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      Published on 06-16-2011 10:51 AM
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      Russians do some pretty crazy things with BMW's. From getting them stuck in the sand at the beach trying to show off to wrapping them completely in gold. This leather covered X6 is yet another attempt at doing something extreme but it just doesn't look good. Plus, leather shrinks when exposed to the elements so what is the point? The gold X5 might have been controversial but it pulled the look off well. This is just... ...
      Published on 06-16-2011 06:53 AM
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      As many, probably all of you know, I've been having a slipping transmission since the record setting track day. After a vast search of capable transmission specialists, I decided to go with Level 10 Transmissions, located right here in my own NJ. I have heard their name thrown around in high HP/TQ domestic crowd before, but never knew they were in NJ. From the moment I talked to Pat on the phone, my spider senses kicked in and told me this is the place I need to go to get what I want done, when I want it done, and done right the first time. ...
      Published on 06-16-2011 02:50 AM
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      AR Design is close to wrapping up their top mount turbo manifold for M50 based motors. We first reported on this manifold three months ago and AR Design has made significant progress in that time. The only other quality top mount we know of on the market is the 666 fabrication manifold which retails for $1400. It will be interesting to see what AR Design prices the manifold at and also if it will be part of a turbo kit that they will offer. ...
      Published on 06-15-2011 12:32 AM
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      Nothing shocking here folks but this is the official F10 BMW M5. It looks pretty much just like the concept. 20 inch wheels appear to be standard with Z rated tires. What we are hoping for with the photos out there now is that we can get the details on the good stuff. Such as the changes made to the motor, the new redline, the torque capacity of the new DCT transmission, etc. ...
      Published on 06-14-2011 07:40 AM
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      What you are looking at is one of the baddest BMW's in the United States. Last year it ran 9.5@148 in the 1/4 mile and also was the first BMW to break into the 4 second 60-130 mph range. The car has since gotten a new tune along with some body/wheel work and is set to improve on the already highly impressive record setting 1/4 mile and 60-130 times. You know a BMW means business when it is making 808 horsepower at the wheels and has a parachute. ...
      Published on 06-13-2011 07:57 PM
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      So, your typical day in Southern California. Sun shining, go out for Sushi, and spot the F10 M5 doing some testing. This is apparently the manual test car, there were no shift paddles. The test driver seemed to be agitated we were taking so many photos. We kept snapping away until we both got a red light. The test drivers window was down so we tried to ask some questions, he just ignored us. BMW, it wouldn't hurt to get some test drivers with a personality or to interact with your fans. The guy is out on public roads, he shouldn't get upset people are snapping photos of a highly anticipated car. You guys aren't that upset about the 1M critcism, are you? ...
      Published on 06-12-2011 09:13 AM
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      BMW fought a tough race and came away with third place in the GTE class. The race was full of drama with several wrecks and mechanical issues for teams. BMW did have the fastest lap in the class but was not able sustain their speed for the whole race. The 56 car was in second place when the driver told the crew the car was misfiring and the ecu as well as an ignition coil had to be replaced. Major congratulations to Chevrolet and Corvette Motorsport for their well deserved win. ...
      Published on 06-11-2011 03:01 AM
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      Hey, some mainstream coverage and our first magazine article! BimmerBoost.com is featured in the Web Watch section of the July 2011 issue of Performance BMW Magazine. Go buy this issue, every copy the news stand or bookstore has. We want to thank Performance BMW Magazine for taking notice of BimmerBoost.com and offering up such glowing praise. We appreciate it and would like to state Performance BMW Magazine is our personal favorite BMW magazine. Transcript of the article below, enjoy, and congrats to BimmerBoost premier vendor IND for making the cover! ...
      Published on 06-10-2011 07:22 AM
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      Excellent work by BMW Motorsport. BMW has taken the first two races in ALMS and seems poised to continue their strong season at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend. The pole setting time of 3:57.292 was set by Augusto Farfus. Ferrari qualified in second place with their 458 race car and the top four positions are BMW, Ferrari, BMW, and Chevrolet in the Corvette C6R. Audi took the overall pole, top ten qualifying times for GTE are listed below. ...
      Published on 06-10-2011 04:01 AM
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      This rendering from AutoBild is the best we have seen thus far. What strikes us is how the next generation won't be a radical departure from the E90. More subtle evolution than revolution. We will see more variants this generation with designations from F30 to F35. It would seem BMW is splitting the coupes away from the 3 series and moving them to the 4 series. Will coupes be even numbers and sedans odd? Sure is looking that way. ...
      Published on 06-09-2011 07:12 AM
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      Now this is a commercial! BMW Canada is shows off the 1M and some fancy driving by having a talented driver go straight through as well as slide through concrete walls cutout to the 1M's shape. It's a great video and it is nice to see BMW doing aggressive commercials again instead of the pansy JOY crap. This is Part 1 inferring we may get another video soon and if it is as good as this one we can't wait. Well done BMW Canada! ...
      Published on 06-09-2011 02:38 AM
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      This run file has been verified and there is a video accompanying it. This turbo E46 M3 belongs to a controversial member but we are just going to focus on the record and details. The car was run at about 26 psi also with nitrous we believe. Redline has been raised to 9000 rpm. Owner has not provided the full specs but this is a built motor with two GT3076 turbos. Whatever the exact specs are, there is no denying this is a very fast car. ...
      Published on 06-06-2011 07:00 AM
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      The design of the new F20 1 series is controversial, to say the least. BMW has made plenty of controversial styling decisions over the past decade so I suppose we should not be surprised. However, what is interesting with this car is that an amateur designer released his view of a facelift to improve the car and it's amazing how much these small changes improve the look. Take a look at the before and after photos here and wonder why the BMW designers did not take the same direction. ...
      Published on 06-06-2011 02:46 AM
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      Well, the weekend did not go well for Tom Coronel as he crashed in Race 1 finishing last. However, two of the other BMW 320 TC cars finished in 2nd and 3rd in race 1. In race 2, Coronel was the top BMW in 4th place. The Chevy Cruze continues to dominate winning both races. The next race in June 15th in the Czech Republic. Just bad luck for Coronel crashing and then overheating. ...
      Published on 06-04-2011 08:01 PM
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      The fourth race of the season takes place tomorrow, June 5th. Qualifying has taken place with Tom Coronel and his BMW 320 TC qualifying in 4th. Chevrolet is currently dominating the series in 1st place in the Manufacturer Standings with BMW in 3rd. Coronel is 7th overall in the driver standings. Take a look at the awesome qualifying video below to get an idea of what takes place on race weekend. ...

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