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By Bob McClung, Photography by Bob McClung
November 24, 2010
Installation of the kit's mounting bracket comes next, and is accomplished by attaching the bracket to the now-unused alternator mounting hole in the head, and points on the water pump housing. Note in this picture that the alternator is relocated to the bottom of the bracket. In some cases, the wiring may need to be lengthened.
Installation of the kit's mounting bracket comes next, and is accomplished by attaching th
Setting up the belt tensioner plate is next. First comes the installation of the tensioner adjustment screw, tensioner arbor and locater block. The installation of the idler pulley comes next. At this juncture, the jam nut is left loose enough to allow for final drive-belt adjustment to be done later.
Setting up the belt tensioner plate is next. First comes the installation of the tensioner
The tensioner plate is then connected to the main mounting bracket.
Prior to installing the supercharger on the bracket, hook up the oil drain-back line, routing it to the fitting you installed at the fuel pump location. It's easier to do it now, instead of after the supercharger is installed.
Prior to installing the supercharger on the bracket, hook up the oil drain-back line, rout
After connecting the drain back hose, lower the supercharger into the mounting plate, and bolt it fast.
After connecting the drain back hose, lower the supercharger into the mounting plate, and
No connect the oil feed line fitting and oil feed line. On our big block, we tapped into the pressure areas at the back of the block, above the camshaft.
No connect the oil feed line fitting and oil feed line. On our big block, we tapped into t
Next is the installation of the factory accessory-drive v-belt and the tightening of the alternator.
Next is the installation of the factory accessory-drive v-belt and the tightening of the a
The air intake tube is installed next.
Don't forget, when using forced induction on a carbureted system, you MUST have a carburetor that is designed as a blow-through carburetor.
Don't forget, when using forced induction on a carbureted system, you MUST have a carburet
Now install the supercharger bypass-valve to the air discharge-tube, and then the air discharge tube to the air hat on the carburetor.
Now install the supercharger bypass-valve to the air discharge-tube, and then the air disc
Heading into the home stretch, now install the 10-rib drive belt and adjust the tension.
Once installed, the kit is a clean looking installation, and will add just enough power to definitely get you into trouble if you want to.
Once installed, the kit is a clean looking installation, and will add just enough power to
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1300 Beacon Place
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