By: Haitham Alhumsi
Are you interested in supercharging your land rover range rover ?
Range Rover Classic 3.5l to 3.9l V8:
Powerdyne performance and Vortech superchargers offer a supercharger kit for your engine. The kits provide three options for power increase depending on the boost pressure:
Stage 1 kit: 7 psi & 212 HP
Stage 2 Kit: 9 psi & 228 HP
Stage 3 Kit: 14 psi & 283 HP
Stages two and three come with a water injection kit for increased cooling.
Further power increases can be attained with additional engine performance parts such as genie high flow exhaust headers and a Borla performance cat-back exhaust system.
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Range Rover 4.4 liter V8:
Arden performance, a German tuning company specializing in luxury performance vehicles have developed a complete performance package for your Range Rover V8.
The package includes:
1- An engine rebuild kit including:
a. Stroker crank bringing up the displacement to 4.8 litres
b. Lower compression 9:1 pistons
2- Complete supercharger package
4- ECU reprogramming
The kit produces an astounding 500 hp @ 6250rpms and 516 ft.lbs of torque @ 4250 rpms. This is capable of accelerating the vehicle from 0-60mph in a short time of 6.5 seconds.
Performance can further be improved using Arden designed ‘off road only’ performance headers and high flow cats. Furthermore, a high flow exhaust system is available jointly through Arden / Meisterschaft
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Interested in building your own kit?
Here’s an interesting application performed on a 3.5liter engine (similar to the Range Rover 3.5) found in its sister car the TVR.
The kit built here includes:
Eaton M62 superchager
Custom pulley plate with extra idler and tensioner pulley
Custom supercharger outlet plate
Custom supercharger mounting bracket
Modified intake manifold (rotated 180* for added clearance for the superchager)
Relocated pre-supercharger throttle body
Recirculation and bypass valve connected pre-throttle body and post supercharger
Custom mounted front mount intercooler
Vortech SFMU (super fuel management unit)
Relocated Air flow meter and air filter pod
A zex nitrous oxide wet kit for additional power delivery
When all is said and done, the completed kit delivers 250 hp without the nitrous oxide injection.
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