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What parts can you use to get more hp besides header, exhaust and pulley. is there any air intake or throttle body? do nology hotwires add hp? does a bpv? any suggestions on other parts would be wonderful. or just input. thanks
nology wires do not do anything. absolutely nothing. anyone that tells you otherwise is hallucinating.
replacing the stock bypass valve will eliminate a known boost leak, which is not detrimental to the supercharger, but it makes it unable to run at full capacity.
other than that, some kind of inter/after cooler setup combined with a tune through either a unichip or e-manage has the ability to get you power, but it's not just something you can bolt on and go. You'd need to find someone who has tuned methanol/water-injection to be sure nothing will crop up.
Other than that....
light weight 17x8, 17x8.5, or even 17x9 (if you can find them) wheels with good sticky tires and a lightweight flywheel will improve throttle response drastically. With more rubber on the road, you'll peel out less and get be able to get going faster.
If you get an aftermarket header, get it ceramic/jet-hot coated before putting it in with your supercharger.
A lot of people hate on pulleys and try to blame every kind of failure under the sun on pulleys, but they are by far the easiest, most efficient, and most cost effective way to raise boost and power from the supercharger.
You can also work on your I/H/E system to free up some more flow and get more power and response.
Sticky tires, better suspension, and weight reduction also help the car run faster lap times.
A lot of people hate on pulleys and try to blame every kind of failure under the sun on pulleys, but they are by far the easiest, most efficient, and most cost effective way to raise boost and power from the supercharger
I hate on crank pulleys because of detrimental physics. The supercharger pulleys have a gain that's worthwhile and are ultimately necessary when desiring to increase boost on this supercharger.
Blaming failures on them is only natural, because they are the only mods done directly to the supercharger. I mean it's not like you're going to get an oil leak and blame your body kit or something eh?
The aftermarket header I can understand, since the supercharger comes equipped with a (different? I guess) heat shield to put over the stock header. I'm not really buying that excuse of damage caused by heat, but I'm taking steps to prevent it anyway.
I am up in the air on what causes the leak aswell so im just gonna stay away from those two parts until waranty on the S/C runs out. As far as i know the ignition system on these cars is preety stout considering it is coil ove plug, that is the most advanced method of ignition as of now so i see the only real upgrade for that being bigger coils.
The BPV works definately worth the cash. Fuel management is what i would do second just cause their is power sitting their waiting for you to take it with a tune. meth injection is good. as for anything else i was thining of calling vortech and asking if they had any other impellers that might increase the boost.
Think about it if they only put a cap on the pulley side then work from the other!