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I was wondering whats the difference on a super charged engine versus a turbo charged one.I see that most Frontiers are super charged.My Frontier is 2 WD and was wondering would it be possible to up grade it to 4WD or should i just get a locker in the rear?Also what would be the best suspension lift that i could get.Thanks a million for anyone who can answer these questions for me!!!!!
 

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A super Charger is driven by the engine, normally a belt, a turbo charger is driven by exaust gas pressure. Both work inder the same principle, forced air induction to produce more power. Typicaly, turbo chargers have a bit of a lag before the boost is felt because of the time it takes for the exhaust to get the turbo up to speed and increase the boost.

As for converting a 2X4 to 4X4 I would think it would be more expensive than it would be worth in the long run. With the new Independent Front Suspensions on newer trucks, it's not the same as the old truck that had solid front axles, even on the 2X4 models! The real locker would be much easier and more affordable.

Lift kits abound on the internet, and not knowing the model year of your truck, it's hard to say what's available. Most of the major name brands offer excellent kits for both 4X4 and 2X4 trucks.

Hope this helps a bit...
 

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Its a 03 Frontier XE V-6 CC longbed.I was wondering though would it be better to super charge then or turbo charge it?ANd as far as the lift kit goes im thinking of pre running my truck so im looking at lift kits at 6 inches and up.Also would a body lift be needed for that application?Thanks for the help!!!!
 

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There are no lift kits that big yet. Total Chaos is making one I think. Why would you want to turbo or supercharge it. It is not worth it. Ok, you will get 40 or so more hp but you will have to use premium fuel. That is not the best with how gas has been doing lately. Also you could get an exhaust and intake and boost up the power.
 
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