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Old 05-12-2013, 11:06 AM
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There is a HKS 1.8 kit selling for $1400 used. He is claiming that it is a full kit but I wanted to know a few things

1. How is the kit itself vs FM kits
2. Based on the pictures, does the kit truly contain everything?
3. Will this fit an NB1 1.8?




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it seems to be missing a downpipe and a boost gauge
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There's clearly a downpipe.

There's no way i'd pay $1400 for this piece of ****.


I'd like to see more pictures of the electronics, though... Looks like an old PFC FCON? Which leads me to believe it's not a 1.8 kit.
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Double post.
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1. This isn't a kit. This is garbage. This can't even be compared to FM's kit. Not even same ballpark.
2. See 1.
3. See 1.
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There IS HKS kit parts there.... but it's been bastardized and ****.

If it's truly a 1.8 HKS kit, offer him like... $300 or something. The manifolds weren't TERRIBLE, and it's a T2 frame turbo, so easy upgrading down the road.

And i'll give you like... $30 shipped for the FCON just to put it in my collection.
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No. Just no.
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EDIT: Also " " at the "inter-cooler" (ie: coolant-heater).
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Those aren't bad manifolds as cast manifolds go. Air to water intercooler is always a bad idea unless you are using a bucket of icewater changed every quarter mile. Little turbo is nothing special.

Mani - $250
Downpipe -$80
Turbo- $300
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That kit is barely worth half the price no!
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This kit is pretty much an amalgam of all the terrible non-ebay forced induction parts ever built. Good luck if anything breaks, let alone if it works to begin with.
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