On 1 Nov 95 at 9:36, GCIRILLO@aol.com wrote:
> and it's a real turn-off for resale. Supercharging (I hear) requires no
> internal engine changes (unlike turbos). Of course, it's an engineering
> nightmare in the cozy Audi engine compartment. Given the low number of Audis
> out there and the cessation of the 5 cyl. program, aftermarket tuners are not
> likely to undertake this sort of project.
> BUT, with the resources of the net, perhaps we could generate a significant
> demand for the right price. The big questions is, (1) is it do-able at all?
> and (2) what would the unit cost be assuming 25 units? 50 units? Obviously,
> the more flexible the "kit" is, the more demand there will be (e.g. for the
> 4000/90 and the 5000/100/200, 10V and 20V).
Vortech and Paxton both have a lot of supercharger packages to fit
under the hoods of late model cars. It's unlikely, though not
inconceivable, that they already have a kit for NA 5-cylinder Audis.
If not, and we could get them to do a run for Quattro list-ers, I
think we could expect the price to be in the range of
$1500-$2000/unit. I like the idea, but I couldn't afford it.
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