Supercharging and Turbocharging an L98 engine

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Supercharging and Turbocharging an L98 engine

Post by Jeroenvgfn » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:51 am

pro's and cons please

What are the best options available ?

can some types of superchargers from used mustang kits be obtained for L98 with only changing minor hardware like clamps , bolts and piping ?
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Re: Supercharging and Turbocharging an L98 engine

Post by jonstr » Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:17 pm

Jeroenvgfn wrote:pro's and cons please

What are the best options available ?
I've heard of this company called Callaway that did turbo C4 Corvettes. Maybe you should check them out. :joker
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Post by Jeroenvgfn » Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:14 am

hehe, no I am not talking about the Twin turbo conversions here.

I am looking for the other possibilities to blow the car and dynamite is not an option too :conf :joker
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Post by SurfnSun » Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:50 pm

its too bad you don't have an 85..the bottom end of those cars came forged.

Honesly the best option would be a cheap b2k. By the time you pay for the blower/turbos, build the motor and get it sorted out you could have bought a high mileage 87.

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Post by Jeroenvgfn » Wed Dec 31, 2008 3:49 am

SurfnSun wrote:its too bad you don't have an 85..the bottom end of those cars came forged.
my car is produced in 1985 as it is a iron cast engine.

I am not really talking about SC my Vette but just curious about the kits available.

on the other hand I got info about a complete kit paxton novi 2000 for my TPI for 2000 euro
tempting :wtf
SurfnSun wrote: Honesly the best option would be a cheap b2k. By the time you pay for the blower/turbos, build the motor and get it sorted out you could have bought a high mileage 87.
Since Pound sterling is nearly 1 on 1 for Euro
there is 1 particular silver 87 which was tested by Jeremy Clarkson in Top Gear

only thing that keeps me in doubt ,
it has normal 1987 wheels and dymags aint cheap knowhutimean
it has cloth interior and for future NCRS it could be bad when I should replace for leather.

we see :thumbs
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Post by Callaway Chris » Thu Jan 01, 2009 1:37 pm

I'd buy the 87 B2K

The wheels are correct for the car and cloth interior was standard. If you do not like the seats, swap 'em for a few hundred bucks and save 'em for NCRS, etc.

Buy, BUY , BUY

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Post by sven-labil » Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:16 pm

Jeroenvgfn wrote:
there is 1 particular silver 87 which was tested by Jeremy Clarkson in Top Gear
So my car had been up for sale since at least 17 months when I bought it!
Do you remember what the asking price was then?
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Post by Jeroenvgfn » Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:58 pm

Hi , your current car was for sale much longer than 17months.

I had my eyes on it for long time.
but could not get my 86 sold at any price.
when I found a buyer what I advertised it in 10k-9k range I might have jumped that 87 TT
but only 2 years later I finally sold it for a louzy 5k

and then there was another aspect too, my wife :help
I am always saying to her I want a full option late model C4 TT or SNAT convertible with hardtop and aerobody.

This 87 twin turbo was a practical opposite as my wife stated.

You have a great TT and its a genuine :cool even driven by JC in person.
you found a set of dymags :beer
now you just need an aerobody :hi
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