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      03-28-2012, 02:00 PM   #111
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      03-28-2012, 02:41 PM   #112
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Thanks for the good info, but has this been a proven setup? It also seems that the akra evo is a good choice too, considering the amount of weight it saves.
Akra evo is a great choice if you feel what is probably less than 5 ponies is worth it... (+40lbs of weight reduction and a neat sounding exhaust).

I personally can't justify spending that kind of cash for that when I can do nearly the same for less than 20% of the cost.
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      03-28-2012, 04:52 PM   #113
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Don't bother wasting your money. Improve your driving skills and pass the C63 on the turns or the straighaway after exiting the turn on the track. They have trouble putting the power down.



Lol.. How many people on this forum actually track? 10-20 percent?

Noone cares dude, most here just want to pull up to a c63 and take it down on the street.
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      03-28-2012, 05:05 PM   #114
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Akra evo is a great choice if you feel what is probably less than 5 ponies is worth it... (+40lbs of weight reduction and a neat sounding exhaust).

I personally can't justify spending that kind of cash for that when I can do nearly the same for less than 20% of the cost.
akra evo is 5hp gain? errr?
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      03-28-2012, 05:36 PM   #115
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An Akra EVO gives you upwards of up to 20HP gain....WTF are you talking about?
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      03-28-2012, 05:39 PM   #116
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Lol.. How many people on this forum actually track? 10-20 percent?

Noone cares dude, most here just want to pull up to a c63 and take it down on the street.
You are being too nice. Less then 5% of people actually track their cars.
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      03-28-2012, 06:37 PM   #117
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You are being too nice. Less then 5% of people actually track their cars.
but its the most important 5%.
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      03-28-2012, 07:07 PM   #118
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you have to be pretty damn loaded to be a 1%er.
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      03-28-2012, 07:25 PM   #119
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im happy being part of the 5%.
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      03-28-2012, 07:30 PM   #120
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      03-28-2012, 08:10 PM   #121
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my little pony, your car has got to be loud as fu!k with dinan midsection and eisnman race and ess vt-600!
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      03-28-2012, 08:16 PM   #122
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Im wondering what type of mods will be needed to match the c63 in terms of statight line speed. A breakdown of mods needed and total labor costs would be appreciated. Ive tried searching but all im getting are subjective opinions between the two cars. Thanks in advance!
Attach this to said C63
Attach other end to M3

Et viola!
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      03-28-2012, 08:20 PM   #123
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Attach this to said C63
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      03-28-2012, 11:52 PM   #124
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Thanks captain obvious.


While we know it will be stupid fast, it will sound like complete garbage.. I'm willing to bet on it.

You know that glorious metallic ticking sound when you start up the M? Gone...


Sound for me plays a big role.
What does sound have to do with this thread? I was simply stating that the M3 wasn't designed to compete with other cars in a straight line. I was making a general comment that the new M3 will probably be able to do a better job than the E9x.

I don't really care about your preference for engine sound but thanks for sharing.
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      03-29-2012, 01:26 AM   #125
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Hey now. Be nice. Or im gonna have to send u to ur room.

Anyway. Yes i know this isnt a drag car, but it cant hurt to make it a little faster
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      03-29-2012, 01:43 AM   #126
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Hey now. Be nice. Or im gonna have to send u to ur room.

Anyway. Yes i know this isnt a drag car, but it cant hurt to make it a little faster
You can make it faster but not to beat a modded c63. You may beat a stock one but impossible to beat a modded one.
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Hey now. Be nice. Or im gonna have to send u to ur room.

Anyway. Yes i know this isnt a drag car, but it cant hurt to make it a little faster
You can make it faster but not to beat a modded c63. You may beat a stock one but impossible to beat a modded one.
Yes i understand, and will probably have to defer to forced induction by then. Ill be happy if im dead even one.
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      03-29-2012, 12:19 PM   #128
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Put a S/C on the M3 and you'll pull on any stock C63. For those of you saying the C63 can't corner you couldn't be more wrong and need to get into one with an LSD and proper rear rubber asap. The current model cars are very close! For daily driving pleasure the C63 wins every time and thats the reason I bought one over an M3.
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Such a subjective statement. I adore the M3 as a daily driver. That's why we all buy different cars.
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akra evo is 5hp gain? errr?
5hp vs running turner test pipe + tune
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An Akra EVO gives you upwards of up to 20HP gain....WTF are you talking about?
I was comparing the Akra EVO to the turner test pipe in which the Akra probably doesn't offer much more than 5 more hp.
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