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Old 05-28-2013, 08:10 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, 08:29 PM   #19
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I love mine. No regrets at all.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:45 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, 08:57 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, 09:06 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, 09:22 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, 10:03 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, 07:50 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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Old 05-29-2013, 08:18 AM   #26
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I regret going with the Kenne Bell at first (any roots/twin-screw I probably would have felt the same), but that problem is getting fixed now!
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:40 AM   #27
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a blower is a real pain in the butt. Freaking car leaves 50yd black marks at will on 315 NT05 street tires. It's a pain I tell ya.
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:05 PM   #28
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a blower is a real pain in the butt. Freaking car leaves 50yd black marks at will on 315 NT05 street tires. It's a pain I tell ya.



No regrets here. It's a blast to drive and always makes me smile. I only wish it was still my daily driver. I felt bad about putting the miles on it, so I slowly converted it to a drag/cruise vehicle. I would do it all over if given the chance.
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:23 PM   #29
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Regrets with Kenne Bell? What was the problem?
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:40 PM   #30
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Mine is a daily driver with over 59k miles on the clock and over 600rwhp. After you realize what you have, you can sit back and laugh every time you hear someone rev their motor at you.

Once they hear the whine of the blower, it usually make them turn rather quickly in another direction. Sometimes they are willing to give a thumbs up prior to exiting, but usually it's just like a sulking kid crawling back home. lol

It's really fun when a kid in Daddy's Vette tries to act up.


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Old 05-29-2013, 12:50 PM   #31
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No regrets and Im at 28 k on my clock..... Car is a daily driver.....Goes on long trips and a pleasure to drive.....

New Injectors smaller pulley and tune go in on Monday at Jannetty!!!!



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Old 05-29-2013, 12:57 PM   #32
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cool, I like what I'm hearing from the daily drivers!! Might have to take the supercharger plunge soon. Now to install or have it installed? Thanks everyone for the input, this forum rocks!
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:03 PM   #33
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Thanks to the OP for posting the question. I bought a Magnuson supercharger from SCC last fall (early Oct I think). No complaints with the transaction. Jessica was great and so was Brian. If you are thinking about buying a supercharger, talk to them FIRST!!!!

Now that the weather is nice (and its the time to install), I'm having second thoughts about having a supercharger. Its not really a money thing (its bought and paid long ago) although we are looking at re-shingling our roof this summer and putting in a new shower in our master bath. I guess common sense () is rearing its ugly head and I think "What am I going to do with all of that HP?" I know what I have in it money wise, and if I could get back what I have in it, I would sell in a heart beat (and I wouldn't sell if I lost even $1). Stupid thing is, I also have the fuel pump voltage booster, ZR1 3 bar map sensor & spark plugs, and CAI supercharger tube. Only thing missing is a custom tune from Ted.

So I guess what I am trying to say to the OP, make sure you really, really want that extra HP or can make use of it (I have no desire to 1/4 mile or auto-cross). I do want more HP (435RWHP/500HP would be perfect), but not numbers approaching 600HP. BTW I'm turning 42 on June 13.....did I cross into the "boring old man" twilight zone?

Headers and a PTB along with my CAI and 3" Flowmaster Outlaw brought together with a tune from Ted would be MORE than enough to get me into trouble!!!!
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Old 05-29-2013, 02:03 PM   #34
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Thanks Big C! Sounds like a little buyers remorse. I see your point.
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