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Old 11-29-2005, 02:30 PM   #1  
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There has been quite a lot of wild speculation on the Forum on whether I was going to get a supercharger or turbocharger system, and if I was - which one.

So after vacillating over what forced induction system to get for my new LS2, I finally decided on the ECS Paxton system.

So, why did I decide on the ECS Paxton system?

Initially, I wanted the Kenne Bell Twin Screw - but after waiting for a year and still no sign of even a release date, I gave up on that white elephant. Next, I considered the STS twin turbo rear mount kit - but was uncomfortable with the compete lack of hard written data and reported end user installation experiences (parts missing, instructions leaving much to be desired etc.) both here on the Corvette Forum, on LS1Tech and GTO forums. The STS system appears to be an excellent system, but it's not for me.

ECS came to my attention from their past and current customers. All of their many customers rave about them, they rave about their outstanding customer service, their expertise, knowledge, experience, and how easy it is to get along with them. I have met over 40 of their customers face to face, and many more via the Corvette Forum - and they ALL say the same thing; ECS is great.

I finally met Chris & Doug at a Corvette social event earlier this year, at Supercharger John's birthday bash in New Jersey, and liked them both immediately. It's important for me to feel comfortable with anyone I will eventually give a large chunk of my hard earned money to

Now that faces had been put to names, we continued the relationship online on the Corvette Forum and on the telephone, where they both patiently continued to answer my myriad and wide ranging performance questions.

After that initial meeting, I hung out with them again at Carlisle, where they treated me like a loyal customer, rather than some guy that hasn't spent a dime with them, yet just hangs around and asks way too many questions

As you all know, I went down to ECS for the first time 2 weeks ago for the ECS magicians to install a completely new bulletproof drivetrain from the torque tube back, on Grond.

While I was there, I saw Asmokegears (Alan) blue beast being completed and saw it fire up. I had a chance to first hand - observe ECS's work ethic, their dedication, long hours, customer commitment and attention to detail.

I came away very impressed.

And my car came away as a wild animal now

So why the ECS Paxton kit?

Because their many customers tell me what their cars are like - 5000, 10,000, 20,000 miles after ECS have worked their magic.
Because their customers tell me how much they love their ECS superchargers or turbocharger systems.
Because their customers tell me how happy they are with their work.

And now - I am one of those customers.

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Old 11-29-2005, 02:39 PM   #2  
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Allow me to be the first to congratulate you. You have impressed a lot of us on this forum with your Love(i.e. money) placed into your ride. I for one, look forward to seeing the beast and seeing where this actually takes you. I mean, really, for you...it is never going to end. You know that right? Well, cheers. Have fun.

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Allow me to be the first to congratulate you. You have impressed a lot of us on this forum with your Love(i.e. money) placed into your ride. I for one, look forward to seeing the beast and seeing where this actually takes you. I mean, really, for you...it is never going to end. You know that right? Well, cheers. Have fun.

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The beast sure is growning.
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What kind of rwhp will you have with this system (ballpark)
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Congrats, EG. You never cease to amaze me at how you continue to evolve Grond into your ultimate fantasy. My hat's off to ya, my friend. Enjoy what you've created!
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Stephen this thing is going to be NUTS! Can't wait to see this thing! When do you expect to finish it?

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Congrats on a wise choice my friend
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What kind of rwhp will you have with this system (ballpark)
I bought the Paxton kit and I will be doing the installation when I do my LS2 install and tune (with the help of my friends, I hope )

Power output - I'm keeping that information very close to my vest right now. It will surprise all when I finally announce it.
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There has been quite a lot of wild speculation on the Forum on wether I was going to get a supercharger or turbocharger system, and if I was - which one.
Wow I am sure all of those people will be able to sleep a whole lot easier knowing what you have decided.
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Wow I am sure all of those people will be able to sleep a whole lot easier knowing what you have decided.
What is your problem? If you have noting useful to say, how about shutting up?
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What is your problem? If you have noting useful to say, how about shutting up?

had to do it, just messin with ya.
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And the Saga continues as we enter Chapter 42 of the Grond Chronicles "The Plot is Thickening".
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Grond is pleased......congrats
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very very cool eg .. so then the cam cant be that huge if you're going FI .. can it?
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