11:59 AM   #1
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Is there any difference in the actual engine itself (block, heads ect. ) . Would I be able to just put a supercharger on an N/A engine? Has this already been asked? Thanks
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Trying again to find ideas to increase my HP.
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Techinfo, Specifications. Title is "Can I supercharge my SE or SSE?"
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oh ok, thanks Will, I will check that out
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Don't come back here all bummed out after reading it. Just suck it up

Thin talke to Allmachtige and DrJay about NOS. Speedguy, too.
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Ok I think I will just keep modding my 3800 N/A to gain power. After I get my exhaust, intake kit, ignition coils and wires I hope that will give me some gain. No sense in spending all that money to supercharge it. It would be cheaper to buy an SSEI. Thanks for the info!!!
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I think you can get into NOS for a pretty reasonable price, too. Don't rule that out.
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All my goal is, is to get my engine to the same HP as the Series II, thats all. 205 HP would be all I need. That is my ultimate goal at this point. I dont care if I ever get it over 205, just as long as somehow I can at least get to 205hp or so.
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NOS is on my list, but that will come after all my other mods are finished
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You have a good 'schedule' for the mods. Something i really wanna do is play with engine response and some internals. Dr Jay has done some good things for us Series I guys. I wouldn't mind buying some new rocker rollers, cam, lifters, springs, and maybe do it myself and learn about the engine more. If i have enough money, and the car is paid off next summer i'll do it.

But that might cost more then Nitrous (NOS Is a company). A nice healthy 50-60HP shot would be tame enough on the engine, but i don't know where to fill up my bottle or how much. Problem with N20 is you have to keep buying it!
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