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Supercharger MPH (archive)

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Posted by Karl Seeger on February 10, 2000 at 09:01:19:

In Reply to: $700 to $1500 best case scenario..... posted by bmv on February 10, 2000 at 08:44:02:

I was getting 27 MPG before supercharging. I now get...27 MPG! I have even gotten 33 MPG on the highway during club tours, with the supercharger.

Why? Well I was always in 3rd gear, stock. I am now in 5th all the time. Also I'm not in the boost every minute the car is running. Maybe only 25% of the time (...well more like 30%...).

The only comment I can make about fuel requirements is the local octane is too low. To really get the most from my supercharger I need a little octane booster.

-Karl



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