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

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      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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        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by justohigh Click here to enlarge
        Um you already entered...
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        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Um you already entered...
        I didn't see my name on the list earlier so I just did it just in case Click here to enlarge
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        Thanks a lot sticky for doing this! One suggesition I had though was that you have to have a n54 to win the turbos. That way there not just going to be sold if someone that doesn't have an n54 wins them. All you would have to do is take a pic of your car with your screenname in the shot.. Anyway thanks again!
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        lol why are people repped for adding there name to list..... doesnt contribute to community that your names on the listClick here to enlarge
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        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by lulz_m3 Click here to enlarge
        From what i have witnessed in the N54 section, we are generally very gentle with noobs. Its the ones that act like @turkey $#@!er that get $#@! slapped.
        i jus pissed my panties, thanks,

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        Thanks Sticky and BB crew!
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        i got neg repped for pointing people out LMAO! thanks for the pos rep counter move Click here to enlarge
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        Man are we going to have a ton of rep $#@!ing.
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        For a reliable tune setup on RB turbos for instance I'd say on 93 only octane it'd see about 420whp...more up here in Canada where we have 94 octane at the pump
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