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      09-19-2016, 04:27 PM   #45
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Wow, am i the only one that feels a tinge of annoyance that the vendors completely shat on this IC on the other thread? if kpeng's notion is true, then there's a lot of people out there that are way overpaying for their wagners...
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Wow, am i the only one that feels a tinge of annoyance that the vendors completely shat on this IC on the other thread? if kpeng's notion is true, then there's a lot of people out there that are way overpaying for their wagners...
Curious to know how you came up with this conclusion
OP did not even post 1 3rd-4th gear pull to show how the intercooler performs under WOT

All i am asking is to see logs (3rd and 4th gear), if intercooler does good then it is a good intercooler. If not, it is a waste of money
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just bought a similar one from ebay wasnt yellowspeed they sold out but same price, same looks, probaly same item. If you can take more and post more logs in the time my intercooler comes in, it'd be nice, so i can see if I actually want to install or not hahaha
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      09-19-2016, 05:23 PM   #47
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Curious to know how you came up with this conclusion
OP did not even post 1 3rd-4th gear pull to show how the intercooler performs under WOT

All i am asking is to see logs (3rd and 4th gear), if intercooler does good then it is a good intercooler. If not, it is a waste of money
Defensive much?
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      09-19-2016, 05:34 PM   #48
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This discussion isn't going anywhere good or productive. Folks are going to draw their own conclusions.
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      09-19-2016, 05:40 PM   #49
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This discussion isn't going anywhere good or productive. Folks are going to draw their own conclusions.
I'll provide more data, and people can conclude what they want to.
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Well then .. stock up everyone! ....hmmm... I wonder .. if Ebay sells a Pure Turbo Stg2 lookalike for 1/5th the price. I'm in desperate need to complete my transformation.
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Curious to know how you came up with this conclusion
OP did not even post 1 3rd-4th gear pull to show how the intercooler performs under WOT

All i am asking is to see logs (3rd and 4th gear), if intercooler does good then it is a good intercooler. If not, it is a waste of money
Defensive much?
I don't think he's being defensive. He has a valid point. One or two logs doesn't mean this thing will hold up to rigorous testing and beating the hell out if it. I may end up buying one to test myself but people still need to be careful when buying something
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Defensive much?

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I don't think he's being defensive. He has a valid point. One or two logs doesn't mean this thing will hold up to rigorous testing and beating the hell out if it. I may end up buying one to test myself but people still need to be careful when buying something
mbanks21 answered you

Post a log that shows real results under pressure and then we will have a better idea on how good this product is.



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I'll provide more data, and people can conclude what they want to.
That would be great ... Post a third gear pull on its own then post a 3rd gear and 4th gear pull
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I bought one. Lol.
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I'll provide more data, and people can conclude what they want to.
You don't need to convince me, I bought one before you did, I have it installed for probably 3 months now. It works wonderfully with the pure stage 2. Here is one of my many logs. I have never seen a temp over 125F and I pretty much log daily and have a min/max on the intake air temp guage.
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Very nice zinner!
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You don't need to convince me, I bought one before you did, I have it installed for probably 3 months now. It works wonderfully with the pure stage 2. Here is one of my many logs. I have never seen a temp over 125F and I pretty much log daily and have a min/max on the intake air temp guage.
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I don't think he's being defensive. He has a valid point. One or two logs doesn't mean this thing will hold up to rigorous testing and beating the hell out if it. I may end up buying one to test myself but people still need to be careful when buying something
Yea im with Mike on this as well. He's just saying data backs up the talk. I'm certainly ready to invest if the data supports it. Data is how you make what you're saying valid. All the data. I'm a nerd, and love seeing proof that an awesome find such as this is worth the 2 bills and my time.

Definitely wanna see some hard pulls, and the data to back itnup. Then I'm ordering. So far seems like a sweet deal!
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You don't need to convince me, I bought one before you did, I have it installed for probably 3 months now. It works wonderfully with the pure stage 2. Here is one of my many logs. I have never seen a temp over 125F and I pretty much log daily and have a min/max on the intake air temp guage.
What 2 gears were used for this log?
Do you have a log starting from 2500 RPM?
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yellowspeed
Definitely a Chinese copy.
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Boost leaks aren't really a concern, that'll happen more with hoses than it would with the intercooler. The build on the thing is really good.

Don't listen to vendors who have their own pocketbooks in mind. I've been around the industry and the BMW scene for a long long time, I've even sold parts in the past...trust me when I say that most of these "tuners" get their stuff from the same factories in Taiwan. AA and Wagner have IDENTICAL intercoolers. I could go on Alibaba right now, contact the manufacturer of this intercooler and ask them to cast my logo on the side, and sell it for $600. No one would know the difference.
I hear you on that one I'm coming from the Subaru tuning scene and about 90% of the parts are from Taiwan
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I bought one. Lol.
How are you searching? All I saw was the REV9 -- which sells for $418.
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I just searched 335i intercooler and a couple sellers came up including yellowspeed.
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How are you searching? All I saw was the REV9 -- which sells for $418.
more than likely they were testing the waters at the $200 price and have settled in at $418 now. still half the cost of wagners. A quick influx of orders shows they are popular and they can command more. it will keep going up or down frequently till they find a happy medium on price they are happy with selling these at. id assume $418 is the high side now and it'll settle back down to $299 once demand trickles off at the $418 price.

i knew i should have bought one at the $190 price.

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Search for F32 intercooler. There are 2 sellers that have them for $196.

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/US-Bolt-On-F...VXlXKz&vxp=mtr

http://www.ebay.com/itm/FRONT-MOUNT-...ZXjZgr&vxp=mtr
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