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Sticky replied to the thread Turbo vs naturally aspirated AMG power - 2013 Renntech tuned E63 AMG M157 vs 2014 Weistec tuned SLS AMG Black Series M159.
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Quote Originally Posted by BK63AMG View Post
Makes no sense to do a price comparison between the two cars as they serve two completely different purposes.
Bingo. "

Today, 12:11 PM

BK63AMG replied to the thread Turbo vs naturally aspirated AMG power - 2013 Renntech tuned E63 AMG M157 vs 2014 Weistec tuned SLS AMG Black Series M159.
" Makes no sense to do a price comparison between the two cars as they serve two completely different purposes. That said, I'd love to have both in my stable! "

Today, 12:10 PM

Sticky created the thread HRE Wheels Open House 2014 - June 7.
" I'm looking forward to this event! I asked @HRE_Wheels if they would like my car there. I definitely plan on attending.

WHERE: HRE Performance Wheels
2611 Commerce Way, Suite D
Vista, California 92081

WHEN: Saturday, June 7, 2014 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Video from the 2013 event: "

Today, 12:10 PM

Sticky replied to the thread HRE FlowForm Wheels for the Porsche Boxster and Cayman Now Available!.
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Quote Originally Posted by 135pats View Post
$3K is actually a "good deal" when you think about it.
Exactly, great deal and you get the HRE styling/name.

Quote Originally Posted by 135pats View Post
Stick what wheels are going on the M3?
I have HRE C90's. I will probably have HRE refinish them for me and I may change up the color. "

Today, 12:01 PM

135pats replied to the thread HRE FlowForm Wheels for the Porsche Boxster and Cayman Now Available!.
" Phew. I was gunna say....I mean they're beautiful wheels but close as makes no difference to $10K mounted for wheels? That would be fierce.


$3K is actually a "good deal" when you think about it. Stick what wheels are going on the M3? "

Today, 11:54 AM

Sticky replied to the thread HRE FlowForm Wheels for the Porsche Boxster and Cayman Now Available!.
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Quote Originally Posted by 135pats View Post
A few thoughts

1. The red on gold looks awesome, but there’s no way I could DD that. Just too much. For a photoshoot though…dead sexy.
2. The revised Cayman looks absolutely beautiful. Not much on the market that looks better for the price point. Hell, at any price point.
3. $3.1K per wheel? Or for a set? Per wheel that is noooooo joke. But I understand the quality and pedigree that comes with HREs.
Heh it's for a set man. These are the 'affordable' HRE's. "

Today, 11:51 AM

VargasTurboTech replied to the thread OEM electric connectors.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sticky View Post
I'm thinking the dealer would be the best source for this.
You would think so wouldn't you. But in trying to get certain connectors from the dealer for our projects, they basically said. Yeah you buy the whole harness or nothing at all. We don't sell single connectors silly rabbit. "

Today, 11:50 AM

Sticky replied to the thread my fantasy e46 - upgrades - some feedback pls.
" It depends how concerned you are with security. For me, the factory alarm was more than adequate. "

Today, 11:49 AM

Sticky replied to the thread Article: BMS E82 135i FFTEC N54 Single Turbo Kit Dyno Testing - 585 wheel horsepower.
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Quote Originally Posted by fastgti69 View Post
Anything for you bro, when an where. Don't just tease me..
Like you teased me when I asked for a pic of your sister? I'm not cruel like that. "

Today, 11:47 AM

135pats replied to the thread HRE FlowForm Wheels for the Porsche Boxster and Cayman Now Available!.
" A few thoughts

1. The red on gold looks awesome, but there’s no way I could DD that. Just too much. For a photoshoot though…dead sexy.
2. The revised Cayman looks absolutely beautiful. Not much on the market that looks better for the price point. Hell, at any price point.
3. $3.1K per wheel? Or for a set? Per wheel that is noooooo joke. But I understand the quality and pedigree that comes with HREs. "

Today, 11:46 AM

Sticky replied to the thread ESS tuning and service issues || EVOLVE to the resuce with more power.
" I have been asked to delete this thread. I will not do so.

The owner of the M5 is apparently according to him being threatened by ESS due to this thread and asked me to delete this. I think deleting this does not fix the problem, it only masks it.

BimmerBoost will not cave in to bullies. I told the owner if ESS withholds whatever refund they are supposed to give him I will step in to reimburse him from my own pocket.

I strongly believe he should stand up for himself and not be bullied. I will not participate in hiding poor customer service or abuse. "

Today, 11:40 AM

Sticky replied to the thread Turbos are not new to Formula 1 - A look back at BMW's 1500+ horsepower M12/M13 turbo F1 motor based on the production M10 four-cylinder.
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Quote Originally Posted by digger View Post
the blocks weren't designed to be used for F1 when conceived, so who cares about F1 this doesnt make a block "good". they just raided the parts bin and found the M10 blocks were able to do the job without designing a new one specifically..... whoop dee do

ive never said that the M10 block wasnt strong nor good at the F1 application

if the M10 block is so good they would be using it on modern engines
It makes the block good for F1 that it is strong right?

Yes, they raided the parts bin and found an over engineered block that made for one of the best motors in F1 history. "

Today, 11:34 AM

Sticky replied to the thread HRE FlowForm Wheels for the Porsche Boxster and Cayman Now Available!.
" That red on gold actually looks awesome!! "

Today, 11:32 AM

Brey335i replied to the thread This is the 2015 F82 M4 S55 twin turbo inline-6 startup and exhaust note sound.
" All BMW factory turbo cars these days sound really farty. And this is generally made worse by aftermarket exhausts. There were few exhausts I liked for my 335.

I have high hopes for this new M4, but I really don't think I'll ever be taken by how it sounds. Then again I drive around in a tin can full of bees. "

Today, 11:28 AM

Sticky replied to the thread OEM electric connectors.
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Quote Originally Posted by xbox_fan View Post
Looking for oem electric connectors for the rear o2 sensors on a 997.1turbo.

Anyone here knows name/manufacturer or who supplies those?
@Sticky do you have any vendor/lead ?
I'm thinking the dealer would be the best source for this. "

Today, 11:27 AM

VargasTurboTech replied to the thread OEM electric connectors.
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Quote Originally Posted by xbox_fan View Post
Looking for oem electric connectors for the rear o2 sensors on a 997.1turbo.

Anyone here knows name/manufacturer or who supplies those?
@Sticky do you have any vendor/lead ?
Any connector can be found in Asia, and they will usually send you samples for free. You need to do a little research and figured out exactly which connector is it and then contact a connector manufacture via alibabba etc. Trying to get them from the actual OEM manufacture wont happen as the MOQ is sky high. "

Today, 10:57 AM

AdminTeam created the thread NOOOOB: tigex.
" Welcome to a real enthusiast forum tigex. "

Today, 10:43 AM

mjmarovi replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
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Quote Originally Posted by ChuckD05 View Post
stickys MT's will be perfect for him as well... quality set of tires... he should hook with no problems at all
I'm going to have a separate set of wheels/tires for the dragstrip. I want my daily setup to be good enough for roll racing and cornering some fun roads in my area and not be horrible in the rain. I'll be putting down 600+whp with ease, so I'm not sure something like a DWS, PSS, or INVO would fair so well even from a 40-50mph roll "

Today, 10:41 AM

mjmarovi replied to the thread Quick update - YSI at 21 psi and C16.
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Quote Originally Posted by VargasTurboTech View Post
I think people really ignore one major thing, maybe I live in a warm place so they perform better but I have made the choice to go PSS over thr R888's and I have been completely happy. When people say PSS are overpriced get R888's what they are forgetting to mention is, you will go through 2 sets of R888's by the time you go through one set of PSS. So take whatever you are paying for the R888's and double it then do a comparison to the PSS, because in the end, that is the true cost.
Yeah, for anyone not realizing this, that is true, and PSS have a great reputation for lasting a longer while, which is probably why they are on so many production vehicles.

But for me:

Quite literally I'm in one of the warmest areas of the United States and we see the highest number of sunny days than anyone else, so I'm not worried about cold weather or anything. We do however get lots of rain the summer, it comes fast, hard, and quick and then is gone, that's my only concern. I could honestly care less how long they last, it's more about how well they perform.
@ChuckD05 that is some awesome input. I'm actually really glad to here how the R888's did in rain cause that's my main concern. My BFG G-force DR's are pretty bad in the rain. Any experience with the BFG G-force T/A? That's the other main tire I was looking at. I don't think I'm going to go with INVO's again, even though I only had a short experience with them on 20" wheels and they were surprisingly good for a 25 ratio...LOL and looked cool as hell "

Today, 10:38 AM

alpinedevil335 replied to the thread lulz - post em in here.

Today, 10:26 AM