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Old 08-07-2008, 02:12 PM
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A buddy of mine found a nice M1 Pro Charger that only has a couple hours for a good price with the whole set up. Wondering what my Saber 28 with a 500hp 502 with a stock Bravo One w/o ext steering would have for reliability. Engine mildly built with 100 hrs on it. With 4-5 lbs of boost what do ya think I would get up to, being conservative with it. I am running 63-64 gps at 5K RPM now.

Dont have any experience with superchargers but it seems like an easy way to gain HP w/o a ton of expense. Whats your opinion on reliability and how would my drive hold up? Any thougs would be helpful. Thanks, MIKE.
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It is carbed...
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I would also look into external steering for safety. Better safe than........





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I was kind of figuring that but i do have a deep x-dimension and it helps with chatter but its a different story at 75
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what's the compression on that engine you have now???
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9:1, i think. It has a mild cam and was built solid with reliability.
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Should be able to run 3-4lbs make sure you have it tuned properly. A good tune, good maintenance, fuel and ignition setup will provide good reliability.
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You can not just slap this on a carb motor. Dean Nickerson is the only one that I know of that can set the carb up correctly for the carb application. Do not try and go cheap - it will cost you in the long run.
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I was going to have the guy that built my engine put it on and dial it in on his dyno. I didnt plan on doing it myself by any means. Just wondering what other people's experiences have been and advice. Thanks and anything else would be great. MIKE
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I was going to have the guy that built my engine put it on and dial it in on his dyno. I didnt plan on doing it myself by any means. Just wondering what other people's experiences have been and advice. Thanks and anything else would be great. MIKE
Good stuff, looks like you are headed in the right direction. A good tune can go a long ways, from my experience. I tired doing stuff myself, it ended up that I was running too rich and he wiped the rings out.
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