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  The Worlds Most Powerful Electric Supercharger
The heart of our electric supercharger is powered by a 12 volt lightweight motor that can push the electric supercharger fan to an impressive 24,500 rpm's in less than one second.
The increased airflow produced by the supercharger will be followed by an increase in fuel delivery supplied automatically by your vehicles Mass airflow sensor or fuel delivery system.
Jet Stream™ Electric Supercharger is capable of up to 750cfm of airflow and generates an even larger gain in horsepower do the the fact it is bringing much cooler air into the engine at a much higher rate.
www.esuperchargers.com   (627 words)

  Supercharger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A supercharger (also known as a blower) is an air compressor used to compress air into the cylinders of an internal combustion engine.
Superchargers are generally the reason why tuned engines have a distinct high-pitched whine upon acceleration.
Supercharging is not confined to internal combustion engines — jet engines rely on supercharging as one of the main routes to thrust growth and improved fuel efficiency.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Supercharger   (2269 words)

Supercharger is on the right, where the factory airbox (containing the air filter) used to be.
As such, the vacuum in the intake manifold decreases because of the open throttle, and in the case of the supercharger, it is actually at pressure higher than atmospheric (with a 7psi boost, 22 psi vs. ~15 psi).
This vacuum is use to open the bypass valve on the Supercharger ductwork which connects the intake and discharge tubes together, allowing the pressure from the discharge to simply route around back to the intake.
www.davidwaller.net /BMW330Cic/Modifications/supercharger   (1993 words)

 SuperchargersOnline.com :: Turbo vs. Supercharger
A supercharger is mounted to the engine and is driven by a pulley that is inline with the crank (or accessory) belt.
Superchargers are able to produce boost at a very low rpm, especially screw-type and roots type blowers.
While the supercharger is generally considered to be a better method of forced induction for most street and race vehicles, the turbo will always have its place in a more specialized market.
www.superchargersonline.com /content.asp?ID=19   (1593 words)

 Supercharger: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The roots type supercharger or roots blower is a positive displacement type device that operates by pulling air through a pair of meshing lobes not dissimilar...
The centrifugal type supercharger is practically identical in operation to a turbocharger, with the exception that instead of exhaust gases driving an impeller,...
The twin-screw type supercharger is a positive displacement type device that operates by pulling air through a pair of meshing lobes not dissimilar to a set of stretched...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/su/supercharger.htm   (2931 words)

 Used Superchargers - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Most of the superchargers sold today are centrifugal-style superchargers, which are internal-compression superchargers, meaning they create the boost (compress the air) inside the supercharger head unit (blower) before discharging it into the engine's air intake.
Most street superchargers produce somewhere in the range of 6 to 9 psi, meaning they produce 6 to 9 additional pounds of pressure over the atmospheric pressure at that elevation (at sea level atmospheric pressure is 14.7 psi).
Centrifugal superchargers are basically belt-driven turbochargers (as opposed to exhaust-gas driven), with inlet air drawn to the center of the blower where the high impeller speed converts this air velocity into pressure.
www.usedsuperchargers.com /faq.html   (3228 words)

 Supercharger at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A supercharger is a gas compressor used to pump a fuel/air mixture, the charge, into the cylinders of an internal combustion engine.
It is similar in purpose to the closely related turbocharger, but differs in that the supercharger is powered by gearing (or belts) off the engine's crankshaft, while the turbocharger is powered by the pressure of exhaust gases driving a turbine.
Throughout WWII British superchargers generally had higher critical altitudes than their German counterparts, and when combined with higher octane fuels that allowed for higher boost levels, British engines were generally able to outperform German ones.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Supercharger.html   (1460 words)

 Supercharged MR2 Technical Information Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The supercharger is driven by a serpentine belt off of the crankshaft and shares it's drive belt with the water pump.
Two special tools are required for disassmbly of the supercharger; SST 09504-00011 for keeping the pully from rotating while you undo the nut that holds the clutch hub to the supercharger.
The supercharger adds heat to the intake charge both by conduction of housing heat since the supercharger is bolted onto the engine and also by pressurizing the intake charge.
mr2.com /TEXT/SuperChargerInfo.html   (2618 words)

 Starpath Supercharger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Supercharger interface multiplied the Atari 2600's RAM 49-fold, from its meager built-in 128 bytes to 6,272 bytes, i.e.
By providing these capabilities, the Supercharger made the Atari 2600 much more like the low end home computers of the era, aside from the alphanumeric keyboard the console lacked (simple numeric keypads were available from Atari as add-ons, however).
With a small modification, the Supercharger can be used to easily test homebrew code for the Atari 2600 on a real system.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Starpath_Supercharger   (243 words)

A supercharger (also known as a blower, a positive displacement pump or a centrifugal pump) is a gas compressor used to pump air into the cylinders of an internal combustion engine.
Whilst a turbocharger is powered by the mass-flow of exhaust gases driving a turbine, a supercharger is powered mechanically, by belt- or by chain-drive from the engine's crankshaft.
A supercharger may absorb as much as a third of the total crankshaft power of the engine, but at the same time may increase total engine output by over 100 percent.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Supercharger   (1711 words)

 Supercharger Overview - Tech - Sport Compact Car Magazine
Centrifugal superchargers are basically like the compressor side of a turbocharger, driven by a belt from the crankshaft through some sort of overdrive device, either a second belt drive or gears.
The mass flow rate of a centrifugal supercharger is roughly proportional to the square of the compressor's rotational speed.
The Wankel was used successfully, if not widely, as a supercharger before the focus changed to using it as an engine, and any surviving examples are most likely to be found either in a museum or slowly fading away in some German barn.
www.sportcompactcarweb.com /tech/0107scc_supercharger_overview   (1261 words)

 Supercharger Heaven
Intercooled Supercharger Kit: Same components and modifications as the Stage 1 Kit with the inclusion of a new increased diameter throttle body, new air flow meter, new intake manifold (applicable to vehicles equipped with an OBD II system), new high pressure fuel regulator, and an intercooler.
The supercharger uses a 3.03" diameter pulley and a 5.5" diameter crankshaft pulley with a max.
Supercharger for domestic and import vehicles that are not equipped with an on-board-diagnostics II (OBD II) system.
www.finishlinewest.com /supercharger_heaven.htm   (5309 words)

 TRD Supercharger   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The reason for this is that the supercharger compresses the air to a high degree inside the supercharger and it decompresses as it enters the plenum.
It is said that the compression of the air occurs in the plenum after it leaves the supercharger in the modified roots type supercharger unlike the Lysholm where the air is compressed inside the blower and then decompresses as it leaves the blower and enters the plenum.
The supercharger uses straight cut gears in the nose drive and at idle there is no load on the gears that they tend to rattle back and forth a bit and that presents as a rattling sound.
www.gadgetonline.com /super.htm   (4384 words)

 Howstuffworks "What is the difference between a turbocharger and a supercharger on a car's engine?"
The typical boost provided by either a turbocharger or a supercharger is 6 to 8 pounds per square inch (psi).
In a supercharger, there is a belt that connects directly to the engine.
Superchargers are easier to install but tend to be more expensive.
auto.howstuffworks.com /question122.htm   (353 words)

 SuperCharger   (Site not responding. Last check: )
supercharger (also known as a blower, a positive displacement pump or a...
A supercharger may absorb as much as a third of the total crankshaft power of...
The HSC V-12 supercharger is designed to boost the performance of a stock 5...
www.muffinmotorsports.ca /?Category=SuperCharger   (319 words)

 Scion Parts - TC TRD Supercharger
The belt drive is connected to the supercharger by a special enclosed shaft assembly that runs across the front of the engine.
An improved air inlet and filter system is included with the supercharger kit to provide the low restriction and increased volume needed by the supercharger while maintaining the evaporative loss capability required to meet emission requirements.
The supercharger, when installed by an authorized Scion or Toyota dealer, falls under the same powertrain warranty of five years or 60,000 miles, or the balance of the new car warranty, whichever is greater.
www.newscionparts.com /product?id=78   (398 words)

 celica supercharger home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Celicas were available in either coupe or liftback form, with the GT sports package available on celica supercharger ly on the liftback.
In 1976, the celica supercharger Celica line was enlarged with the addition of the liftback model, available only in GT trim.
In 199 celica supercharger 8, the ST model was discontinued to simplify the Celica ordering process.
celica.bestablet.com /celica-supercharger.html   (683 words)

This actually came to be because I found that the turbo from an '88 Isuzu Impulse would physically bolt on to my engine as they both share the same external engine block dimensions (though the turbo Impulse is 2.0l vs my 2.6l).
I had initially wanted a supercharger, but there were no kits available, the cost to put one on was prohibitive, and the turbo came along as a do-able and relative inexpensive option.
My second choice was an Eaton SC as it came on tens of thousands (if not more) factory Ford and GM cars, and with a little bit of research I've found the one I want.
www.houlster.com /amigo/supercharger   (1140 words)

 Explorer Express - X-Charger: Add Rear-Wheel Horsepower   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you're looking for substantially improved power for your towing, hauling or high performance driving, supercharging is the most cost effective way to get you there.
Just remove the stock upper intake manifold, install the supercharger and adapters, bolt on the idler plate and pulleys, relocate the coils and egr devices and replace the drive belt.
The supercharger unit is guaranteed for one year or 12,000 miles by its manufacturer.
www.explorerexpress.com /catalog/supercharger.html   (461 words)

 Supercharger Package - CL Type-S   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Comptech has developed a supercharger kit for the TL/CL and Accord that increases power by 40 to 60 horsepower at the wheels depending on the model of car.
The supercharger uses a “screw type” design that provides consistent boost and compresses the intake charge efficiently with a minimal increase in the intake air temperature.
The kit is complete with cast aluminum supercharger manifolds, all mounting brackets, fuel pressure regulator, Ice Box air intake, all necessary hardware and is designed to provide excellent breathing.
www.comptechusa.com /store/cls-sc.html   (196 words)

 Supercharger Package - S2000   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Utilizing the benefits of a centrifugal supercharger, designed to match the factory power characteristics of the high revving Honda 2.0L power plant.
The Comptech Supercharger kits will add more power to your S2000 at the higher RPM's, keeping the car drivable in traffic and day-to-day driving, but throttle the engine to redline and you'll feel the burst of acceleration from the additional 95-110 horsepower at the rear wheels.
Utilizes a very efficient gear driven centrifugal supercharger and is a simple bolt on kit.
www.comptechusa.com /store/s2-sc.html   (272 words)

 HKS Rotrex Supercharger - Tech Review - Turbo Magazine
The heart of the HKS supercharger kit is a Rotrex centrifugal supercharger unit.
The Rotrex unit is a belt-driven centrifugal supercharger that utilizes fixed-ratio planetary rollers to increase the efficiency and reliability of the system.
To further increase the efficiency, reliability and performance of the supercharger kit, HKS employs a front-mount intercooler that was R&D'd on the more-than-deserving Nissan 350Z.
turbomagazine.com /tech/0412tur_hks_rortrex_supercharger   (501 words)

 Plans to build an electric supercharger
The GA Projects supercharger uses ‘off the shelf’ parts and materials and only requires basic handyman tools and ability to build.
We supply plans and construction manuals only, not the superchargers themselves or the materials to build one.
We didn’t set out to build a supercharger but realised that research being done on radial compressors could be utilised for a charger.
gaprojects.com /supercharger/supercharger.htm   (642 words)

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