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Old 12-03-2008, 10:10 AM   #21
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Old 12-03-2008, 11:33 AM   #23
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Smart business move, absolutely.

Good for enthusiasts looking for better prices through competing vendors.....I don't think so. A little piece of e46 aftermarket collusion perhaps??? hahaha.
Seriously. What next VF and ESS join forces?
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Old 12-03-2008, 01:29 PM   #27
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A collaboration! This can only bring good things.
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Like they say...if you can beat them, join them or take over them??? Interesting...
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Wahhh????


Am I the only one who read the title and with utter confusion/disbelief?


Good to see you guys teaming up or retailing for the other, but definitely a surprise move at least to me.
I think it's pretty cool but the first thing I thought was that's like Burger King deciding to carry the Big Mac
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I think it is awesome. Because I live in the Tampa area and if I have any issues or anything with the HPF kit, I can go to Miami a lot easier than Oregon. And I am sure vice versa for AA customers with HPF. This is an amazing idea and commend both companies for sucking up their pride for the good of the customer and product!
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It is a great business move for the business owners, but not good for us consumers.

Think about it...now that this has happened don't expect to get any great deals from any of the two companies when looking to do force induction. Their prices are always going to stay firm and if anything can increase in cost.

If you don't understand what I mean, look at the gas companies which run like a monopoly (they resemble HPF & AA in some ways). They call/email each other up, raise and lower the gas prices for their own profits instead of competing with each other for consumers...they do not care about the consumers.
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It is a great business move for the business owners, but not good for us consumers.

Think about it...now that this has happened don't expect to get any great deals from any of the two companies when looking to do force induction. Their prices are always going to stay firm and if anything can increase in cost.

If you don't understand what I mean, look at the gas companies which run like a monopoly (they resemble HPF & AA in some ways). They call/email each other up, raise and lower the gas prices for their own profits instead of competing with each other for consumers...they do not care about the consumers.
Honestly, there are alternatives to HPF and AA, so it makes monopolizing difficult.
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Like ESS TS2
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I don't see either company in a situation to rip people off.

In fact I think its great, great SC systems if you want them, and great turbos if you've got more coin.
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....for an M3.....really.

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.............. O.K. Best of luck to a both sides as they are great companies in their own rights.
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Wow... This is great... It get's more AA kits out to the West coast being that HPF is in Portland and now helps get HPF out here to the East/South. I've at many times debated shipping my car to Portland, but can't justify the cost. Now it is definitely a consideration.
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