• Happy Holidays from BimmerBoost - BMW N54 Vargas Turbocharger upgrade giveaway/raffle/contest

      Happy Holidays from BimmerBoost.com and all the GermanBoost Network sites. BimmerBoost would like to thank its users for their support and the strong community built here that continues to rapidly expand. It is no secret this is now the main site for technical BMW information as well as high performance modification thanks to the most knowledgeable and experienced userbase in the BMW forum sphere. Quite simply, BimmerBoost has evolved into the top performance/modification community in the BMW world and the rest of the GermanBoost network is following suit.

      This would not be possible without the core userbase. I would like to thank each and every one of you by giving back to the community that has given me so much. To be clear, BimmerBoost does not have to do this. BimmerBoost is not as profitable as the larger sites (although gaining, at a surprising rate). Yet, the administration here has absolutely no problem giving back to the community. This should speak volumes in of itself and make users question just how much other sites actually care about their users and their community or if their users are nothing more than a commodity. BimmerBoost is showing its gratitude in agreeably a very generous fashion.


      Details:

      This giveaway is for a Stage I Hybrid Vargas Turbo upgrade (approximately $1699 value):

      Stage 1 Hybrid upgrade: We start with a freshly rebuilt stock unit using all OEM spec internals, carefully machine the OEM compressor and bearing housings, to accept a TD04 14T compressor wheel. For the turbine side we clip the stock wheel to 7 degrees, we also remove the stock waste gate arm and flapper valve prone to rattling and boost loss issues and upgrade it with a 100% stainless steel piece to eliminate all of these known problems. These units also come with brand new factory OEM waste gate actuators. We chose the 14T wheel for the stage 1's because it is a much better match to the stock turbine than the 15T compressor wheel even though it means we have to set up differently to machine the different stages. Stage 1 is the perfect cost effective alternatives to stock OEM replacement turbochargers

      The value of these turbos can also be subtracted from a set of Vargas Stage 2 or Vargas Stage 3 turbos as credit towards those more expensive upgrades. This promotion will run from 12/13/2012 until 1/15/13 at 12:00 AM PST.

      To enter, simply submit your username in this thread. You must have a minimum of 5 reputation points to enter. From your time of entry until the time the contest ends, every whole reputation point earned from the entry rep point amount will count as 1 entry. The more reputation you earn, the more entries you get.

      Example: You enter with 10.5 rep points, contest ends and you have 20.5 rep points at 12:00 AM PST. This would equate to 10 entries. The more entries, the better your odds of winning. If in this example the rep point count was 20.4 it would only count as 9 entries as it is every whole rep point, no exceptions.

      The winner will be drawn at random at a time and date of the administrator's choosing after 1/15/13. Anyone caught cheating will be permanently IP banned, disqualified, and publicly humiliated. Any member can be disqualified from the contest at any time for any reason of the administrator's choosing. Reputation points gained for referrals will be disabled during the time of the contest.

      Good luck everyone! And Happy Holidays, from the GermanBoost Network.
      This article was originally published in forum thread: Happy Holidays from BimmerBoost - BMW N54 Vargas Turbocharger upgrade giveaway/raffle/contest started by Sticky View original post
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      1. CubanJJ09's Avatar
        CubanJJ09 -
        So I post my name here I get free turbos?
      1. CubanJJ09's Avatar
        CubanJJ09 -
        ...... Cubanjj09
      1. Wedge1967's Avatar
        Wedge1967 -
        Hey Sticky, guess I'm part of the ban club now that poserpost just disabled my account without notice or explanation. Guess I shouldn't have told so many newb's about the xmas party. props where props are due... hehe
      1. CubanJJ09's Avatar
        CubanJJ09 -
        Lol figures
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        Sticky -
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      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Wedge1967 Click here to enlarge
        Hey Sticky, guess I'm part of the ban club now that poserpost just disabled my account without notice or explanation. Guess I shouldn't have told so many newb's about the xmas party. props where props are due... hehe
        They go through your PM box or something?
      1. nafoo's Avatar
        nafoo -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
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        Don't forget us! Click here to enlarge
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        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by nafoo Click here to enlarge
        Don't forget us! Click here to enlarge
        I'm not...
      1. Wedge1967's Avatar
        Wedge1967 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        They go through your PM box or something?
        Don't know. I sent a message but they haven't said anything. Can't PM and my signature is missing. I've only had one infraction in the past year, so you would think they would at least say something if I did something to piss them off. Can't believe they are being such pin heads.... Hopefully I got a few plugs from the people I informed.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Wedge1967 Click here to enlarge
        Don't know. I sent a message but they haven't said anything. Can't PM and my signature is missing. I've only had one infraction in the past year, so you would think they would at least say something if I did something to piss them off. Can't believe they are being such pin heads.... Hopefully I got a few plugs from the people I informed.
        The more they ban good members the more they hurt themselves. This contest is worth the money in just showcasing how absurd it is.

        I mean what do they think will happen, the site will get smaller and talked about less?
      1. Wedge1967's Avatar
        Wedge1967 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        The more they ban good members the more they hurt themselves. This contest is worth the money in just showcasing how absurd it is.

        I mean what do they think will happen, the site will get smaller and talked about less?
        Oh well. I should start a how to get banned thread and see how long it stays up. LOL How's the weather look in SoCal? Driving down next week.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Wedge1967 Click here to enlarge
        Oh well. I should start a how to get banned thread and see how long it stays up. LOL How's the weather look in SoCal? Driving down next week.
        It rained yesterday and it's in the mid 50's at night which is enough winter for me. Was sunny today though.
      1. themyst's Avatar
        themyst -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Wedge1967 Click here to enlarge
        Oh well. I should start a how to get banned thread and see how long it stays up. LOL How's the weather look in SoCal? Driving down next week.
        Goes to show even Procede fanboys aren't immune to the banhammer. Anyway, welcome!
      1. seth's Avatar
        seth -
        Hey Jason, if you're reading this...

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      1. Wedge1967's Avatar
        Wedge1967 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by themyst Click here to enlarge
        Goes to show even Procede fanboys aren't immune to the banhammer. Anyway, welcome!
        Haha, yeah... I think I found why I'm disable. I posted a picture of Demi Moore in her Vanity Fair cover shot and they pulled it. I made a stupid comment on another walnut blast thread about me scoping my ports. I said I took some pictures and I though they looked fairly clean... It's ART people. WTF. The world is truly coming to an end if you can't look at this picture and appreciate it for what it is. Not bashing anyones sexual preference here, but is Jason gay?

        Attachment 23246BTW, this is pre boob job.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Wedge1967 Click here to enlarge
        Not bashing anyones sexual preference here, but is Jason gay?
        You didn't know him and Mark were $#@! buddies?
      1. CubanJJ09's Avatar
        CubanJJ09 -
        Ah gad
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Wedge1967 Click here to enlarge
        Haha, yeah... I think I found why I'm disable. I posted a picture of Demi Moore in her Vanity Fair cover shot and they pulled it. I made a stupid comment on another walnut blast thread about me scoping my ports. I said I took some pictures and I though they looked fairly clean... It's ART people. WTF. The world is truly coming to an end if you can't look at this picture and appreciate it for what it is. Not bashing anyones sexual preference here, but is Jason gay?

        Attachment 23246BTW, this is pre boob job.
        I like her better with the boobs btw:

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      1. mithiral67's Avatar
        mithiral67 -
        I like me some titties.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by mithiral67 Click here to enlarge
        I like me some titties.
        Same here, my favorite feature of a woman.