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      07-19-2010 07:59 AM #1


      This in another thread got me thinking... old or new, post 'em up. Bonus points for interesting linkage to the motor, air or the drive.

      Here's a few more.




      I know most superchargers are the Rootes type, but here's some Paxton & McCulloch for us old guys








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      07-19-2010 08:17 AM #3
      The 'Blower' Bentleys were not factory supercharged.

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      07-19-2010 08:26 AM #4
      The supercharged Audi S4... with the 3.0TSFI engine...
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      07-19-2010 08:34 AM #6
      Modern stuff.







      And interesting stuff






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      07-19-2010 08:56 AM #10
      Now go get your shinebox

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      07-19-2010 08:57 AM #11
      Yes, VW's 1.4l engine of the MkV and MkVI Golf (and Polo) is dual-charged - so it has a supercharger.

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      07-19-2010 09:02 AM #12


      Also it's Saturn equivalent in the ION redline

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      07-19-2010 09:21 AM #14
      2010 cars with supercharged engines:

      1. Audi S4
      2. Audi S5 Cabriolet
      3. Audi A6 3.0T (sedan / Avant)
      4. Cadillac CTS-V
      5. Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
      6. Ford Shelby GT500 (coupe / convertible)
      7. Jaguar XJ / XJL Supercharged & Supersport
      8. Jaguar XK / XKR (coupe / convertible)
      9. Jaguar XF Supercharged / XFR
      10. Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged
      11. Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged
      12. Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG

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      07-19-2010 09:32 AM #15
      Mine




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      Bonneville SSEI


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      07-19-2010 10:32 AM #18


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      I can feel the body flexing just looking at this.

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      07-19-2010 11:01 AM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by monkeytronic View Post


      The fact that Audi calls this a 3.0T angers me so much. Why not call it a 3.0KFSI?



      Not really factory, but dealer-installed and warrantied. Tundras are stupid fast for what they are.

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      07-19-2010 11:11 AM #23
      My Dad used to have one of these:


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      07-19-2010 11:25 AM #24
      Less lists, more pics. I have had two of these so far:





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      07-19-2010 11:37 AM #25
      Not sure if this is considered factory but there were two built by the company:



      And this one:



      These guys too:



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      07-19-2010 11:44 AM #26
      this thread BLOWS!!!

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      07-19-2010 11:47 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      Less lists, more pics. I have had two of these so far:





      Oops I forgot the linkage. The Thunderbird S/C used an Eaton M90 running 12psi on top of the 3.8 V6.



      The M90 as also used on the Buick supercharged engines. Here is an MGB with an M90 on a Buick 215 V8:





      http://www.britishv8.org/Articles/MG...percharger.htm
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      07-19-2010 11:53 AM #28
      The Fiat 131 and Argenta had an available Volumex supercharger, as did the Lancia Beta and Trevi.

      Subaru uses supercharging in its Kei cars.

      Toyota had a supercharged 4A-GE called 4A-GZE in the E90 and E110 Corolla Levin coupes. Some sedans are thought to have had it too.

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      07-19-2010 12:00 PM #29
      Just found that the Japan only Toyota Crown had a 2.0l supercharged engine



      And another Toyota



      And many Dusenbergs like the famous Mormon Meteor:

      Last edited by G0to60; 07-19-2010 at 12:21 PM.

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      07-19-2010 12:09 PM #30
      Sorry if this was already posted, but some of the posts of just pictures are not showing up.
      I've always had a thing for the GTP:

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      07-19-2010 12:12 PM #31
      A number of AM cars have been factory supercharged:

      Vantage, offered with twin superchargers


      Early iterations of the DB7 essentially had a warmed over version of the XJR inline 6


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      07-19-2010 12:21 PM #32
      ^^^^ Beat me to it while I was looking for photos

      DB7 6-Cylinder - Can't find a photo of the supercharger...but here is the engine:







      engine Supercharged Inline-6
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      displacement 3239 cc / 197.7 in³
      bore 91.0 mm / 3.58 in
      stroke 83.0 mm / 3.27 in
      compression 8.3:1
      power 249.8 kw / 335.0 bhp @ 5750 rpm
      specific output 103.43 bhp per litre
      bhp/weight bhp per tonne
      torque 489.5 nm / 361.0 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm
      redline 6000 rpm
      body / frame Unit Steel
      driven wheels Front Engine / RWD
      front tires F 245/40ZR-18
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      front brakes Vented Discs w/ABS & Vacuum Assist
      f brake size x 284 mm / x 11.2 in
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      r brake size x 305 mm / x 12.0 in
      front wheels F 45.7 x 40.6 cm / 18.0 x 16.0 in
      rear wheels R 45.7 x 40.6 cm / 18.0 x 16.0 in
      steering Rack & Pinion w/Power Assist
      weight 1764 kg / 3889 lbs
      wheelbase 2591 mm / 102.0 in
      front track 1524.0 mm / 60.0 in
      rear track 1529 mm / 60.2 in
      length 4646 mm / 182.9 in
      width 1829 mm / 72.0 in
      height 1237 mm / 48.7 in
      transmission 5-Speed Manual
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