Supercharge Or Turbocharge

Supercharger, turbo, nitrous, and anything that has to do with forced induction
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Supercharge Or Turbocharge

Postby Xzile » Sat Jun 13, 2009 6:25 am

09 owners what do you perfer for your vibe?

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northvibe
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Postby northvibe » Sat Jun 13, 2009 2:50 pm

Im still surprised there havent been more people converting the tC SC to the vibe/matrix. Or TRD making it available. it would be a easy addon, but a custom turbo would be bigger power.

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Re: (northvibe)

Postby DiveNut » Sat Jun 13, 2009 11:16 pm

Ya agree ^.
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Postby Sublimewind » Sat Jun 13, 2009 11:19 pm

Turbo... harder to pull off, sweeter when done right..

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Postby AKLGT » Fri Jul 03, 2009 2:08 pm

turbo. so much more potential.
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Postby Wolfman213 » Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:01 pm

STS Turbo They don't make a Vibe/Matrix specific kit, but they have universal kits available. I've read several articles, plus the website, plus seen it featured on different shows on the Power Block and if I were to turbo, this would DEFINITELY be how I go!!!
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Re: (Wolfman213)

Postby tunertype » Mon Aug 03, 2009 3:01 pm

Turbo is more power and easier to make custom. Superchargers either need brackets and pulleys or custom made intake manifolds, etc that the average speed shop doesn't have the ability to manufacture. plus centrefugal superchargers that would be used in a custom application are really expensive. But supercharger kit is much easier to bolt up if it's made for your application than a turbo kit.

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Postby Celtic_Curse » Fri Aug 07, 2009 8:43 am

Go for the turbo for serious power. For moderate power S/C is easy.

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Re: Supercharge Or Turbocharge (Xzile)

Postby bassplayaz06 » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:10 am

how might adding either one affect the 03 GT engine?
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Re: Supercharge Or Turbocharge (bassplayaz06)

Postby keithvibe » Mon Dec 20, 2010 7:52 pm

Quote, originally posted by bassplayaz06 »
how might adding either one affect the 03 GT engine?

you would have to retrofit the greddy supercharger to your 2zz
There are 2zz turbo kits available.
As for the effects, that depends on your tune...


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Re: Supercharge Or Turbocharge (keithvibe)

Postby bassplayaz06 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:17 am

yeah, i heard since the compression ratio is 11.5:1 on my engine and turbo's lower that, it'll mess alot of stuff up.
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