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      04-04-2013, 01:19 PM   #200
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Originally Posted by SROC5 View Post
e30 with 1500 hp would be fun to see indeed.

Per your comments of "modded properly" and "engine fairly stock" for tracking, would you say it's not a good idea or not "optimal" to track a M3 w/ a supercharger in general?
Very good question. I've had a lot of success in maintaining oil temps below 210 even when doing 15-16 lap sessions, but others haven't with the exact same kit. It's not optimal because the heat exchanger (for the air to water intercooler) blocks the stock radiator/oil coolers.

With the linear power delivery of the ESS kit, the car still behaves like an N/A motor and doesn't upset the car when accelerating hard out of corners (like a turbo car could).

On a high speed track, I think it's fantastic...but on a slow speed tight track, well...that's why I have an STi.
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