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Old 09-23-2006, 06:08 PM   #1
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Default Anybody running a roots style on their LS1?

If so how do you like it? I would think youd be able to get more boost out of a roots style than a snail style or am i mistaken? Post pics of your setup if you have it. Thanks.
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It has been tried before. However, the cowl had to be cut and in the end the guy that did it said, "it was not worth the troubles." I suspect that the people that want to do this conversion just want their Camaro to sound like the 03/04 Cobras. To those people I say get the 03/04 Cobra then (not talking about you).
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Have you searched yet? There have been numerour threads on this subject.
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First, which vehicle are you putting it on?
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First, which vehicle are you putting it on?
Going by the sig it says WS6.
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I have a non intercooled Magnuson on my 1998 Camaro Z28. I love it! I am re-leasing a kit that will allow the current intercooled version to be installed on any 1998-2002 F-body.


Actually, the centrifugal blowers are capable of much higher boost, but if you want a smooth reliable, 5-7psi that comes on instantly, the Magnuson is hard to beat.

Feel free to let me know if I can answer any questions,
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I have a non intercooled Magnuson on my 1998 Camaro Z28. I love it! I am re-leasing a kit that will allow the current intercooled version to be installed on any 1998-2002 F-body.


Actually, the centrifugal blowers are capable of much higher boost, but if you want a smooth reliable, 5-7psi that comes on instantly, the Magnuson is hard to beat.

Feel free to let me know if I can answer any questions,
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Ed, Can you PM me any information on the kit that you care to release? Im very interested in this kind of setup, and I certainly dont mind hacking the cowl as long as I can keep the windshield wipers.

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Ed, Can you PM me any information on the kit that you care to release? Im very interested in this kind of setup, and I certainly dont mind hacking the cowl as long as I can keep the windshield wipers.

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I PM'd both of you with some general info. Let me know if you want to know anything specific.


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Same here please....

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I have a non intercooled Magnuson on my 1998 Camaro Z28. I love it! I am re-leasing a kit that will allow the current intercooled version to be installed on any 1998-2002 F-body.


Actually, the centrifugal blowers are capable of much higher boost, but if you want a smooth reliable, 5-7psi that comes on instantly, the Magnuson is hard to beat.

Feel free to let me know if I can answer any questions,
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do you think one of the KB superchargers might fit?? be really nice to see the 2.8 ontop of a 427!! i know they fit the vette, but not with stock hood!


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I think the KB or the new 122 maggie could be made to fit, but I honestly haven't tried it...........yet!
Everyone told me the standard Maggie would never fit, and I was able to find a way around that!, so I don't think fitting a bigger blower would be too big of a deal.
I will probably look at those other blowers in the future, but I have my hands full right now with this kit.

00TAproject, PM sent - hopefully I will be starting a new thread today with more info.

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Going by the sig it says WS6.
Well ya never know! That 78 could have an LS1 in it.
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Ed, do you know when the MP122 is gonna be released? It makes sense waiting for that to come out. It shoudl be a direct swap with your kit, right? Its just a little longer?
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Ed, do you know when the MP122 is gonna be released? It makes sense waiting for that to come out. It shoudl be a direct swap with your kit, right? Its just a little longer?
Depends on if the extra length is in the front or rear. Either way, it might be a problem, as the standard unit is a pretty tight fit as it is! I don't know when the 122 will be readily available, I do know that some of the big name shops have had their hands on 122's for a little while now, so hopefully everybody else can get one soon.

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122 is found on the new GT500 right?
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