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      Published on 02-03-2011 12:43 AM
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      PAW Motorsport is offering a cylinder head upgrade for N54 based BMW vehicles. There is a substantial gain in port flow velocity without a sacrifice in low lift situations. Flowbench charts show an increase of about 35% with gains from 161 cfm to 227 cfm. Both intake and exhaust ports have been ported and polished along with modified intake and exhaust valves. The claimed power gains with the head alone are in the 40 hp range. Charts and pictures are below. ...
      Published on 02-02-2011 07:01 PM

      G-power has made some bold top speed claims in the past year. They have claimed to hit 231.2 mph but we saw no verification of this claim and when we e-mailed for further details we were assured we would get them but have not. This video however clearly shows a GPS verified 224 mph which is quite impressive. ...
      Published on 02-01-2011 12:04 PM
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      We would like to welcome Precision Sport Industries as the newest supporting vendor on BimmerBoost. Precision Sport (or PSI for short) deals in a variety of forced induction systems for BMW's. Some of you likely have heard of them as they post top quality build threads. They are based out of Winter Park, Florida and deal a variety of manufacturers including Active Autowerke, Horsepower Freaks (HPF), and G-power. Look forward to following a variety of their great forced induction build threads here on BimmerBoost, welcome PSI! ...
      Published on 02-01-2011 12:55 AM
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      Arkym has released its carbon fiber replacement roof for E90 BMW's including the M3. This is a full carbon fiber panel which sells for about $1000. This panel offers weight savings over the standard roof but the amount saved has not been listed by Arkym. If interested in adding that M3 carbon roof look to your E90, Arkym has you covered. ...
      Published on 01-31-2011 11:57 PM
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      We would like to welcome our newest supporting vendor, PAW Motorsport. PAW Motorsport specializes in the N54 and N55 platform BMW's as well as Mini's. PAW offers parts, service, dynos, and custom flash tuning for these cars. N54 owners will likely be interested in the cylinder head upgrades PAW Motorsport offers which provide a great improvement over stock (details on this to be posted tomorrow). On behalf of everyone at BimmerBoost, welcome! ...
      Published on 01-31-2011 04:14 PM
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      As of right now, the transmission is completed and the cooling system is in the process of being completed. Where we left off was the car being taken to SSP for the build of the cooling system. To make this all make sense we will not skip ahead, instead showing you each step. Here SSP is getting ready to put it together with the new clutch discs. They laid out all the parts and used 3d scanning equipment to record them to aid in the production of the parts. Everything was laid out to make sure the parts were clean and accounted for. Additionally, they were working on prototype viton seals for the transmission. The next update will have details on the cooling system. ...
      Published on 01-30-2011 03:49 PM
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      The 24 hours of Daytona is now over. A very strong showing for Chip Ganassi racing finishing in the 1 and 2 spots overall and winning the DP (Daytona Prototype) class. Chip Ganassi Racing has done very well in this event over the past few years winning in 2006, 2007, 2008, and now in 2011. The motor for the cars was prepared by Dinan who clearly did an amazing job, hats off to Dinan for independent support that beat factory backed outings. We can not stress enough how impressive this is for Dinan in particular. ...
      Published on 01-29-2011 11:14 AM
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      Some of you may remember that Brabham came out with their stroked S65 V8 M3 with a widebody. They have now taken it to the next level by swapping in a stoked 5.8 liter S85 V10. The car still has the same widebody kit but now features different wheels. Power is at about 650 horsepower. Price? Well, the V8 car goes for around $300,000 so this one is not going to be cheaper. Worth it? No way, but cool to see. ...
      Published on 01-29-2011 08:02 AM
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      The Grand-Am 200 in the Continental Tire series which kicks off the Rolex 24 weekend is now complete. Rum Bum Racing's finished 1st in the GS class along with setting the fastest lap. The Ford Mustang Boss 302 by Multimatic Motorsports finished right behind the M3. The next three spots were all BMW M3's with Turner Motorsport finishing in third place and Fall Line occupying 4th and 5th. BimmerBoost will be following the Continental Tires series. Results and explanation of the classes below, click read more. ...
      Published on 01-28-2011 02:06 PM

      This is a great time lapse construction video from Turner Motorsport. The Rolex GT 24 hours are this weekend and to kick off our coverage check out this time lapse construction vid. ...
      Published on 01-27-2011 07:23 PM
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      Horsepower Freaks Stage 2.75 is a recent development. The stage 2.5 as many of you know is a built motor and has seen numbers on methanol and race gas just under the 700 whp mark. Stage 2.75 differs from the 2.5 by offering a different turbo as well as the HPF 4" exhaust that is used on the Stage 3 as well. 754 whp is impressive and we congratulate HPF on a job well done. More power clearly isn't necessary so how about that 10 second slip already? ...
      Published on 01-27-2011 04:50 PM
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      Arkym has released their carbon addon pieces for BMW E92 Msport equipped cars. These pieces are full carbon fiber consisting of a front lip, rear diffuser, and a rear trunk spoiler. Check out the studio photoshoot of the pieces! ...
      Published on 01-27-2011 07:24 AM

      This is an example of how to not drive your E92 M3 on the ring unless 10 minute laps and almost wrecking the car at every opportunity are the goal. I don't know if terrible even cuts it, this is just bad. If camera shaking doesn't get to you go ahead and marvel that this car survived. ...
      Published on 01-26-2011 11:06 AM
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      Two young Turkish designers 3d modeled their vision for a BMW supercar. We are impressed, the design is pretty nice. In many ways we like it more than the Vision Efficient Dynamics design. What we do not like is that it will never come to reality. This is what a proper mid-engine BMW supercar should look like, with a large V8 just like what they put under the hood. ...
      Published on 01-26-2011 03:41 AM
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      The guys are Precision Sport recently did an install of Supersprint downpipes on the BMW X6 M. The pictures of the install show some great details of the motor and turbos. No word on the gains as there was no dyno, the downpipes retail for about $2500. ...

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