Hello to all,
I've been "lurking" on the list for a while now. Until this point, I
have not felt the need nor
had the time to reply to the numerous posts on the list. I believe the
list deserves to know the
facts about our VR6 Supercharger Kit.
1. Why has it taken AMS so long to release the kit?
The reason it has taken so long is that we at AMS wamt to provide
you with a quality
It takes time to produce a quality product and the release of the
kit too soon would have
resulted in many revisions
and customer dissatisfaction.
2. What about O2A transmission problems?
-None of the test vehicles have experienced any problems with
vigorous driving and
numerous dyno tests.
-Power is linear with the supercharger therefore there is not a
surge of torque
upon the transmission.
-As we all know, abuse breaks transmissions. Shifting hard does not
make your car
go faster. Supercharged or not, any transmission is vulnerable if it
3. Do you need a Quaife Differential?
-Running a supercharger on the VR6 does not require a Quaife
-None of the test vehicles have a Quaife installed.
-A Quaife Differential is a nice edition even for a stock
4. What about the MAF?
-In the early stages the MAF was removed, but through testing we
driveability was compromised, therefore the MAF was retained.
5. What kind of belt comes with the kit?
-A 7-ribbed belt does fit and is included with kit.
-The 6-ribbed belt slipped and was not feasible.
-Replacement belts are available.
6. What about heat?
-Engine coolant and oil temperatures are within normal operating
7. What is the true horsepower output of the kit?
-It is possible(as shown below) to gain 100 hp from the kit, without
other than an aftermarket exhaust.
8. Is the air conditioning retained?
-Yes, the air conditioning is retained and operation is not
9. Is AMS in it for just the money?
-Profits are an obvious motivation.
-We are all VW enthusiasts just like you.
-We strive to develop reliable parts that increase performance and
your overall driving
10. How long does it take to install the kit?
-Installation for first time installer is approximately 10 hrs.
-Complete step-by-step instructions with illustrations are included
as part of the kit.
11. How much does the kit cost?
-The price of the kit is $3775.00. U.S.
12. When will the kits be available?
-The kit is currently available for 96 and up Golfs and Jettas.
I hope this post will help clarify some of the questions and concerns
about our VR6
Supercharger System. If anyone has any
further questions, please feel free to post to the list or e-mail me
Best Regards to all,
AMS/ABT Sportsline USA
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