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      06-02-2012, 12:25 PM   #23
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I was looking at the $600 Active Autowerks FMIC.

I mean if you're not gonna track the car, is it going to make that much of a difference to pony up an extra $400 - $500?

Pretty sure the AA would be a considerable improvement over stock for daily driving and the occasional track day, especially for those not wanting to go crazy with huge turbos / meth / etc... later on. I don't need an FMIC that can take 600+ hp, I'm never going to build the car that much anyways.
That is why i have to know how intense the install is! If i have to pay a lot to just install it, then i would take the bigger one...
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      06-02-2012, 12:33 PM   #24
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That is why i have to know how intense the install is! If i have to pay a lot to just install it, then i would take the bigger one...
The AA looks pretty mild to install, they have a DIY on their website. The ER I know you have to cut to get to fit, the Helix i believe as well because of how tall it it is.
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The AA looks pretty mild to install, they have a DIY on their website. The ER I know you have to cut to get to fit, the Helix i believe as well because of how tall it it is.
Absolutely NO cutting with the Helix on a 335i, and only very minor trimming near the ambient air sensor on the 135i
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Absolutely NO cutting with the Helix on a 335i, and only very minor trimming near the ambient air sensor on the 135i
I WAS certain about the ER... Thank you Helix...
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The AA looks pretty mild to install, they have a DIY on their website. The ER I know you have to cut to get to fit, the Helix i believe as well because of how tall it it is.
Absolutely NO cutting with the Helix on a 335i, and only very minor trimming near the ambient air sensor on the 135i
I stand corrected, but still the extra $400 compared to the AA sport is rough.
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      06-02-2012, 06:47 PM   #28
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Our AA Sport intercoolers are currently on sale through a group buy handled By Lutz performance. Check It out
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For the Active Autowerk SPORT FMIC you should pay no more than 1.5hrs to have it installed by a good shop.

You can visit the GB here they are in-stock and ready to ship!

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With HPF intercooler you don't have to cut the cup links. food for thought.
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Diego we have the same name hahaha. Are names are rare. just saying
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Diego we have the same name hahaha. Are names are rare. just saying
Yes, pretty rare.....although I do hate it when paople say Go Diego Go!...

By the way guys, the AA SPORT FMIC are back in stock and ready to ship if anyone is interested PM me.
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