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My VF Stg1 kit's MP62 developed a growling noise after ~2mo and 1.5k miles. The engine-related noise appeared suddenly upon hard deceleration on the street (i.e. coming up on traffic). Part-throttle acceleration was affected and the engine bay was much noisier. The noise can be heard in a short video clip here (with an external microphone taking up much of the viewable frame): YouTube - MP62 noise or loose bracket noise?

After taking the car to ForcedFed, it was diagnosed as a bad MP62. Using a 'chassis ear' Casey localized the noise from the blower nose area; possibly a bad bearing since the rotor blades visible from the swan tube port looked ok. After contacting Jermaine at VF, he offered to send out a replacement blower even tho the blower was warranteed by Magnusson. So today, i picked up the car and the noise is gone. So i have to compliment the great support by both VF and the crew at ForcedFed :clap:

BTW, While Magnusson will review the blower, Casey localized the likely flaw to be in the blade region down near the nose (based on wear mark patterns). I certainly hope my replacement blower has a longer lifespan than ~2 months and 1.5k miles.
 

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yup, now i'm ready for Stg2

good deal.
Hi Charlie,

yes, i'm very pleased. The car behaves like when the kit was first installed.

So now i'm ready for Stg2; just sent Jermaine email about getting the 550 injector/3.0" pulley tune so i can at least drive the car before putting the 2bular header on & coordinating w/ your schedule for the custom tune.
 
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