Questions tagged [super-charger]

A type of forced induction system that is driven by the crankshaft of an internal combustion engine by belt, chain or gear.

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Lower Temp Thermostat for Forced Induction?

Is there a case to be made for a low temp. thermostat for a factory N/A engine that has been supercharged? I am considering a future project where I'd supercharge a 2L engine, running a modest 7-8 psi ...
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The HG fell from 22 to 18 after 'addressing' post-supercharger intake leaks

I have an ODB 1 supercharged 540I/6 (E34 1995 if that matters) that was hitting 10 PSI of boost relatively easy last summer. The car has been sitting for a while, and the boost was barely touching 5 ...
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Can I attach a DC blower to intake manifold of my 150CC Yamaha FZS FI engine?

I am planning to add a 12V DC blower (https://www.amazon.in/gp/product/B00LPUXVWS) to intake manifold of my Yamaha FZS FI 149CC engine. I thought it could work more like a supercharger, except it will ...
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Can Super Charger performance gains be limited by a stock exhaust?

Edit: As suggested by Rory Alsop in the comments, I believe this question is not a duplicate of: Performance Exhaust -- what, how, why? & Exhaust Backpressure and Its Impact on LTFT Values I ...
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Will a Supercharger change the point at which an engine redlines?

My car has the factory dash display, and it shows the engine redlining at 6000 rpm. It is a 2010 Chevy Camaro 2SS/RS with a 6.2L V8. This car has also had a MagnaCharger Supercharger installed in it. ...
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Electric Turbo on Motorcycle

What would be the improvement, if any, for a motorcycle engine using an electric turbo like the one pictured below?
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How do I install a turbocharger and a supercharger on a 2008 Hyundai Accent?

For example, we have a 2008 Hyundai Accent. In Turkey, it is called "Accent Era". Is it possible to install twin borgwarner turbochargers from two trucks and a supercharger from a Shelby GT500? The ...
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What are the various causes of preignition / detonation?

A search on detonation produced some of the causes of detonation, but everything I found says there are other causes, but none list them. The most common listed cause is the air / fuel mixture ...
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Do I need to worry about varying boost pressure when installing an electric supercharger?

Do I require to vary the boost pressure with respect to an increase or decrease of throttle (engine rpm)? *Note: The supercharger is electrically driven (motor) and not by engine crankshaft.
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Supercharging small engine [duplicate]

How do I determine safe supercharged pressure and cfm for a small engine (149 cc)? Yamaha fz 2.0 (India) 9.31 cubic inches 13.1 PS (12.9 BHp) Fuel injected 18.4 engine cfm
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Supercharger calculations

How to determine safe supercharged pressure and CFM for a motor cycle engine (fuel injected 149cc (9.31 cubic inches) 12.9 bhp?
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ALS (anti lag system) - What are the various types of ALS systems used on forced induction vehicles?

I have a very basic understanding of one anti lag system on some models of Toyota Celica. I am interested if anyone knows the various types of Anti-lag Systems that exist in the real world and/or ...
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Supercharger Components That Can Fail

I have a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP, with the supercharged 3800. I recently made a trip from Meridian, MS to Cincinnati, OH, and back again (roughly 600 miles one way). With the car being relatively ...