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I'm about 95% sure I'm going to take the plunge and order a Procharger for my 2010 R/T Classic instead of trading it in for a newer 392. I know this subject has been beat to death and I've read through several threads from people that have installed superchargers. Is there anyone out there that has any regrets after doing this? I can't imagine any regrets but maybe there is something I'm not thinking about?? I don't drive my car every single day just on good weather days and on road trips. I'm not going to take it to the track or anything I just want a little bigger smile on my face when I hit the gas and go WOT every once in a while. Does anyone out there wish they wouldn't have added a supercharger after the fact and why?
 

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I have neither an SRT or a Supercharged R/T, but I too would love some more power. My opinion is that if the cost will be similar I'd rather have a latest and greatest performance challenger that has a warranty and can be serviced without people going ... woah... what have you done to it. Also as an engineer in the maintenance field - less parts usually means less problems. If I can get similar power at a similar cost out of a N/A SRT I would go that route.

I love my '13 6-spd R/T but am seriously considering trading up for an SRT next year. I wish I would have sprung for it in the first place but live and learn !
 

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Why Procharger and not the E-Force?
I really don't know to be honest. I've struggled with the decision on which one to buy but for some reason I keep going back to Pro Charger. I like the idea of a centrifugal system better than the roots style because it has a little less shock to it off the line. You can't hook one of these cars on the street in stock form anyway so it seems to me that it would be more beneficial to have your power band stretched just a touch instead of coming in all at once. But hey I could be wrong with that because I've never dealt with any supercharger applications before, just nitrous.

Also with the $500 rebate they have and their system being priced much cheaper to begin with they are more affordable. I can get a Procharger plus other mods for what the E-Force would cost. I don't have an unlimited amount of funds so that makes a difference for me.
 

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I have a little different intended use as I love to take mine to the track but no regrets at all. The prochargers are mean and if you do decide to venture that way later, you will be much happier with the procharger. They are a blast and I have beat my car to death with mine so far and it has been great. Been on 1000 mile round trips without issue and over 8000 miles total so far. My r/T has already been 11.40 in the 1/4 with it. that's a huge pick up for an R/T. The 5.7 VVT like the procharger!!
 

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This is a good post right here. However, if you really think you are going to keep you're car forever, you like the color and the fact it is an R/T, put on the Procharger and be happy.
I have neither an SRT or a Supercharged R/T, but I too would love some more power. My opinion is that if the cost will be similar I'd rather have a latest and greatest performance challenger that has a warranty and can be serviced without people going ... woah... what have you done to it. Also as an engineer in the maintenance field - less parts usually means less problems. If I can get similar power at a similar cost out of a N/A SRT I would go that route.

I love my '13 6-spd R/T but am seriously considering trading up for an SRT next year. I wish I would have sprung for it in the first place but live and learn !
A good point but not valid if you are truly talking equal power because you are not getting anywhere near equal power out of a new 392 as you would your procharged car if tuned and boosted accordingly. I just ran with some new 392's a few weeks ago and they were all 12.20-12.40 cars and I was 11.40's all day. that's a lifetime in dragracing..additionally even though dynos vary, most 392's I have seen have been around the 415-430 at rear wheels. I am a bit over 5.

The reality is its all up to the individual and what their needs are. 425 rear wheel hp might be all many folks need.
 

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A good point but not valid if you are truly talking equal power because you are not getting anywhere near equal power out of a new 392 as you would your procharged car if tuned and boosted accordingly. I just ran with some new 392's a few weeks ago and they were all 12.20-12.40 cars and I was 11.40's all day. that's a lifetime in dragracing..additionally even though dynos vary, most 392's I have seen have been around the 415-430 at rear wheels. I am a bit over 5.

The reality is its all up to the individual and what their needs are. 425 rear wheel hp might be all many folks need.

Great point. All I'm really concerned with is seat of the pants power anyway. And yes 0.8-1 second is an eternity in drag racing. That equals 8-10 car lengths in the 1/4 mile! What else do you have done to your car besides the pro charger? I'm sure just a pro charger doesn't equal 11.40s on a 5.7.
 

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Well I'm about to install my kit..I'll let ya know after Johan gets my tuning dialed in how much I love it..I have high hopes and I researched until I was blue in the face but the same to things kept coming up in post after post....procharger and speedlogix ..so that's the route I went
 

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Great point. All I'm really concerned with is seat of the pants power anyway. And yes 0.8-1 second is an eternity in drag racing. That equals 8-10 car lengths in the 1/4 mile! What else do you have done to your car besides the pro charger? I'm sure just a pro charger doesn't equal 11.40s on a 5.7.
Procarger..tuned..converter..drag radials..that's it..I have axels as well but those are safety..no performance gain...friend with same setup minus converter is 11.60's...

Still working some fueling issues on mine as I should have went with bigger injector but I know 11.30's are doable.

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Procarger..tuned..converter..drag radials..that's it..I have axels as well but those are safety..no performance gain...friend with same setup minus converter is 11.60's...

Still working some fueling issues on mine as I should have went with bigger injector but I know 11.30's are doable.

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I'm going to pm you with some other questions if that's ok. Thanks for your info so far!
 

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Pro charger ho kits are shipped with 7lb pulley and belt now
 

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Read the install manuals of each system you're looking at to get an idea of what's needed.

I like centri's and Procharger... but didn't want to lower my radiator for the HO kit, nor did I feel comfortable running a stainless steel mesh as an air filter for the StageII kit.

I ended up getting a Kenne Bell.
 
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