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2001 Mustang Gt -Supercharger

This is the first time I am using this forum. I am thinking about putting a Vortech Supercharger on my stock 4.6 Liter 2 valve engine. What other after market add ons would compliment the supercharger for more power? Do you recommend long tube headers, rear end gears, larger throttle body, or after market exhaust?


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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-20-2009
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Everything you mentioned is gonna be good for that dont forget svt fuel pump injectors and a predator tune. and welcome to the party!

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Intercooled or non-intercooled?

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Originally Posted by stlwagon View Post
Intercooled or non-intercooled?
That was going to be my first question also.

Go with the bigger T/B
ONLY go intercooled
Run a colder spark plug like the NGK BR7EF gapped to 0.035"
Limit boost on the stock engine to ~9 #
Get a safe / conservative tune
ONLY run good premimum fuel
Don't go over 373 gears if you daily drive the car.
Long tubes are a pain to install, but can add good power
Go with 2 1/2" high flow cats and catback if you have emissions testing near you.
Make sure your blower kit has a good belt idler to prevent slippage

Oh, and sit down, smile and HOLD ON once you finish and start driving it!
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Thanks for your help. I am a old school racer when carburetors were a quick and easy way of making more power . I have taken my 01 gt convertible to the track and the best I run is a 14.1 (stock except for a Diablo tune.) any idea on what it could run with a Vortech s/c,3:73 gearshigh flow fuel pump, better injectors, and drag radials, Thanks
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With all that mentioned Im thinking around 7 grand I paid around 5 grand maybe a little more but I got all the better parts I could order on it. I also had a boost gauge installed. You will love the vortech let us know how much power you are making. If you aren't making as much as me thats because I was running race gas when I made 380 rwhp and a pretty aggressive tune. I hope to get my intercooler around christmas time.

Are you going with the v3?

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definitely get the air to water intercooler... bigger injectors a stage 3 clutch new gears... bigger fuel pump, boost gauge is nice... headers and a catback exhaust... and some nice sticky tires to go with it.. good luck
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