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Aftermarket superchargers & turbos as well as tuning for stock BMW turbos (N54 motor - 135i / 335i / 535i). Force-fed discussion to make your car go faster

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Old 04-29-2010, 10:10 AM
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Here's a few pictures on the car and install.
The ESS TS1 system (designed for a 330i) went straight in without too much trouble (thanks to Simpson Motorsport UK).
How did the 330 computer work for the 530 ? or what do you do for tuning?
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:23 AM
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ive had an ESS TS2 kit on my 530i for 2 years and around 50k miles. it has been trouble free and amazing
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Old 08-17-2010, 06:46 AM
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I had been hoping that ESS would offer their TS1 for the early 528i years (97 and 98). It used to say coming soon on their web site for the longest time.

I got an email stating what I didn't want to hear the other day - no TS1 for the M52B28 engine.

I wonder if I could get a local performance shop to design something similar...? A twin screw design is more appealing to me then the VF design.
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All still running strong with their VF SC'd setups? I'm still dreaming
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Old 01-18-2011, 12:06 AM
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All still running strong with their VF SC'd setups? I'm still dreaming
185K miles and still loving it
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Old 01-18-2011, 04:33 AM
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Is 185k total miles on the car or miles since the SCr was added?
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Old 01-19-2011, 05:44 AM
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Is 185k total miles on the car or miles since the SCr was added?
Oh, I had 137K when I the SC was installed.
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Old 01-24-2011, 06:17 PM
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I have to admit...thats impressive. I am sorry but what have you dino'd at?
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Old 01-28-2011, 05:23 AM
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I'm a little late on the topic, ha but can you PM me the same info^^^ looking into swapping a new motor into my 528.....Might as well do the whole thing while it's open. Thanks!
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Old 02-26-2011, 04:48 AM
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Im considering buying the active autowerke supercharger for my 530i but then again i think you can only get about 330 or 350hp and im looking for a little bit more . I was reading and im starting to consider droping that option and get me an M5 and just go from there.. I don't really like how the DSC works i want an LSD and the M5 comes with it and 400hp to play with and then i can do extra mods to try to get a little extra juice out of it ... So i was trying to find for info about the supercharger and also feedback about it ..
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Re: VF5 Supercharged 528i / 530i

Can't believe mine has been on since March of 2006

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Supercharger still going strong 8 years after installation by theMshop.
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Old 06-15-2014, 02:12 AM
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I drove about 2000 miles while I was on leave last month and enjoyed every minute of it during my trip to San Francisco and back. With my M235i delivery here in Bahrain anytime soon, I won't miss her that much :-)
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This is a late post for the DINAN naysayer, my 95 DINAN supercharged 540 still runs strong, really strong, and it was outfitted with the supercharger kit in '95
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Old 05-13-2015, 03:53 PM
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This is a late post for the DINAN naysayer, my 95 DINAN supercharged 540 still runs strong, really strong, and it was outfitted with the supercharger kit in '95
Congrats!
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Are you talking to me Mack? You bet. If you wish to come out here our new track is called High Plains raceway. Here's what it looks like:

https://video.search.yahoo.com/video...sigi=11vcf2vjp


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Anyhow, I have a friend who races at Road Atlanta and he only has positive things to say about the place. Am thinking of joining him for some fun. Is this your track or do you know of something less expensive/equal venue? If you're out this way our track is open now till basically November. Let me know what's going on, let's figure something out, I'd appreciate it. BTW, do you do your own wrenching? If so I'm also interested in discussing camshaft profiles and how they affect the VANOS systems. Thanks in advance, looking forward to hearing back.
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Old 05-13-2015, 09:37 PM
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Vallido, thank you for your service
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Old 08-19-2015, 12:20 PM
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Vallido, thank you for your service
It's been an honor to serve for 28 years. Enjoying retirement for 6 months already but I still miss wearing the uniform but not the normal trips to Afghanistan, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Kyrgystan and Pakistan.
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