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      09-25-2012, 04:35 PM   #1
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ALPHA-N // Carbon Parts Review // Pic HEAVY // Diffusor & Splitters

Here's my full review of the ALPHA-N parts I got for my car recently.

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1. The people at ALPHA-N
2. The company itself
3. The parts

First of all, lets start off with the people working at ALPHA-N.

Initial contact was with Alex at ALPHA-N, a really nice guy with a great service mind. Helpful in many ways and answers to e-mails and so forth quickly. Secondly I was forwarded to someone else at the company (after some while), this guy I don't know the name of, but I could hardly understand what he said to me since his english was as good as my brothers' four-year-old is (and he is form Sweden). Anyway, this guy left a lot to wish for service wise and made it hard to have full overview of the order process. Be prepared for Google Translate english and a lot of question marks when dealing with this guy. Since this almost became a deal-breaker for me, I thought you should know this. Also, this is my way of telling ALPHA-N to better these parts of their organisation.

2. Company itself.

The organisation behind all these parts doesn't seem to be as organized as one would hope for. I had to wait for my parts three+ months and was most of the time un-aware of what was happening to the parts. Every time I sent them an e-mail and asked why the parts were delayed, there was a "good" reason for why they weren't finished. I was told I had to wait a week for the parts, well didn't this promise change on the road?! First there was a lot of orders leading to some bottle neck effect in the manufacturing stage (10 day delay), secondly the carbon part oven cooker broke down (took like 2 week to fix), thirdly the paint shop had a lot to do (delay one week), fourthly the paint shop broke down (delay another 2 weeks or so), fifthly the paint shop got delayed even more.......and so on . I could paste my e-mails in here to clarify this, I however feel that conversation is something private between me and ALPHA-N. I thought, for the same reason as my recent topic, this is something you should know when buying the parts. Also, it's my way of explaining to ALPHA-N that this is not good. I did however get compensated for the delay, I got a discount of 2% on the initial price - generous

3. The parts themselves

The parts look simply superb. Fitment is perfect, finish is perfect and looks are just staggering. the exhaust tips from my Eisenmann Race canister lines up perfectly in every dimension. I'll let the pictures below speak for themselves. I were forced to take these snapshots in the evening, which weren't optimal. You'll just have to deal with the bad light. Mounting these parts were easy, the diffusor took the shop about fifteen minutes to replace, and the splitters were rather smooth fitting to the body. Holes had to be drilled and glue had to used (silicone glue), which naturally led to some time before using the car fully. Who cares though...

Enjoy









Will add more pics when my internet co-operates again.

Hope this is of help.
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      09-26-2012, 01:19 AM   #2
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Hi

thanks for the honest words ....
Unfortunately, it was really so ... We had a lot of work with the attachment (the clips)
We wanted to deliver a decent product .. The autoclave was then broken and the paint shop has failed us ...

Unfortunately, a lot of waiting for a customer ... That we can understand ...

When we're done with all the deliveries next week. We have lead times of max. 7 days. When not on stock is 14 days ..

Sorry again ... Unfortunately, not everything runs smoothly ..

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      09-26-2012, 03:41 AM   #3
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Looking good mate, I love the finish of the diffuser fitted to my 1M, finishes off the rear nicely.
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      09-26-2012, 07:58 AM   #4
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This diffuser has won me over, seen it in the flesh on Aussie's car and now seeing pictures with the Eisenmann tips on a BSM (same as me) it looks awesome, really beefs up the rear end!

Just received quote from Alex Alpha-N, and will be placing order today

Should arrive in the next 2-3 weeks, will be adding carbon rear spoiler and blacklines as well!
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This diffuser has won me over, seen it in the flesh on Aussie's car and now seeing pictures with the Eisenmann tips on a BSM (same as me) it looks awesome, really beefs up the rear end!

Just received quote from Alex Alpha-N, and will be placing order today

Should arrive in the next 2-3 weeks, will be adding carbon rear spoiler and blacklines as well!
Then the motogp safety car splitter and our 1M's will be brothers from different fathers...........The black and white twins
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      09-26-2012, 08:52 AM   #6
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Then the motogp safety car splitter and our 1M's will be brothers from different fathers...........The black and white twins
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      09-26-2012, 09:17 AM   #7
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only there mother can tell them apart lol
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      09-27-2012, 08:04 AM   #9
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Then the motogp safety car splitter and our 1M's will be brothers from different fathers...........The black and white twins
Slight change of plans, just going with black lines now and not the cf spoiler. Blacklines will arrive Monday via Cotsworlds so after install will upload some pics!
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      09-27-2012, 08:21 AM   #10
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Why not the boot spoiler mate?

You ordered the diffuser?
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      09-27-2012, 09:30 AM   #11
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Yes, back tracked with the spoiler for the moment as im liking the standard look of One-emm's car. I will get the lights and diffuser on and have another think after.

I transferred payment to Alpha-N yesterday after receiving their invoice!
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Ah nice one, the diffuser really is a rear end finisher as you well know
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definitely not OEM fit like the stock diffuser, my vorsteiner has similar issues on the driver side, the curvature prevents one of the clips from properly seating
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It is BS for the price IMO
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That looks horrible. It would make me want to take it off and just run with the stock piece. Are you sure more adjustments can't be made. The OP doesn't look like that.
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That looks horrible. It would make me want to take it off and just run with the stock piece. Are you sure more adjustments can't be made. The OP doesn't look like that.
Yeah, tabs cannot go in further. Only way is to remove the bumper/bar and glue it down. Alpha-N insist that it has been incorrectly installed, but there's not much to the install.... Remove axle back, line up tabs and bolt holes and that is the result. As I said, the camera shows it up more, than in real life, but still not happy and will take to body shop to custom fit it and file down the tabs so they go in further.

Looks great with Akra
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Mine was a straight forward fit and lined up, bumper on job and no issues encountered.

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That's not average. That's bad.
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Yeah, tabs cannot go in further. Only way is to remove the bumper/bar and glue it down. Alpha-N insist that it has been incorrectly installed, but there's not much to the install.... Remove axle back, line up tabs and bolt holes and that is the result. As I said, the camera shows it up more, than in real life, but still not happy and will take to body shop to custom fit it and file down the tabs so they go in further.

Looks great with Akra
Why did you get rid of the Remus/Maddad combo? Not loud enough? How does it compare to the Akra?
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Why did you get rid of the Remus/Maddad combo? Not loud enough? How does it compare to the Akra?
Remus&MD very loud. I wanted a wireless option. Still paired with MadDads.... it is very loud, not raspy though like with Akra mids.
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