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It can make power no doubt, but it's much easier/cheaper to build power with a small block by stroking the engine and buying top quality induction, etc...I know, I have one supercharged car and for the price of the blower I built a stroker 427
 

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LOL there no way you built a 427 stroker for $3k. As long as its under 10:1 compression its fine if you stay under 12# of boost. Its all about the tune. SC a car will cost roughly $4500 if you do it right. It can be done cheaper just not as much power. Best bet for $4k is to go with HCI. If you have a couple more grand stroke it.
 

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LOL there no way you built a 427 stroker for $3k. As long as its under 10:1 compression its fine if you stay under 12# of boost. Its all about the tune. SC a car will cost roughly $4500 if you do it right. It can be done cheaper just not as much power. Best bet for $4k is to go with HCI. If you have a couple more grand stroke it.
You're right I didn't, it was about $8000, which is what is cost me to put my Kenne Bell and supporting mods and tuning etc on my Cobra, see no one ever tells the noobs of the world that the key to the Playboy mansion only gets you in the front door, to hang with the Playmates takes another big chunk of cash.
 

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:gringreen :gringreen:gringreen:gringreen :gringreen............................
 

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So true so very true. Any stroker or power adder is going to drain your wallet.
 

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It can make power no doubt, but it's much easier/cheaper to build power with a small block by stroking the engine and buying top quality induction, etc...I know, I have one supercharged car and for the price of the blower I built a stroker 427
HUH!?

$1500 S-trim and $500 meth kit will give you around 500hp to the tire and WAY MORE THAN THAT in torque.

Try building a stroker (new or used) for that.

I put a Procharger (not $1500) on my stock 302 and ran 122 in the quarter mile.

It's definitely say "it's much easier/cheaper to build power with a small block" by installing a blower.
 

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if thats the picture of ur car in ur display i have the same car....
so if i want more power would a supercharger be a good idea?
i have the money to do it and will it be hard on my new engine

HUH!?

$1500 S-trim and $500 meth kit will give you around 500hp to the tire and WAY MORE THAN THAT in torque.

Try building a stroker (new or used) for that.

I put a Procharger (not $1500) on my stock 302 and ran 122 in the quarter mile.

It's definitely say "it's much easier/cheaper to build power with a small block" by installing a blower.
 

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if thats the picture of ur car in ur display i have the same car....
so if i want more power would a supercharger be a good idea?
i have the money to do it and will it be hard on my new engine
Yes, my avatar is my '89 LX. It went 11.36 @ 122 on the stock 302, stock T-5, UPR Products suspension, drag radials, and an ATI ProCharger making 12psi.

Here's an article I wrote about it: 1989 Mustang LX Upgraded - 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords Magazine

The stock 302 held up rather well to the ProCharger, but if I had it all to do over again, I would've installed MLS head gaskets, ARP head bolts, and upped the boost to 15psi! :bigthumbsup
 
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