Need power adder before next half mile. Which?

Which power adder?

  • NOS!!!!

    Votes: 3 15.0%
  • Centri blower

    Votes: 6 30.0%
  • TVS blower

    Votes: 4 20.0%
  • Twins - very expensive

    Votes: 7 35.0%

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03GTGreen

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Neither, nasty cam and ported heads with e85 should net you close to 500 NA
 

01bluesnake

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Depends on your pocket book really. If the car isn't set up right with the power adder for the 1/2 mile, you will eat a piston at minimum, or crack a sleeve in the block. You will need a tune just for a 1/2 mile run which is 5th-6th gear tuning which is a lot of stress on a motor. I personally would do a stout N/A setup, can get just under 500whp without even cracking the motor open. A N/A CJ mani setup, high quality long tubes, and supporting hardware with E85 will get you close and be very reliable. If you have money to blow, a single turbo or Paxton 2200 will do you good, but will be straining the stock motor pretty hard. Just a FYI, i went 11.0's on the CJ setup with stock headers, stock longblock. LT's would of got me into the 10's on motor.
 

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Depends on your pocket book really. If the car isn't set up right with the power adder for the 1/2 mile, you will eat a piston at minimum, or crack a sleeve in the block. You will need a tune just for a 1/2 mile run which is 5th-6th gear tuning which is a lot of stress on a motor. I personally would do a stout N/A setup, can get just under 500whp without even cracking the motor open. A N/A CJ mani setup, high quality long tubes, and supporting hardware with E85 will get you close and be very reliable. If you have money to blow, a single turbo or Paxton 2200 will do you good, but will be straining the stock motor pretty hard. Just a FYI, i went 11.0's on the CJ setup with stock headers, stock longblock. LT's would of got me into the 10's on motor.
Drew are you sure? I was told by a member here stock coyote motors go 8's:dunno:
 

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Drew are you sure? I was told by a member here stock coyote motors go 8's:dunno:
I actually don't believe any stock coyote long blocks have been into the 8's, many in the 9's though. If you are referring to the roadrunner or boss motor, I thought I read someone did, but could be wrong. The block is the limiting power factor with these motors, as the sleeves start moving and crack with bigger power, I would say anything 650whp+. Pistons are a common failure, typically on FI cars on pump gas though. A few guys have bent rods with roots type blowers, most likely due to how quick the power and torque comes in with it. 1/4 to 1/2 is a lot different on a cars drivetrain. Although it doesn't sound like much, its a lot longer the car will be under a constant load, and most likely in a overdrive gear to get the mph. That makes a big difference for a cars tune, which most tuner will pull more timing up top and add a little more fuel to combat possible detonation from heat/load.
 

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I was joking drew. Stock components don't last. I was waiting for gladiator to say something.
 

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Lol, I thought you were serious. Stock coyote long blocks have been in the mid 9's with more people pushing them farther and farther though. I suppose 8's on a stock coyote motor aren't far away, but don't expect more than a few passes before it destructs lol.
 

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Lol, I thought you were serious. Stock coyote long blocks have been in the mid 9's with more people pushing them farther and farther though. I suppose 8's on a stock coyote motor aren't far away, but don't expect more than a few passes before it destructs lol.
All good. If I ever popped the 4.6 I'd look into a 5.0
 

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Depends on your pocket book really. If the car isn't set up right with the power adder for the 1/2 mile, you will eat a piston at minimum, or crack a sleeve in the block. You will need a tune just for a 1/2 mile run which is 5th-6th gear tuning which is a lot of stress on a motor. I personally would do a stout N/A setup, can get just under 500whp without even cracking the motor open. A N/A CJ mani setup, high quality long tubes, and supporting hardware with E85 will get you close and be very reliable. If you have money to blow, a single turbo or Paxton 2200 will do you good, but will be straining the stock motor pretty hard. Just a FYI, i went 11.0's on the CJ setup with stock headers, stock longblock. LT's would of got me into the 10's on motor.
Im afraid I cant do all the NA stuff again this time. I promised myself that I would just save all the spent money for boost of some kind. I always buy all the beginner mods, then take them all off and sell them for cheap for better stuff. Im seasoned enough to know whats out there and what I would be happy with for this car. Thats why the last vette I had stayed stock for the most part. I could have done all the basic mods to it, but odds are they would have been traded in with the car still installed because Im a lazy ass. But this time around I know what I want. No more selling stock parts either.....lol Thats half my problem.

I'm getting an AED tune no matter which way I go, and I will be sure to mention to him that I want a special tune for the 1/2mile event. Im sure he knows what to do for that. But Im really leaning towards the spray or the novi2200 kit. Spray would be the most cost efficient, and the paxton kit would be a distant second. It will probably be the paxton kit, but man the allure of spray at the low cost is pulling at me. But filling bottles is a pain in the ass.
 

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I wouldn't run a spray setup down the 1/2 mile unless it had a nano kit on it... just begging for problems otherwise. That, and you'll need probably 3-4 bottles to make 6-7 passes at the half mile on even a 100 shot.
 

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I would want the power every time I drove the car, I would have to buy a fill station if I had a nitrous car lol
 

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