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Old 09-03-2013, 10:06 AM   #1
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super or new engine?

hey everyone I cant decide between getting a super charger kit or a new engine, so here are my options. a hennessy supercharger kit for 10k bringing me to 550hp ish that would include me sending my car to calagary to the hennessy shop there and getting everything done or getting a new lsx 454 engine just under 10k. any thoughts
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Old 09-03-2013, 10:21 AM   #2
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both seem like terrible options.. hennessy is your only overpriced option?
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Old 09-03-2013, 11:35 AM   #3
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both seem like terrible options.. hennessy is your only overpriced option?
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:02 PM   #4
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$10k for 550hp is a bit crazy. $7500 turbo kit + $1000 to install would make ~700rwhp.
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:06 PM   #5
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Hennessy makes a seriously nice kit. You could do a MTI 427 ls3 for almost the same price.
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:40 PM   #6
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$10k for 550hp is a bit crazy. $7500 turbo kit + $1000 to install would make ~700rwhp.

AGP twin turbo kit running 8psi and take the money saved and set it aside for a forged short block.
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Old 09-03-2013, 02:14 PM   #7
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What are you using it for? Track, Drag, DD, Weekend warrior? The large engine will guzzle gas but can be a great option for the track. He supercharger will be better for fuel eco and also good at the drags. Either way, I do agree both are overpriced. I installed my own and am at 600whp for ~8k and I went overboard with everything so all that's holding me back is octane and the non-forged block. Change the block to forged and I'm good til ~1k rwhp.
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Old 09-03-2013, 02:50 PM   #8
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Waste of money for sure
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Old 09-03-2013, 03:06 PM   #9
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You might check these two packages out.

http://www.davenportmotorsports.com/packages/26

http://www.davenportmotorsports.com/packages/27


GSL GM City is a General motors dealership in Calgary that is authorized to install Hennessey packages.

Davenport Motorsports is a private shop in Calgary that sells their own packages (custom or standard). They are also an authorized Lingenfelter Performance Engineering dealer.

In my opinion, Davenport has a much better selection to choose from.

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Old 09-03-2013, 04:16 PM   #10
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Yo u should just do the SC install yourself, not only is it an awesome experience, it's super easy to do.
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:25 PM   #12
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:31 PM   #13
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