Living with a supercharged V8

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ZA Perana
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Living with a supercharged V8

Post by ZA Perana » Fri 28 Jul 2017, 12:44

Its my weekend car so I haven't done much mileage but so far I am really enjoying this monster. Quarter throttle has it scrabbling for traction and the bellow from what is an almost un silenced exhaust is quite something.

The cam in this car is quite wild so you have the very lumpy idle associated with a probably more race orientated cam. The torque of the blower is phenomenal, it flies from idle and its easy to go quickly with little effort.

Where it really, really comes into its own is overtaking and highway. I haven't pushed it hard yet but lets say highway cruising is superb, overtaking very easy.

In short driving it is an event from the minute you turn the key and it barks into life. Sitting at a traffic light, the whole car shaking, the looks on people's faces (it gets a lot of attention).

I am enjoying it... :D
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Re: Living with a supercharged V8

Post by FairmontGT » Fri 28 Jul 2017, 14:52

We want photos!!!!
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Re: Living with a supercharged V8

Post by ZA Perana » Fri 28 Jul 2017, 15:11

FairmontGT wrote:
Fri 28 Jul 2017, 14:52
We want photos!!!!
I'll take some this weekend....
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Re: Living with a supercharged V8

Post by barrydorr » Fri 28 Jul 2017, 17:52

FairmontGT wrote:
Fri 28 Jul 2017, 14:52
We want photos!!!!
Or movies, since this possible on the forum nowadays.
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Re: Living with a supercharged V8

Post by ters » Fri 28 Jul 2017, 18:04

barrydorr wrote:
Fri 28 Jul 2017, 17:52
Or movies, since this possible on the forum nowadays.
+1! :mrgreen:

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Re: Living with a supercharged V8

Post by ZA Perana » Sat 29 Jul 2017, 18:00

Some pics, it does need a good clean..
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