To buy a supercharger for a car or truck, first find out which supercharger is the right one for the vehicle, and then find out where to purchase that supercharger. Supercharger kits are available for purchase from websites or local auto parts stores.
To start determining which supercharger kit is right for a particular vehicle, gather information about the truck, such as the make, model and year. It is also necessary to consider horsepower. Some supercharger kits are not street legal, so if this is a daily use vehicle, then check state driving laws. Warranties are also a consideration when buying a supercharger kit, and since these kits are typically thousands of dollars, as of 2015, it is important that a warranty is present.
There are three main types of supercharger kits on the market, so before buying, it is also prudent to think about the effects of these types of kits on the vehicle. For instance, a root supercharger is popular in racing vehicles and works by pulling in large amounts of air. Another type is the centrifugal supercharger, which pulls in the air at high speeds and then converts it to high-pressure air.
Consider installation options when buying a supercharger. Some types are easy to install for those who have car maintenance knowledge, but others require professional installation. When shopping for the supercharger, it is best to compare prices, research the sellers and not take the first cheap price available.