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      09-14-2011, 09:34 AM   #89
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      09-28-2011, 10:48 AM   #90
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charger should be back friday - monday. vortech blows - the longest repair service i have ever seen.
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      09-28-2011, 11:53 AM   #91
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charger should be back friday - monday. vortech blows - the longest repair service i have ever seen.
As soon as i receive it ill give you a shout.
BTW,your 996 is nutz.I couldnt sleep since i saw it but im making some sweet changes,fill you in when you come up
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      09-28-2011, 12:08 PM   #92
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charger should be back friday - monday. vortech blows - the longest repair service i have ever seen.
You should be less concerned with the time it takes to repair your blower and just be happy that your car still runs considering the damage done. Never run a car even for a short time without an air filter. I hope you get it all back and running properly. It sounds like you have the right guys taking care of it.
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      09-28-2011, 12:41 PM   #93
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You should be less concerned with the time it takes to repair your blower and just be happy that your car still runs considering the damage done. Never run a car even for a short time without an air filter. I hope you get it all back and running properly. It sounds like you have the right guys taking care of it.
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      10-01-2011, 10:26 AM   #94
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      10-01-2011, 08:13 PM   #96
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I should have the blower Monday !
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      10-01-2011, 08:27 PM   #97
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How long has Vortech had the compressor? Are they always this slow?
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i think 2 months
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      10-02-2011, 08:00 AM   #99
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How long has Vortech had the compressor? Are they always this slow?
They said 3-4 weeks but as M33 said,took 2 months.
when i called a couple of times i was told that they have only 1 tech right now so dont really know if people are on vaca or what.
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      10-03-2011, 10:05 AM   #100
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Got the SC and most likely will be putting the car back together sometime this weekend,will keep this thread updated !
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You should be less concerned with the time it takes to repair your blower and just be happy that your car still runs considering the damage done. Never run a car even for a short time without an air filter. I hope you get it all back and running properly. It sounds like you have the right guys taking care of it.
Umm OK. Car is not mine. I was also not the one that left the filter off and neither was the owner. Also the fact that Vortech customer service sucks donkey nuts and takes 2 months to rebuild a a charger doesnt change, but I appreciate your concern about what I should be concerned about and also great job stating the obvious that has been repeated only a dozen times in this thread
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      10-04-2011, 10:25 AM   #102
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wow glad everything is coming back together and the car will be running as good as new again
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      10-05-2011, 01:04 PM   #103
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[quote=disapr;10552665]Was this covered by Vortech or was there a repair bill?

There was a bill for the repair !
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      10-05-2011, 05:09 PM   #106
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Was this covered by Vortech or was there a repair bill?
Warranty will not cover debree damage from extensively running the SC unit without the air filter on.
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      10-05-2011, 05:18 PM   #107
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I was pretty sure that they wouldn't - I suppose I was actually fishing for how much the fee was to have the compressor rebuilt.
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I was pretty sure that they wouldn't - I suppose I was actually fishing for how much the fee was to have the compressor rebuilt.
They Charge you depending on the parts that was replaced so it all depends on what damage was done .
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i had a similar problem on my previous vechicle in august of 2008 where Vortech swapped manufacturers on a certain component in the superchargers. One week after i installed the supercharger it literary blew up. Like any other enthusiast first thing I did was get on the message boards to talk shit about vortech and a few days later I got back on the boards to talk more shit about how they were lagging and blah blah blah. That same day I get a phone call from my installer telling me if "I wanted my blower fixed soon I would stay the fuck off the boards". Lesson learned.. (This guy only worked on muscle cars and was super charging my G35 so he had no way of checking the boards)

Just like the dealerships, Vortech has people monitoring these boards. That same day I got on the boards and praised Vortech for their excellent service even though my blower was not ready. The next day I got a call from the Tech @ vortech saying my blower is ready and to come pick it up. When I got there, the dude smiled handed me the blower and told me that they will be warrantying the kit for 4 years 50,000 miles.
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The OP at first made it sound like the SC was defective,a more appropriate title would be "Don't let incompetent techs install or troubleshoot your SC."
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