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Old 09-27-2012, 02:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Krafttwerks Kit chat and discussion

Post your questions, chat and discussion of issues related to the Kraftwerks Supercharger System here.



Some useful links for info on the kit:

Kraftwerks (info on specs):
Skunk2's Kraftwerks dyno results thread:
Build thread with tons of pix and helpful info on common issues (some of which Kraftwerks has resolved in newer kits):
My build with lots of pix and some issues I had (a work in progress):
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Old 09-27-2012, 02:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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A couple posts I've put up on my blog about my experience with the kit. Will update as the install goes along...

Kraftwerks Unboxing | becauseHONDA

CTe kit removal | becauseHONDA
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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noo, you left us.

interested on how installation is
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:37 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Jay im waiting for info about BBG...
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:56 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I can't believe I'm selling my car. What are they key differences?
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Old 09-27-2012, 11:32 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Jay im waiting for info about BBG...
I told you I'd figure something out soon didn't I? Trust me, it's on the short list.
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Old 09-27-2012, 11:33 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I can't believe I'm selling my car. What are they key differences?
between Kraftwerks and CTe? CTe is more midrange torque, Kraftwerks is more top end torque.
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:58 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I told you I'd figure something out soon didn't I? Trust me, it's on the short list.
Yes You told me but i had no idea that you got rotrex....
I keep my fingers crossed
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Old 09-27-2012, 02:19 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Yes You told me but i had no idea that you got rotrex....
I keep my fingers crossed
I didn't have the kit then. I received it yesterday. I didn't want to say anything about it until I had it in my hands.
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:16 AM   #10 (permalink)
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mucter, which exhaust and header will you be running with the Kraftwerks kit? Is the Berk high flow cat required since this kit has an intercooler?
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Old 09-28-2012, 12:03 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I have stock header and exhaust. I am running the Berk HFC. Since this kit is capable of such high horsepower, I'd definitely recommend getting something higher flow than the stock cat so you don't cause long term damage. Really in any application, the stock cat + boost isn't a good idea...
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Old 09-28-2012, 01:01 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Very interested in your review/results with that setup. I want to run stock header/exhaust with the berk HFC as well. I know it's a sacrifice in power but I'm going for as close as possible to stock look and sound.

Also concerned about the oil cooler bolts being too short as shown here. Has everyone who has installed this kit had that problem? It's obviously not a huge deal but when I go to install the kit I'll only have a weekend to do it and want to plan as much as I can for any contingencies.
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Old 09-28-2012, 01:30 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Here's where I'm at with the install currently. Hit a snag that made things take longer than they should have.

A little bit further | becauseHONDA

I'll keep posting updates. This is obviously taking longer than normal since I'm only working on it in the evenings after work.
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Old 09-28-2012, 01:36 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I will definitely report back on the oil cooler bolts. I didn't get to that step yet but should tonight.
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I have the Kraftwerks also, has anyone done anything yet about switching to the RSX IAT sensor and mounting it after the s/c and intercooler? I'd like to do this, but if I just put the sensor in the piping with a rubber grommet as a RSX comes, it would just pop the sensor out under boost.
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:43 PM   #16 (permalink)
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You could get the xenocron obdi bung and run that with an obdi sensor. Or you can get the T1R sensor and mount that as well. I am not worrying about that out of the gate, but I'll likely do something about it eventually.
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Old 09-28-2012, 03:13 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Can't wait to see/hear this in person.
Possibly even a ride?
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Old 09-28-2012, 10:11 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Does anyone know why some of the intercoolers come sprayed with the "Kraftwerks", and some don't?
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:09 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Alright, I could chime in.

Im not sure what the fuss about the oil cooler bolts. I had bought some longer ones, but Im pretty sure the supplied ones would work. (I have a Canadian car, not sure if that changes anything)

I didn't get the intercooler sprayed, don't know why, but Im happy. Its a bit more sleeper and I might spray it all black.


For the IAT sensor, I did tap into the MAF wires and bought an S2000 IAT sensor that I installed in the manifold. (Drilled and tapped into the brand new Kraftwerks manifold, yess )


Installation is a breeze. The only issues I ran into we caused by personal add-ons. Having done it once, I could most probably install this kit in 2 days.
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