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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-04-2006, 11:51 PM Thread Starter
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Arrow supercharging question

Ok so i talked to several guys on another thread about this and I got some really good feedback and some good suggestions. But I wanted to pose the question here to maybe get some different opinions. Is it practical or at all smart to put a stock SC supercharger on an N/A 3.8L engine (I have a 94 TBird LX)?
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doubt it because the sc engine was made to handle that power the charger makes and a na 3.8 would go boom from what i understand. basically go forged internals if your going to supercharge anything na or...very low boost which could still be harmful to your engine.

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Is it practical or at all smart to put a stock SC supercharger on an N/A 3.8L engine (I have a 94 TBird LX)?
No.
It's been discussed quite a bit and that motor is not made for boost.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-05-2006, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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ok well that is what I was told before and it makes sense but does anyone have anything to say to the contrary?
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-05-2006, 05:50 PM
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There are currently 2 mustangs running the supercoupe setup on stock N/A short block. One blew a headgasket (to be expected on a 120,000 mile engine that you strap an Eaton onto) and the other has driven his 20,000+ miles already with no ill effects (with a GOOD dynotune)

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As long as you dont spin the blower too fast, you'll be fine. Stick with a stock late model M90 pulley and a good tune. Once you start modding things and over-driving the blower, you are in for some trouble. Might be better to find a stock SC bottom end to put in at the same time.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-06-2006, 12:40 PM Thread Starter
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So I am going to ask this and I am going to sound dumb. I dont know much about tuning, where should I go to either have my car tuned or to learn to do it myself?
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