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Old 05-20-2013, 07:20 PM
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Supercharging 1999 5.4

I am thinking about supercharging my 99, but I cant find any kits for my model truck anymore, would a kit for a newer truck work? Just get a custom tune from someone to run it. Yes I know I will need to swap injectors, and fuel pump, etc. But I wanna get an idea of what I need to do, if its even possible!
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You would have to piece together a kit from various kits on order for it to work. Or call a supercharger company(vortec, procharger, KB etc) and see if they would make you a custom unit for your application. Be prepared though it will be costly.
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Best bet is to buy a Lightning motor...
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Why would I need to piece it from various kits? Why wouldnt a kit for a 04 up 5.4 work? It would bolt up to the engine then same I would assume and would pretty much be the same except for the tuning.
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Just turbo it!
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I have the Vortech kit on my 98 Navigator. I believe the newer kits don't line up the same and you would need to fabricate some brackets.
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Because not all 04 and up vehicles have the same belt path, accessories, or TB configuration. You would be trying to adapt a kit made for one vehicle to yours. You would be fabbing your own brackets and such. BTW the belt has to run perfectly straight on centri superchargers. Even a hair off and you will be shredding and throwing belts. My 02 GT is a prime example and I used a kit FOR that vehicle.
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