Supercharger. Instant throttle response, less heat under hood, probably better reliability. Be sure to buy one with an intercooler, since pressurizing the air heats it up, and you want the coldest air possible into the intake. And remember--there ain't no such thing as a free lunch. A super charger is simpler to install than a turbo, but it will decrease fuel economy about 3 to 4 percent. A super charger will have fast throttle response A turbo will not effect fuel economy while at Cruise speeds, but turbos has a thing called turbine lag which is the time between when you step on the throttle and the time the turbo starts to make boost, about 1 to 3 seconds depending on the size of the turbo. You can get more power out of a turbo depending on the one you get. The problem with a turbo is it will hurt your gas mileage plus you will have a problem with detonation. If you were to bolt on a turbo every time you go to turn off the car you would have to sit and let the car idle for about a minute. To bolt on a turbo correctly you would need a front mounted inner cooler and an after market turbo timer; then you would not have to worry about detonation or having to sit and wait for turbo to cool off before you turn it off. To set up a supercharger right it would cost between $3500 and $4000. To set a turbo right with a turbo timer and inner cooler would cost about $2500. To do both isn't a bad idea either As old as your motor and drive line in the car probably are, you'd be better off looking to swap in a GEN III small block, an LS1. For the money you will spend on tuning the car you could find a used LS motor from a wrecked Camaro or Trans-Am in a wrecking yard for -/+ 1,500 $. Unless your going for a really mild forced induction set up, your old transmission, rear differential, brakes as well as other things will need to be either replaced or rebuilt to handle the higher power levels. Now if you were to buy a running LS1 with the transmission and wiring harness, you would be ahead of the game already. Almost a 100 horse power bump depending on the stock motor you already had. A quick search on brakes, tires, rear differential, transmission, as well as fuel, and ignition. Not necessarily in that order, the last two being important to it running correctly, but all should be addressed the more power you want to make will show the weaknesses in the car. Like I said, a used GEN III LS1 with transmission and harness would be the cheaper way to go, leaving allot of the upgrades already taken care of, aside from feeding the new motor more fuel, as well as getting the power to the ground through a new rear differential. You could just salvage the fuel pump and rear assembly from the donor car as well. You will need other parts, a K-member to match the car the motor and trans came out of, and other miscellaneous things, there are plenty of article on what you need, do a little bit of searching on google. Look in to it, you may get a better result for less., I've found a built LS1 with the trans and harness for 7,500$, that motor makes 510 HP as per the ad's claim, which is more than you would see on the upper end of a turbo or supercharging setup. I'm not saying buy someones built motor, buy a stock LS1, buy new better flowing cylinder heads, high lift cam, and larger intake manifold, with supporting mod's. You will net the same or more horse power as you would adding a forced induction setup to your TPI 350 or TBI 305. The car will be much more drivable, ultimately more reliable as well. I'm not saying you should not go for a FI setup if that's what you really want to do, I'm just saying, you'd spend in the same ball park money wise, with more reliable, and likely, more power from building an LS1. Just something to look into. If you do decide to go FI with your car, look into a Procharger or the like, I have not researched it, I'm sure they have some sort of preassigned package. It should be easiest to install, and should come with some sort of programmer. Make sure and get a Dyno-tune done on the car, just because they do provide some software, does not mean it will work 100% with your car, you want to make sure everything air/ fuel / ingnition wise is in line, if it'd not THAT will lead to detonation. Don't forget, DON'T neglect the supporting mod's like your
Yes I have one in my 96 camaro and it is awesome!
Nither get a v8 manual. you would be wasting your time putting a super or turbo charger in a v6 auto.
Both a Turbo and a Supercharger are relatively easy to install on the Chargers.
supercharger is belt driven and turbo is exhaust driven. supercharger boost is based on rpm and turbo boost is based on load and exhaust volume.
Turbo charger is better It depends on the application. A supercharger provides quicker boost from a stop, but it also takes engine power to turn it. A turbocharger has a delay from a stop, but does not rob power from the engine.
A supercharger forces compressed air into your engine. Just like a turbo but a turbo is spooled up by exhaust gas a supercharger is wound up by a belt.
You can put a supercharger?turbo charger on anything. It all depends on how deep your pockets are.
Yes, you can put a turbo and a supercharger on the chargers. wear would i go to find out how
Depends on how much you can fabricate yourself, and how cheap the turbocharger is. On a budget using used parts, a turbo setup can be cheaper. but for a bolt on kit, the supercharger is the cheapest. A good turbo setup is the most expensive.
supercharger is belt/gear driven of the motor, the turbocharger is driven by exhaust gases from the exhaust.
what are you asking? the difference between them is that a supercharger works through the intake side of the engine and a turbocharger works on the exhaust no, dude. The supercharger and turbo charger both are forced induction meaning that they both work on the intake. the difference is that the supercharger is belt driven and the turbo charger is gas driven meaning that the supercharger is connected to the belt system of your engine, creating instant power as you accelerate as it is driven off the system it is boosting. the turbo charger works off of your exhaust gas as mentioned earlier and is also affective however it takes a short while for the exhaust gas to turn the turbines thus creating something called turbo lag. if you are asking which is better. anything under 3500 cc and 6 cylinders i would turbo charge, anything above i would supercharge. but you can do either to any engine.
Yes I own a '94 and have found a few different turbos that fit it, there are also supercharger kits for it, but a turbo is much cheaper.
turbo gives more hp then a supercharger
In the case of engines, turbo is used as a contracted name for the turbo charger.
A super-charger or turbo-charger system can be installed on the V-TEC or i-VTEC DOHC motors. There are several good companies that provide solutions for either application.
Adding a supercharger is not as simple as adding something like a turbo charger to the engine. A turbocharger, for the most part, can just be bolted on, but in almost all cases the entire engine must be modified to enable the use of a supercharger. This includes things such as widening the cylinders.
well, IMO a supercharger would be better because it gives you the ability to run your engine safely under boost unlike a turbo that really doesnt have a limit, superchargers also feed of your engine and always have boost applied
In short the answer is no. There is no pre-fabricated turbo kit available for the 305 TBI. There are, however, a lot of options out there for a custom turbo or supercharger kit. You can turbocharge anything. Where there's a will there's a way. Hope this helps.
A supercharger is belt driven and a turbocharger is exhaust driven
That depends on what you are wanting. A turbo is more efficient but has a delay (lag) on accel. A supercharger does not have any delay, but is not as efficient.
they make turbo kits. i have a 3rd gen firebird 2.8 and looked into. a custom outfit makes the connections and you buy a T3 turbo and connect it all up.
To increase the horsepower of a diesel engine you need to put either a turbo charger or a supercharger on it. Cold air intake will also help.
of all the s/chargers i installed in my shop pro charger has the best systems. check superchargers4less.com
you cant run out of "turbo" what a turbo does is it forces air and fuel inside the engine faster by spooling up from the flow of the exhaust the difference between it and a supercharger is that the supercharger is ran off the belt not the exhaust gases they produce "boost" (the amount of psi the turbo or supercharger is pushing out) turbo is the shortened name for turbocharger
If your car has a turbo charger it is probably the turbo charger.