Honda Car Forum


 

Go Back   Honda Car Forum - Accord Parts Civic Tuning Acura Racing > Discussion > Honda Technical

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 14 Jul 2008, 11:01 am
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 2
Default How Much does it cost to buy/install a supercharger to my honda fit?

I own a honda fit, and I love it. It's only set back is it is a little on the slower side. I don't want a super charger so I can race or anything, I just want the choice to gun it if I need too. I have been told a super charger would be the way to go. How much would that cost? I've been told that it would be both worse and better for mpg. Some say that if I installed one, but didn't always drive hard that i would actually get better mpg, and another person said it would degrade my engine faster. Anyone know?How will my gas mileage be affected?
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 14 Jul 2008, 11:16 am
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 21
Default

$2800 to $4000 to buy/intall.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 14 Jul 2008, 11:31 am
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 3
Default

if your looking to get alittle more out of that thing but an rsx engine in it and call it a day. 200 hp 6 sp tranny. if you are against that by all means supercharge it. depending on what kind you get you might be able to install it yourself
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 14 Jul 2008, 11:46 am
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 5
Default

I don't see any supercharger kits available for the fit, but Jackson Racing is working on one. Expect to pay $3000-4000. You can also try to piece your own together, but if you don't know how to do the fabrication work, it is probably going to cost you more than a pre-made kit.Don't expect to increase your gas mileage even if you don't drive hard. If you really keep your foot off the gas, you might see a very small increase in mileage. Anytime you get on it and use the power the supercharger produces, you will get worse mileage.































www.jacksonracing.com
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 14 Jul 2008, 12:01 pm
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 782
Default

You DO NOT need the supercharger, you need a turbo. A supercharger is CONSTANTLY turning decreasing your fuel effeciency, a turbo only works as it spools up and releases at a certain RPM (most smaller ones about 2,500-3,000 RPM) If you drive it like you say you are then a turbo would only be working when you "gun" it. Also the guy who said Jackson Racing hasn't priced their superchargers lately. It will be in the $4,000 for the charger and another $1,000-$1,500 for the install. A good turbo kit can be found for about $3,000 and installed for about the same. Another plus with the turbo is its almost infinatly adjustable by changing boost pressure, a supercharger's boost is determined by a pulley and believe me most are a pain in the @$$ to change.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How much does it cost to install an ignition switch on a 1999 Honda Accord 4 cylinder LX? Kelfey L Honda Technical 2 21 Oct 2007 11:30 am
How much does it cost to install A/C on a 92-95 civic hatchback? Meeko Honda Technical 3 17 Oct 2007 03:39 pm
hey how much would it cost to install a honda accord 1998 spoiler? Eduardo B Honda Technical 5 09 Oct 2007 05:00 pm
how can i install an auto starter in my honda accord 2001 automatic? cost ? do it my self ?opinions medicinemaan Honda Technical 3 08 Sep 2007 03:26 am
Do you have to take the a/c out of an acura rsx-s when you install most turbo and supercharger kits? biggieg Acura Technical 6 29 Aug 2007 10:36 am


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:04 pm.


Attribution:
Honda News | Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
HondaCarForum.com is not affiliated with Honda Motor Company in any way. Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse HondaCarForum.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.