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      04-15-2014, 09:20 AM   #903
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FWIW, Evolve is really not as expensive as it once was (or maybe there is a very different price from Evolve Aussie branch). I've paid no more than that I would pay for a Forge unit for instance. If build quality and weight are primary concerns I advise to check the availibility and price directly with Evolve, it might be all sold out even. Otherwise, I agree that ETS seems to be the best bang for the buck.
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FWIW, Evolve is really not as expensive as it once was (or maybe there is a very different price from Evolve Aussie branch). I've paid no more than that I would pay for a Forge unit for instance. If build quality and weight are primary concerns I advise to check the availibility and price directly with Evolve, it might be all sold out even. Otherwise, I agree that ETS seems to be the best bang for the buck.
Ok, Evolve direct & local was priced at $2k. Their FMIC just can't offer the effectiveness of a bar & plate design, which is why I suspect they have no data for it.

I personally would never deal with Evolve after my Evolve-R tune experience, but others have had good experiences.
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      04-15-2014, 08:07 PM   #905
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Ok, Evolve direct & local was priced at $2k. Their FMIC just can't offer the effectiveness of a bar & plate design, which is why I suspect they have no data for it.

I personally would never deal with Evolve after my Evolve-R tune experience, but others have had good experiences.
Ian, this sure is interesting because I have to say that what I paid is very close to HALF of what you say. I also noticed that their package prices (tune plus ic or tune+ic+exhaust) were not the best but their initial group buy prices on individual ítems were really competitive. I bought September/October of last year and still got equal (or almost) of their 2011 year end gb quote.

Can't say too much on effectiveness, especially vs. other types and more so when mated with tunes. BUT it does affect my car in a way that I planned and hoped for: IATs always in check and falls quickly, very noticeable eagerness (after install of ic) at top revs which I can't attribute to anything else. I feel like I can go full throttle non-stop long time if I could on public roads.

Your R cable tune issue is a whole different matter of course. I just purchased 'parts' from Evolve till now, both exhaust and this ic were made by other and reputable manufacturers and I liked everything about those buying processes (price, quality of items, packaging, quickness in transport, transport rates that they managed, also attention to mails and calls). I remember your tune problem with them, would make anyone frustrated.

EDIT: I'll check and PM you about the exact Price of the FMIC that I've paid.

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