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Engineering and Development behind Mann Engineering

The engineering and development process is the foundation of a great product. At Mann Engineering we focus extensive amount of time during these initial stages to make sure that a product not only fits properly, but works how it is supposed to pertaining to a specific Subaru application. We pride ourselves in being consistent about this focus so that every product gets the same amount of attention on development and testing both on our shop and volunteered test vehicles.

In a normal new product development cycle, a properly developed product takes about 6-12 months or more depending on the complexity of the part.

• First 3-6 months: Engineering and development
• Next 1-4 months: Testing…..more testing…and more testing
• Final months: Production

Even after production is complete, we do not stop there. We constantly find ways to improve and make it even better. As new vehicles are released each year, we make sure to go through the same development cycle for the product so that specifications are confirmed as either the same or different than the previous and that any changes in the new vehicle are accounted for.

In many cases, a part from one Subaru application may fit another Subaru vehicle, however it does not necessarily mean it will work or perform correctly. Thus, products from Mann Engineering are not always the quickest to be released to the public for purchase because we take the proper steps to make sure the parts work together in the system correctly.

Mann Engineering also carries products from other manufacturers. Over the years as we have grown, Mann Engineering has become a technical partner to many leading aftermarket companies that develop parts for Subarus. Companies like Advanced Clutch (ACT), AST Suspension, Brembo High Performance, and Samco Sport are just a few that we directly work with to develop parts for Subarus to make your car more enjoyable to drive.

As a technical partner to some of the manufacturers, we assist in the development and testing process of their products as well. In many cases, we offer our shop vehicles as a medium to the engineering and development process for the part that is produced specific to Subaru applications. Feedback and testing results are sent back to the manufacturers so that they can make adjustments accordingly if necessary or confirm approval for final production run.

We are currently developing and testing new products at our facility for the vehicle specified in this forum.

Stay tuned for more updates periodically and we thank you for your support!
 

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You guys are not far from me. Though as a Dad in Silicon Valley with Silicon Valley work hours etc my Subaru is a non performance everything family hauler. If I want performance being a Silicon Valley type I'd get a Porsche or AMG something and be done with it ;-)

You guys could sell a pile of Subaru bolt on parts like light bars and skid plates to all the Nerdy Tech types wanting to man up their Subarus for camping trips though.

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You have some cool products. I noticed that your website product search for 2015 Legacy finds wheels with 5x100 lug pattern that WILL NOT work on 2015 Legacy or Outback models. You might also mention in your Rally Wheel product entry that aftermarket brake rotors and calipers will be needed to clear the 15" rims.
 

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Hi Tony,

Thanks for the comment and bringing up the fitment issue. Our new website was recently launched so we are still cleaning up some application fitments that were added to ALL products without exclusions to certain wheel products based on the way our website vehicle filtering is designed for the web store.

Some of our data got uploaded from a batch database and certain options or exclusions were not able to be added immediately, so we will add a temporary exclusion to the description. We hope to be able to add them to the vehicle filters soon. We have to do the changes manually so it's taking us longer than we expect. We do apologize for the inconvenience and these discrepancies will be changed very soon. We have a list of changes that is being crossed out everyday. :wink2:

During this time, you may see some slight discrepancies such as the below.

We will get this fixed asap!

Thanks again!

Mann Engineering Team

You have some cool products. I noticed that your website product search for 2015 Legacy finds wheels with 5x100 lug pattern that WILL NOT work on 2015 Legacy or Outback models. You might also mention in your Rally Wheel product entry that aftermarket brake rotors and calipers will be needed to clear the 15" rims.
 
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