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Old 05-28-2013, 07:29 AM   #1
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Regrets?

Just curious if anyone was regrets supercharging their car? What ever reason it may be the cost, problems or fir whatever reason.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:01 AM   #2
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:57 AM   #3
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:06 AM   #4
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None what so ever, worth every penny, only regret was waiting a year before installing one
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:32 AM   #5
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None what so ever, worth every penny, only regret was waiting a year before installing one
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:34 AM   #6
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:25 AM   #7
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I dont know anyone who regrets a supercharger, but many who regret the choice of shop installing it, so do your homework, and then enjoy.
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:31 AM   #8
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Old 05-28-2013, 11:05 AM   #9
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Install pretty easy abs straight forward??
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Old 05-28-2013, 02:42 PM   #10
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Installing a Maggie was fairly simple. Looks great, plenty of power when I want it. It's been rather expensive though.

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Other than that single pesky problem, owning the blower has been great. Wouldn't change a thing other than the size of the tires I'm using. lol


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Old 05-28-2013, 04:14 PM   #11
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Just curious if anyone was regrets supercharging their car? What ever reason it may be the cost, problems or fir whatever reason.
your tires may regret it but that's about it .. love it
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:24 PM   #12
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LOL! This thread is awesome!

To the OP. If you are interested in a TVS system, I would be happy to send you the install guide. Just PM me your email and I will get it sent.
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:28 PM   #13
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:33 PM   #14
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I went from 444 hp at the rear tires that was completely useful to 623 that I had no control over even after suspension mods. Plan for bigger tires / wheels and you'll be fine.

I'd do it again the exact same way.
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:41 PM   #15
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:58 PM   #16
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:04 PM   #17
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Just curious if anyone was regrets supercharging their car? What ever reason it may be the cost, problems or fir whatever reason.
Well let's see . . . It's rather like this, the first time you hit the pedal with a supercharger under the hood is much like the first time you ever snuggled up next to a girl/woman (or man if your a woman). Your breath is short and raspy, your heart is beating like it will run out of your chest, and your eyes are slit like a couple of piss holes in a snow bank.

Bottom line . . . you will never regret it!
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:10 PM   #18
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Well let's see . . . It's rather like this, the first time you hit the pedal with a supercharger under the hood is much like the first time you ever snuggled up next to a girl/woman (or man if your a woman). Your breath is short and raspy, your heart is beating like it will run out of your chest, and your eyes are slit like a couple of piss holes in a snow bank.

Bottom line . . . you will never regret it!
I don't know about all that mushy stuff....j/k, but it is great to know that unless you do body modifications, no one will ever suspect until it's too late and I still use mine as a daily driver.
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:29 PM   #19
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I love mine. No regrets at all.
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:45 PM   #20
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I regret the V3. Should have went with a V1 like I had on my last car. I miss the loud whistle!
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:57 PM   #21
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So a supercharger on a daily driver won't be a problem??
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:06 PM   #22
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So a supercharger on a daily driver won't be a problem??
You don't get into boost under normal driving. Only when you put your foot into it. So it drives like stock till you hammer it. Then you better hang on.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:22 PM   #23
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So a supercharger on a daily driver won't be a problem??
No problems as long as you do your setup conservatively. If you run higher boost, you start risking the longevity of the motor especially if you don't have the supporting mods.
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:03 PM   #24
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No regrets at all. I've had the Maggie for about 4 months and every time I drive the car I'm extremely glad I did it. I could feel bad about the money, but due to the circumstances I don't have to. Thanks to the Dear Leader I was able to sell 3 rifles I never shot any more for enough to pay for the Maggie, fuel pump and all.

By all means if you can pay for it without putting yourself in a bind, do it.
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Old 05-29-2013, 06:50 AM   #25
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So a supercharger on a daily driver won't be a problem??
Unless you get on it , u won't even know its there.
Drives like stock. REALLY !
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