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      03-05-2010, 01:29 AM   #1
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Thumbs up M3 GT4 (BMW Motorsport) parts now for sale via select U.S. Dealers

As reported on Homepage.

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Now, for the first time ever in the United States, you can purchase authentic BMW Motorsport parts to offer true BMW performance, available at select BMW centers. It's the only way to push your track-approved BMW model to its limits.
Yes, it includes Akra exhaust, AP brakes, Sachs (F)/Ohlins (R) dampers, BBS wheels, and many more...

Now I really have to build a M3 race car

I applaud BMW for increasing their support for grassroots motorsports in the U.S.

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...portparts.aspx
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      03-05-2010, 01:31 AM   #2
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sweet, too bad the parts will cost a limb.
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      03-05-2010, 01:35 AM   #3
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Damn OHLIN's I do want
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      03-05-2010, 01:39 AM   #4
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Noticed also they have a cooler/solution for the power steering pump
Pre-Made Brake Ducting as well as seat mounting hardware and Diff. options
Nice
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      03-05-2010, 01:46 AM   #5
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I wonder if the rims are forged. What BBS rims are those?
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      03-05-2010, 01:49 AM   #6
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Very Cool!

Just reviewed/drooled over the entire catalog.

Order up Sam!!!!
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      03-05-2010, 01:58 AM   #7
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yes, very cool
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      03-05-2010, 02:03 AM   #8
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      03-05-2010, 02:15 AM   #9
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awesome news!
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      03-05-2010, 02:56 AM   #10
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can any one help me confirm if that the same exhaust as Akra.
thanks
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      03-05-2010, 02:57 AM   #11
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Noticed also they have a cooler/solution for the power steering pump
Pre-Made Brake Ducting as well as seat mounting hardware and Diff. options
Nice
I was wondering how they planned on getting around the powersteering failures. The car obviously should have come with it.
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Nice--brake ducting finally and steering cooling...plus other goodies. I wish they had prices listed, but then again if they were posted I probably wouldn't be able to type this due to having fallen out of my chair.
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Braking Ducting!!!!
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I wonder if the rims are forged. What BBS rims are those?
The rims are not forged. They are made the same way the BBS CH-R wheels are made which are cast.
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Definitely just called a few local dealers and none of them have any idea what I'm talking about, so doesn't look like anyone around here can get these.
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Definitely just called a few local dealers and none of them have any idea what I'm talking about, so doesn't look like anyone around here can get these.
Did you call any on the list in the link?
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There are only 4 authorized dealers I think.
Illinois
Laurel BMW
430 E. Ogden Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
Phone: 877-454-9352
Contact: Kevin Hale
Click here to email this dealer.

Georgia
Global Imports
500 Interstate Parkway North
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 770-951-1119 x227
Contact: Jon Allen
Click here to email this dealer.

New Hampshire
BMW of Stratham
71 Portsmouth Ave
Stratham, NH 03885
Phone: 800-989-5200
Contact: Mark Wilkins
Click here to email this dealer.

Ohio
BMW of Cleveland
6135 Kruse Drive
Solon, Ohio 44139
Phone: 440-542-0600
Contact: Bill Kenney
Click here to email this dealer.
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Did you call any on the list in the link?


completely missed that, I see there actually is one in the chicagoland area
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      03-05-2010, 01:50 PM   #19
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Thanks for posting the list of dealers. Global is just down the road!
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FYI: Just spoke with Kevin from Laurel BMW. I was inquiring about the exhaust and was told that it is not an akra exhaust but instead a BMW Motorsports exhaust. He didn't give me a manufacturer just said it is made by BMW. It is a full system and costs $8,000, also upon purchasing anything from here you have to sign a waiver of all warranty on your vehicle.
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I spoke with some of BMW at the Geneva Show, and they told me there will be no BMW Performance Exhaust, but a BMW Performance Carbon Air Intake.
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FYI: Just spoke with Kevin from Laurel BMW. I was inquiring about the exhaust and was told that it is not an akra exhaust but instead a BMW Motorsports exhaust. He didn't give me a manufacturer just said it is made by BMW. It is a full system and costs $8,000, also upon purchasing anything from here you have to sign a waiver of all warranty on your vehicle.
BMW does not name the supplier of their parts. It has been well established that the GT4 exhaust is made by Akrapovic.

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