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Old 12-25-2011, 10:22 PM
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Cool VF Engineering Supercharged E36 M3!

Anyone here have a VF supercharged E36 M3?

If so, what do you think of it?

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If so, what do you think of it?
Just finishing up installing one of these...waiting for return of DME. There's a 300 mile break in period of keeping it below 4,500 rpm...can give you my impressions afterwards.
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Old 02-10-2012, 08:59 AM
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Just finishing up installing one of these...waiting for return of DME. There's a 300 mile break in period of keeping it below 4,500 rpm...can give you my impressions afterwards.
Thanks! Looking forward to it...
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Old 02-12-2012, 10:38 AM
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Still no DME but here's a peek at the new black look....looks almost factory.
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Old 02-15-2012, 02:15 PM
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Still have to keep rpm's low but very impressive from 3,000 to 4,500.
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Old 02-18-2012, 07:04 PM
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Still have to keep rpm's low but very impressive from 3,000 to 4,500.
Sweet! I'm getting mine next Thursday....

Have you noticed any decrease in fuel economy (at the lower PRMs)?

How noticeable is the extra torque down low..
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Wasn't that cool? :-)


Here are the official results:


Looks amazing man! that's a phenomenal power increase. I'm sure it feels like a monster now.

I think my 7 is quick and even though you're running a little less power, your M3 weighs MUCH less
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Good catching up with you Jon, it's been a while.

dynorun004 was the best for that day, here's a quick video:



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Thanks for making us a part of bringing newfound life to your uber-clean E36M3!
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Good catching up with you Jon, it's been a while.

dynorun004 was the best for that day, here's a quick video:



Dyno


Installation












Thanks for making us a part of bringing newfound life to your uber-clean E36M3!

My pleasure, I still can't get this sh*t-eating grin off my face...


Check this out too: http://blogs.eurotuner.com/6771517/e...-m3/index.html


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After driving my VF Engineering supercharged M3 for a few months now, I just want to say that I FREAKING LOVE IT!!

The sound of the blower, the throttle response, the confidence in knowing that I can blow right past the majority of cars
on the road on demand, well, I am just plain giddy.

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Pretty much the same here. Don't get to use it often but when I do...it's a blast!!
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After driving my VF Engineering supercharged M3 for a few months now, I just want to say that I FREAKING LOVE IT!!

The sound of the blower, the throttle response, the confidence in knowing that I can blow right past the majority of cars
on the road on demand, well, I am just plain giddy.

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That is a Sweet E36 M3!!! Is super clean, good job... Not to many people even know that they made E36 M3 in 99. You always know which one is a 99 because the /// always fade... I'm looking into VF from a supercharger from my E36/8 S54 (Hamann-ed) Mcoupe... Its between VF and AA. I was going to talk to the guys at Bimmerfest East, before I make the plunge.
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Great thread! So John, which 3 series is quicker? Your E36 supercharged m3 or the new 335? On the fence regarding the supercharger...
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Great thread! So John, which 3 series is quicker? Your E36 supercharged m3 or the new 335? On the fence regarding the supercharger...
The 335i is so new I really haven't gotten on it yet. It is very, very quick, and the 8 speed
sport auto shifts way faster that I could have ever done..
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