E90Post
 


TireRack
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > N54 Turbo Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust Modifications - 335i > What happened to ER's quality contol?



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-18-2013, 08:25 PM   #1
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

What happened to ER's quality contol?

This the 2nd time in a row I have gotten very poor quality from ER. Few months back I get a Charge pipe that has metal shavings hanging out of the welds so bad it looked like ice cicles (could have done motor damage)....call them complain get a new pipe and it is great. I get my custom lower intercoopler pipe with a meth bung today and they are huge chunky welds on the inside of this pipe? The idea of pipe with good bend is to help flow, not put big chunky welds in the path of air flow....WTF??? They either have a 5 year old doing quality control or they just dont care any more.

Here is the POS pipe I waited 2 weeks for:



__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 08:38 PM   #2
P Casey
Captain
 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: San Antonio

Posts: 711
iTrader: (2)

Wow...
__________________
| BBS LM-R DBK | AA Race FMIC | AR DP | Cobb | AA BOV | KW Coils | Vangaurd V2 | M-Sport |
| K-Sport BBK | Exotic Speed CAI | Pro Tuned | Predator Orion V4 |
P Casey is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 08:42 PM   #3
135Pats
Saving for a big ass turbo or an A3...IDK which.
 
135Pats's Avatar
 
Drives: 135i
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Maryland

Posts: 5,248
iTrader: (1)

That first one is bad.
135Pats is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 08:53 PM   #4
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 135Pats View Post
That first one is bad.
Real bad, had chunks of metal hanging from it. The charge pipe I got a few months back was way worse....this is still BS!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 08:54 PM   #5
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
 
sammy_0559's Avatar
 
Drives: e93 2008 Montego Metallic 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

Posts: 1,941
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
thats why you buy a CP-e pipe...
sammy_0559 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 08:55 PM   #6
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559 View Post
thats why you buy a CP-e pipe...
I would but it will not work with ER intercooler pipe.
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 08:57 PM   #7
Evolution Racewerks
 
Evolution Racewerks's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 N54 | F30 N20 | F10 N55
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Baldwin Park, CA

Posts: 814
iTrader: (3)

I greatly apologize for this. There is no excuse for this. My staff will be heavily reprimanded for this mistake. Please contact me directly at fredsu@evolutionracewerks.com and I will personally make this right for you.
Evolution Racewerks is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 09:11 PM   #8
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Evolution Racewerks View Post
I greatly apologize for this. There is no excuse for this. My staff will be heavily reprimanded for this mistake. Please contact me directly at fredsu@evolutionracewerks.com and I will personally make this right for you.
Fred, I contacted Christine.... I will contact you in a few. U appreciate the customer service and hope you do reprimand Somone for this, you are to good of a company to have this happen man.
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 09:15 PM   #9
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
 
sammy_0559's Avatar
 
Drives: e93 2008 Montego Metallic 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

Posts: 1,941
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
I would but it will not work with ER intercooler pipe.
Oh yeah! lol cpe tho
sammy_0559 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 09:24 PM   #10
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559 View Post
Oh yeah! lol cpe tho
I love the engine cover I am getting tomorrow!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 09:25 PM   #11
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
 
sammy_0559's Avatar
 
Drives: e93 2008 Montego Metallic 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

Posts: 1,941
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
I love the engine cover I am getting tomorrow!
Take pictures/start a new thread




sammy_0559 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 09:39 PM   #12
ihc95
Major
 
ihc95's Avatar
 
Drives: TiAg E92 335i
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: NJ

Posts: 1,108
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Very weird. I love ER's quality. Everything in my full kit looked great. It's good to see them make this right for you. Good luck.
__________________
COBB - ER FMIC Full Kit - AR DPs - Forge DVs - aFe Stage 2 Sealed Intake - RB PCV upgrade - VRSF 10mm front / 15mm rear spacers - Black Performance grills - Painted reflectors
ihc95 is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 09:46 PM   #13
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559 View Post
Take pictures/start a new thread




I will for sure!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-18-2013, 09:47 PM   #14
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ihc95 View Post
Very weird. I love ER's quality. Everything in my full kit looked great. It's good to see them make this right for you. Good luck.
Agreed
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 08:20 AM   #15
import36
Burrito bowl connoisseur
 
import36's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 335i MT, E46 M3 SMG
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Seven Cities

Posts: 3,425
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2008 BMW 335i Coupe  [4.50]
2005 BMW M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evolution Racewerks View Post
I greatly apologize for this. There is no excuse for this. My staff will be heavily reprimanded for this mistake. Please contact me directly at fredsu@evolutionracewerks.com and I will personally make this right for you.
way to step up...this is what separates the great companies from the shitty ones.
__________________
Mods: Procede Rev3 9-10|AE Catless Dual Exhaust|AR Design Catless DPs|AMS FMIC|Stett Charge Pipe w/Tial BOV|Stett CAI|BMS OCC|BMS CDV|Volk TE37 SLs|KW V2 Coilovers|Cusco OS Strut Brace|Macht Schnell Stud Conversion|Work RS-R Lugnuts|Gloss Black Roof|Matte Black Kidney Grills|UED Lower Bumper Grills|OEM Aero Lip and Painted Reflectors|M3 Sideskirts| VRS Decklid Aero Spoiler|Gloss Black Roof|M Peformance Alcantara Steering Wheel(blue)|OSS V2.0 LED Angel Eyes|8000k HID Fog Lights|8000k MTEC Xenons
import36 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 09:24 AM   #16
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by import36 View Post
way to step up...this is what separates the great companies from the shitty ones.
Frank is personally making my pipe and expressing pipe back so wait is less ....he is a stand up guy.

Well post pics of the new one when I get it.
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 09:42 AM   #17
135Pats
Saving for a big ass turbo or an A3...IDK which.
 
135Pats's Avatar
 
Drives: 135i
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Maryland

Posts: 5,248
iTrader: (1)

Thats sweet you got an engine cover out of it....Seems appropriate after the product you originally received, those welds were unacceptable.

Did you go with the gloss or flat/dry finish on the CF?
135Pats is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 10:14 AM   #18
E90Company
Major General
 
E90Company's Avatar
 
Drives: Car
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: FL

Posts: 6,141
iTrader: (2)

Surprising to see but it looks like they took care of you.
E90Company is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 10:24 AM   #19
Lifted07Duramax
Major
 
Drives: 2008 BMW red 335i coupe
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: springfield, mo

Posts: 1,349
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
Frank is personally making my pipe and expressing pipe back so wait is less ....he is a stand up guy.

Well post pics of the new one when I get it.
Hope you get a fat discount on your next order
Lifted07Duramax is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 10:32 AM   #20
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 135Pats View Post
Thats sweet you got an engine cover out of it....Seems appropriate after the product you originally received, those welds were unacceptable.

Did you go with the gloss or flat/dry finish on the CF?
engine cover I am getting is from "Sammy" above...Montego blue cover...but about 4 days ago I got the gloss CF cover....saw his and wanted it lol!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 10:36 AM   #21
robc1976
DIYER
 
robc1976's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

Posts: 4,205
iTrader: (11)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E90Company View Post
Surprising to see but it looks like they took care of you.
He did for sure!
__________________
JB4 G5, WEDGE flash, 455 LPFP, HFS-4 meth kit, BMS OCC, RB turbos W/3.5 N20 sensor, RB valve, BMS DCI, 3" AR Dps, Custom OC W/ SS lines, ER FMIC, ER CP W/HKS BOV, M3 control arms, M3 guide rods, M3 upper links, M3 front & rear sway-bars, Meyle HD tie-rods, HPA rear toe arms, Wavetrac LSD, DEFIV kit, KW clubsport coilovers, Power-Flex subframe bushings, stoptech rotors, Rogue Tranny Mounts, 1M bumper, M3 CF hood, MORR VS8.2 rims 245/295
robc1976 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      06-19-2013, 10:44 AM   #22
135Pats
Saving for a big ass turbo or an A3...IDK which.
 
135Pats's Avatar
 
Drives: 135i
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Maryland

Posts: 5,248
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by robc1976 View Post
engine cover I am getting is from "Sammy" above...Montego blue cover...but about 4 days ago I got the gloss CF cover....saw his and wanted it lol!
Ooo gotcha, that makes sense. Is he parting out? Sammy if you are ditching the e92, what's next? Best not leave the N54 community
135Pats is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
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 08:10 PM.




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