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Vortech & Procharger out of business?

The end of supercharger companies as we know it?

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I hope I don't see someone on the streets with one of those.
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LMAO, the funny thing is that I work with a guy that is from Finger, Tennessee, the place where those things are made. I feel bad for all the big supercharger guys who work at the small companys like Vortech and Pro-charger, looks like un-employment time huh?
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HOLY *&$#%@ &#$% YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME?!?!?!!?!?!


I can hardly believe what I just saw. I feel sorry for the poor folks at Vortech, procharger and all the rest

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That beats out the electronic BOV and plastic front mount intercooler as the gayest possible thing that can be done to a car.
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that tops everything.

the fake intercooler
the fake turbo sound
the fake "clock" gauge
the fan "supercharger"
all of it

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DUDE!!! I want a pile of those!!! I'd put them on everything. LOL!!!!!


One for the TV. One for the fridge...One for the toilet. It'd be great!
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One for the TV. One for the fridge...One for the toilet. It'd be great!
...ok, so we did find one use. I want a supercharged mailbox and toolbox

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Man...those are WAY worse than even the fake exhaust tips that stick on the side of your car in front of the rear tire. Ha...I e-mailed him...

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Whoa. Now everybody's gonna have a powerful engine! I'll make sure to look closely so I don't make the mistake of lining up next to one of those things!
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I wonder if they unveiled that bad boy at SEMA?

It would really take some guts to put that thing on a car or truck LOL

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I wonder if they unveiled that bad boy at SEMA?

It would really take some guts to put that thing on a car or truck LOL
If I still had my rusty 83 Subaru GL wagon, I'd slap that puppy on there. Then I'd be supercharged as well as sparetirecharged.
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I wanna see one on a fiero

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I have to admit that one of those would look sick on the front of my riding mower.
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If I was rich, I'd go through a parking lot and put one of those on every POS i could find. Then take pics.

Go the Honda dealership, put them on every car next to the street. Then sit back with a Big Gulp and watch the traffic...

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I think if I was rich, I might just buy the pieces to make the real thing...

But seriously... I just don't have words for that... it is... it's just magnificent in the same kind of way that the sun is magnificent to stare into despite the fact that it's blinding you...

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...or the Caravan...that'd be kicka$$!

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...or the Caravan...that'd be kicka$$!

Stick it on sideways so it atleast matches the direction of the engine. ROFLMAO

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Ya, my roommate and I were discussing doing that to his Buick, along with the spinner hubcaps.

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