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Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby nazmikarakoc » 17 Aug 2009, 14:57

Any one know if superchargers are available in Taiwan. If available, where can it be found and who to contact.

I saw there are small superchargers available in Japan for 1500 to 2500cc engines and instead of a turbo, I am considering supercharger for low and mid range power.

Turbo seems too much work and many things to go wrong plus it attracts attention.
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Re: Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby smellybumlove » 17 Aug 2009, 15:00

what car?

last time i checked it was 150k to install a supercharger on a swift.
Problem was it was shit, the turbo conversions were half the price and made more power.

Just get the right sized turbo and you'll be fine..... not like me with one thats too big :cry:
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Re: Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby nazmikarakoc » 17 Aug 2009, 15:02

For Mitsubishi Galant 2000cc V6
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Re: Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby smellybumlove » 17 Aug 2009, 19:24

nazmikarakoc wrote:For Mitsubishi Galant 2000cc V6


hate to say it, but its not worth doing.
'maybe' source the VR4 engine and 'perhaps' pay a little extra come test time.....

Its a very common swap in taiwan and the last time I saw one.... holy crap they fly :D
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Re: Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby nazmikarakoc » 18 Aug 2009, 14:02

I saw they bring used 2500cc VR4 engine with twin turbo on it but I don't want to go that far. I would prefer to buy a car with more power than going on swapping engine, ECU, fuel pump, then it will need transmission, brakes. Doesn't worth the hassle and money spent.
Just buy a Subaru impreza would do it then which I was going to do at the beginning but couldn't find a decent one.
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Re: Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby smellybumlove » 18 Aug 2009, 14:28

nazmikarakoc wrote:I saw they bring used 2500cc VR4 engine with twin turbo on it but I don't want to go that far. I would prefer to buy a car with more power than going on swapping engine, ECU, fuel pump, then it will need transmission, brakes. Doesn't worth the hassle and money spent.
Just buy a Subaru impreza would do it then which I was going to do at the beginning but couldn't find a decent one.


Not just impreza but almost any reasonably quick car...... you will never find a decent one, its just taiwan and its cars!.
i couldnt even find a decent 2 year old golf gti!.
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Re: Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby Captain Stag » 18 Aug 2009, 18:18

nazmikarakoc wrote:I saw they bring used 2500cc VR4 engine with twin turbo on it but I don't want to go that far. I would prefer to buy a car with more power than going on swapping engine, ECU, fuel pump, then it will need transmission, brakes. Doesn't worth the hassle and money spent.
Just buy a Subaru impreza would do it then which I was going to do at the beginning but couldn't find a decent one.


Ok...want a fast car?....feel like having a project?....do this...

Buy a used ('00 to '02) Subaru Impreza RX (or RX5, which is a wagon)...the RX has all the trimmings of an Impreza GT but with a gutless powertrain (1.8L engine and 4EAT).....you can get these for 100k~150K.

Then.....swap the motor for an STi Spec-C EJ20 (2.0L) engine...which is good for 310hp and 420nm of TQ ....80k to 90k http://tw.page.bid.yahoo.com/tw/auction/e34930316

then....swap the tranny for a 6-speed MT + rear R180 LSD from an STi....80k

finally...STi (or WRX) brakes and STi springs and dampers........80k

Done right with patience and time....you could have one hell of a car for less than 400k...it may not be 'exotic' or 'premium' to some, but the bang for your buck would be all there!
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Re: Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby smellybumlove » 19 Aug 2009, 04:19

screw the 2.0, get the 2.5 its more easy to drive around!.
to be honest what he says above is about right, find an honest crap gutless impreza.
You can do it for less than said above too, if you know the right people.

I was considering this as i wanted a wagon, but my wife hates the boxer4 noise.
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Re: Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby nazmikarakoc » 19 Aug 2009, 09:31

smellybumlove wrote:screw the 2.0, get the 2.5 its more easy to drive around!.
to be honest what he says above is about right, find an honest crap gutless impreza.
You can do it for less than said above too, if you know the right people.

I was considering this as i wanted a wagon, but my wife hates the boxer4 noise.


Boxer sound is great, for me V8 sound is top but boxer comes after that.

It is all great but how to re register this car and make it legal to drive? Also where to find that great mechanic? I know one in Taipei but he closed his shop because he couldn't afford the rent on a major road so he rented a place in some dead end streets end and no body knew he is there.
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Re: Supercharger sales and installation in Taiwan

Postby smellybumlove » 19 Aug 2009, 15:08

theres a place in taichung that deals in subarus, nice guys who dont chew binglang.
they run a drift team if that rings anybodys bell.

i hate the boxer sound too, back in the uk the subaru was ruined by a certain class or people just as it is in Taiwan.
though it is a good car, I had a friend wo owned a 22b, that was a seriously cool machine!.

macking it road legal is easy peazy, though i cant really say on here, its a taboo subject even for taiwanese!.
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