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I had the ECS tuning light weight underdrive crank and power steering pillows on my car for over two years with no issues so today I replaced those along with the stock belt tensioner, alternator and water pump pillows with the complete 5 light weight pulley set from Gruven parts :D and I'm very happy with it so far

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How is the performance on the car since the lightweight pulleys installed? Im just really looking for increased rev climbs in the low to mid rpms. Do those pulleys work well enough to make my smile larger? :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
Or is it a small increase and a buzzkill? :banghead::banghead::banghead:

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I really like it. I live in downtown and was just at a club close bye and hit it all the way home and I still have a smile on my face but its just the first day to quick to judge ill keep in touch and let you know a little later on what I still think about them. The price for them is steep I will admit that but ill let you know if it was even worth spending all that money for this modification

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the lysholm charger is very reliable. don't over rev it and you wont have any problems. by over revv i mean peak and continuous revs. the lysholm is so loud because it is gear timed. same reason a straight cut gear transmission is loud. well the lysholm is excessively loud because it's designed to have the throttle body before the intake of the charger, basically this is what the BBM silencer kit does. it puts the TB before the charger's intake.
 

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What about the reliability issues with the BBM lysholm. By the way i am currently putting a TVS 1900 in a corrado. it fits with A/C just have to cut the radiator shroud.
Every new Lysholm we have sold has come with a full one year warranty. We started this kit back in 1998 so many are getting very old with high mileage. Since 1998 we have replaced or repaired very few 1 in about 100 or only about 1%

If you have a BBM supercharger that is 4+ years old with high miles or over driven and raced. It is a really good idea to have it rebuilt by us and start a new fresh life with all new bearings and seals.

If you have a turbo or a supercharger...if you take good care with proper installation / maintenance they take good care of you. Many have gone over 100,000 miles and 100's are still out there boosting cars all around the world.

It is crazy hard for me to believe that we have had this kit out now for nearly 14 years
 

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I really like it. I live in downtown and was just at a club close bye and hit it all the way home and I still have a smile on my face but its just the first day to quick to judge ill keep in touch and let you know a little later on what I still think about them. The price for them is steep I will admit that but ill let you know if it was even worth spending all that money for this modification

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Sounds good so far man, let me know how things turn out. Very anxious to buy some but scared the performance wont be an even trade off.
 

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the lysholm charger is very reliable. don't over rev it and you wont have any problems. by over revv i mean peak and continuous revs. the lysholm is so loud because it is gear timed. same reason a straight cut gear transmission is loud. well the lysholm is excessively loud because it's designed to have the throttle body before the intake of the charger, basically this is what the BBM silencer kit does. it puts the TB before the charger's intake.
Yeah I dont plan on over revving her. I never hit bottom of red line nor do I rev at 7k. I normally shift at about 6200 or sooner, no point revving further. I just need that low to mid rev climb speed. I may purchase a silencer kit one day, for now Im still in love with that whine. :thumbup:
 

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Yeah I dont plan on over revving her. I never hit bottom of red line nor do I rev at 7k. I normally shift at about 6200 or sooner, no point revving further. I just need that low to mid rev climb speed. I may purchase a silencer kit one day, for now Im still in love with that whine. :thumbup:
Screw the silencer, that whine is the best part! If I thought I could trade my VR for a lysholm Corrado it would be gone in a heartbeat haha
 

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Screw the silencer, that whine is the best part! If I thought I could trade my VR for a lysholm Corrado it would be gone in a heartbeat haha
You either absolutely love it, hate it....or love it sometimes and hate it other times :laugh:

I actually like them silenced...not really the correct wording for this. Putting the t-body in front of the inlet of the charger cuts the blower wine down by about 50+%. I personally think they sound just right this way. The one thing that I always love is the massive torque curve and performance :)
 

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I want to know more about the twin screw 1.8t earlier in this thread. is it the same charger as fitted to the g60's? or is it a bigger charger?
 

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I'm now convinced to get a lysholm for my rado. Time to count my pennies...
 

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They named it the "G60" for a reason! :rolleyes:
There is nothing wrong with running the good ol' trusty g-lader.
You can safely run 18 psi...even peak at 20 psi reliably with a good g-lader, no problem.
A much better choice than a turbo on this engine....my opinion. :)
But if you really want to rip....nothing will beat a twin screw on this engine.
 

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reliability with a G lader :rolleyes: now there's an oxymoron if I ever heard one.
 
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