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      08-30-2010, 07:02 PM   #23
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their site is still up...just not making them?

http://www.bbfabrication.info/
Justin at BB Fab may come back, but last I heard he is currently pursuing something else.
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      09-17-2010, 03:18 PM   #24
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Smile just got a set of these

just got a set of these will let you know once installed. i have them on hand, shipping was quick. got them 2 days after I paid. They look pretty good in person.
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      09-21-2010, 05:36 AM   #25
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Hi Raykhoury135, how did the install go with the PLM DP? I'm tempted to buy a set.
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      09-21-2010, 09:52 AM   #26
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Raceland DP's FTW

They make the same power as any other 2.5 DP and they cost 200 and they have been holding up great on my car for 7 months of hard driving.
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      09-21-2010, 09:59 AM   #27
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Hi Raykhoury135, how did the install go with the PLM DP? I'm tempted to buy a set.
I installed these a while back and no issues, actually it was a breeze. I did use the factory clamps instead of the V-band clamps that came with it. They were just easier to work with fitment wise.
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      09-23-2010, 10:37 AM   #28
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install

no issues with install fitment is perfect. looked like a quality product, and almost an exact replica of riss racing version one down pipes. a steal for the money. i offered 300 on ebay and got them for 300 shipped. thanks ray[/center]
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wow ! so do they make them for a XI
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Just an FYI, if they are a copy of the RR V1 downpipes, I'd be careful. I HATED my V1s: they clanked, rattled, and generally did not fit all that well on my 335. They tried to blame it on poor installation, but I did it myself and I know they were installed correctly. Finally, AMS installed their RR dps on their 335 and had exactly the same issues I was having, so I'm certain I wasn't alone.
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got them for $300 shipped just now. Made offer
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      09-23-2010, 12:34 PM   #32
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wow ! so do they make them for a XI
They do ?
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I don't think so.
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Not for XI..

Pricing is great if everyone can get 2.5" dp's for 300$ without a problem. Debating on these or just going with what I know will be POWER with out a doubt for more(3" AR)
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Not for XI..

Pricing is great if everyone can get 2.5" dp's for 300$ without a problem. Debating on these or just going with what I know will be POWER with out a doubt for more(3" AR)
These are 3 inch like the AR's

Product highlights:

3" stainless stel tubing.
100% hand tig weld.
CNC'd 304 grade flanges
Includes O2 bungs and plugs
Includes hardware bolts and nuts
Includes gaskets.
Includes V-band clamps!
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they look like riss racing pipes
it's because the ARE riss racing pipes. i've seen riss racing items on ebay lately, these are just re-branded
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      09-27-2010, 04:22 PM   #37
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These are 3 inch like the AR's

Product highlights:

3" stainless stel tubing.
100% hand tig weld.
CNC'd 304 grade flanges
Includes O2 bungs and plugs
Includes hardware bolts and nuts
Includes gaskets.
Includes V-band clamps!
they are 3" but i think they drop to 2.5" closer to the turbo than ARs?
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      09-27-2010, 04:32 PM   #38
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they are 3" but i think they drop to 2.5" closer to the turbo than ARs?
Yes and in fact I think it's better like this. The gradual transition is better for the airflow. The AR and Macht Schnell are made with abrupt transitions just for marketing brag.
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BB offers 3" DP's for half the price of what AR sells.
Seems like not a bad deal, and the quality looks just as good.
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BB doesnt make them anymore
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BB offers 3" DP's for half the price of what AR sells.
Seems like not a bad deal, and the quality looks just as good.
Your pic says $539 for the BB DP's?
Thats half the price of AR DP's?
I thought AR DP's went for around $650. Correct me if I'm mistaken
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Your pic says $539 for the BB DP's?
Thats half the price of AR DP's?
I thought AR DP's went for around $650. Correct me if I'm mistaken
http://www.ardesign.info/catalog/ard...ipes-p-72.html

$729, but I remember something around a grand before...
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      10-06-2010, 09:30 PM   #43
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Did any of you guys that received the PLM downpipes notice a dent in them? I noticed they received some bad feedback.



Edit: Nevermind, dent used for fitment to keep pipes from vibrating.

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to those who installed them, are you happy with the product?
Would u recommend it to others looking for a cheap alterantive to Downpipes?
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