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Mods needed to add a roots type blower?

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    Question Mods needed to add a roots type blower?

    Im thinking of doing a roots type blower setup to my ls1 WS6 sometime in the future, but Im not sure of all the supporting mods?

    Would running 6 liter LQ9's from an escalade lower the compression enough that I wouldn't need special pistons etc?

    Would a "lopey" supporting cam effect that?

    I don't want to end up blowing the engine, but want a lot of power with that glorious "whine" that you get with blowers like eaton or magnuson.

    looking for some advice- thanks in advance

    p.s. the motor probably has about 130k

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    LM Speed sells the Magnacharger for $6500.

    http://www.lmspeed.com/magnachargerl...hargerkit.aspx

    It doesn't require lowering the engine at all, but it does require minimal cutting to the cowl area above the blower.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wesman View Post
    LM Speed sells the Magnacharger for $6500.

    http://www.lmspeed.com/magnachargerl...hargerkit.aspx

    It doesn't require lowering the engine at all, but it does require minimal cutting to the cowl area above the blower.
    i would require a new place to live if i bought somethin that expensive for my car...my girl would tell me

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    Quote Originally Posted by needls1again View Post
    i would require a new place to live if i bought somethin that expensive for my car...my girl would tell me
    Yea I hear ya...

    MTI racing sells a very similar kit, but its slightly cheaper at $5995.

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    he said he wanted lots of power. mini maggies hits 7 or so psi tops. forged is best for boost. if you dont wanna blow your motor then forge it and make sure and take extra time to make the tune perfect. a roots setup for lots of power will have fitment issues in our cars stock bodied.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 00z28bubba View Post
    he said he wanted lots of power. mini maggies hits 7 or so psi tops. forged is best for boost. if you dont wanna blow your motor then forge it and make sure and take extra time to make the tune perfect. a roots setup for lots of power will have fitment issues in our cars stock bodied.
    What do you mean "Mini Maggie"??

    The S/C in the link is an Eaton M112, same as used on a 03-04 Cobras.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wesman View Post
    What do you mean "Mini Maggie"??

    The S/C in the link is an Eaton M112, same as used on a 03-04 Cobras.
    didnt check the link. all i saw was lmspeed and magnacharger. usin the ps3 for forums lately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wesman View Post
    LM Speed sells the Magnacharger for $6500.

    http://www.lmspeed.com/magnachargerl...hargerkit.aspx

    It doesn't require lowering the engine at all, but it does require minimal cutting to the cowl area above the blower.
    Hes right I did it back in the day and I just cut the cowl and modified the wipers to work.

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    If you are concerned about the way your girl will react to a $6500 supercharger setup, then she's really not going to be happy if you build the engine to support bigger boost AND throw a blower on it that's the price we often pay to have fun with our cars: no fun at home for a lil while

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    I was looking at those, stage 2 kit is a little pricy but they claim 250hp increase. I personally would wait till they out for a while, still very new.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrntWS6 View Post
    I was looking at those, stage 2 kit is a little pricy but they claim 250hp increase. I personally would wait till they out for a while, still very new.

    I am debating on buying one myself. They make awesome power and with a built engine you would really be able to boost the hell out of it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Packy View Post
    I am debating on buying one myself. They make awesome power and with a built engine you would really be able to boost the hell out of it!
    wanna sell me your old set up..a.k.a just give it to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by shady milkman View Post
    wanna sell me your old set up..a.k.a just give it to me

    When I get home to Florida tomorrow I am going to do some evaluating and make a phone call to DRE to speak with them about a modified kit since I would only need some of the components. We will see how that goes and if its good then I would sell my full P1Sc kit complete.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Packy View Post
    When I get home to Florida tomorrow I am going to do some evaluating and make a phone call to DRE to speak with them about a modified kit since I would only need some of the components. We will see how that goes and if its good then I would sell my full P1Sc kit complete.
    for free to me right ?

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