Using the pair of 45-degree fittings supplied in the kit, Richard re-positions the coolant hose. This allows it to clear the blower once it's in place.Using the pair of 45-degree fittings supplied in the kit, Richard re-positions the coolant Although the goal with this project was to show how the hauler you use to get your show or race car to the events can be made to handle the job better, it should be noted that Whipple has systems for virtually every application. As for the installation, it doesn't require a degree in mechanical engineering, and can be done in your garage using an average selection of tools. It does, however, require attention to details. As with all late-model machines, there is a level of electronic controls and connections that surpasses anything from the "musclecar era." So be aware what wire you're pulling off and from where. On a more positive note, all special tools required for the job are supplied in the kit. Concerning the time it will take to install, give yourself a long weekend to accomplish this task. Something this good has to be earned with a dose of hard work. Once it's finished, though, you'll be able to appreciate your efforts every time you plant your right foot. Once the throttle body is removed, the stock studs are replaced with longer ones to mount the Whipplecharger.Once the throttle body is removed, the stock studs are replaced with longer ones to mount Now the blower is placed on the engine. Now the serpentine belt can be put back in place along with the new blower pulley. The throttle body is ready to go back on. Next, Richard installs part of the plumbing for the air inlet tube. This mounts where the stock battery tray used to be.Next, Richard installs part of the plumbing for the air inlet tube. This mounts where the Now the rest of the air inlet tube and air filter can be installed. While it may seem like an insignificant device, this Whipple malfunction indicator lamp can save your engine should something go wrong. Richard is mounting it where it can easily be seen should it ever come on.While it may seem like an insignificant device, this Whipple malfunction indicator lamp ca With the throttle body in a new location, the throttle and cruise control cables will not reach. Fortunately, Whipple supplies a new set of longer cables that will work just fine. Here, Richard is swapping the cruise control cable.With the throttle body in a new location, the throttle and cruise control cables will not Pulley alignment is critical. Therefore, Whipple has supplied this simple, yet effective, alignment tool. Using the bottom of the blower bracket, it references off the idler pulley to keep the blower in perfect alignment every time.Pulley alignment is critical. Therefore, Whipple has supplied this simple, yet effective, Before the engine is even cranked over, Richard fills the blower with the synthetic oil supplied in the kit. This is one of the many important steps not to miss.Before the engine is even cranked over, Richard fills the blower with the synthetic oil su The folks at Whipple pay the utmost attention to detail, evidenced here in the repositioning of the engine compartment light.The folks at Whipple pay the utmost attention to detail, evidenced here in the repositioni Here's the finished product. You can see how well the blower blends into the engine compartment. One may even mistake it for a factory system!Here's the finished product. You can see how well the blower blends into the engine compar STOCK BASELINE DYNO TEST RPM HORSEPOWER TORQUE 3,400 230.4 355.9 3,500 231.5 347.4 3,600 235.4 343.4 3,700 237.6 337.3 3,800 239.8 331.4 3,900 243.7 328.1 4,000 244.3 320.8 4,100 246.1 315.3 4,200 242.5 303.2 4,300 242.4 296.1 4,400 236.0 281.7 4,500 233.5 272.5 4,600 230.2 262.8 4,700 222.4 248.6 WITH WHIPPLE SUPERCHARGER RPM HORSEPOWER TORQUE 3,500 300.1 450.4 3,600 319.9 466.7 3,700 318.4 452.0 3,800 324.0 447.8 3,900 329.3 443.5 4,000 313.5 411.6 4,100 308.7 395.5 4,200 302.6 378.4 4,300 299.3 365.6 4,400 295.0 352.2 4,500 291.2 339.9 4,600 289.5 330.6 4,700 283.7 317.1 SOURCES Whipple Supercharger Systems 3292 North Weber Fresno CA 93722 Dept. SC « | 1 | 2 | 3 | View Full Article By PJ Rentie Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!