The weekend after the install of the Eaton M90 and initial test runs, I put my car on the Dyno to work out some of the pinging and bugs, as well as get a baseline power curve. Here it is on the rollers, peaking at around 250 horsepower and torque to the front wheels.
Turbo SHO takes on several worthy challengers
'90 SHO turbonetics
430WHP and 412FT-LBS
418WHP and 509FT-LBS
C5 Corvette with LS6 conversion
442WHP and 340FT-LBS
430WHP and 350FT-LBS
5-Speed V8 SHO
HAHAHAHA APRIL FOOL!!!!!!! (for those of you on YouTube and not SHOForum or TCCA who have already figured it out...). Video courtesy of Trenton Elmore (thanks, Trent!).
(LISTEN TO IT SHIFT, PEOPLE!!!!)
alittle bit of history and some good pics:)
1992 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2 Turbocharged
First Start of my newly turbocharged SHO. At this point i had just rolled the car out of the garage to free up the garage. Bumper still needed to be fitted, brake needed bleeding, and a catback frabricated.
List of the mods:
Low compression engine bored to 3.2L
turbonetics 62-1 turbo (.81 ar turbine housing)
Tial 38mm wg and 50mm BOV
Tweecer R/T- Using Binary Editor for software
Brembo Cobra R brakes
SHO NUT performance High Flow Fuel Regulator
17x8 Team Dynamics Pro Race 1.2s
245/45 Sumitomo Tires
Look out for an updated video soon, ive made a few changes to the setup so i plan to make a new vid.
The SHO has since been decommissioned and engine bay returned to stock. The engine has been turn the right way and transplanted to a new vehicle, look out for a new video soon.
1995 Taurus SHO Dyno Day - 438whp
Found some time to rip all the videos taken of my car this day onto the computer and put them together. I didn't know it at the time, but I was having electrical issues. I would really like to see what numbers I can really get, but I'm lazy to fix the car :-)
"Super Geek SHO" Test Run
A preliminary test run of my car after the Supercharger install. You can't see much, but the sound of the blower whining is really cool. The display that you can see is the laptop we used to tune the computer. Enjoy!
Eaton M90/M62 Supercharge series I and II.(Worn Coupler replacement)
Replacing a worn out Supercharger coupler on 3.8 GM engines .This video offer some explanation about the Eaton M90 and M-62 root type air pump aka Supercharger. How to rebuild and maintain the M90 & M62 Supercharger.
Repairing a knocking plastic coupler in side the Eaton supercharge, and replace the Ester Oil every 30,000 mile. Replacing the supercharge oil will extend the operation lifetime of the unit.
COMPLETE REBUILT KIT =$119 *2005