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Supercharger "on" light?

Has anyone retrofitted a dash light or equivalent to show when the SC turns on? I'm seem to remember this actually being a feature on the Crossfire SRT6 but I could be wrong.

I was thinking it might be cool and useful to have an indicator that illuminates when the SC engages...that is on models with the e.m. clutch.
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There is not a light on the crossfire srt to show when the supercharger is active. Your supercharger is pretty much active all the time except when cruising and under 2100 rpms (I believe). If you remove a couple shims it'll always be one.
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A supercharger doesn't turn on and off.

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A supercharger doesn't turn on and off.
It does actually. The clutch engages and disengages. This provides better gas mileage and less wear and tear on the supercharger.
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A supercharger doesn't turn on and off.
If you owned an slk 230 you would know! but you own a fancy AMG (;
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