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      04-07-2009, 11:38 AM   #23
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468hp and 415tq, now that is what I am talking about. I am totally ok with the stock 415hp, but not the 295 TQ

I wonder what it will run price wise. I hope they make it affordable, at least for the stage 1.
It is 468hp and 315ft-lbs with the current AA bolt ons/software, not the supercharger...
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      04-07-2009, 12:58 PM   #24
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Yeah, it is not posted yet but expect it in the next month or so. It'll be in the same realm for pricing as the V10 so big $$$

It does come backed by Dinan etc but it is still alot.
Wrong...actually spoke to Steve Dinan last night at AtSpeedMotorsports and he told us pricing would be less than 40K BUT still not cheap at 25K. Very interesting guy and I learned quite a bit.

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      04-07-2009, 01:41 PM   #25
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this supercharger kit will cost between $10k and $15k
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      04-07-2009, 01:51 PM   #26
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this supercharger kit will cost between $10k and $15k
and they are shooting for 600+ at the crank? That's a bargain. LOL~
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      04-07-2009, 03:30 PM   #27
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this supercharger kit will cost between $10k and $15k
LOL.. 10K?

I cheapest I think will be $12,500-17,000

Install will be atleast $2500.
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      04-07-2009, 03:54 PM   #28
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14 months later.
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14 months later.
Was thinking about the same thing earlier today. What could possibly be taking so long?
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      06-07-2010, 04:37 PM   #31
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Was thinking about the same thing earlier today. What could possibly be taking so long?
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Sure, this is funny.

But what's the hold-up? Reliability testing? Tuning issues? Low priority / cost considerations?

Or is this a wait-and-see approach, by looking at what issues pop up with other sc'ers on the market?

It certainly is odd that there was plenty of talk about this kit when it was early in development, but little has been released in the last year.
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      06-08-2010, 09:29 AM   #33
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Sure, this is funny.

But what's the hold-up? Reliability testing? Tuning issues? Low priority / cost considerations?

Or is this a wait-and-see approach, by looking at what issues pop up with other sc'ers on the market?

It certainly is odd that there was plenty of talk about this kit when it was early in development, but little has been released in the last year.
Honestly it is a little bit of all of the above. Took a different approach than we usually do and it caused a pretty long delay but we are pleased with the end result. It also allowed us to do over a year in actual testing with a car running which proved beneficial.
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Honestly it is a little bit of all of the above. Took a different approach than we usually do and it caused a pretty long delay but we are pleased with the end result. It also allowed us to do over a year in actual testing with a car running which proved beneficial.
Thanks, Omar. I know there's plenty of AA-junkies out there, and this sort of update is good to hear/read.
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      06-08-2010, 06:39 PM   #35
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So, what's up with the Supercharger, AA?

This thing coming out soon???

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      06-09-2010, 02:14 AM   #37
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Did Dinan released stroker kit for m3 ?
Yes they did and its a ridiculous price.
Better off going for a decent SC kit.
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So how many kits are there?
-G-Power
-Gintani
-ESS Tuning
-VF Engineering
-Active Autowerke
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      06-09-2010, 08:42 AM   #39
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So, what's up with the Supercharger, AA?

This thing coming out soon???

I didn't even know you knew how to use forums...
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Thanks, Omar. I know there's plenty of AA-junkies out there, and this sort of update is good to hear/read.
Thanks, Appreciate a lot!
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So how many kits are there?
-G-Power
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-VF Engineering
-Active Autowerke
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Yep.... went for a ride in a GPower E92 last night with 606hp...
I was blown away... its all the M3 should be and more.
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      06-10-2010, 12:03 PM   #43
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Yep.... went for a ride in a GPower E92 last night with 606hp...
I was blown away... its all the M3 should be and more.
Good to hear! Beautiful car BTW
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New to this forum but very interested in moving into FI. Just picked up a 2008 E90 with 6k miles with the thought of supercharging. G-Power has gotten hammered a lot in the not so remote past because they had engines blowing up. I know two members on this forum were acutely affected. It still appears to me the Gpower unit has the cleanest lines, and is exceptionally well made. Was it the local dealer whose name shall not be spoken that was a tool, or was the company acting in a way that you would not recommend them? It sounds like the tune issues have been resolved. It was easy when I started looking into this as Gpower seemed the only unit out there. Now there are several, not all without their own problems and strengths. I am not trying to set power records, but would like a torque boost and perhaps another 100-125 HP. Could you do that with a Stage I setup and an exhaust? Have been scouring the internet for the promised AA supercharger as well, as it seemed it was to be available many months ago. Recommendations?
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