The 180 hp is rated at the crank -- usually equates to around 140-150 rwhp. The gain of 50 is in rwhp. You can expect to put down somewhere around 200 rwhp with just the S/C. With 7 psi and a few other bolt-ons I dynoed 221 rwhp (intake, cat-back, ignition, e-fan, and a couple others).SlamminChevy said:S/C ZQ8, is that wrhp or crank hp? either way, 50 hp boost isn't bad. well worth the money i'm getting ready to pay.
Because putting every other bolt-on available costs about $1500 to $2000 and you'll see only about 20-25 rwhp gain from ALL of them combined, so 50 rwhp gain from around $2500 isn't a bad trade. The only other mod that can net you nearly as much rwhp would be an overhaul of the valve-train (cam and rockers, specifically) -- and even then a cam and rockers might only net 30 rwhp, but the WORK involved is much more than what's needed for an S/C install.primus said:if your only making another 50 hp? whats the point of spending that much money? (not flamming just wondering)
A y-pipe wouldn't be a bad idea, but see how the cat-back and headers work for you. Adding the y-pipe may end up killing your torque, but it might add some upper end power. See how the current mods work for you then plan the next one. For a y-pipe, if you do decide to go that route, you can either get one custom made or you can try the SLP y-pipe -- the SLP will only work with an automatic, though.SlamminChevy said:ok great...i'll have to check it out to see if i've got the air injection. I think i'll go with both Gibson headers and exhaust..i like to keep brands matching...just my thing i guess. Also will i need a y pipe for that set up?
Especialy since the powerdyne uses the stock airbox.KCustom said:I am getting ready to install a powerdyne on my C.C. 4x4 with the headers...(I have the Gibson catback on it already) I was wondering if a cold air intake would help in getting the O2 to the SC....