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Old 11-13-2009, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by tjcin View Post
There's no replacement for displacement.
Turbos, Superchargers, Nitrous to name a few. I think this phrase died in the late 80's when turbos made there way into quite a few vehicles. The only people who I've heard hold onto this saying are the mustang guys who refuse to race to turbo'ed cars.

Hell, I had a 3000GT (not a turbo mind you) and many of those guys (with the V6 twin turbo) were running 450 hp in a street set up, and driving it regularly with pump gas. And this is on a 13 -18 year old engine. Given some of the new technology this is a very practical. And still get better gas mileage than our trucks. The only thing you are loseing is some of the low end torque, so it isn't ideal for hauling.
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