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Old 12-24-2009, 01:16 PM   #1
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VMS offers a turbo kit for approximately $1700. See link:

http://www.volvomotorsports.com/cata...roducts_id=144

Does anyone have any experience with this kit in particular or VMS products in general? I guess the larger question is it better to start with a Turbo engine or is the addition of a turbo a reasonable alternative.

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Old 12-24-2009, 01:21 PM   #2
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Same kit is sold on ebay at half the price...
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considering you cannot add your location or even bother to mention what kind of car or model it would be going on, I'd say you should pass up this type of modification

search VMS* (you need the * )
only one good comment I think you'll find..
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Old 12-24-2009, 01:26 PM   #4
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The kit is the same as the ebay specials, and I have no idea why VMS is still in business. The guy who runs it has screwed over alot of people.
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vms def. is higher priced. I am assuming he is talking about the 740/940 kit http://www.volvomotorsports.com/cata...roducts_id=144
It looks like a plain cast turbo and components, but then what do I know- just because it's ebay doesn't make it crap, and someone should tell hip hop stars that just because it rhymes doesn't make it true
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Old 12-24-2009, 03:01 PM   #6
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yes its crap, its been proven. basicaly all that is is some universal piping, a universal IC, some universal feed and drain lines.. and a volvo manifold that sucks balls. and cracks.
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VMS offers a turbo kit for approximately $1700. See link:

http://www.volvomotorsports.com/cata...roducts_id=144

Does anyone have any experience with this kit in particular or VMS products in general? I guess the larger question is it better to start with a Turbo engine or is the addition of a turbo a reasonable alternative.

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The specifications are not even accurate. I would not buy that kit for half the price from a reputable shop, let alone VMS.
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Old 12-24-2009, 03:13 PM   #9
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considering you cannot add your location or even bother to mention what kind of car or model it would be going on, I'd say you should pass up this type of modification

search VMS* (you need the * )
only one good comment I think you'll find..
Put down the eggnog and slowly back away!! My question was general in nature - I have no particular modification in mind, just curious about the product and the company. The subsequent posts say it all . . . .

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Old 12-24-2009, 03:25 PM   #10
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I bought a set of wheels from Rob at VMS, he said they were like 9/10 condition and they were all bent on arrival, one with a visible bend from 10 feet away, like massive curb-age.

I'm willing to bet anyone associated with VMS is a total douchebag
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Old 12-24-2009, 03:29 PM   #11
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I have no particular modification in mind, just curious about the product and the company.
They both suck and Terry is a douchebag.
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Old 12-24-2009, 03:32 PM   #12
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Onto Plan B . . . .

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Old 12-24-2009, 03:36 PM   #13
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Man... When the first line about a turbo kit is bragging about the size of the air filter, you may want to check the source.

The best turbo kit is former stock parts, and a bigger turbo! (Twas what I did!)
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Old 12-25-2009, 12:50 AM   #14
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cant find it on ebay... link anyone?
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Old 12-25-2009, 12:53 AM   #15
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thats the same one on ebay for 700 dollors lol my buddy kevin sales it there his store just intercooler
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Old 12-25-2009, 12:59 AM   #16
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VMS'S Universal Starter Turbo Piping Kit
Intercooler Piping are CNC Machine Mandrel Bent
Made From High Quality 6061 Aluminum Material with chrome finish
Extra Thick Piping and Increased Air Flow
Light weight design. Made from Aluminum.(Increase 10-20 HP).
PSi Drop under 0.2. Other Intercooler usually drop 10Psi Some are More
Comes with Turbo Pipes, T Bolt clamps and Couplers


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Old 12-25-2009, 01:03 AM   #17
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yea i ran it on my 760 for 5 years and love it boosting 18psi dd car
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Old 12-25-2009, 01:14 AM   #18
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cant find it on ebay... link anyone?


this
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/VOLVO...Q5fAccessories

+this
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Turbo...item5ad5ad9dd8


but i would reccomend just getting everything turbo related off a junkyard 740/940 turbo
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