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      Published on 11-20-2010 08:35 PM
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      Well, the latest camouflaged photos have been circling the web and we thought it was our responsibility to show them to you even though they do not reveal too much. This is the next generation 3 series, the F30, in 4-door form testing. The proportions are slightly larger and the grill seems to take cues from the new 5 series. Other than that, what struck us was that the interior seems to be pretty much the same old thing, just a minor evolution. That may be good or bad depending on your perspective. This car is slated to arrive as a 2013 model. ...
      Published on 11-20-2010 01:03 AM
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      AC Schnitzer has put two of their wheel designs on the new X3. The wheels without the lip are the bi-color type IV's. The wheels with the lip are the multipiece type VIII's. We do not feel either wheel works all too well. The car desperately needs to be lowered. Also, the type IV's in silver instead of the bi-color with black hiding something of the accents would look much better. We look forward to seeing what else AC Schnitzer comes up with for the new X3 and seeing their other wheel designs on the car would not hurt. ...
      Published on 11-19-2010 06:20 AM
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      The N62 V8 does not get a lot of love, there are not too many options out there for boosting power output. Well, ESS is developing a positive displacement supercharger kit for the N62. The supercharger chosen is the EVS 1900 from Eaton. This is a roots based supercharger. Why setup? We aren't sure to be honest. A roots setup is much more inefficient than a proper twin screw. It is also not as efficient as a centrifugal. The only centrifugal setup that was supposed to be available was from VF-Engineering but after a claimed $100k investment in the project it seems to have disappeared. Hey, beggars can't be choosers, and a positive displacement blower is going to be a lot of fun on the N62. This means it will be an option for the following vehicles: ...
      Published on 11-18-2010 12:20 AM

      We have two videos of runs between these two tuned cars which are very evenly matched. The TT-RS is claimed to have 450 hp and the Alpina B3 500 hp. The specs on the B3 are updgraded turbos, downpipe, intercooler, no cats, and PP-P tune. The TT-RS has no cats, aftermarket downpipe, and a PP-P tune as well. ...
      Published on 11-18-2010 12:01 AM
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      Here it is, the new 6 series cab which will officially go on sale in Spring of 2011 in the USA as a 2012 model. You may notice, the car features a soft top and not a retractable hard top. We are not yet sure how this impacts the overall curb weight as this figure has not been released. We are hoping it is much lighter than the previous model but with the F13 being longer and wider, that may be a long shot. Pictured here is the 650i using the familiar N63 twin turbo V8 putting out 400 hp which is routed through an 8 speed gearbox. More details to come shortly. ...
      Published on 11-17-2010 06:03 AM
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      Don't worry, the people in charge at BMW have not completely lost their minds... yet. Somebody just make sure they don't get a hold of these photoshops. Theophilus Chin has created his take on an X3 coupe. Does it work? In our opinion, not really. But with 2 door SUV's starting a new segment craze and how BMW seems to be into pushing into segments they don't need to (5 GT anyone?) don't be surprised to see this. Just expect it to happen with an X4, not with the X3. ...
      Published on 09-06-2010 05:45 PM
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      Prestige Styling of the UK has taken their stab at the BMW X6. The front and rear arches are widened along with the restyled front and rear bumpers. The side skirts are redesigned to give a more aggressive look making the vehicle appear lower to the ground. The rear door panel is also modified to give a wider look. A custom exhaust and wheels round out the package. Pricing information is below. ...
      Published on 09-05-2010 10:50 PM

      Ladies and gentlemen, It is this time of year again.... I have reserved Famoso Raceway (1/4 mile drag strip) on November 20th for our exclusive use. We will have both lanes available to us as well as full use of the entire facility including the barbecue grills I am announcing the event earlier than usual this time to give enough time to people who are currently working on their car(s) or have on-going projects to wrap up their projects and bring their cars to the track for live testing and maybe even fine tuning. In the past, every time I organized one of these events I ended-up losing $300 to $600 out of pocket, which was okay until last year.... last time I ended-up paying $2400 out of pocket mostly in last minute cancellations. Lesson learned, so this time we're doing it by the book ...
      by Published on 09-04-2010 09:47 PM

      Check out this video of West Coast Racing constructing a Z4 GT3 race car. The work depicted is approximately 600 hours. The Z4 GT3 is powered by an S65 V8 used in the M3. Top notch work done by these fellows from Sweden. Also check out the video below of the car in action on the track! ...
      Published on 09-04-2010 01:43 PM
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      Earlier this weak we showed you an X5 jump that went wrong. Today we bring you another X5 mishap. The Russian owner of this X5 wanted to show off his new ride and drove it right onto the beach. The X5 has some nice off road capability but it won't save you from getting yourself stuck in the sand. Eventually, they were able to free the car after some time spent digging and pushing. You can see the embarrassed owner high-tailing it out of there in the last photo. ...
      Published on 09-03-2010 02:03 AM
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      Why buy one of those overpriced FMIC's out there for ~$1000 when you easily can build a bigger one for $300? (All hoses and pipes included)
      The IC it self costs $240 and the pipes and silicone hoses costs $60 from a shop here in Sweden. I like to do things by my self, so I said to my self; Why not give it a try? This specific IC has an area of 13770 cm3. ...
      Published on 09-03-2010 12:48 AM
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      Eisenmann is currently working on the exhaust for the new 535i. BimmerBoost sponsor IND has provided us with a sneak peak of the exhaust on the car. The tips clearly give it a more aggressive look. Check out the links to the videos for the sound and if interested take a look at the Eisenmann North America website: www.eisenmann-na.com/ ...
      Published on 09-02-2010 03:40 PM
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      This is 20% on all software, stroker motors, superchargers, and S2 and S3 packages. Dinan has had sales each month now and with these sales the prices drop to a reasonable level. For example, the S65 M3 stroker drops to $20,799. We have been quite critical of Dinan pricing and for good reason, with these discounts it is clear just how large of a margin they had in their pricing which has been jumping around. The stroker motor just a few months ago was listed at $24,999. If someone is interested in a Dinan package, this is a good time to buy: www.dinanbmw.com ...
      Published on 09-02-2010 03:04 PM
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      We don't have many details on this X5 as Mansory has not provided any official details. As a matter of fact, Mansory does not even claim to have any packages for BMW's. Yet, here we have photos of a Mansory kit on an X5 M. We wish we had more details of this mystery X5 M and the tuning package from Mansory, but this all we were able to find. From the looks of it, the car has modified fenders as well as a new hood, front/rear bumpers, and a modified exhaust. The Mansory wheels also complete the look. ...
      Published on 09-02-2010 11:43 AM
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      Congratulations to Irishace who has the car of the month for September, 2010. This vehicle is the quickest 135 in Canada. The car has beautiful black rims and is not overdone stylistically. The vehicle is about performance and it certainly has performed. Check out Irshace's GARAGE for more photos along with his dyno and timeslips. ...