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    Thread: HPA Typhoon ixG Supercharger kit released!

    1. Member SoCalDubber's Avatar
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      10-14-2009 04:54 PM #126
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      10-14-2009 07:27 PM #127
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      10-19-2009 06:18 PM #128
      Have you guys upgraded a CVP Level 2 MK4 yet to the iXG kit?
      Curious as to what the hp/tq gains are there as the car would also have upgraded down pipes, high flow mid section / mid muffler and CVP-specific camshafts.

    4. 10-19-2009 06:39 PM #129
      I am 100% buying this kit. This is exactly what I have been waiting for.
      I almost picked up the VF system a few times in the past, but didnt like the fact that it was pretty much a dead end upgradeability wise once they dropped stage 3 and 4.
      Ive had a car with 300whp before.... and it definatly left something to be desired. However, 350whp keeping the same power delivery of the vr6 is a beautiful thought.
      That plus the the fact that if my need for speed ever exceeds what the ixg has to offer.... I can just upgrade to one of their turbo kits since because of all of the reuseable parts between setups. The rational side of me has been trying to talk myself out of spending 1/3 of what I spent on the car on an upgrade.... but the adrenaline junkie in me figures 1/3 the cost isnt bad for nearly 2x the power.
      You will be hearing from me very soon...


      Modified by biofluke at 3:42 PM 10-19-2009

    5. 10-20-2009 03:34 PM #130
      Quote, originally posted by Shneeds »
      Have you guys upgraded a CVP Level 2 MK4 yet to the iXG kit?
      Curious as to what the hp/tq gains are there as the car would also have upgraded down pipes, high flow mid section / mid muffler and CVP-specific camshafts.

      The car will have 365 @ the wheel when outfit with cams and downpipes. Fuel grade will be the only differential at that point.
      Our initial build was on the HPA CVP level 2 beta car, and we used the VF stage 2 at tat point. We made 360WHP on 100 octane with the F trim blower @ 7psi
      The more that start to play now with our typhoon, I am confident, the more HP reports we will see in the high 360"s + [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
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    6. 10-20-2009 03:39 PM #131
      is it November yet, lol.
      Work out all the possible upgrade on the MKIV then perfect it for the MKV

    7. 11-13-2009 02:31 PM #132
      any updates on the MKV application?

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      11-13-2009 02:58 PM #133
      What kind of battery bracket are you guys using? I have the same battery and need a way to secure it other than the rubber tie downs I am currently using.

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      11-13-2009 03:59 PM #134
      Mine has a battery box that is bolted to the floor.

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      11-13-2009 08:55 PM #135
      looks like a nice kit...unfortunatley i dont see how people can spend nearly half of what the car is worth, for 100 hp. i donno..

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      12-01-2009 01:26 PM #136
      Quote, originally posted by AaronD »
      looks like a nice kit...unfortunatley i dont see how people can spend nearly half of what the car is worth, for 100 hp. i donno..


      Just to be fair im going to say this.......
      A stock R32 is around 205-210 Wheel HP
      The Typhoon is around 360 Front wheel HP
      This is more than 100, plus the torque is way higher.
      Its a big difference stock vs typhoon
      I just had to get that off my chest.

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      12-01-2009 07:34 PM #137
      Can you explain the process (in general) to install one of these? Curious if it is it something a local VW shop or backyard mechanic could put/bolt-on to his .:R?
      Considering the kit requires 20+ hours to install... it seems like this would be a really bad idea for me to buy the kit and attempt this myself without the help of HPA. Am I wrong?

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      12-01-2009 07:56 PM #138
      Quote, originally posted by Shneeds »
      Can you explain the process (in general) to install one of these? Curious if it is it something a local VW shop or backyard mechanic could put/bolt-on to his .:R?
      Considering the kit requires 20+ hours to install... it seems like this would be a really bad idea for me to buy the kit and attempt this myself without the help of HPA. Am I wrong?

      Honestly if you can do the steps the steps just add up to that amount. Your talking front end removal and oil pan tapping. No biggies, but not standard stuff either. I honestly would consider installing my own if I had the proper area to do so; but I'm willing to take the beating for the glory

    14. 12-01-2009 08:19 PM #139
      Quote, originally posted by Shneeds »
      Can you explain the process (in general) to install one of these? Curious if it is it something a local VW shop or backyard mechanic could put/bolt-on to his .:R?
      Considering the kit requires 20+ hours to install... it seems like this would be a really bad idea for me to buy the kit and attempt this myself without the help of HPA. Am I wrong?

      The beauty of the Typhoon is that it is a basic install. in 12 hours, the blower would be fully installed. the air to water takes time due to the routing of the hoses, and here you pick up the extra hour. I am confident that a do-it-yourselfer would have little to no issues with this package as it is a topical install. The welding in of the cat cores any muffler shop or fabrication facility should be able to support.
      Our team has really invested a lot of time into the install guide for this package and are here for Q&A for any installer.
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    15. 12-01-2009 10:57 PM #140
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      12-02-2009 12:57 AM #141
      Quote, originally posted by sh{}e »
      Are cams compatible with this application?


      Quote, originally posted by carma »
      Yup, FI friendly ones.

      FI friendly ones?
      Perhaps TT 264's are FI friendly?
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      12-03-2009 05:08 AM #142
      To be honest, I think you guys would sell a LOT more of these kits if the price was more like $5k
      Also, how much would the price be reduced if you already have high-flow cats?

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      12-03-2009 11:31 AM #143
      Quote, originally posted by Skewy »
      To be honest, I think you guys would sell a LOT more of these kits if the price was more like $5k

      How would that even be possible? The G-trim V9 Vortech charger alone is like $2200-2300 from Vortech. Then tack on the air-water setup, the SC bracket, piping, software tuning, R&D, blah blah blah. Seriously, you gotta think about the costs involved. I believe this has already been touched on by scharged- "HPA makes much more hp and tq, you get injectors, sri, hiflo cats, in addition to a MUCH better supercharger trim". Look at everything in this kit, it's a complete package. Sure, for $5K you could buy a used VF kit. But you wont have a warranty, and you may have a SC that needs repair. But hey, it's $5k. Or you could build your own, but after all said and done the cost to you will probably be close to what you would have bought the Typhoon kit for. I have a VF SC bracket for sale if you go that route.

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      12-03-2009 12:44 PM #144
      Quote, originally posted by Skewy »
      To be honest, I think you guys would sell a LOT more of these kits if the price was more like $5k
      Also, how much would the price be reduced if you already have high-flow cats?

      I think they could sell one to every R32 owner in the world if it cost $8 and a candy bar.
      Heck, I'd buy two.


      Modified by rabbitgtibbar at 12:45 PM 12-3-2009
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      12-03-2009 01:02 PM #145
      Does somebody else than Carma got that kit on his car?
      Any independante dyno plot's?

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      12-03-2009 01:44 PM #146
      gfunk00 has it, and I beleive HPA has some in house (maybe complete?).

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      12-03-2009 11:22 PM #147
      taking the hi flow cats out of the package could reduce the price significantly, which would make sense anyway since a lot of customers (like me) already have them. Also, its not really a necessity, but im sure it contributes to the hp #s HPA is boasting, and thats another reason they included it in the package.

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      12-04-2009 08:47 AM #148
      Quote, originally posted by Skewy »
      To be honest, I think you guys would sell a LOT more of these kits if the price was more like $5k
      Also, how much would the price be reduced if you already have high-flow cats?

      Im sure HPA would sell you a kit without the CAT cores, just call them and ask. Im guessing you would save about $800?
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    24. 12-18-2009 07:21 PM #149
      I'm very interested to see some independent dyno's of this kit and to hear more peoples impressions as they sell. I'm serioously considering this kit as an addition to an R thats going to be daily driven. I'm not a ridiculous power monster, but I want some real world non partisan impressions first.
      I patiently await more buyers!

    25. 12-18-2009 07:27 PM #150
      Just delivered one for Alaska and it was driven from our door to Kansa.
      Email Nik, I am guessing hat owner would share his impressions, and I doubt if he is here in the forums.



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