Might be the difference between bolting a blower on a relatively stock engine vs needing much more work done to the internals of a NA engine.
On a side note, I was screwed by the lowest cost vendor AGAIN (I never learn). I needed a new headlight socket for my Hyundai. The Hyundai has really common H11 bulbs. On the web, these sockets w/pigtail are $8-15/ea + ~$5 shipping. A seller on ebay from China was selling *two* sockets for 99 cents + 28 cents for shipping. I...
Am I wrong in putting Alfa sedans in the same general category as Renault, Peugeot & Saab? All of those just seem to always be in the quirky column - interesting to look at, but I wouldn't actually buy one over a BMW, Mercedes or Lexus. Of course, in the USA, good luck getting parts & service.
File this under the category "I don't know why, but I like this thing..."
It's completely useless, but I really like the look of this thing. You can really see the Blastolene heritage in its design.
Here's another video of it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeNLMN_RqSI
Most colleges have a "welcome week" where freshmen move into the dorms prior to the start of classes. Are you participating in something like that? That's a great way to get to know your roommates and to make friends with others in your dorm. My advice is that during that first week, when you hear someone say: "We're going for pizza/burgers/sushi/etc" - go with them! If you aren't explicitly invited, just invite yourself by saying "I'm coming too!"
Saw a great show in a small venue last night by Pat Benatar and Spider Geraldo. She still sounds great - obviously she doesn't have the same pipes she had at 23, but still great! Geraldo surprised me with his excellent guitar work - I guess when listening to her songs you are so focused on her voice that you don't notice there are some really excellent riffs happening as well.
Crummy cell phone video here: