Anyone know of a supercharger that will fit to a 2.0 Cav? Or preferably a kit, but will not be a problem to piece it all together. Just need to know whether there is a charger out there that will physically fit, and match the manifold studs...
superchargers dont come with a manifold normally. you can put them direct onto an inlet manifold non-intercooled (like mine is) or mount it remote with an axle and pulley to the drivebelt, rig up an intercooler and pipe it to the throttle body.
i've seen a mini cooper S (m45 eaton) blower fitted to a vauxhall XE engine, it looked pretty easy (ish). i can give you a link for pics if you want.
the easiest wy is to put in the C20LET. When fitting a turbo on the XE, you have to drill a additional hole for oiling. and the things you have to buy additionally are more expensive than youst swapping the engine.
Take it the water injection is to cool the air to prevet pinking? And where would the water injection be if i wasnt running an I/C? Thought it was only effective once the air had been compressed and heated...
Hmm, really need to see it fitted to know where it goes!
you dont need an intercooler to have water injection. i've got it on mine with no intercooler, it goes in just before the throttle body (but my inlet manifold plenum has got a inlet i could put it in there too).
its not essential to have W.I. unless your running over say 10psi boost, it just helps cool the charge temp. if you put methanol in the water 50/50 mix it raise the fuel octane rating aswell.
or you can use nitrous spray for the charge temp cooling.
Okay, so i take it from the pics, the square(ish) bit is where the compressed air comes out, then you need to plumb it to an I/C or up to the manifold?
Take it it can be mounted anywhere, as long as you can bolt up the brackets etc. to hold it steady?
Its all somethin to think about in time. Engine will be ready for July, so hoping to get some extra power before i get round to fitting it...
Those pics were a big help, but my air intake is on the drivers side of the car, so dont know quite how that would work yet.
Only major problems i can see is mounting the S/C and fitting the belt and tensioner, and fitting it to the manifold, or even finding a manifold that would bolt straight on...