Whipple GM 2019-2020 5.3L Truck Gen 5 3.0L Supercharger Intercooled Complete Kit
Whipple’s team have now engineered the most powerful intercooled twin-screw SC system available today for your GM direct injected engines. With all the latest technology, the all new Whipple system makes more power than any other positive displacement supercharger system on the market giving you tire frying, neck whipping power that will give you a grin from ear to ear. The new Whipple system has is designed for stock engines but has enough capability to work with heavily modified engines.
These systems include everything needed to install the supercharger, but you must unlock your PCM with HP Tuners, this is not included in the pricing of the supercharger system, only the 10 credits for the engine tuning are included. The tune provided with the kit will work for stock or catback only applications, other modifications such as larger throttle bodies, headers, off-road midpipes, etc. will require custom dyno tuning done locally.
There are many options available for Whipple Supercharger kits. If you have any questions please email sales@TREperformance.com or call 760-586-5617.
These supercharger kits are the most complete available, including everything needed for installation, other than the PCM unlock. This includes all mounting brackets for the blower, pullies, belts, intercooler, all the tubing, piping, fittings and clamps and even oil for the self contained lubricating system. You do not need to make any major modifications or purchase special tools or other parts. Many customers install in their garage or driveway over a weekend.
Horsepower gain: 150+ horsepower gain at the wheels
W185AX Gen 5 3.0L supercharger head unit, 7-8 psi
Highly effective air-to-water intercooler
Fuel Pump Supplied: Not Required
Fuel Injectors Supplied: These trucks use the factory fuel system to maintain proper fuel levels at peak power
Computer/Ignition Mods.: HP Tuners Programming Supplied
The most power per pound of boost on the market!
Easy and quick installation
System is 100% complete with OEM quality and appearance
Significantly outflows competitors 1.9L Roots-Type & 2.3L Twin-Screw; Most Efficient Twin-Screw Supercharger On The Market
Complete With All Necessary Parts & Hardware For Installation
No Internal Modifications Required
NOW 50 STATE CARB LEGAL EO# D231-66
TREperformance is an Authorized Installing Dealer of Whipple Superchargers.
Custom made and shipped direct from Whipple in 5-10 business days!
Since 1987, Whipple Superchargers ™ have been the pioneers and leaders of twin-screw supercharging. Whipple was the first to bring positive displacement technology to fuel injected, emissions legal GM applications. With over 30 years of GM twin-screw supercharging experience, Whipple’s team have now engineered the most powerful intercooled twin-screw SC system available today for your GM LT1 direct injected engines. With all the latest technology, the all new Whipple system makes more power than any other positive displacement supercharger system on the market giving you tire frying, neck whipping power that will give you a grin from ear to ear. The new Whipple system is 100% complete and is designed for stock engines but has enough capability to work with heavily modified engines.
The all-new system features Whipple’s massive oversized air-to-water intercooler for unmatched cooling capacity, record breaking 5th generation 3.0L Whipple twin-screw supercharger that reaches over 100% volumetric efficiency and industry leading power potential. The unique intercooled bypass system offers better acceleration and less than 1hp of consumption during cruising for excellent fuel economy. The system also includes a massive dual pass heat exchanger for incredible recovery time and consistent cool temps. The new system also features an aluminum high flow intake manifold, high flow water system, billet idler plate, adjustable idler system and HP Tuners for the factory PCM recalibration. While others claim, Whipple Superchargers simply deliver more power per pound of boost than any other supercharger on the market today.
Front Inlet vs. Rear Inlet
The Whipple front feed system is far superior to rear inlet based SC systems for a very simple reason, less inlet restrictions. While some companies make phony claims about how many bends they have, the fact is simple, the front entry systems do not require multiple 90deg bends or one sweeping 180deg bend before the SC inlet, which causes unequal rotor filling and lower volumetric efficiency. For 50-state emissions legal systems, the Whipple front entry system requires 1 less bend (3 to 4) then any rear entry SC. With other cold air intake systems, it's 2 less bends (1 to 3). Others just show pictures of the air tube, but forget to mention the SC inlet which makes 2 90 deg bends, while also restricting plenum volume so they can clear the firewall.
Not all front inlet systems are created equal. As in typical Whipple fashion, the Whipple front inlet system is not restricted by a 93mm inlet system which severely limits your potential power gains. The Whipple SC system uses a unique 112mm round (round flows significantly more then oval or rectangle) inlet for nearly 1800cfm capacity (1200hp). With the Whipple system featuring the stainless steel jackshaft, it also maintains a true high flow system from the filter to the supercharger inlet. Other systems have severe inlet restrictions with the shaft running through the already small inlet path, further restricting airflow and potential power.
Whipple Fuel System
These trucks use the factory fuel system to maintain proper fuel levels at peak power. A unique feature is the pre-casted injector bosses for future upgrades if needed.
Whipple vs. The Competition
52% larger supercharger than 1.9L
26% larger supercharger than 2.3L
300% larger intercooler reservoir and capacity, 112mm inlet vs 90
Over 50 horsepower more on pump gas!
Twin-screw compressor vs roots-type for far greater power potential and significantly lower discharge temps
No inlet restriction for drive shaft through the inlet
Nearly double the intercooler core size
More than double plenum volume in intake manifold
More than double the air gap below the intercooler for far less psi loss
More than double the plenum volume above the intercooler core for far greater utilization of the massive intercooler core
Massive intercooler water reservoir holds more than triple the amount of water/coolant others utilize
Full System Specifications:
No other upgrades required, just massive power right out of the box
Front feed supercharger utilizes precision ground helical cut gears vs a problematic belt
Integrated casting to minimize bolt on pieces, adapters, leaks and flow restrictions
Integrated Crusher™ venturi shaped inlet for maximum airflow capacity and minimal rotor cavitation
Integrated Crusher™ 112mm round inlet outflows smaller 90 and 93mm inlets such as other systems
Integrated Crusher™ 112mm round inlet for optional 103mm throttle bodies
Big Mouth Whipple Crusher™ plastic air inlet (or optional carbon fiber) for increased velocity and lower inlet temps vs. steel and aluminum tubes
Integrated design allows for oversized intercooler core compared to other smaller intercooler cores giving Whipple lower air charge temps which allows more boost and timing to be run on pump gas
Massive air-to-water aluminum bar-plate intercooler offers more cooling than any other positive displacement system available
Massive oversized aluminum intercooler reservoir (over 2.5 gallons) holds more than triple any competitors IC water system allowing longer more consistent power
Whipple Superchargers massive oversized intercooled air-bypass system for industry leading reduction of burst knock and incredible fuel economy
Self-contained oversized oil system for dramatically reduced oil temps in even the most demanding conditions
Zero turn inlet allows for decreased induction losses when compared to rear inlet systems and 180deg bends
Center discharge port for better cylinder to cylinder distribution then other twin-screws with cobbled together billet adapters and forward facing discharge
Discharge down design allows for less pressure loss which gives more power at lower boost levels
Top mount design allows for cooler operation then upside down SC's that conduct heat from engine and are trapped by runners and covers, causing hotter manifold temps and less power per pound of boost
More boost at the "hit" than any other twin-screw
Flat torque curve for incredible acceleration
Oversized heat exchanger for incredible intercooler water temps
Fits under factory hood with no modifications
No internal modifications required
Completed installation looks factory installed, not some cobbled together kit with multiple billet adapters
Kits come complete with all necessary parts and hardware for installation
Unique oil level sight glass for easy oil level and quality check, no dipstick to bind or misread
Plug and play wiring with male and female connections
Proven 6-rib belt system with adjustable idler system
Stainless steel jack-shaft with unique plastic cover (or optional carbon fiber) for increased safety
OEM quick connect fittings for easy installation, no ugly brass or steel fittings on the SC
Complete kits, Tuner kits and Hot Rod kits are available
Available in wrinkle black, polish or any custom color
Easily upgradeable with big cold air intakes and bigger throttle bodies (103mm or 112mm)
Instant boost at the touch of the throttle
3 minute pulley changes
1 year limited warranty
Optional 3-year 36,000 mile powertrain warranty
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