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Best Answer sonscar , 11 May 2022 - 09:49 PM

How long is this piece of string?If you are a gifted engineer with alloy tig skills,lathe,mill,quality materials laid in the bench could be a few weeks.
If you are still reading everything about the subject looking at some ill fitting rusty spanners then it could take much longer.
Guess there is no easy answer but I suspect DIY will make a kit look good value.Inveterate bodger and old school modifier and I still dream of boost without any inroads made into fitting it.I bought a different car and spoiled it with a bigger engine.Have fun,Steve.. Go to the full post


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#1 Pippin-the-peridot-mini

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Posted 11 May 2022 - 09:18 PM

I was thinking of Supercharging my 998 but looking through this section there seems to a lot of work involved.

I looked at the Vscatmart SCs but they are a little out of my price range so I was wondering how much time I would take to diy and how many things would require buying?

Will take any help I can get

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Posted 11 May 2022 - 09:49 PM   Best Answer

How long is this piece of string?If you are a gifted engineer with alloy tig skills,lathe,mill,quality materials laid in the bench could be a few weeks.
If you are still reading everything about the subject looking at some ill fitting rusty spanners then it could take much longer.
Guess there is no easy answer but I suspect DIY will make a kit look good value.Inveterate bodger and old school modifier and I still dream of boost without any inroads made into fitting it.I bought a different car and spoiled it with a bigger engine.Have fun,Steve..

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Posted 11 May 2022 - 10:20 PM

How mechanically inclined are you?
Do you have access to a workshop, welding and milling equipment?


At £1795 I would consider the Vmaxscart a good price for a complete bolt on kit. You could spend at least that trying to build your own kit if you have to start buying equipment to do it.

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Posted 13 May 2022 - 03:37 PM

Thanks I'm a beginner without access to a work shop so Ill stick with Vmaxscart kit then. 

 

I appreciate the help.



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Posted 13 May 2022 - 04:05 PM

There’s also Podifold

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Posted 13 May 2022 - 05:10 PM

Unless your engine & box are in fair fettle, you could just be moving along the road to a major failure. If it's a standard 998 you can get a significant increase from improving the cylinder head. Chuck in a cam swap, which can be done without dismantling the engine on smallbore engines, and you could easily have equal power to a 1275 - which is possibly an even more cost effective way to get more oomph under the bonnet.






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