E90Post
 


Horizon LED
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > N54 Turbo Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications - 335i > RPI scoops drop in price?



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-26-2008, 11:33 AM   #23
BMW_TT
Colonel
55
Rep
2,550
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Dallas, TX

iTrader: (4)

Send a message via AIM to BMW_TT Send a message via MSN to BMW_TT Send a message via Yahoo to BMW_TT
Quote:
Originally Posted by mJ335 View Post
WTF...... just because there's a slight "defect" they're dropping prices $100+?!?! Damn I paid almost 180 for this..
It shows how high the mark up is on these things.
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 11:33 AM   #24
longtran
Moderator
longtran's Avatar
443
Rep
16,617
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: CA

iTrader: (105)

Garage List
2006 325i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Turbo>NA View Post
Lol who has them or somthing like them and feels a difference?
i have some swoop scoops. always crack me up when i say that. his scoops are complete bolt on.

Quote:
Originally Posted by mJ335 View Post
WTF...... just because there's a slight "defect" they're dropping prices $100+?!?! Damn I paid almost 180 for this..
i think they dropped the price to compete with d1swoop.
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 11:36 AM   #25
phattbam
SF Krew
phattbam's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
5,583
Posts

 
Drives: //M
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: SonicMS

iTrader: (21)

Don making making things good for the consumers. dropping pricing from other vendors.
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 11:39 AM   #26
Andrew@ET
Brigadier General
73
Rep
4,041
Posts

 
Drives: Red thing
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Earth

iTrader: (9)

says a defect .. im sure its not to compete but to get rid of stock they otherwise could not sell to a customer.
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 11:57 AM   #27
phattbam
SF Krew
phattbam's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
5,583
Posts

 
Drives: //M
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: SonicMS

iTrader: (21)

Quote:
Originally Posted by miamibusta69 View Post
says a defect .. im sure its not to compete but to get rid of stock they otherwise could not sell to a customer.
possibly, but if it's not noticeable they could just sell it at the regular price. RPI is coming out with an updated/improved model as well too. so it could just be their "clearance" price.
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 12:10 PM   #28
Andrew@ET
Brigadier General
73
Rep
4,041
Posts

 
Drives: Red thing
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Earth

iTrader: (9)

hmmm... mayb time for a swoop scoop v2 any feed back welcome !!
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 12:14 PM   #29
Turbo>NA
xbox gamertag: HuGeBluEmOnKeY
Turbo>NA's Avatar
Armenia
85
Rep
3,762
Posts

 
Drives: M-Sport LCI
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: SoCal (626)

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by longtran View Post
i have some swoop scoops. always crack me up when i say that. his scoops are complete bolt on.



i think they dropped the price to compete with d1swoop.

Honestly, do you feel a difference or no?
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 12:16 PM   #30
1clean335i
Perf BMW mag issue 147, 159
1clean335i's Avatar
Vietnam
154
Rep
6,754
Posts

 
Drives: Project Estoril
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Central Florida

iTrader: (30)

Garage List
thats one hell of a deal!
__________________
'13 Estoril Blue 335i M-sport
*Don't PM me!* Message me here- http://www.facebook.com/ProjectEstoril
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 12:18 PM   #31
rubber_ducky
Colonel
rubber_ducky's Avatar
27
Rep
2,062
Posts

 
Drives: roach coach
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: boston-ish

iTrader: (18)

Quote:
Originally Posted by phattbam View Post
possibly, but if it's not noticeable they could just sell it at the regular price. RPI is coming out with an updated/improved model as well too. so it could just be their "clearance" price.
The scoops pictured are RPI's v2. Maybe they'll be a v3, but honestly, short of not requiring the use of self tapping screws, I can't imagine there is much they can change. The v1s were boxier, like the swoop scoops sold through a vendor here.
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 12:23 PM   #32
longtran
Moderator
longtran's Avatar
443
Rep
16,617
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: CA

iTrader: (105)

Garage List
2006 325i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Turbo>NA View Post
Honestly, do you feel a difference or no?
i dont know. i have it on my M. LOL. but from other guys that have them, they do.
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 12:33 PM   #33
Andrew@ET
Brigadier General
73
Rep
4,041
Posts

 
Drives: Red thing
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Earth

iTrader: (9)

they fit the m3 no prob?
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 01:19 PM   #34
shragon
Moderator
shragon's Avatar
No_Country
321
Rep
27,450
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 325i SG Sedan
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Bay Area, CA

iTrader: (7)

from their site, the ones for $75 have cosmetic imperfections. regular ones are still $200. http://shoprpi.com/index.php?cPath=21_22_30_41
__________________
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 01:27 PM   #35
E92to997
Second Lieutenant
2
Rep
212
Posts

 
Drives: 997tt/e92 335
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Southern California

iTrader: (0)

they are only going to be selling 25 of them for $75 due to a slight blemish...
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 01:49 PM   #36
NMS335
NA Convert
NMS335's Avatar
United_States
1
Rep
190
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 335i Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Cincinnati

iTrader: (1)

Apparently they sold out, the link doesn't pull up any products any more.
__________________


"Ex Vi Termini : With Strength Comes Limits"
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 04:25 PM   #37
longtran
Moderator
longtran's Avatar
443
Rep
16,617
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: CA

iTrader: (105)

Garage List
2006 325i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by miamibusta69 View Post
they fit the m3 no prob?
they do, just need to relocate 1 hole.
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 04:50 PM   #38
Andrew@ET
Brigadier General
73
Rep
4,041
Posts

 
Drives: Red thing
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Earth

iTrader: (9)

you mean drill another hole? any pics or anything im very interested have not heard from don about this..
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 06:39 PM   #39
ScoopThis
Banned
0
Rep
38
Posts

 
Drives: E92
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Wales

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E92to997 View Post
they are only going to be selling 25 of them for $75 due to a slight blemish...
Probably a ploy to free up some money and move inventory at a lower price without making existing customers angry.
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 11:02 PM   #40
hun77777
Brigadier General
hun77777's Avatar
United_States
73
Rep
4,625
Posts

 
Drives: SG E92
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Seattle WA

iTrader: (58)

markup on these must be over 1000%. i know materials are less than $1 per unit... considering all other related cost, still it's way over priced... well, someone's making money off this thing...
Appreciate 0
      09-26-2008, 11:11 PM   #41
ChuckBimmer
Liv'n the Dream
ChuckBimmer's Avatar
1
Rep
181
Posts

 
Drives: '08 335
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by hun77777 View Post
markup on these must be over 1000%. i know materials are less than $1 per unit... considering all other related cost, still it's way over priced... well, someone's making money off this thing...
Welcome to capitalism!! . We should complain more about not thinking about this ourselfs.
__________________
'08 335xi Sparkling Graphite/ZPP/ZSP/Step/CA/iDrive/iPod
Performance: Dinan Stage III Flash (OC, FMIC), Dinan Exhaust, KWV3, 19' BMW Performance Wheels
Stealth: V1, NavAlert, Laser-Interceptor, HuberOptik Tint
Future: CAI
Appreciate 0
      09-27-2008, 03:32 AM   #42
JoeyFiasco
Major
JoeyFiasco's Avatar
16
Rep
1,211
Posts

 
Drives: '09 Coupe
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: P'boro, UK

iTrader: (0)

that's a hell of a mark down, what's the minor flaw? do they just send you a sheet of alu, a small hammer, a spraycan and paper instructions?
Appreciate 0
      09-27-2008, 11:18 AM   #43
phattbam
SF Krew
phattbam's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
5,583
Posts

 
Drives: //M
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: SonicMS

iTrader: (21)

Quote:
Originally Posted by JoeyFiasco View Post
that's a hell of a mark down, what's the minor flaw? do they just send you a sheet of alu, a small hammer, a spraycan and paper instructions?
DIY at home. haha
Appreciate 0
      09-27-2008, 02:16 PM   #44
mJ335
Amateur Post Whore
mJ335's Avatar
48
Rep
3,037
Posts

 
Drives: 07 E90 SparkLiN G. 335i
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: SocaL

iTrader: (17)

Garage List
2007 e90 335i  [0.00]
After 1 year in this forum.. I must be still a noob
__________________
Go WiTh ThE FLoW.

|BL|RS|PIAA|CFE|CFMC|SSM|CFG|CFDP|ABG|M6|AFE|MTECH |RPI|JB+|CSLT|KWSC|
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:52 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST