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Old 01-10-2013, 10:54 AM
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Originally Posted by MRV99 View Post
Superchargers require horsepower just to run where Turbos do not require HP to run. There is no need to add 2 superchargers which actually doubles the para-static HP drag on the motor effectively reducing the HP even more. You are not going to get any more HP or boost out of an X5 using 2 instead of 1 Supercharger. Actually I don't know of a single street car and not 1/4 miler that actually has more than one SC.
Agreed, two SCs would be overkill and wasted for this application. I have only see it in R&D work, turbos are a completely different story though with the temp of the boosted air. I get to hear these discussions with each visit to their plant. I like all discussions about HP and speed. They have some VERY fast Mustangs, Corvettes, Harleys and even jet-skis and ATVs.
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