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Hello everyone.

I just wanted to say thank you for your support over the past year. You guys have truly made my company into what it is today, and I appreciate everyone for that. We are approaching our 1-year anniversary for sponsoring the M5Board and I feel it was the best decision I have ever made since starting the business. The crowd that we attracted on eBay was the wrong type of customer and I really enjoy working with everyone on the board that has come to us for parts. Not everything has been perfect over the past year, but I feel it has continuously been improving and I think the customers feel the same way since they continue to come back for more parts from us.

We have sold an astonishing 115(+) S85 V10 engines in the past 18-months since starting the business and I believe around 90 or so SMG transmissions. There are on average around 15-M5/M6 in our shop on a monthly basis that are getting motor or transmission swaps. It seems to be going very well...

Next up is our 6.0L stroker program. There are two Black beasts in our shop currently getting these motors installed and I will do a full writeup once these are complete and then we will start selling them in bulk. Pricing will be in the low twenty thousand range, which I feel is an excellent proposition.:7:

As a side note:
I will be looking to hire a full time employee to help with customer service, order processing, & website management. If anyone knows of someone who has a passion for cars and has this capability, please let me know. I have my first child due on Valentine's Day, and Ali isn't going to be working anymore so now is the time to hire and train someone while she still is here even if it is only part time currently.

As always, my cell is open for phone calls whenever you need my help or need parts or anything... 616-304-3678

Here is to building on our first year here and making the second year even better. :)

Best,

TROY JEUP
 

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Please remember the agreement we had that when the current engine in my car fails, the one I got from you, that you'll be replacing it with a 6.0L stroker free of charge. :)
 
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Absolutely. Because your motor will never fail. It is just that good. ;-)

Keep tracking it and abusing it. Just change the oil and motor won't fail.
 

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Absolutely. Because your motor will never fail. It is just that good. ;-)

Keep tracking it and abusing it. Just change the oil and motor won't fail.
Quoting this so that it's permanently captured for all eyewitnesses. LOL
 

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Absolutely. Because your motor will never fail. It is just that good. ;-)

Keep tracking it and abusing it. Just change the oil and motor won't fail.
Nice shop..
Motors fail all the time for unknown reason.. why would you let yourself be quoted on public forum to replace motor for free. You give away free stuff? Can i have a motor :7:

You collect M6 like it is going out of fashion or those are customer cars. Are you selling any of those M6 in your shop?
 
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Quoting this so that it's permanently captured for all eyewitnesses. LOL

Tony's motor won't fail ;). I know what engine he has. As long as he changes the oil around every 5 to 7k. The bearings will not fail for at least 50k more miles. He won't have the car that long I am guessing, so I can place my bets in the product we sell.

Plus he is a friend of mine and has helped me along the way, so I will be there for him if he needs. That is the difference between me and anyone else selling these engines. I stand behind what I sell long after the purchase.
 
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I have five M6, none are for sale because they are all special to me. All the others in the pics are board members cars that were shipped to our place for engine installs. I believe there have been around 40 cars sent to us since January. It is so much less stress than depending on a third party to install an engine.
 

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Please remember the agreement we had that when the current engine in my car fails, the one I got from you, that you'll be replacing it with a 6.0L stroker free of charge. :)
Wait, he told me the same thing... :1zhelp:
 

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Keep up the good work. I am interested to see how you guys do the 6L stroker, because even at 5.8 the cylinder wall is already thin enough.. Assuming the stock block, boring to 6L could just be straight up dangerous.
 

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I am guessing you are somehow sleeving the 6.0L strokers?

I will just watch from my armchair over here :)
 

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Thanks for the help and advice Troy.

I owe Troy a big one with supplying me a new rebuilt motor after mine cracked a piston. A well known Calgary German car specialist tried ripping me off from the start with a motor replacement/half rebuild. I found Troy on this board and done some research and ended up getting a new rebuilt motor from him which the warranty company paid for and installed at a better indy in Calgary.

Then I did have a few problems with injectors and my starter motor, Troy hooked me up quick with new parts.

I have 2000 miles on my rebuild motor now and just starting to rev it to 8k, hoping it blows soon so Troy can replace it with a stroker :)
 

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Keep up the good work. I am interested to see how you guys do the 6L stroker, because even at 5.8 the cylinder wall is already thin enough.. Assuming the stock block, boring to 6L could just be straight up dangerous.

Doing a stroker with a custom crank allows one the opportunity to fix the BMW oiling design and / or imperfections resulting from mass production, as well as be able to size the journals to a popular size, to allow a wide choice of high performance bearings.

As an example; a stock Chev journal is 2.100", Honda is 1.880". making the change to the smaller journal size reduces friction, crank and rod weight, and since NASCAR does it, lots of top notch bearings to choose from.

If this is the route, the smaller big end of con rod will allow clearance for a longer stroke, thus negating the need to hog out the bores.

Bottom line if Troy stands behind the 6.0 with a warranty who cares how it's built (I would expect with the experience gained of 100's of v10 dis-assemblies he may have some tricks to keep under wraps)?
 

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Doing a stroker with a custom crank allows one the opportunity to fix the BMW oiling design and / or imperfections resulting from mass production, as well as be able to size the journals to a popular size, to allow a wide choice of high performance bearings.

As an example; a stock Chev journal is 2.100", Honda is 1.880". making the change to the smaller journal size reduces friction, crank and rod weight, and since NASCAR does it, lots of top notch bearings to choose from.

If this is the route, the smaller big end of con rod will allow clearance for a longer stroke, thus negating the need to hog out the bores.

Bottom line if Troy stands behind the 6.0 with a warranty who cares how it's built (I would expect with the experience gained of 100's of v10 dis-assemblies he may have some tricks to keep under wraps)?
One can still be curious to understand the whole witchcraft behind getting a 6.0 out of our V10's.
 

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One can still be curious to understand the whole witchcraft behind getting a 6.0 out of our V10's.
I think you just need to trust Troy's experience, pay the $20k...and then enjoy kicking the butt of pretty much anything else on the road!

I may just add another E60 M5 to my always expanding car collection and do the 6.0L stroker just for the hell of it...
 
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Troy, Thank you for being a valuable resource as we tossed around the idea of building a stroker. Your level of experience and detail convinced me you were the way to go and I look forward to picking up the car in the next week or so. We're looking forward to the results of the dyno tune and real-world driving. Since it's heading back to the wide open spaces of Texas and home of the Circuit of Americas we should be able to post objectionable feedback.

Glad your business is taking off which means you'll definitely be around to support the warranty :)

P.S. My wife is becoming suspicious with all our long phone calls LOL..... but thanks for making the time to answer any questions I've had.
 

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Who's doing the tuning for the stroker?
 
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Oh I wasn't doubting Troys abilities. I was just curious how they got 6L out of it.
 

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Wow I would love going to work. That is like s85 heaven. Truly are a great asset to the m5 community and you are saving everyone a lot of money with your services. Not everyone has the capabilities to do what your doing, and many people are not on the board get ripped off from independent shops. So I guess being on the board has an awesome advantage.
 
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