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      10-19-2012, 05:42 PM   #299
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Originally Posted by Sal@Evolve View Post
The difference between a tuned NA with bolt ons and this setup is massive.

The dyno graphs and on road performance clearly show this.

Good luck finding an air to air setup much cheaper than this.
Never said it wasn't. It's adding 5-8lbs of boost, of course it's going to be faster. This isn't really disputed.

All I'm saying is that my car is plenty fast without supercharging it. Puts a smile on my face any time I lay into it, and I've driven very high horsepower cars, 600+ rwhp.

I don't care about air to air, or air to water. As long as it's reliable, has reasonable IAT temperatures, and most of all is cost efficient. The car already gets me in trouble, so I can't imagine having it with a blower. Would I s/c it if the price was right? Yup, wouldn't even think twice.

I'm more or less even with a stock E60 M5 and that's fast enough for me. Maybe I'll pick up a used kit in a year, as I plan on keeping this car forever and am in no rush

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Last edited by Mike Benvo; 10-19-2012 at 05:49 PM.