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Turbo or supercharger ?

Turbo Or Supercharger

  • Turbo

    Votes: 49 28.0%
  • Supercharger

    Votes: 126 72.0%

  • Total voters
    175

Ygoford

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common asked question.

In your opinion which is better and why ?
 

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I'd probably say with a v8 a supercharger FTW... hp to spare to get it turning and getting constant boost from low in the rpm...

Unless you get tricky with a turbo, such as having a smaller turbo for down low and a bigger for up high... you're going to get some lag....

On that note... I did turbo... just because I think they sounds much better and I think in the end are able to make more power?

Thats my opinion anyway... v8 roar with the suction whistle... and then when you ease off the throttle... BOV and v8 burble.... *bars up*
 
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Really like turbos.
70% mechanical efficiency vs. 30% There's a good start. And power(and fuel slurping) when you want it, not all the time. And they sound really good on larger engines.
 

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I have 2 cars VZ sv8 6 litre and VU ute 5.7 litre
:w00t:Go supercharger heaps of power and less on fuel consumption:thumbsup:
 

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Supercharger. Power where you can actually use it more! And where it's better. Drags and things were you need power from a stop the supercharger is better.

A turbo is only really good at high RPMs [or higher speeds] so they generally only come into real use when your going faster than the speed limit anyway!
 

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^^^ You have never been in an xr6 turbo before have you? It all depends on the car/ engine and turbo combo it has
 

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turbo less drag on the engine and easier to crank the boost up higher plus can have full boost lower in the rev range and can choose when to boost and how much just with accelerator pedal control
 

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Turbos in the end a better more efficient invention, but a roots or whipple screw supercharger has advatages over the turbo for some kinds of competition. Centrifugal blowers combine the worst of both really, I'm not even sure why they exsist, I guess being easy to install is something
 
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