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Old 02-08-2010, 10:48 PM
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hey guys its me me again.lol.. i just wanted to know if any body is runnig a procharger or a vortech? just wanted to know simple facts about it... are they worth the price?
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I dont think anybody on here has either one...But I can say I think that the ProCharger for the RAMs are sick...The HP/TQ output is crazy...I want one myself, but that price is a bit too steep for me, and my truck is still too new for me to put that on....Maybe in the next 5 years lol....
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i would go with the procharger kit if you were to do one. I have a good friend that owns a shop he will only do business with them since they have the best customer service out of any one he deals with. If you have any problems then they will help you out asap

So you can take those words for some advice when choosing who to ue
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Either are great systems, I lean more towards the Procharger too, I prefer the self-contained oil rather than having to tap into your oil pan. I plan on picking a ProCharger kit up in the next year for my '07 HEMI.
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I have a Paxton.....LOVE IT. They are definitely worth the price if you have some extra cash.
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Yeah, go procharger man...You can get it polished, the kit has a front mount intercooler...It just seems to have the best setup....
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I have a Paxton.....LOVE IT. They are definitely worth the price if you have some extra cash.
how much do they go for as money wise? also what about hp and trq?
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Yea the paxton superchargers are nice too. I'm not sure on the power gains you'll have to egt that info from the lucky guy with it in haha (supercharged03hemi)
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I know its not really reliable, but they installed one ona RAM in the truckin' magazine and it gained about 150whp on the dyno, pushing about 400whp...Check it out...http://www.truckinweb.com/tech/engin...kit/index.html
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That sounds about right for real world gains from a supercharger. The procharger claims 45-50% gains as do most other manufacturers.
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