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      09-08-2009, 11:58 AM   #1
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▀▄ eas | Rogue Engineering OCTANE Short Shift Kit - FREE INSTALL THIS WEEK

We would like to thank those who took advantage of last weeks Rogue Power Pulley install and were able to enjoy their new found power over the labor day weekend.

How can we top this offer? This week only - free installation on all Rogue SSK kits ($350 value).

After nearly a year of R&D and manufacturing, RE is proud to announce their much anticipated OCTANE SSK for the E9X M3. There have been some design challenges along the way, but this is why they diligently pursue the right solutions rather than rushing a kit to market.

And now finally after that year of intense R&D, we're giving you an amazing deal of a free install if purchased this week! Purchase the Rogue SSK this week and set up an appointment to have it installed at your convenience and we'll install it, free of charge. As you can see form the DIY link below, it's a longer install so getting a free installation cost on this product is certainly a great discount.


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1. 6061-T6 ACQ Billet Carrier - Painstakingly CNC machined from a block of aluminum about the size of a brick, this carrier has incredible strength and rigidity over a stock component. It incorporates Rogue Engineering's Pivot Relocation Cup, to raise the pivot point of the shifter higher, allowing the shifter more drivetrain clearance. An important feature is that it realigns the selector rod so that it is near the factory position, preventing off-axis forces against the transmission's selector rod gear joint, preventing shifting notchiness. If you wonder why Rogue Engineering's shifters have always been the SMOOTHEST shifters on the market, this is one of many small details which allow many of our customers to recognize the ingenuity of RE OCTANE SSKs.

The carrier comes complete with custom Delrin carrier bushings, eliminating excessive carrier movement as a result of the factory rubber bushings.


Factory carrier, factory rubber bushings. Too much play

2. RE's OCTANE shifter lever may seem like the same lever we use in our other kits, but at a closer glance, you will see that it incorporates a double bend, to emulate the factory shifter lever. In essence, the top of the factory lever is moved backwards, approximately 1/2 from the axis of the lower part of the shifter. Other companies have made the mistake of only bending the top of another factory lever backwards, hoping to solve this ergonomic challenge. However, bending the top of the lever back only tips the shift knob towards the driver, and does not emulate the factory position accurately.

During development, RE noticed that the E9X M3 represents the first manual transmission vehicle that BMW has produced where the factory shifter lever is actually excessively lowered. Ergonomics is an important feature in any BMW, and if you were like many of us, we discovered that the shift knob in a stock E9X M3 was very low and very forward (where driver's with larger hands could punch the lower console in the forward gear changes). We deduced that BMW wanted to provide a "sporty" feeling shifter (which it is), but at the expense of driving comfort. With this in mind, we have tweaked the shifter so that it is more comfortable for the driver.


STOCK geometry has downward angle to shifter


RE modified shifter geometry improves position

Mainting their use of the Ertalyte TX pivot point, machined from solid Ertalyte TX rod, to exacting specifications. In developmental testing, our pivot has been shown to be 41% smoother than a stock pivot and an alarming 200% smoother than another aftermarket company's shifter. Small details such as these add up in the long run.

3. Rogue Engineering's Self-Adjusting Pivot Point (SAPP) is still used in our E9X M3 application, proving that our simple and effective method of lower pivot tension control maintains reliability, durability, and longevity. Just ask the 50% of the Grand Am Koni Challenge teams racing with Rogue Engineering shifters in their cars.

4. RE replaces the hollow, factory selector rod with a heavier, TIG welded, stainless steel replacement. This adds additional mass, over the press-tube construction of the factory part. This helps the shifts in the vehicle feel factory smooth, while allowing for the reduced throws.

5. RE uses factory replacement pivot cups and locking circlips to secure the shifter together.

Bundle these parts together, and you have a cohesive short shift kit that reduces throws, but also eliminates the factory shifter sloppiness that should have never been in your E9X M3 in the first place.

What RE has found over a decade of producing short shift kits for BMWs is that overbuilding the shifter components is absolutely worth it. See others use a multitude of microscopic hardware to hold shifter components together may work in the beginning, but will eventually fail when the product is no longer under warranty. Whereas the parts may not be expensive, the reinstallation or repair can at inconvenient times and even costly.

"Do it right, the first time!"

Features:
- 6061 –T6 Billet Aluminum CNC replacement shifter carrier for unsurpassed strength and rigidity
- Delrin carrier bushings eliminate excess shifter carrier movement
- Custom shifter lever reduces throws, without lowering shift knob height. Factory shift knob compatible!
- Rogue Engineering SAPP lower pivot point and Ertalyte TX pivot point continue to set the standard in silky smooth shifting and durability
- e9X M3 specific replacement selector rod adds mass for smoother shifting
- Replacement bushings and clips


Rogue Engineering - OCTANE Short Shift Kit for e9x M3
http://www.europeanautosource.com/pr...oducts_id=2255

Questions or additional details, please contact me directly via email, phone, PM or this thread .

This offer ends Friday 9/11/2009!

Since it's a short week place your order, and make your install appointment now.
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Those want to see what this install entails check the DIY below:


▀▄ eas | Rogue Engineering E9X M3 OCTANE SSK DIY instructions
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?p=4031683
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All orders have been processed! Get your orders in today to set up your appointment!
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Today and Tomorrow are your last days to order guys! Get your orders in to secure you're free install!
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