Forced Induction How About A Vortech V3-si Trim On A 94 Cobra?

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    I was originally going to do heads and a cam first but based on the research I did and people I talked to, that was only going to put me a little over 300 at the wheels. I talked to several builders/tuners and they told me a vortech would put me at or above 400 at the wheels and would be the best bang for the buck. As soon as I have those numbers I will post them up.
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    If you get over 400 at the wheels (safely) with this system, I will be ordering up the Vortech the minute I see your dyno sheet.
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    Define "safely". Some would say 400 rwhp is asking for trouble, others would say they've ran them for years like that.

    I personally made over 400 HP to the tires on a stock longblock with nothing more than a V1 S trim and a power pipe. Since the V3 is much more efficient it will easily make the same or better numbers. My setup was dead reliable and I beat on it every single day. (my old 95, not my current car) Here's my dyno sheet for inspiration to the OP!:

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    Oh and you guys have cobras, this was on a GT with stock E7's! So you guys will definitely break 400 to the tires since your cars already have heads and intake that breath much better than GT equipment.
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    Here is a quick video I took tonight after I got home. I only revved it up to 3k just because it is late and I don't want to disturb the neighbors. This is without the supercharger belt on. It's not running as smoothly as I would like it at the moment but that should be ironed out in the tune. Oh yeah, I may be adding a methanol injection system...

    http://s202.photobucket.com/albums/aa175/seandkelley/1994 Cobra/

    Doesn't sound too bad for the stock axleback.
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    Very inspiring indeed.
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    Mike :) is a great guy and tuned my car years ago before I fell out with Paul.
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    Where do you take your car now Pops Fun?
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    PM sent.... Had it tuned at Precision ... Cincy speed was busy.
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    I found a slight coolant leak at the water inlet on the intake manifold. It starts to drip a little when the engine is above idle rpm's. Looks like a have a project for tomorrow...
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    What day are you getting dyno tuned? I swear I am excited as you!
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    Next Thursday at 8 AM.
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    Got that coolant leak fixed: a new gasket and some RTV and it is good to go. Everything is set for my Thursday morning dyno tune. 2 more days...
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    Impatiently waiting....
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    You might as well place an order for yours.
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    Less than 24 hours...
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    If you don't get us a video of the dyno run I think a ban is in order! lol Oh and some in car footage as you're ripping through the gears after the tune would be nice as well!
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    I can't believe there aren't any pics. I still post pics of every step of every project.
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    Unfortunately, most of my pictures were lost with my phone...

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