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      08-28-2008, 07:23 AM   #1
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How do you guys like this mod ??

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      08-28-2008, 09:25 AM   #2
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Awsome, where did you get it?
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      08-28-2008, 10:31 AM   #5
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The airbox is from CA Auto UK. We are the official US distributor for all CA Auto CF parts. Please check this link http://www.ind-distribution.com/deta...make=44&part=5
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$4,450!!! May be a bit much! I think I'd rather save that for something else. The CF interior seems to be a great price though.
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It looks like it is just the top that is CF. Is the entire box CF?
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It looks like it is just the top that is CF. Is the entire box CF?
The web site ways its NOT CF covering, its an entirely CF box with increased volume and about 4kg or reduced weight (8.8 lbs). Group buy anyone? Any discounts?
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i like the hood vents in CF...but for $600!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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The web site ways its NOT CF covering, its an entirely CF box with increased volume and about 4kg or reduced weight (8.8 lbs). Group buy anyone? Any discounts?
Yeah, I read the website but the bottom section doesn't look like CF.
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Yeah, I read the website but the bottom section doesn't look like CF.
hmmm. True, true? Well lets see what the say about both discount etc...
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hmmm. True, true? Well lets see what the say about both discount etc...
HAHA. I knew you would be all over this! Let us know how you like it!
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      08-28-2008, 11:44 AM   #13
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It looks like it is just the top that is CF. Is the entire box CF?
Info on the air box.

100% Carbon Fiber Air Box - Plenum

-direct replacement for factory part
-saves approx 4 kgs in weight
-full pre preg carbon construction ( not a laminate)
-improved internal volume and flow characteristics
-no reprogramming of ECU required

Underside portion is made with the original BMW part to ensure a 100% perfect fit; 75% of the box is 100% pre preg carbon fibre, NOT a laminate.
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Info on the air box.

100% Carbon Fiber Air Box - Plenum

-direct replacement for factory part
-saves approx 4 kgs in weight
-full pre preg carbon construction ( not a laminate)
-improved internal volume and flow characteristics
-no reprogramming of ECU required

Underside portion is made with the original BMW part to ensure a 100% perfect fit; 75% of the box is 100% pre preg carbon fibre, NOT a laminate.
Clear enough! Any chance of a discount? Would it fit the AA front strut bar since the air box is larger?
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Clear enough! Any chance of a discount? Would it fit the AA front strut bar since the air box is larger?
PM me will work something out
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Info on the air box.

100% Carbon Fiber Air Box - Plenum

-direct replacement for factory part
-saves approx 4 kgs in weight
-full pre preg carbon construction ( not a laminate)
-improved internal volume and flow characteristics
-no reprogramming of ECU required

Underside portion is made with the original BMW part to ensure a 100% perfect fit; 75% of the box is 100% pre preg carbon fibre, NOT a laminate.
Ok, so it's $4.4k just for the top part being CF. Rather steep.
Can we get a better pic of the underside than is on your site? Having trouble picturing 75% of that box is CF with it only looking like the top cover is.
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who cares 4k for that is as stupid as it gets. I payed 4600 for my hre p40s. p40's or an airbox......... hmmmmmmmm tough decision.
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Why are they so expensive? It seems like it would be better to try and produce a higher volume and sell at a lower cost. I for one would think more along the line of $500 for a CF airbox.
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Please don't shoot the messenger The pricing on our website is the same as CA-Automotive UK. I will email Roy and find out some more info on this CF piece.

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Please don't shoot the messenger The pricing on our website is the same as CA-Automotive UK. I will email Roy and find out some more info on this CF piece.

Thanks
Question number 1 should be "Do you expect to sell more than 10 of these ever at $4,500 each?"
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Question number 1 should be "Do you expect to sell more than 10 of these ever at $4,500 each?"
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