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    • Happy Holidays from BimmerBoost - BMW N54 Vargas Turbocharger upgrade giveaway/raffle/contest

      Happy Holidays from BimmerBoost.com and all the GermanBoost Network sites. BimmerBoost would like to thank its users for their support and the strong community built here that continues to rapidly expand. It is no secret this is now the main site for technical BMW information as well as high performance modification thanks to the most knowledgeable and experienced userbase in the BMW forum sphere. Quite simply, BimmerBoost has evolved into the top performance/modification community in the BMW world and the rest of the GermanBoost network is following suit.

      This would not be possible without the core userbase. I would like to thank each and every one of you by giving back to the community that has given me so much. To be clear, BimmerBoost does not have to do this. BimmerBoost is not as profitable as the larger sites (although gaining, at a surprising rate). Yet, the administration here has absolutely no problem giving back to the community. This should speak volumes in of itself and make users question just how much other sites actually care about their users and their community or if their users are nothing more than a commodity. BimmerBoost is showing its gratitude in agreeably a very generous fashion.


      Details:

      This giveaway is for a Stage I Hybrid Vargas Turbo upgrade (approximately $1699 value):

      Stage 1 Hybrid upgrade: We start with a freshly rebuilt stock unit using all OEM spec internals, carefully machine the OEM compressor and bearing housings, to accept a TD04 14T compressor wheel. For the turbine side we clip the stock wheel to 7 degrees, we also remove the stock waste gate arm and flapper valve prone to rattling and boost loss issues and upgrade it with a 100% stainless steel piece to eliminate all of these known problems. These units also come with brand new factory OEM waste gate actuators. We chose the 14T wheel for the stage 1's because it is a much better match to the stock turbine than the 15T compressor wheel even though it means we have to set up differently to machine the different stages. Stage 1 is the perfect cost effective alternatives to stock OEM replacement turbochargers

      The value of these turbos can also be subtracted from a set of Vargas Stage 2 or Vargas Stage 3 turbos as credit towards those more expensive upgrades. This promotion will run from 12/13/2012 until 1/15/13 at 12:00 AM PST.

      To enter, simply submit your username in this thread. You must have a minimum of 5 reputation points to enter. From your time of entry until the time the contest ends, every whole reputation point earned from the entry rep point amount will count as 1 entry. The more reputation you earn, the more entries you get.

      Example: You enter with 10.5 rep points, contest ends and you have 20.5 rep points at 12:00 AM PST. This would equate to 10 entries. The more entries, the better your odds of winning. If in this example the rep point count was 20.4 it would only count as 9 entries as it is every whole rep point, no exceptions.

      The winner will be drawn at random at a time and date of the administrator's choosing after 1/15/13. Anyone caught cheating will be permanently IP banned, disqualified, and publicly humiliated. Any member can be disqualified from the contest at any time for any reason of the administrator's choosing. Reputation points gained for referrals will be disabled during the time of the contest.

      Good luck everyone! And Happy Holidays, from the GermanBoost Network.
      This article was originally published in forum thread: Happy Holidays from BimmerBoost - BMW N54 Vargas Turbocharger upgrade giveaway/raffle/contest started by Sticky View original post
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        nafoo -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by jzeee037 Click here to enlarge
        Thanks nafoo RPR still open down there or closed for the season
        Today is the last day for the season. Opens back up January 4.
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        nafoo -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by phrenetiK Click here to enlarge
        phrenetik Click here to enlarge

        thanks na foo for referring me to the thread Click here to enlarge
        Rep'd
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        gracias
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        nafoo -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by phrenetiK Click here to enlarge
        gracias
        Dang, I'm a noob. My rep power was set at 2, which is default. Just changed it to full power. I'll hit you up tomorrow, unless someone else wants to get you above 5 =P
      1. WedgePerformance's Avatar
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        As you know I need all the help I can get... LOL This would go a long way toward getting a set of stage III's installed. Need to make sure Terry and Sick can only see the back end of my car at the next event. Thanks Sticky...
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        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        It's more popular than most realize. Unfortunately, a lot of lurkers are intimidated to post since this place can be a bit harsh to noobs and the topics are more complex than, "What springs should I get and what tint?"
        LOL I'd give you rep points for that if I could. I swear if I see another 'Should I get Procede or JB4' thread imma puke
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        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        It's more popular than most realize. Unfortunately, a lot of lurkers are intimidated to post since this place can be a bit harsh to noobs and the topics are more complex than, "What springs should I get and what tint?"
        new sig material lmfao

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        aw 5 rep points.. Barely enter lol
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        "bimmerpost is the gayest of the gay and that's coming from the gayest chat thread ever" Classic quote from the chitown chat group now moved away from e90.
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        jzeee037 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by nafoo Click here to enlarge
        Today is the last day for the season. Opens back up January 4.
        Try to meet up with you after the new year then.Wonder what happened to our old buddy bryce.Had some nice arguments with that guy.lol
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        damn.. so much good stuff in here. im all out of rep for the day Click here to enlarge

        YOu guys realize if you post something interesting, you will get repped for it. no need to worry about people holding rep. most of the guys that have huge rep arent allowed to participate anyway, but spread rep freely..
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        The depths of human stupidity never cease to astound me.
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        what the hell, worth a shot...
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        Imma start flashing my manly tatas here so I can get repped.