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Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing #374096 Jan 14, 12:32am Jan 14, 12:32am
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Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing
What have people experiences been with these two companies?? Which one would you say is the better of the two to deal with?? I don't live near either of them so I have to use shipping?? Thanks

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: HJC_Celica] #374097 Jan 14, 12:34am Jan 14, 12:34am
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intensepower.com (IM racing) is awesome! great customer service, great selection, fast shipping.

that said, i havnt dealt with hopup racing so i can't really compare the two. im racing is first class though

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #374098 Jan 14, 12:37am Jan 14, 12:37am
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HopUpRacing is great to deal with. Awesome service as well. They are willing to find shit they don't have for you as well. Awesome people to deal with.

Haven't dealt with IM racing. From what caleb said they're great too. I think it's whichever place has a better price at this point. Sounds like they're both equally great.

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: FloydianSlip6] #374099 Jan 14, 12:38am Jan 14, 12:38am
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sounds like you should be shopping for price thumbsup

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #374100 Jan 14, 12:40am Jan 14, 12:40am
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They both have the same price for the Hotckis Rear Camber Links... hahaha i guess it comes down to the shipping costs... emailed them both...

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: HJC_Celica] #374101 Jan 14, 12:45am Jan 14, 12:45am
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sounds good. i know im racing will treat you right..and from what i hear (not only from above) hopup will be a nice experience as well. good luck with the links..let us know how it handles thumbsup

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #374102 Jan 14, 1:07am Jan 14, 1:07am
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the only thing i've heard about i-m racing.com is bad. Heard they dont respond to emails and dont ship out products and all that .. but when i mentioned this before, the representative or whatever said they were cleaning up their act and everything is better. Your call.

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: Superstuddc27] #374103 Jan 14, 3:24am Jan 14, 3:24am
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my buddy jeff just ordered a tsrm exhaust and Injen shortram about 3 weeks ago...everything went extremely smooth. his e-mails got responded to within 24 hours and the phones were answered every time within a few rings. we got shipment fast and we just put them on about 2 weeks ago.

i dont know how it was beforehand..but if they said they were cleaning up their act and if our experience was anything typical of that...i dont have any worries. i'm about to order an Injen shortram from them as well for my own car thumbsup

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #374104 Jan 14, 3:24am Jan 14, 3:24am
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one more thing: another thing i like about i-m is that they are an actual shop in arizona..not just an internet site. dunno if that makes you more comfortable or not but it does for me.

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #374105 Jan 14, 10:34am Jan 14, 10:34am
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ordered from Hop Up and the order never went through, they don't respond to e-mails and didn't tell me what was up


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Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: VSGTS14] #374106 Jan 14, 10:57am Jan 14, 10:57am
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I would go with Intense Motorsports. I ordered my exhaust from them and it was at my house a week later and i live on the east cost and they shipped it from california. The service was great.

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: celicagts05] #374107 Jan 14, 11:07am Jan 14, 11:07am
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and i ordered my trial body kit from them
and e-mailed each other back and forth in the same day regarding it, very nice people and quick to respond.


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Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: celicagts05] #374108 Jan 14, 2:01pm Jan 14, 2:01pm
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Originally Posted by celicagts05
I would go with Intense Motorsports. I ordered my exhaust from them and it was at my house a week later and i live on the east cost and they shipped it from california. The service was great.


you mean arizona happywink

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #374109 Jan 14, 2:03pm Jan 14, 2:03pm
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hopup is a real shop as well. One of the people there has a 900hp corvette! eek

I didn't email em but i called em and talked on IM with them. THey were responsive in that.

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: FloydianSlip6] #374110 Jan 14, 2:07pm Jan 14, 2:07pm
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no he said that they also had a warehouse in california because i ordered the tanabe and the only one he had was in his california warehouse. Thats what he said over the phone when i ordered it.

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: celicagts05] #374111 Jan 14, 3:00pm Jan 14, 3:00pm
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my mistake..i wasnt aware of a california location thumbsup thanks for the headsup.

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #374112 Jan 14, 3:43pm Jan 14, 3:43pm
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cool a Cali location for I-M? nice, i plan on doing business with I-M thumbsup


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Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: FloydianSlip6] #374113 Jan 14, 3:46pm Jan 14, 3:46pm
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Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
HopUpRacing is great to deal with. Awesome service as well. They are willing to find shit they don't have for you as well. Awesome people to deal with.

Haven't dealt with IM racing. From what caleb said they're great too. I think it's whichever place has a better price at this point. Sounds like they're both equally great.



Same here thumbsup

Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: TRDOTC] #374114 Jan 14, 10:32pm Jan 14, 10:32pm
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Ive used hopupracing twice once for my exhaust and then i ordered my clutch from them. both times i got what i ordered with no questions. They did seem to take a little while to ship though. But i could of just ordered late thursday or something and had to wait on ups over the weekend? i dont recall just waited for ever when your ready to get it!!!
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Re: Hopup Racing -or- IM Racing [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #374115 Jan 14, 11:22pm Jan 14, 11:22pm
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Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
my buddy jeff just ordered a tsrm exhaust and Injen shortram about 3 weeks ago...everything went extremely smooth. his e-mails got responded to within 24 hours and the phones were answered every time within a few rings. we got shipment fast and we just put them on about 2 weeks ago.

i dont know how it was beforehand..but if they said they were cleaning up their act and if our experience was anything typical of that...i dont have any worries. i'm about to order an Injen shortram from them as well for my own car thumbsup

yup, i would def. use IM again, they were awesome! everytime i called, the phone was answered by a person and within about 2-3 rings. they also sent me tracking numbers immediately after i ordered, and had fast shipping. both my Intake and exhaust came in earlier than i had expected, i was crossing my fingers it would come in b4 i had to go out of town for christmas, UPS site said it would be after, but they ended up coming in about 5 days ahead of schedule. very nice people to deal with also.


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