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#1 GreenBean

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 03:59 PM

Does anyone have experience with the John Speed supercharger kit? It’s less than half the cost of a vmax kit so it appears pretty attractive.
http://www.jonspeedr...14659&cID=19624

#2 Dannyboolahlah

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 06:38 PM

I don't have any experience of it, but it's nowhere near half the price?

That's a very confusing website.
Are you in UK/EU? If so you can't get it at the price in your link. With the VAT it's £1260.
£1510 if you get the carb from them aswell.

VMAX is around £1750 iirc?

Edited by Dannyboolahlah, 15 July 2019 - 06:39 PM.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 06:46 PM

I’m in the USA so I’m seeing £875 vs £1750. That’s actually right at half.

Edited by GreenBean, 15 July 2019 - 06:48 PM.


#4 phillrulz

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 06:50 PM

I’m in the USA so I’m seeing £875 vs £1750. That’s actually right at half.

 

 

25KG shipped to US + insurance is gonna be pretty substancial how both are gonna incure the cost..... 



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Posted 15 July 2019 - 07:07 PM

As far as I can work out it's £1060, not £875.
I think the £1060 is already without VAT, but they've had to list it separately due to the way their system works.
Still quite a difference, but it may also be worth asking VMAX if they're VAT registered and therefore able to offer the same discount.

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Posted 16 July 2019 - 07:14 AM

Have you considered a small procharger, surely a cheaper local option. If you have any issues with the kit from the UK, it may give you headaches to get resolution. Probably cheaper to source local parts and know how. 



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Posted 16 July 2019 - 07:28 AM

jonspeed and vmax will not be i the same class i nterms of quality and customer support



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Posted 16 July 2019 - 10:26 AM

Agree with Joe. Stuart at Vmax has a huge amount of experience, I’d go with him. It’s worth paying the extra for the technical support alone.

Phil.




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