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Old 07-07-2014, 08:38 PM   #26
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Nice write up.
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Old 07-07-2014, 10:40 PM   #27
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Great write up.

This is just what I needed.

I'm saving up for this kit now. I'm getting my 1LE track pack suspension installed later this month. Once that's done the IPF kit is next.

I do have some question though. Does anyone have any track experiences with this kit?

Any major differences in daily driving with this kit?
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Old 07-07-2014, 10:47 PM   #28
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Track, yes I have done both, I like road course most
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Old 07-08-2014, 12:06 AM   #29
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Track, yes I have done both, I like road course most
Awesome.

Good to know.
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Old 07-08-2014, 01:50 PM   #30
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Updated the post with colder plug information. If you run non-stock plugs please list the type and how many steps colder it is. I posted my Denso plugs because they are pre-gapped to 0.032".
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Old 07-08-2014, 08:48 PM   #31
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How about tuner info?

IPF Tuner or HP Tuner?

Which one is better?
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Old 07-08-2014, 08:59 PM   #32
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How about tuner info?

IPF Tuner or HP Tuner?

Which one is better?
IPF is the only one that I would trust to tune for their own supercharger. I think the only way HP Tuners would be able to tune for a supercharger is if IPF gave them a license to use their software.
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HP tuners can tune the 2012 fully, all parameters are available, IPF only still for the 2010-2011
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Wonder if this should be made a sticky?
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Wonder if this should be made a sticky?
Agreed. +1 for Sticky
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Old 08-04-2014, 12:50 PM   #37
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Old 08-04-2014, 02:56 PM   #38
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This is an awesome write up
I am definitely leaning towards the IPF supercharger
But for someone who has this as a daily driver is it worth stocking up on belts and parts before it breaks down ? and what other cost do you incur when getting an IPF ?
Sorry for the noob questions this is pretty new to me when it comes to FI for your car.
I want to make sure that I have a reliable ride everyday like I still do now.
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Of you want stable I would keep your car the way it is IPF is the most stable of the bunch for FI but anything can happen I lost my engine from something in related to the kit but I'm sure the higher compression didn't help. I'm buying a new one and trying again but make sure you have enough to fix things before you buy
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I've never had a belt break, and they are available at auto parts stores.

Only other costs you really have is the supercharger oil, which is maybe an extra $10 per oil change. I think it is $30 for 3x 4 oz bottles, the supercharger requires around 4 ounces.

It is a reliable system, I'm just pushing mine like crazy with mods.
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Old 08-04-2014, 05:00 PM   #41
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1600 miles on mine so far and not easy ones! Still no issues but oil changes, also note you must use vortech oil to maintain the charger warranty
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Installed my IPF at 43K and I now have 76K on the system. This system is rock solid if you follow maintainance schedules. I have had more issues with my vert top than the supercharger.
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Magnum, were you able to find out if the intake manifold spacer caused any leaks?
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Magnum, were you able to find out if the intake manifold spacer caused any leaks?
When I did a boost leak test only leak I had was from the plenum spacer OEM gasket, the spacers themselves were fine. Right now though I have them off and will see if my car with the same exact setup minus the spacers will run better than 13.1 @ 110 mph. Tonight I will put the link to where I bought my leak tester on the post, it helps a lot.
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When I did a boost leak test only leak I had was from the plenum spacer OEM gasket, the spacers themselves were fine. Right now though I have them off and will see if my car with the same exact setup minus the spacers will run better than 13.1 @ 110 mph. Tonight I will put the link to where I bought my leak tester on the post, it helps a lot.
Thanks, I was actually going to ask about the leak tester. And can you give me a recommendation on the gauges to get? You said AFM is important, and I got the 2LT so I already have the oil temp and pressure gauge in the cluster. I'd prefer to go digital
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Couple things... Couldn't a guy make his own leak tester? Couple hose clamps, a silicone coupler, a PVC end cap with an air line fitting screwed into it? Either use the regular on the compressor, or one in line at the fitting to adjust "the boost"? Is that basically what it is? I could see making what I just mentioned above for less than 10-15 bucks in parts assuming a guy already had a regulator. How much is a "real" boost leak tester?

Do they make an upgraded compressor wheel for the V3 SCi? I stumbled across this:
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It doesn't say it's compatible with the v3, but a little searching shows that it has been done.

Spin to 60k? Could pulley down some more.

More boost without even changing the pulley?

Could be interesting?

Let me know if I should delete this? Seemed like it might be good food for thought?
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Couple things... Couldn't a guy make his own leak tester? Couple hose clamps, a silicone coupler, a PVC end cap with an air line fitting screwed into it? Either use the regular on the compressor, or one in line at the fitting to adjust "the boost"? Is that basically what it is? I could see making what I just mentioned above for less than 10-15 bucks in parts assuming a guy already had a regulator. How much is a "real" boost leak tester?

Do they make an upgraded compressor wheel for the V3 SCi? I stumbled across this:
I paid around $40 for my boost leak tester, pretty cheap since it is already assembled, and the parts work. You can make your own but I would be extremely careful, 10 PSI might not sound like much but when it fails it will hurt if it hits you.

For the compressor wheel, I think you can upgrade to the Vortech Si impellor, it will do up to 22 PSI. It will also increase your boost 2 PSI across the board from what I've read. It is around $500 though, I might do it later when my car runs great.
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Thanks, I was actually going to ask about the leak tester. And can you give me a recommendation on the gauges to get? You said AFM is important, and I got the 2LT so I already have the oil temp and pressure gauge in the cluster. I'd prefer to go digital
Updated the 2nd post with Accessories and added what I could think of. I will probably add more as time goes by, hard to do all this in one sitting.

If anybody else has ANY recommendations on gauges that they would like to show in that section, please post it here and I will put it there. Or any other accessory that you think is helpful. I would like people who are viewing this to have some extra options instead of what I just own. The gauges I use are extremely versatile, the only reason I would recommend them.
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Hey magnum with the leak proof tester . Did you go with 15 psi gauge ? T clamp? . Going to order tonight
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