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Supercharging an Ecotec?

Discussion in 'V6 Development And Modification' started by SS Stoot, Jun 30, 2019.

  1. SS Stoot

    SS Stoot New Member

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    Hey guys, i'm at the point of nearing getting more serious with my commo. I've spent enough on fixing up the body and just making it driveable, what i'm planning on doing is getting the engine rebuilt and getting it supercharged at the same time. Does anyone recommend a specific charger? I was thinking of a raptor with intercooler and cam to suit, this is on your average L36, or would i be better off getting and L67 donor instead of the L36?

    Can the old M35 getrag handle the power even if just driving normally, not dropping the clutch or anything like that. Last but not least, what sort of price figures will i be looking at for the rebuild and average labour price to do all this.
     
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    Choice of engine will depend on budget. It will be a lot cheaper to buy a S/C engine and make some improvements to that, like pulley swap, Pacies, tune, and Mace CAI as well as a decent exhaust. Reco engines are exi and a price can vary from $2k to $20k+ depending on how far you go and what you replace and how much of it you do yourself.
     
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    Thanks mate will take that into consideration
     
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    If you're in the north have a chat to Merv Gray in Invermay. He is the cheapest by far on parts and machining costs.
     

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