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      01-21-2010, 09:29 PM   #23
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Inst AA the biggest competitor to your blown s54 engine kits?
no...AA's one-off custom turbo S54 wasn't a kit, and it wasn't mass produced and sold anywhere...i'd say HPF still has a monopoly on the turbo S54 market.
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I really hate this forum...I was done modding after the DPs.....there was not one FMIC that I liked except for VK's because it uses the original couplers, but design was too small....This I like...
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Your video shows a 335i, Is there cutting or modifications if installed on a 135i?
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Do you have any before/after IAT data to share? That is the most useful info when comparing IC's.

What are your reasons for leaving the factory C-clip couplers in place (besides the obvious)? Most intercooler manufacturers claim that is the biggest limitation of the stock piping which causes performance loss.

GB?

Btw, looks amazing!!
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amazing , I'm in for a group buy too .,,,
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i'm buying this!
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I must say... its refreshing to see a vendor "release" a product that can actually be bought, packaged and shipped.

Kudos to HPF.
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Interesting...there are rapid prototype intake manifolds on the shelves in the video. Hmm...
Good eye

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Glad to have you guys on the boards. I'll be following the development of your products closely.
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i'm buying this!
Donald you should.. I got mine today... go figures
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I must say... its refreshing to see a vendor "release" a product that can actually be bought, packaged and shipped.

Kudos to HPF.
Sid.. join the boat?

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Good eye

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Glad to have you guys on the boards. I'll be following the development of your products closely.
David is an amazing guy.. very chill but gets the job done
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Will you guys have a powder-coating or anodizing option?
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will this fit LCI models?
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Is there any pressure drop information posted anywhere ?
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Donald you should.. I got mine today... go figures

Sid.. join the boat?



David is an amazing guy.. very chill but gets the job done
THey are out already...wow I thought you had to wait at least a week, but they have them in stock??
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He just ordered it..
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Sid.. join the boat?
I already have a stett ic that im happy with. but i'm looking forward to seeing what other parts HPF will be offering.
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Hmmm....The more I look at the video and this thread, the more my mind is working to find a way to get it!
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THey are out already...wow I thought you had to wait at least a week, but they have them in stock??
We are doing a limited production run on our 135/335 intercoolers and plan to ship them to customers at the end of February. I have a feeling that our first production run will literally be sold out before the end of this week. We will be starting the second and significantly larger production run shortly after and plan to ship those to customers in early April.

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Is there any pressure drop information posted anywhere ?
We haven't datalogged the pressure drop across the core or intake air temperature drops yet. We did that extensively on our E46 M3 platform to get the best core out there. Our 335i intercooler is made using the same intercooler core and is actually a tad larger than our E46 M3 core. Over the next month I will gather that data and publish it and we will also plot out the intercooler efficiency at the different power levels.

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will this fit LCI models?
We've test fit these on a coupe and a 4 door but I don't believe either of them were an LCI. I will have the answer to that question very soon.

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Will you guys have a powder-coating or anodizing option?
Powder coating an intercooler will result in a decrease in performance. Anodizing is fine. We offer anodizing for these intercoolers in various colors. Please work with david@horsepowerfreaks.com and he can discuss these options with you.

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I must say... its refreshing to see a vendor "release" a product that can actually be bought, packaged and shipped.

Kudos to HPF.
Thanks.

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i'm buying this!
Sounds good. Keep in touch.

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Your video shows a 335i, Is there cutting or modifications if installed on a 135i?
Some trimming will be required on the 135 as well. We need a 135i here in Portland to test fit our intercooler on it. If you know of anyone in the Portland, OR area, please email david@horsepowerfreaks.com.

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I really hate this forum...I was done modding after the DPs.....there was not one FMIC that I liked except for VK's because it uses the original couplers, but design was too small....This I like...
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Interesting...there are rapid prototype intake manifolds on the shelves in the video. Hmm...
We're very excited to release our intake manifolds and fuel rail / injector kits for the 335i. Those are a few months off but that day is rapidly approaching.

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Glad to see you start playing on this platform guys, for those of you that dont know HPF is awesome! Great company that knows how to support customers, long live the Freaks! Shane, Chris and the rest of the crew good job on the new parts. Good Luck

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Congrats!!

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Chris can you spill more beans? Hahahaha intake manifold ahhhhhhhh
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no...AA's one-off custom turbo S54 wasn't a kit, and it wasn't mass produced and sold anywhere...i'd say HPF still has a monopoly on the turbo S54 market.

I was referring to AA's supercharger kits...Realistically the only competition to HPF's turbo M3's.
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I just got done watching the youtube video. Intercooler looks very robust, very nice.
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chris,

how about coming from a aftermarket fmic. what elbow/coupler to use? sold my factory ic long time ago.
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