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    VBox?

    I've been looking at VBoxes lately and I was looking at the two different ones (DriftBox and PerformanceBox)...I don't think I need the drift box seeing as I won't be drifting too much in my C...if I buy a performance box, how hard is it to set up and will I be missing anything by getting a performance box over a drift box? Also are they worth the $500 price tag? How accurate are they? Anyone know where I can get one cheaper? Thanks guys!
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    I've been looking for months man, I can't find anythign under 500. I even looked on craigslist weekly and get nothing. I mean, I think they are the best for the buck if people ask for vbox verified times Click here to enlarge. I wan't one...
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    They have one on ebay that's 470 and he gives a free memory card lol...not much better but still better haha
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    Good luck, even used they hold their value.

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    if your into documenting your performance and verifying it, yea, its worth it, its a 1 time expense. if you have friends also interested, split it. I found it not user friendly at first to setup, but realisticly it is easy. once you have a card that it can read (2gb or less) its not a problem at all. The software is not user friendly, but its not complicated either, just gotta get used to it

    you probably wont find any that cheap, lowest ive seen is $400ish. Check out forums for better chance at finding one, but they are rare since like i said, its a 1x buy and everyone can use it so they get passed around a lot

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    I have the PerformanceBox as the Driftbox is not really needed, unless you're...well, drifting Click here to enlarge

    I decided to get the complete package with the storage box, external GPS etc. Overall it's very expensive for such a device made of cheapo plastic, but there are no real alternatives around. And the numbers you get are worldwide accepted. That's a huge advantage.

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    How much did it all cost? I'm thinking about just getting the Vbox only for now since it is still 500 bucks...haha
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by hworang00 Click here to enlarge
    How much did it all cost? I'm thinking about just getting the Vbox only for now since it is still 500 bucks...haha
    On driftbox.com the PerformanceBox Package 03 costs 540 Euros right now. Seems a nit less than what I paid. That nifty carry case is practical to keep things togehter. Knowing me, cables and stuff would be messed around in no time Click here to enlarge

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    Can someone verify the VBox on ebay that I'm thinking about buying making sure it's an actual performance box and not some random knockoff or something? LINK
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    I think there is room in the market for a cheaper alternative.
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    Yeah it's kind of expensive, but like LM, it's a one time expense...if you keep it for a while, you can make it cost like a couple bucks a day I guess lol

    I talked that guy on Ebay down to 455 shipped USPS priority mail... :\ not super cheap but cheaper ha
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    is it used or new? it needs to be registered as well, so ask about that, ask for the serial # so you can email vbox and check. would suck to buy it and not be able to use it

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    It says new in box and unopened. Can he still give me the serial without opening it?
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    i dont think so.

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    looks like a good deal though, 100% feedback and good price, id buy it

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    Ha yeah figured...just sent the payment...I'll get to test it on my sisters glk which is what I'm driving now lol...
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by hworang00 Click here to enlarge
    Ha yeah figured...just sent the payment...I'll get to test it on my sisters glk which is what I'm driving now lol...
    Sick man, I'd pay 455 for that brand new.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by fastgti69 Click here to enlarge
    Sick man, I'd pay 455 for that brand new.
    He's got 4 more for sale...just message him on eBay...
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    I gotta see what I can do.. Got money but that's for the big turbo, once released..
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