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how much fab for a root style blower

ive seen a few post here with some running root style blowers ...how much is in involved in that? and whats the power results?
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It's "Rootes" not "root". There are knowledgeable people on this subject in the Forced Induction section. You may want to re-post this with the correct spelling there.

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It's "Rootes" not "root". There are knowledgeable people on this subject in the Forced Induction section. You may want to re-post this with the correct spelling there.
Not sure where you got that spelling


Roots type supercharger

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A Roots blower with two-lobed rotors. Most real Roots blowers' rotors have three or four lobes.
Key:
1 Rotary vane 1
2. Pump body
3. Rotary vane 2
a. Intake
b. Pumping
c. Forced air or air-fuel mixture into intake manifold


The Roots type supercharger or Roots blower is a positive displacement lobe pump which operates by pumping fluids with a pair of meshing lobes not unlike a set of stretched gears. Fluid is trapped in pockets surrounding the lobes and carried from the intake side to the exhaust. It is frequently used as supercharger in engines, where it is driven directly from the engine's crankshaft via a belt or, in a two-stroke diesel engine, by spur gears.
It is named for the brothers Philander and Francis Marion Roots of Connersville, Indiana, who first patented the basic design in 1860 as an air pump for use in blast furnaces and other industrial applications. In 1900, Gottlieb Daimler included a Roots-style supercharger in a patented engine design, making the Roots-type supercharger the oldest of the various designs now available. Roots blowers are commonly referred to as air blowers or pd blowers.[1]


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Not sure where you got that spelling

It never fails, it was a typo, Roots is correct.

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lots of fab work. lots of money. lots of things to go wrong.


not worth it, other than getting "ooooh aahhhh" from people

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It never fails, it was a typo, Roots is correct.
an idiot is always wrong ...NEVER FAILS
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I've looked into it, the lil info I cam across appeared that you need a to cut your cowl to shreds. But most were running bbc never seen an sbc blower.

Not a problem realy except for getting the wipers to work.

Next if your going carbed or efi. Efi isnto cheap for a blower. One kit just the injector plate was 1500 I was looking at. Still need a tb of some sort that can flow a ton of air.


Plus your limeted on boost, because of a lack of intercooler, I mean you can ge oone but it will stick up about 4 to 5more inches.

They sound cool and lo9ok cool but its so outdated. I like it a lot tho but ikd.

Btw this was typed on my phone so if its has typos I'm not correcting it till I get on my pc just a heads up. Alos this assumed you were talking about a 671 or 8710 style blower

Yeah, its held on with gum, staples and tape, only because I ran out of 5 50 cord.

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I've looked into it, the lil info I cam across appeared that you need a to cut your cowl to shreds. But most were running bbc never seen an sbc blower.

Not a problem realy except for getting the wipers to work.

Next if your going carbed or efi. Efi isnto cheap for a blower. One kit just the injector plate was 1500 I was looking at. Still need a tb of some sort that can flow a ton of air.


Plus your limeted on boost, because of a lack of intercooler, I mean you can ge oone but it will stick up about 4 to 5more inches.

They sound cool and lo9ok cool but its so outdated. I like it a lot tho but ikd.

Btw this was typed on my phone so if its has typos I'm not correcting it till I get on my pc just a heads up. Alos this assumed you were talking about a 671 or 8710 style blower

yeah i was just inquiring ...i knew it had to be work just didn't know how much. now i know. thanks
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Freightliner00 was doing a feeler, for whipple charger. Look on his profile.

Yeah, its held on with gum, staples and tape, only because I ran out of 5 50 cord.

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