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140 Supercharger on ebay??? is it really any good???

as the title states what do you reckon seems way too easy for that kind of price, http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ALFA-ROMEO-ELE...item230eed5e7f
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Battery powered? Erm' easy way to lighten your wallet if you so choose?
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Get the AO scientific techie guys to explain why these are a waste of money, guys like Amoore who are brilliant on subjects such a these? :
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i was intrigued by the same thing!

Came across this which might be of use to you:

http://reviews.ebay.com/ELECTRIC-SUP...00000001471966
 
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Excellent, especially the last words,'In the near future'? And the Items for sale by the author?
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They are not capable of providing enough air for the engine to run normally let alone provide additional air for "Boost" therefore they will actually act as a restriction.

To be any good they would need to be huge or run at serious speeds (Like a real turbo)


Save your money.
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Seriously do people fall for these things?!
 
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Might work if you could get the motor to run at 50,000 rpm and have a seperate power source for it (otherwise its just sapping power from the alternator and completely ruining the point of having it)
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It has a 5 amp fuse so I make that at most a 60 watt motor. As noted above you need to flow a lot of air at high pressure and that takes a serious amout of power. If it was a 5 kW motor then it might work a bit better but the 400 amps flowing from the battery/alternator would rather limit the range of the car.

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just to be clear i had no intentions at all of buying it i was just curious, 20% bhp gain for 140 just seemed rediculously easy and far fetched, the question is how many people have actually fallen for it .
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i was intrigued by the same thing!

Came across this which might be of use to you:

http://reviews.ebay.com/ELECTRIC-SUP...00000001471966
soooooooo ina word then.... No shocker
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There must be "some" born every minute to believe that pile of.....

coming soon to your nearest Nova/Clio driven by a 17yr old
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There must be "some" born every minute to believe that pile of.....

coming soon to your nearest Nova/Clio driven by a 17yr old
don't forget Saxo, Corsa, Fiesta
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Whats amazing is that the guy has 97% positive feedback and most of it seems to be for those fans!!!

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I am sure they must leave the feedback before actually trying them.
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Can I interest you in a Powah Resistor?
If you use one of those with one of these superchargers you could add 50bhp or so.
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Whats amazing is that the guy has 97% positive feedback and most of it seems to be for those fans!!!

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Most of his feedback says he delivers a well packed item on time
At least one found an Alfa owner. P11 MSW is a 1999 black 3.0 car, could be GTV or 166.
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If you use one of those with one of these superchargers you could add 50bhp or so.
Throw in an intake cyclone vortex generator and you're looking at GTA power for pennies... with a 20% fuel saving too!
 
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but then again you also buy this for double ooommmmmmmmpphhhhhhhhhhh
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/NEW-EXHAUST-PI...#ht_4287wt_905
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I would sell my kids for an Ecto 1!
 
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I would sell my kids for an Ecto 1!
To you sir a mere $ 150,000

http://www.uncrate.com/men/cars/suvs...usters-ecto-1/
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I better start having more kids, I'll never get that much for these two
 
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but then again you also buy this for double ooommmmmmmmpphhhhhhhhhhh
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/NEW-EXHAUST-PI...#ht_4287wt_905
oh dear oh dear, seriously who buys this stuff
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