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      04-29-2013, 01:42 PM   #265
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      04-29-2013, 01:58 PM   #266
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      04-29-2013, 02:09 PM   #267
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I'm looking at buying an M3 with an ESS Tuning 535hp kit installed already. I only know the basics about cars and have been doing a lot of research on ESS Tuning. Car only has 32k miles on it.

Honest opinion and advice, do I need to be a car expert to own an M3 with a supercharger? I know it voids BMW's warranty so how is everyone else's M3 reliability wise with an ESS tuning kit installed?

When something needs work does everyone work on it themselves, or take it to a third party?

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Have the car inspected at an independent BMW shop, preferably one who has dealt with modified BMW's.

That said...ESS kits have a reputation second to none. If the car checks out overall, rest assured it is fine...

As for your questions....some do the work themselves, others use the shop who installed the kit.
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      05-16-2013, 03:06 PM   #268
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      05-18-2013, 07:57 PM   #269
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ESS V2 625 or VF620

Im trying to decide which SC system to install, ESS or VF, can anyone tell me what the difference is and thier experience with either?
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      05-27-2013, 09:44 PM   #270
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Evolve supercharger here!

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      06-02-2013, 10:57 PM   #271
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      06-04-2013, 01:50 PM   #272
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Have the car inspected at an independent BMW shop, preferably one who has dealt with modified BMW's.

That said...ESS kits have a reputation second to none. If the car checks out overall, rest assured it is fine...

As for your questions....some do the work themselves, others use the shop who installed the kit.
Thanks for reply, appreciate the advice!
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      06-24-2013, 05:03 AM   #273
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      07-31-2013, 11:01 AM   #274
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I now own NikB316's kit, could we change the ownership?

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      07-31-2013, 11:02 AM   #275
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      08-23-2013, 06:32 PM   #276
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Just got a VT1-550 kit with full ESS exhaust setup - awesome setup!
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      08-29-2013, 02:17 PM   #278
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      10-10-2013, 11:22 AM   #279
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To the M3 above my post... Your M3 is SICK !! Love the color !!
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      10-10-2013, 01:12 PM   #280
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      10-11-2013, 08:03 PM   #281
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      11-28-2013, 11:13 PM   #282
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      01-05-2014, 10:21 PM   #283
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      01-20-2014, 04:27 PM   #284
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      01-20-2014, 10:42 PM   #285
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That is stunningly beautiful. Very nicely done. Congrats!
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      01-20-2014, 11:38 PM   #286
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