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      05-06-2008, 10:57 PM   #1
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Eye Candy Upgrades For The E92!!!

I'm a new member on here. I don't own or plan on owning an e9X car yet, however I do drive a e34 M5. I have done a lot of Lotus work in the past and one of our old suppliers made these! Though you guys might like to see. It is all dry lay, pre-preg carbon. The quality is beyond anything I have seen in the states. Companies name is Benetec. I am no longer with the Lotus company, and am not trying to sell these parts. Just though you guys would enjoy seeing them.

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      05-06-2008, 11:03 PM   #2
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they look like Amuse/Erricson copies...
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Haven't seen the Amuse, but I can vouch for Benetec. They make a full carbon body for the Lotus that is completely original and damn near perfect. I wouldn't be surprised if Amused uses Benetec for their carbon work.

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      05-06-2008, 11:30 PM   #4
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Are carbon doors supposed to have steel cross beams in them? If not, good luck if you get T boned.
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The trunk look exactly like the Amuse. but well nice job !
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      05-07-2008, 12:46 AM   #6
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The trunk look exactly like the Amuse. but well nice job !
So does the vented hood:



FWIW, Benetec's based in Japan just like Amuse/Ericsson...
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      05-07-2008, 01:10 AM   #7
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Yup that looks like all the parts for Ericsson.
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The trunk/doors look nice, not really feeling the hood..
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looks like of high quality!
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It turns out Benetec makes all the carbon parts you see on Amuse cars.

http://benetec.kir.jp/

I don't know where Ericsson comes in, but I would assume they are getting their stuff from Benetec as well. Just like the seats are Recaro and the wheels BBS. Titan makes the exhaust. Typically companies like those build and tune cars, but don't actually make to many parts themselves.

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It turns out Benetec makes all the carbon parts you see on Amuse cars.

http://benetec.kir.jp/

I don't know where Ericsson comes in, but I would assume they are getting their stuff from Benetec as well. Just like the seats are Recaro and the wheels BBS. Titan makes the exhaust. Typically companies like those build and tune cars, but don't actually make to many parts themselves.

Cheers,

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Actually, Ericsson is the high-end division of Powerhouse Amuse. Amuse is known mainly for their titanium exhaust systems which they R&D and make in-house in Japan. The "R1 Titan" is just an exhaust name in their model lineup. However, everything else they have on their tuned-cars are just like what you said from other brands (suspension from Bilstein, Recaro seats, cf products from Benetec, etc.).
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Actually, Ericsson is the high-end division of Powerhouse Amuse. Amuse is known mainly for their titanium exhaust systems which they R&D and make in-house in Japan. The "R1 Titan" is just an exhaust name in their model lineup. However, everything else they have on their tuned-cars are just like what you said from other brands (suspension from Bilstein, Recaro seats, cf products from Benetec, etc.).
My bad. I do remember seeing something about that now that you mention it. Did not know about the R1 Titan exhaust though. I just know they use "Titan" systems on other cars as well.

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E34 M5 ....one of the best M's ever made.


Those CF parts look top notch!
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My bad. I do remember seeing something about that now that you mention it. Did not know about the R1 Titan exhaust though. I just know they use "Titan" systems on other cars as well.

Cheers,

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      05-08-2008, 01:06 AM   #17
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i like the hood...am i the only one? lol
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I'd get the hood and boot lid. Would flow well with the CF roof. Forget about the doors.
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In love with these/ericsson/amuse parts. But OMFG the price. Anyone know where if any of these parts (yes I love the hood too) will be available to alot less than the listed price?
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Drool!! I want that trunk badly!!!
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the CF looks nice but the weave doesn't look like it would match too well with the roof. maybe its just my eyes though.
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How much $ is the hood?
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