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Old 06-02-2007, 03:45 PM   #1
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i have a p1 procharger..should be good for up to 430rwhp..im a stock bolt on lt1 and i raced my friends ls1..he has full bolt ons and 3600 stall..

now what i dont get, is i won by 1-2 cars barely..i understand im running a bit rich but what can be the problem? we later raced my friends 375 rwhp camaro and got destroyed. So obviously im not putting down 420rwhp..id say 330hp...

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anyone?
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there would be all kinds of places to start...... belt slip...... i dont know. i would get a wideband to see what the AFR is....... somewhere to start i guess
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Judging on that you don't know the car's true power you haven't had it dynoed. Has it been street tuned with a wide band? If it hasn't thats your answer. But i dunno about 430 rwhp at 8 psi from a supercharger on an LT1. I'd guess more like 400.

What trans do you have? Dont underestimate the power of a stall. My turbo car sans stall wasn't a whole lot faster than a full bolt on car with a 4000 stall.
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check your bypass valve to make sure its working....? What gauges do you have
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its probably a/f ratio but i have boost and fuel pressure guages
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Judging on that you don't know the car's true power you haven't had it dynoed. Has it been street tuned with a wide band? If it hasn't thats your answer. But i dunno about 430 rwhp at 8 psi from a supercharger on an LT1. I'd guess more like 400.

What trans do you have? Dont underestimate the power of a stall. My turbo car sans stall wasn't a whole lot faster than a full bolt on car with a 4000 stall.
I agree on the rwhp probably being less than the 430 number. Check out our '95 Formula that has an ATI ProCharger P-1SC on it. http://www.exoticperformanceplus.com...tCar.php?car=7 Bob
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Stalled LS1's are no joke. I was beating procharged lt1's easily when I was cammed and stalled. You might be running alright, I say take it to the track and find out.
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