I did a search on STS turbo and that's pretty neat, for those of you who
don't know, you should go check it out. It's a turbo that's remotely
mounted after the catcon, before the muffler.
If you want reliability, I don't think you'll get much information. If it
means anyhing, my firebird has been supercharged for 3 years now, no
problems. I would recommend the ATI procharger. The website has an
installation on a 4th gen firebird so I would imagine they already have a
kit for the LT1.
i would personally go with the turbo setup... that sts is pretty neat but i
would look for another setup as an alternative. i've heard that turbos are
more fuel efficient than superchargers. i also like the blow off sounds of
turbos. i'd say to go with a turbo since almost everybody is supercharged.
be different and be a sleeper with the sts turbo. wish i had the money to
buy one myself.
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Additionally, if you spool up your turbo (dunno if that's inherent in
the design of the STS) you will beat a SC hands down. Remember, after a
turbo spools up, it's giving you max. hp boost (however many PSI you
have it set at) whereas the SC is a gradual hp increase till it hits
max. (again, however many pounds you have it set at.)
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