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      01-27-2012, 03:25 PM   #441
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First, great work HPF! I have been a huge fan since the introduction of yoru E46 M kits. I actually almost went that way VS the 335...

Has there been any price point set yet? I am getting close to going with a turbo upgrade but want to be sure I know all of my options VS gains VS $$$.

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You can actually place your order already as the kit/price is available on their website.
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      01-27-2012, 04:43 PM   #442
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kind of regretting getting DCT right now... lol
Don't. There are DCT upgraded clutches you can get. After that you should be good to go.
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Don't. There are DCT upgraded clutches you can get. After that you should be good to go.
Have you seen how expensive they are and what kind of work is required to install them?

ps. the 7DCT on my 135 is slipping with the stock turbo
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      01-27-2012, 06:40 PM   #444
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Don't. There are DCT upgraded clutches you can get. After that you should be good to go.
I heard 2500 + labor... Ouch! Even then, the DCT N54 will destroy equal 6AT and MT N54s with less power due to the shift speeds.
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      01-27-2012, 07:08 PM   #445
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Don't. There are DCT upgraded clutches you can get. After that you should be good to go.
Have you seen how expensive they are and what kind of work is required to install them?

ps. the 7DCT on my 135 is slipping with the stock turbo
Gotta pay to play. No matter what transmission you have it needs to be upgraded to handle the power. If one can't afford it don't do it.
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Gotta pay to play. No matter what transmission you have it needs to be upgraded to handle the power. If one can't afford it don't do it.
I'm not looking forward to that 4k tranny rebuild when that time comes.
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      01-27-2012, 07:23 PM   #447
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Gotta pay to play. No matter what transmission you have it needs to be upgraded to handle the power. If one can't afford it don't do it.
I'm not looking forward to that 4k tranny rebuild when that time comes.

I hear that. Just think about the outcome lol. Big power and bullet proof transmission lol
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      01-27-2012, 10:56 PM   #448
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If you're going the HPF Route you better have the bank for a upgraded Trans. lol
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I'm reeeeally hoping that the AWD cars can get a similar setup.
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      01-28-2012, 10:41 AM   #450
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on top of the pricing difference (3-4k to upgrade dct opposed to 800-1200 for a good clutch/flywheel setup in a MT) the clutch pack upgrades i've read about so far have mixed reviews.
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on top of the pricing difference (3-4k to upgrade dct opposed to 800-1200 for a good clutch/flywheel setup in a MT) the clutch pack upgrades i've read about so far have mixed reviews.
Okay but when that DCT is upgraded it's bye bye MT. DCT are beating MT's that are making more power even. Talk to some M3 guys that are supercharged. Also I had a 1995 maxima 5MT that I turbocharged with a big single that was making about 500 torque to the wheels. I was going through stage 3 race clutches like no tomorrow (good ole days at englishtown raceway ) So no matter what transmission you have, you gotta pay to play.
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Okay but when that DCT is upgraded it's bye bye MT. DCT are beating MT's that are making more power even. Talk to some M3 guys that are supercharged. Also I had a 1995 maxima 5MT that I turbocharged with a big single that was making about 500 torque to the wheels. I was going through stage 3 race clutches like no tomorrow (good ole days at englishtown raceway ) So no matter what transmission you have, you gotta pay to play.
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I bet they are waiting for Cobb to make them a custom setup
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on top of the pricing difference (3-4k to upgrade dct opposed to 800-1200 for a good clutch/flywheel setup in a MT) the clutch pack upgrades i've read about so far have mixed reviews.
The first DCT upgrade is being done by SSP.

And has yet to hit the road. So there are no reviews.
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      01-28-2012, 02:03 PM   #455
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I hear that. Just think about the outcome lol. Big power and bullet proof transmission lol
Nothing is bullet proof at these levels
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Nothing is bullet proof at these levels
not entirely true..Depends on the guy for how serious of a build he wants.
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      01-28-2012, 05:56 PM   #457
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Not Sure who HPF will use for my Trans. I suggested Level 10.
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      01-28-2012, 06:26 PM   #458
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kind of regretting getting DCT right now... lol
Why? I wish I had a DCT... Lots of potential there.
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      01-28-2012, 06:26 PM   #459
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Not Sure who HPF will use for my Trans. I suggested Level 10.
Personally, I would go with someone who isn't known for putting washers in the tranny as an upgrade.
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      01-28-2012, 07:17 PM   #461
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