These are great for people who have no idea how to tune and your on a budget!!! They simply plug in behind your ECM connectors. All you have to do is add a boost reference hose to the module and your car can be tuned on the fly. I recommend running a wideband AFR gauge. Any car that has forced induction added to the engine needs a gauge like this so you can monitor your air fuel supply. The fuel only version of this module is $375 You can run fuel only if you are 6psi or less on your boost. If you are above 6psi you will need the timing and fuel version. That is $775
This kit comes with the essential parts needed to fit an m45 supercharger found on a 2004-2006 Mini cooper. I decided to start offering this set up for two reasons. You can find an M45 mini cooper supercharger dirt cheap. Like $300-$400.
SO in the future if you ever need a new one you can find them everywhere!!!! Secondly with a smaller pulley you can add boost very cheap. A pulley, tool and a smaller belt would probably only cost you $150. This kit comes with the following. Belt, Intake pipe, mounting bracket, pulley bracket, intake housing, rear gear block off and and discharge/recirculation housing. Specifically designed for the m45. I can also build you a custom intake for your M45 to recirculate your BOV air back into the intake of the supercharger if you want to run a MAF set up.
If you want to source your own head unit that's fine by me. If you cannot find one I can. I see them typically for sale between $300-$400. I've seen some ported ones with smaller pulleys between $800-$1,000. I always bend over backwards to help everyone so I will def hunt one down if you want me to. Just reimburse me for the cost of the supercharger head unit. I do charge $100 fee for the timeit takes to hunt and acquire the head unit. I can also change fluids and service the supercharger for an additional fee.
I worked with G-19 to run their brackets and supercharger housings on the US version of the car. The kit pictured on the their website only works with a stand alone ECU non MAF style. It also has an atmospheric BOV. The version I have on my car runs the factory ECU and MAF system with a fuel power ECU piggy back. The system was originally not designed to run that way. I build a custom recirculating valve that would send the boost pressure back into the intake of the mini copper supercharger and clear the brake booster at the same time. The original G-19 intake to the supercharger hit the brake booster on the US cars. I also had to modify the pulley system to get better belt wrap around the supercharger pulley because my car came with power steering from the factory. The supercharger on my car was also lifted up an additional 1/2" to allow clearance for some heat barrier under the head unit. The exhaust manifold was touching the supercharger. I custom made a 1200* heat barrier that was too thick to clear without modifying the G-19 bracket. I priced everything out on the site to factor having to modify the items needed to have the system run correctly. But if you want to build a more DIY version feel free to contact Doug at G-19 in England. That way you can build your own version of this system.