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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 05-07-2013, 10:45 AM
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eas | Another ESS-equipped M3 on the loose! 585whp/377tq on 91 octane!

When this E92 M3 came to our shop this week it was in 100% bone stock form.



Usually when we see a stock car come in, it's for some "minor" modifications like wheels, spacers or painted reflectors; this car was different - it was 100% stock. Not pulling any punches, this MY10 Jet Black E92 M3 got the big boy modifications: an ESS VT2-625 supercharger and an Akrapovic Evolution exhaust, following a "less is more" type of approach.

Before we installed these two high-performance systems, we strapped the car to the dyno and saw a 350whp run - typical to what we're used to seeing stock M3s at. After the car was completed, we saw an incredible 585whp run - that's 235hp gain at the wheels! Simply amazing for 91 octane, we can easily break the 600whp mark on race fuel.

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ESS VT2-Supercharger System in Black Finish
Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust System



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Watch out on the street, because this M3 really is a "wolf in sheep's clothing".
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With work completed and strapped to the dyno, it's time to make some power.





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Damn that is a sweet sounding beast of M3.
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-Sport, Premium Package, and Comfort Access

-20" Forgestar F14 Black Gloss, custom Cobb E30 map, Dr Euro DP's, KW V2 CO's, Remus Sport Exhaust, BMS DCI, RPI Scoop, Full Front 3M PPF, 35% tint all-around, Orion V4's, Bruce v6.1L cables, LED interior lights, WeissLicht License Plate LED, Trinity Smoked LED side markers, Bimmian Smoked Reflectors, OEM black gloss grills, and Invisibulb turn bulbs.
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