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Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2006 11:08 pm 
Oompa Loompa

Age: 26

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Joined: 5th Mar 2006

Ride: '95 EF gli

Location: Melbourne
VIC, Australia

i am looking at getting either a cappa supercharger or a Dev5 kit. wat r ur thoughts??
the supercharger will probly give me more power but the Dev5 kit is good for econamy.
if i get the Dev5 would it be a bad idea to fit a supercharger on it later??
Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2006 11:15 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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Age: 52

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Power: 106 rwkw

Location: Craigmore
SA, Australia

why not turbo? are very good on economy when you dont thrash the crap out of it, but very hard not too.. :) most turbo car are very fuel miserly when driven normally, just when you give her some they chew the juice a fair bit



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Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2006 6:25 pm 
Stock as a Rock

Age: 28

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Joined: 1st Jun 2006

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Ride: EL XR6

Location: yarrawonga
VIC, Australia

go the DEV 5 kit for the moment. a supercharger would give a good gain but you gotta remember the strain on ya driveline also. the turbo is a good idea. i was gonna get a dev kit for my xr but they are a bit pricey... if its a daily driver, dev 5 kit, if its only a weekend car go for the supercharger



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 Post subject: turbo
Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 11:23 am 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 30

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Location: Newcastle
NSW, Australia

go the turbo. Probly just as cheap in long run, nice power :D and when ur daily driving aslong as u dont hammer it down u will get pretty good fuel efficiency. Correct me if im wrong any1, does a turbo not recycle fuel fumes? so u dont use that much more fuel
Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 7:50 pm 
Stock as a Rock

Age: 34

Posts: 117

Joined: 29th Oct 2005

Ride: EB S XR6

Location: Western Sydney
NSW, Australia

i rebuilt a motor and similar to a dev 5, [used dev 5 cam], and now regret not going supercharged. Would have been a better option with moe opitunities down the track to do more. It will also be more drivable with similar power.



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