Turbo/Supercharger

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Asked by May 21, 2008 at 09:11 PM about the 1994 Chrysler Le Baron GTC Convertible

Question type: Car Customization

How much do decent universal turbos and/or supers cost? i have a 94 lebaron gtc convertible and 141 bhp isn't enough

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ummm lets seee. on a lebaron, a supercharger is a better option, as the stock motor would have a hard time with a turbo. while hte turbo is generally cheaper and more powerfull, its harder to install etc. a lebaron really isn't a great base car to work with, as its not tuned much so parts will be hard to find and more expensive, unless you can weld, i would reccomend buying another car, because by the time you pay for parts and labor for a custom kit on a lebaron, it would be cheaper to buy like a nissan zed car or a 240sx. maybe a mk3 supra, or a FC rx7 too. check youtube, the comments sections often have some really good insight.

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Get a new car.

I don't think the internals of that engine are disigned for much more power than stock. Plus if you have a auto trans, plan on upgrading that as well.

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If it has the 3.0 V6, don't put forced induction on it. The valve stem seals wear out bad enough, you don't need to help them.

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