January 28, 2015

Remus Exhaust Released for BMW F8x M3 + M4!

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Good things come to those who wait, and we are very excited to show you the brand new Remus Sport Exhaust system for all BMW F8x M3 and M4 models! Remus is a premium exhaust manufacturer from Austria that manufactures high quality exhaust systems for cars and motorcycles. We have been eagerly awaiting their M3/M4 products, as thus far we have not come across a setup that we liked that combined build quality, proper tone, and affordable cost. Today, that changes.

This is available in either a rear axle-back muffler section or the complete downpipe-back system with connecting pipes, X-pipe, and rear section. Both options include your choice of 4 different tip sizes and styles, including 102mm angled carbon fiber with titanium internals, 102mm angled chrome, 98mm non-angled black chrome with carbon insert, and 98mm non-angled stainless with carbon insert.

The Remus setup will eliminate your OEM front silencer and secondary catalytic convertors, a feature specifically designed by their engineers to increase the exhaust note and tune the sound characteristics for a particularly pleasing effect. Having heard this exhaust in person, we can verify that this works very well!

With either system, the OEM exhaust valves and controllers are integrated into the design rather than eliminated, allowing full use of the existing Sport/Sport+ functions for variable control.

Enjoy the photos!

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January 26, 2015

To Infinity And Beyond: PSI In 2015

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We are well into January, so we thought we would give you a little preview of how 2015 looks like to us. PSI has always been in the business of providing BMW enthusiasts the very best service possible, and we plan to continue building that benchmark in the years to come. Our shop M4 “Club Sport” will undergo some changes designed to show its ever-evolving journey, and we have committed to immersing it into the world of motorsport, with several events planned.

Additionally, we are working on a similarly track-themed E9x platform car that will be built for competition use. We can’t get into too many details as of yet, but expect more from us than you’ve ever seen before. As always, we offer full service and maintenance in addition to our repair and performance options. With nearly a full month under our belts, PSI is showing no signs of slowing down as we enter 2015, and we have you to thank for all the support over the years! Drive safely and we hope to see you down the road.

~ Team PSI

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January 19, 2015

Vorsteiner Official Release: New M4 Photoshoot + Video

There is a reason we drove across the country from LA to Orlando with a set of Vorsteiner Flow Forged wheels mounted on our M4 recently – we believe firmly that they are some of the best rolling stock on the market today, offering strength, visual style, light weight, and functional durability.

Shortly after our own cross-country photo journal was released, prominently featuring a set of V-FF 103 Flow Forged wheels, Vorsteiner sent us a shoot of their own with the exact same models installed on another M4, in a breathtaking location. Additionally, we are sharing a short film highlighting the entire V-FF Flow Forged range.

Enjoy!

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Watch the movie here.

~ Team PSI

December 31, 2014

A Little Look Back 2014, Part II

Before we wrap up our 2014 year in review today, we would like to remember two significant projects that departed from the shop – gone but not forgotten.

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Project Fire – E92 M3

Sadly, this had to go to make room for the incoming M4. Once built to depict our version of the fabled M3 GTS, it was returned to stock and sold to a fellow enthusiast.

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AA Supercharged E46 M3

This black beauty was our shop manager’s car, and when he departed to continue his career, he decided against donating it and took it with him. We think we know why – it’s awesome.

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New F82 M4

 

Nothing like a brand new M4 to help you move on! This car arrived and was literally transformed in one evening, undergoing cosmetic and suspension changes that dramatically altered its appearance.

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Austin Yellow F80 M3

 

While this technically wasn’t a major build in the traditional sense, we felt it was important in that it was one of the first F80 M3s in the country to be altered with springs, spacers, grilles, a JB4 and new wheels. Plus, it’s gorgeous!

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M4 Club Sport – SEMA Build

 

We knew the first phase of our M4 was only temporary, and our build for the SEMA Show had to be pitch perfect. Thanks to some amazing parts and a lot of hard work, we managed to pull it off!

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This was probably our defining moment of 2014 – entering our M4 into such a major automotive event, and then driving it back across the country as you all saw last week. We have more plans for the coming year, and we believe 2015 will be our best yet! Thank you all for your support and your friendship, and we hope to see you down the road.

Happy New Year!

~ Team PSI

December 30, 2014

A Little Look Back 2014, Part I

While we admittedly are looking ahead to 2015 with great anticipation and excitement, we also enjoy remembering what the last twelve months have brought us – friendships, memories and the inevitable winds of change. Without any further sentimentality, here are several of our favorite moments from 2014.

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This was the latest iteration of a beautiful 1M we were able to build. We do seem to get our share of orange cars.

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The Italian Distinction – Lamborghini Gallardo

While not a BMW, it would be near criminal to overlook this screaming stallion of a car, to which we added a Fabspeed exhaust, some carbon fiber, and those Verde Ithaca brake calipers.

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E36 Centerlock Conversion

Our technicians will be the first to tell you that there is a lot more done to this car than the coilovers from BC Racing and that delicious centerlock conversion and wheels from Hard Motorsport.

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Full Yellow Jacket

It is hard to miss this blinding yellow Z4 feature, with some very tasteful modifications and an overall appearance that approaches perfection.

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December 22, 2014

PSI Presents 4ward Motion: Chasing The Horizon, Part II

Continuing with our epic journey across the USA in our BMW M4 Club Sport!

6. Moab, UT
Even as the roads got tighter, with constant elevation and directional changes, the M4 stayed planted and compliant. Driving through here was every bit as fun as it looks like.

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7. Boulder, CO
If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to drive through one of those snowy pine postcards from Colorado, this is the place to do it. Citizens of this beautiful state, we envy you in many ways, starting with those views to die for.

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8. Byers, CO
Thirsty car, thirsty drivers. What would a road trip be without the isolated gas station shot? Eastbound and down!

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9. Hays, KS
The flat, endless plains of Kansas are perfect for wind farms, with their giant propeller generators. It seemed to also be the perfect backdrop for a few photos.

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10. Manchester, TN
It is never difficult to find a scenic place to shoot in Tennessee. There is so much foliage and humidity, it is almost an evergreen state. With the sun setting, a whole new atmosphere emerges.

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11. Atlanta, GA
Our last major checkpoint before arriving back home in Winter Park. Fans of The Walking Dead may see a familiar sight here, along with a few other urban locations.

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We hope you enjoyed taking this visual journey with us! Driving our M4 Club Sport across the country was an unforgettable experience, and testing the various components to the limit gave us some valuable feedback for future use. Stay tuned for the next step as we continue to chase the horizon.

Special thanks to BC Racing and Vorsteiner for all their help in making this possible!

December 20, 2014

PSI Presents 4ward Motion: Chasing The Horizon Part I

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It feels strange to think back to the end of this past June, when we took delivery of our highly anticipated F82 M4 in Sakhir Orange. Informally dubbed the Sakhir Inferno, the car quickly won us over, and we set off down a carefully planned road, with the first major stop being the SEMA Show in November. Rather than simply ship our M4 Club Sport back to Florida, we instead envisioned a cross country journey from coast to (nearly) coast, beginning in the beautiful state of California. The purpose of this extended trip was primarily to test out the prototype BC Racing coilover system and fine-tune the settings under various driving conditions, but of course it would be a crime not to create a collection of stirring photos in several truly memorable locations along the way. We also made a film of our travels, please take a look and let us know what you think.

1. Los Angeles, CA
Departing Las Vegas, we piloted the car to sunny Los Angeles for a few great shoots, and to show the car some big city life. Some of you may recognize these and other iconic spots during our travels. Photographers seem to love Lower Grande, so who were we to disappoint?

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2. Helendale, CA
We continued through Helendale, a truly remote place with spectacular vistas. The serene majesty takes your breath away.

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3. Mojave National Preserve
The desert can seem like a wasteland to some, but there are sunsets and scenery you will never see anywhere else in the world.

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4. Selena, UT
Heading into Utah, the mountains rose, the air thinned out, and we were glad for forced induction. This is yet a different type of terrain for the Club Sport suspension to be subjected to, and we were eager to see how our build would cope with the stresses of extreme terrain.

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5. Ferron, UT
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To be continued on Monday in Part II, stay tuned!

~ Team PSI

December 2, 2014

AP Racing Big Brake Kit for F8x M3 + M4

From the tracks of Le Mans, Monaco, Indy & Daytona and now available for your car, the new AP Racing Radi-CAL big brake kits are among the best brake kits on the market. The AP Racing Radi-CAL front 6-Piston brake kit is custom designed for the 2015 BMW M3 and 2015 M4. They come with calipers that are 20% stronger and 25% lighter than other comparable brake kits, curve vaned discs in a J-hook or cross drilled and slotted pattern, high performance brake pads, and stainless steel brake lines.

AP Racing Big Brake Kits

  • AP Racing Radi-CAL Brake Calipers (size/color options)
  • Mintex Motorsport Compound Pads
  • AP Racing Brake Discs (choice of drilled/slotted or J-hook)
  • Goodridge Stainless Steel Brake Lines
  • All necessary mounting brackets and hardware

Get your own set here!

 

 

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November 26, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving From The Team At PSI!

The team here at PSI would like to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving! Our shop will be closed for the holiday on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 so we can be with our families. We will be open again on Monday, December 1 ready to serve you again. Stay safe on the roads!

~ Team PSI

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