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Old 10-27-2011, 01:43 PM   #1
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Default Turbo vs Supercharger For Track

I know this was covered in 2006 and 2008, but I want to know what you guys would prefer for the Road Track

Turbocharger
Aerocharger (no lag turbo)
Supercharger (Roots)
Rotrex (Centrifugal)
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lol.

Be prepared now...
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V-Band Absurdflow or ARTech Turbo setup is the only way to go for a dedicated track car.
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The GTE 5 PSI Supercharger™ Includes:

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Maximum Boost in less than 1/10 of a second
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Step-by-step Installation Guide
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Old 10-27-2011, 02:21 PM   #5
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The GTE 5 PSI Supercharger™ Includes:

900 Watt Motor
Safely generates over 5 PSI of boost
Computer Guided, Laser Cut 10 Blade Turbine
Spooling @ 20,000 RPMs+
Maximum Boost in less than 1/10 of a second
2” – 3.5” Rubber Couplers
High-Flow Air Filter
Step-by-step Installation Guide
Heavy Duty Securing Clamps
Dyno proven!!
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Old 10-27-2011, 02:21 PM   #6
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I had pretty good times running what started as a FFS setup. I have since ditch the supercharger for a v8...
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Old 10-27-2011, 03:44 PM   #7
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I don't care how you get to 250whp, just get there.
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DEI- direct exhaust injection.
Basically lagless with the lowend grunt of a roots, midrange of a turbo, and topend of a rotrex.

win win weeeeenn
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That GTE supercharger is mad tyte. Stack two or three of them together and make mad boost yo. My peeps tell me you can make 20 psi with four of them and an Optima red top.

Never raced a centrifugal but I DD one (Vortech) in a BMW. Top end is great, bottom not so much. The Rotrex stuff is supposedly better.

I've raced a 320 RWHP turbo Miata and a 320 RWHP V8 Miata and they are both awesome. Pick your poison. Like Hustler said, just get there, reliably. Bring money and/or mad fab skillz.

Go to miata.net and read in the Forced Induction section. This topic has been beaten to death and yet still manages to get beaten even more.
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:50 PM   #10
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Plus you can hook up a hose from your anus to the throttle body and eat chipotle before the track and have "BOOST SCRAMBLE" like 40psi on demand..

...For that kinda power though you'll probably need at least 9 power cards and at least 3 e-cools
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^been watching south park lately? chipotle-away!
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I don't care how you get to 250whp, just get there.
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I have had both, they both have +/- points!
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I like usable power, so I'll take the turbo.
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Old 10-27-2011, 11:43 PM   #14
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I'd rock a rotrex or a well built turbo setup from Absurd or ARtech. Honestly I think you could build a 170-180whp naturally aspirated miata for 2.5k and thats what I would build.
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f20c or turbo
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Low boost turbo with high compression running E85. It will feel like a V8.
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I'm a S/C guy....but if I were building a track car I would go Turbo.
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Of all these, I wouldn't choose the rotrex.

But really I only see two choices: turbo or sc, with one style of each for both.
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Why's there no love for the Rotrex anymore? 12 months ago it was the new hotness.
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