BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Engine, Transmission, Exhaust, Drivetrain, ECU Software Modifications
 
GTB Performance
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-12-2009, 10:05 AM   #1
BMWCadet
Lieutenant
United_States
4
Rep
402
Posts

 
Drives: BMW E92 MR M3
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Fort Gordon, Georgia

iTrader: (0)

AA Supercharger update?

Not much if any info has been released from Active regarding their kit. I love the E46 as much as anyone, but what about the E9x? I saw some vids a couple days ago and they were very very vague.
Appreciate 0
      11-12-2009, 11:30 AM   #2
FStop7
I like cars
FStop7's Avatar
Vatican City State
95
Rep
5,059
Posts

 
Drives: M6
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Newbury Park, CA

iTrader: (3)

nope... AA is too busy pushing bling rims these days
__________________
Appreciate 0
      11-12-2009, 11:47 AM   #3
A-Man
Captain
A-Man's Avatar
South Africa
9
Rep
978
Posts

 
Drives: e92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by FStop7 View Post
nope... AA is too busy pushing bling rims these days
__________________
Appreciate 0
      11-12-2009, 11:51 AM   #4
Lemans_Blue_M
Automotive Industry Insider
Lemans_Blue_M's Avatar
United_States
19
Rep
1,948
Posts

 
Drives: Lemans Blue M3
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Texas

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by FStop7 View Post
nope... AA is too busy pushing bling rims these days
Hahaha...so true.
__________________
The best is yet to come...
Appreciate 0
      11-12-2009, 02:51 PM   #5
King Tut
NASA SpecE30 Racer
King Tut's Avatar
United_States
34
Rep
1,310
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 Honda S2000 TT3
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Gulf Breeze, FL

iTrader: (2)

Send a message via AIM to King Tut
I saw their supercharged sedan while I was at AA. I am assuming they are still putting miles on it making sure everything is good before releasing the kit. Hopefully Omar will respond.
__________________
King Tut
2012 BMW M3 Individual: Sold lsb.ridedomain.com
1987 BMW 325is SpecE30: spece30.ridedomain.com
2009 BMW M3 Coupe: Sold e92.ridedomain.com
Appreciate 0
      02-20-2010, 11:01 PM   #6
chd2
Driver
chd2's Avatar
United_States
1
Rep
119
Posts

 
Drives: 09 E92 M3 DCT
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Seabrook, TX

iTrader: (0)

I know this is an old thread, but anyone heard anything? I haven't seen much since one of the magazines featured their e90.
Appreciate 0
      02-21-2010, 10:51 AM   #7
mike33176
Lieutenant
United_States
11
Rep
432
Posts

 
Drives: 09 Jerez/ Black, E90 M3
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Miami

iTrader: (1)

Send a message via ICQ to mike33176
I was there on Friday getting my exhaust, I inquired and they said they are working on the manifold, est 1-2 months.
Appreciate 0
      02-26-2010, 12:38 AM   #8
Dinan540
Bimmer Geek
Dinan540's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
33
Posts

 
Drives: Supercharged 540i & 08 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Buckeye State

iTrader: (0)

In other words ... 3-4 months at best...don't waste your time ... get an ESS Supercharger! I am and so did Pencil Geek. Check out his posts.
__________________

AW / 19" Rims / Tech Pkg / Extended Black Lthr. / Carbon Trim / Enhanced Audio / 35% Tint / M25 Laser Jammer / Valentine 1 / Pagid RS-19 Pads / AA Short Shifter / Dinan 4.10 Limited Slip / AFE Air Filter / Eisenmann Race / Fabspeed HFC and X Pipe
Appreciate 0
      02-26-2010, 12:53 AM   #9
Robwe46m3
Banned
Canada
6
Rep
194
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 E92 Ruby Blk M3 Individua
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: 2010 Olymipiads

iTrader: (0)

Yeah and Pencil Geek Is basically Sponsored by ESS
Appreciate 0
      02-26-2010, 01:28 AM   #10
PunjabiM3
Lieutenant Colonel
PunjabiM3's Avatar
India
35
Rep
1,830
Posts

 
Drives: R8 5.2 6MT
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Oro Valley, AZ

iTrader: (1)

I think the Roundel issue that had the AA SC'ed M3 came out like a year ago. AA has been taking a loooong time to release this SC...too long if you ask me given the car has been out 2 yrs already state side. Why so long?
__________________
2012 Audi R8 V10, 6MT, Suzuka Gray, Capristo X-Pipe, Klassen M52R, GMG springs, R8 GT tails, Satin Black badges
2012 Audi A6 3.0T Prestige, Moonlight Blue
2015 BMW X5 35d, Mineral White
Previous: 11 e82 1M, Several 911's & M3's
Appreciate 0
      02-26-2010, 03:26 AM   #11
Eugene-TAIWAN
Brigadier General
Eugene-TAIWAN's Avatar
Taiwan
79
Rep
3,113
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Taiwan

iTrader: (4)

I don't think the S/C kit is very easy to produce or even to get it running right.

I mean like a company G-Power they have all the inside info on the BMWs and they still make mistakes.

VF or AA I don't know if they will come out with one... but again that is just my guess.

I am happy so far with my car performance

__________________

Past: Gintani stage3 M3
present: Porsche 993RWB, 964RS America,996 cupcar, 964 turbo 3.6, 991C4S, i3 in September
Appreciate 0
      02-26-2010, 04:05 AM   #12
MrHarris
yodog
MrHarris's Avatar
United_States
77
Rep
5,037
Posts

 
Drives: '86 Corolla
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Diamond Bar, Ca

iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2009 BMW  [5.00]
Send a message via AIM to MrHarris
^ that is one fast E55
__________________

2009 E92 M3 | Alpine White | Black Extended | Advan RS | Turner Test Pipes | Dinan Axle-Back | OETuning | Eibach Springs | UUC SSK | VRS Front Lip | VRS Type I Diffuser | Matte Black | RPi Scoops | MS Filter | Yokohama AD08 | F1 Pinnacle
Special Thanks: Gintani | OETuning | eAs
Appreciate 0
      02-26-2010, 04:11 AM   #13
LV-E92M3
Lieutenant
LV-E92M3's Avatar
Afghanistan
6
Rep
505
Posts

 
Drives: Donkey
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: كابول‎

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Eugene-TAIWAN View Post
I don't think the S/C kit is very easy to produce or even to get it running right.

I mean like a company G-Power they have all the inside info on the BMWs and they still make mistakes.

VF or AA I don't know if they will come out with one... but again that is just my guess.

I am happy so far with my car performance

that was very nice did you race with the gtr?
Appreciate 0
      02-26-2010, 04:43 AM   #14
Eugene-TAIWAN
Brigadier General
Eugene-TAIWAN's Avatar
Taiwan
79
Rep
3,113
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Taiwan

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by LV-E92M3 View Post
that was very nice did you race with the gtr?
not yet .

the 800HP showed up so...... (waiting for the 600hp more up my alley)

but I didn't realize about the vid.
__________________

Past: Gintani stage3 M3
present: Porsche 993RWB, 964RS America,996 cupcar, 964 turbo 3.6, 991C4S, i3 in September
Appreciate 0
      02-26-2010, 03:19 PM   #15
LV-E92M3
Lieutenant
LV-E92M3's Avatar
Afghanistan
6
Rep
505
Posts

 
Drives: Donkey
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: كابول‎

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Eugene-TAIWAN View Post
not yet .

the 800HP showed up so...... (waiting for the 600hp more up my alley)

but I didn't realize about the vid.
damn.....that's crazy 800hp gtr?
once again nice video!
Appreciate 0
      02-26-2010, 08:49 PM   #16
m33
Banned
m33's Avatar
United_States
50
Rep
2,697
Posts

 
Drives: E92 VT650 MCB Individual
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: CT

iTrader: (5)

nice video !!!!
Appreciate 0
      02-27-2010, 06:31 AM   #17
Green///Hell
Colonel
Green///Hell's Avatar
United_States
37
Rep
2,674
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3 6MT AW
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Sydney/Chicago

iTrader: (5)

E55 was pretty quick. I've owned tons of AMG cars and my dad still almost exclusively drives them and although they're quick stock I felt the SC M3 was faster.
That one must be running some serious numbers.
Can't imagine how fast an 800HP GTR is. I haven't even kept up with GTR tuning options since I don't care much for the car
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-27-2010, 07:58 AM   #18
Eugene-TAIWAN
Brigadier General
Eugene-TAIWAN's Avatar
Taiwan
79
Rep
3,113
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Taiwan

iTrader: (4)

its easy to come up with pwr when the engine is FI to start with.

its like HP is free
__________________

Past: Gintani stage3 M3
present: Porsche 993RWB, 964RS America,996 cupcar, 964 turbo 3.6, 991C4S, i3 in September
Appreciate 0
      02-27-2010, 01:12 PM   #19
Green///Hell
Colonel
Green///Hell's Avatar
United_States
37
Rep
2,674
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3 6MT AW
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Sydney/Chicago

iTrader: (5)

Well true, I wonder how much GTR turbos can handle. The car comes form the factory with a built motorBut modding that car you're totally on your own
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-27-2010, 07:43 PM   #20
Eugene-TAIWAN
Brigadier General
Eugene-TAIWAN's Avatar
Taiwan
79
Rep
3,113
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Taiwan

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Green///Hell View Post
Well true, I wonder how much GTR turbos can handle. The car comes form the factory with a built motorBut modding that car you're totally on your own
the guys with the 800HP has changed his IHI turbos for TD06 with mod turbines. Cause there is not much space to put larger ones. (I think that is the trend for a lot of cars that are soon to come.)
__________________

Past: Gintani stage3 M3
present: Porsche 993RWB, 964RS America,996 cupcar, 964 turbo 3.6, 991C4S, i3 in September
Appreciate 0
      02-28-2010, 05:30 PM   #21
DEVILDOG
New Member
0
Rep
5
Posts

 
Drives: 1993 RX-7 460-WHP
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: MIAMI, FL

iTrader: (0)

Hello Guys. I’ve seen the AA kit and can confirm that it will be well worth the wait. If history is worth anything, AA was not the first to market the E46 M3 supercharger kit, but they are the only BMW tuner to kick but at Car and Driver One Lap of America. It is important to remember that first to market may not always me the best tested product for the consumer. I respect AA point of taking time to deliver a quality product. We are not talking a about a Honda or Nissan kit. When you spend 60K for your car you want to know it will work under all condition and every time you turn the key, and that's exactly what AA is doing. Patience is a virtue. The supercharger that AA is using is light years ahead any blower in the market. HKS is great partner.
Appreciate 0
      03-01-2010, 02:30 AM   #22
tom @ eas
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
tom @ eas's Avatar
United_States
324
Rep
10,618
Posts


 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Anaheim, CA

iTrader: (13)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eugene-TAIWAN View Post
I don't think the S/C kit is very easy to produce or even to get it running right.

I mean like a company G-Power they have all the inside info on the BMWs and they still make mistakes.

VF or AA I don't know if they will come out with one... but again that is just my guess.

I am happy so far with my car performance

We should have our VF-equipped project back from tuning/datalogging shortly, machining of the new manifold is just about completed. Keep posted to our journal for updates.
__________________
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:47 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST