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      02-18-2010, 11:45 AM   #45
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      02-18-2010, 12:31 PM   #46
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Wow...what a fail. Looks like a ghetto version of G-Power with an exhaust made by Pepe at the local Firestone. However, the V8 sticker is Hot! I wonder what spray paint he used to paint the G-Power Intake Manifold...LOL.

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      02-18-2010, 12:54 PM   #47
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Wow they basically took a GPower kit, resprayed it, add a crappy looking exhaust, race seats and steering wheel and are trying to market it as a new kit? EPIC FAIL
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      02-18-2010, 12:56 PM   #48
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"Exclusive" LED wheel. Exclusive to who? Anyone that can walk into a BMW dealership?

And please explain how the same exhaust, same diameter, gains 8hp switching from SS to Ti?

And yes, clean your car. It's cool if it's a race car and still dirty from the 24hrs LeMans, not cool if you're just too lazy to clean the bugs off from your commute.
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      02-18-2010, 01:15 PM   #49
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And please explain how the same exhaust, same diameter, gains 8hp switching from SS to Ti?
haha... good catch

This thing is ridiculous..... Hey, how much does it cost???
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      02-18-2010, 01:23 PM   #50
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I am NOT defending them in ANY way, but are we sure its a G power kit painted, or is it a Manhart kit that Gpower uses for their system. The only reason I say this is, Jim Conforti makes and programs parts for a few different tuners, yet he has a line of his OWN that are basically the SAME parts, rebranded if you will...

It COULD happen (but not likely) but it COULD happen, right?

it says gpower on it...and isnt gpowers owner the owner of asa?
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      02-18-2010, 01:30 PM   #51
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Its a V8 guys. I know this because there is a sticker that says so.
hhhhhhhhhh the want to make sure its a v8
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      02-18-2010, 01:35 PM   #52
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the "M3 V8" sticker comes with the titanium exhaust (hence the price difference) and brings up the additional 8hp... V 8 guys, it says right there!!!
if it is indeed just a re-use of other brand parts, then yeah it's a fail...

Pat

PS: went back through the pics, it looks good at first glance but definitely fails as soon as you pay little attention to details...
and it clearly says G-Power on the cover...
hey i have an idea guys... i'm going to produce a 414hp V8 car, in coupe, cabrio, and sedan version... see where i am going
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      02-18-2010, 02:36 PM   #53
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Bimmerpost, please take this off the home page. ITs a disgrace to the BMW community!!!

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      02-18-2010, 02:38 PM   #54
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This HAS to be a joke Why would you release pics of this if you are selling this product ??? It looks like ass and is clearly other products already available with new badging. It's like they're not even trying. You clearly see GPOWER through the black paint. Either this is an f'ing Joke or the MANHART guys are f'ing retards....
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or the guy Manhart (apparently a well-known person in the racing world) just sold the rights to use his name to some retards without checking on what they're actually doing with it !!
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      02-18-2010, 02:53 PM   #56
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Are you serious? This is a G Power Supercharger (System/Setup)!!!
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      02-18-2010, 03:00 PM   #57
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SUPER FAIL! you can still see the "G-Power" thru that sh*tty paint job! smh!
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      02-18-2010, 04:38 PM   #58
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they are offering /distributing G-Power engine upgrades on their site as well

http://manhart-racing.de/blog/?p=500


I guess they just implement G-Power products in their tuning programs just like others choose certain brands for the wheels on their individualized cars

so they are not exactly "designers" but "dressers"
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So this is the same thing that many other companies do, but this one is a bit more heated, perhaps due to lack of "proper disclosure"...

What I mean is, Dinan uses Brembo brakes, Koni or JRZ suspension, Conforti software, Fikse/Champion wheels ALL badged as their own.... why is this different? Disclosure and a shitty presentation???
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I don't understand this Manhart thing. and I don't understand why they did this to a beautiful manifold. This is what it should look like.


this thread should be about eugene's supercharger

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      02-18-2010, 06:43 PM   #62
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Can't come on here with stuff like that, they will eat you alive. From what I have seen on here, non of the M3post members are bakers, so they don't sugar coat anything. Let it all die out dont even respond to this thread. ;-)
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      02-18-2010, 07:23 PM   #63
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this thread should be about eugene's supercharger

Its been raining in Taiwan Bro!

I will be releasing some 60-130 times proper photos and more once the rain stops.
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Its been raining in Taiwan Bro!

I will be releasing some 60-130 times proper photos and more once the rain stops.
Isn't it always raining in Taiwan?

Looking forward to the videos.
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Bimmerpost, please take this off the home page. ITs a disgrace to the BMW community!!!

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+1, can't believe it's stayed up for over 48 hours.
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I went back and re read the whole thing, and it says they are using ASA supercharger.. how did I miss that...
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