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      05-17-2012, 12:50 PM   #81
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Originally Posted by erm324 View Post
FWIW M&M said that he was running meth and that the kit was custom modified for more power....he also said he had some belt slippage too. Here's what he said:

"Ok I'm not gonna' mislead anyone, we have made our own changes to the kit. So it's not like it shipped & these chanegs we made have nothing to do with ESS. We did whatever we did on our own. It's probably around 625hp equivalent. Have meth as well.

The octane is around 98RON, so I think thats 93 or 94 in the US equivalent. Stock tyres. We having some issues with belt slippage on the setup we running so the belt basically slips after each gearchange & feels & sounds like the clutch riding but it's actually the belts slipping."
Thanks Rick.

He did 6.4, even with the belt slipping etc. so it's entirely conceivable that Costas did 6.1. Costas has a long history of doing very well 60-130 and he's a respected enthusiast, my job is too check the file for it's validity, and it's valid, most of the people who are bitching about it, have little to no experience with boosted M3's 60-130 or how to read a Vbox file, nor do they seem to understand the below disclaimer whatsoever -

When comparing the below 60-130 and 1/4 mile results, please keep in mind that variances in temperature, humidity, road surface conditions, tire grip, and driver input can all have a measurable impact on the data.
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08 E92 M3 DCT - Bolt Ons - 60-130MPH 10.71s - 11.88 @ 118MPH - 377WHP
ESS VT2-625 SC 60-130MPH 6.80s - 11.30 @ 129.3 MPH 586WHP / 379WTQ @ 7.2psi - 94 octane / Water meth
ESS VT3-750 - 60-130MPH 6.44s - 10.81 @ 135.13 MPH 690Whp/463Wtq@13.5 psi
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