Last post on Oct 12, 2003 at 6:02 PM
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#1 of 5 Supercharging 2003 F150 4x4 Crewcab, 5.4L Triton V8
Sep 25, 2003 (1:00 pm)
Does anyone know if supercharging a 2003 F150 4x4 crewcab will void the manufacturer's warranty? If no, will I be able to install the same supercharger and intercooler found in the SVT Lightning? By the way, what kind of supercharger and intercooler is in the SVT Lightnining?
#2 of 5 No Easy Answer
Sep 25, 2003 (4:16 pm)
It will void the warranty IF Ford can prove that it is operating outside stock peramiters.
The dealer MIGHT install and warranty the Eaton S/C .They did on my wife's Roush Mustang but that was part of the Roush package.
#3 of 5 jawaiian
Sep 26, 2003 (12:57 pm)
Most of the factory supercharged vehicles come with beefed up trans and rear end. If anything will void the manufacturer's warranty, it would be a supercharger, especially if the HP and torque ratings after install is above the manufacturer's spec for the vehicle.
What I would do is call the Ford dealers in your area and see if any of them do SC installs. In those cases, the dealership will warranty the SC and related components rather than Ford. Either way you will be covered.
If you bought yours from Cutter, forget it cause they won't do it.
Oct 01, 2003 (7:02 pm)
just buy a lightning?
#5 of 5 How bout
Oct 12, 2003 (6:02 pm)
the Harley truck? crew cab, same drive train as the lighting, only thing is its not 4X4, course i dont know why youd supercharge a 4X4.