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      10-29-2012, 03:06 PM   #23
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Congrats man!

I'm too scared of the already questionable bearings to do it. My used oil analyses have not been great.
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      10-29-2012, 03:28 PM   #24
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Congrats on the new found love, I've got the ESS vt1 535 and i can't wait to move up to vt2 myself soon.

V8+ Aftermarket exhausts+ Supercharger make this car a keeper no doubt for me, I always find excuses to drive the car more now even thou it's not my daily driver.
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      10-29-2012, 03:32 PM   #25
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Very nice,Congrats !
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Nice numbers. Keep us posted how the 540 kit copes with the heat.
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Congrats man!

I'm too scared of the already questionable bearings to do it. My used oil analyses have not been great.
Did you ever post this info somewhere?
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      10-29-2012, 05:04 PM   #28
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Nice numbers. Keep us posted how the 540 kit copes with the heat.
So far so good, and its been hot out lately!
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      10-29-2012, 05:13 PM   #29
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Congrats man!!!! You need to put a superman sticker on your hood now!!!

I think you'll be practicing your drifting skills a ton in the near future.
Haha love it! and put a cape on the trunk! LOL

The drifting practice has already begun

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Congrats, I know you've been waiting a long time for this moment.

Enjoy the newfound power!
Thanks Tom and I appreciate the dyno time slot buddy. I definitely have a whole new appreciation for this car!

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Congratz Giggs! The white manifold looks stunning. Enjoy the power sir!
Thank you. I hadn't seen a white manifold before so I went for it

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Congrats on the new found love, I've got the ESS vt1 535 and i can't wait to move up to vt2 myself soon.

V8+ Aftermarket exhausts+ Supercharger make this car a keeper no doubt for me, I always find excuses to drive the car more now even thou it's not my daily driver.
Nice. I've heard the VT2 kit puts out slightly more power than the vt1. Might as well go straight to the 3?? Have you just gotten used to the power now and want more?

Me too with finding excuses to drive it more! My truck is sitting at home getting lonely. Poor thing, he better get used to it!

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      10-29-2012, 05:49 PM   #30
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Congrats on the blower. Sounds like you are having a blast with it.

You should be able to fix your traction issues with some practice and modified settings. Don't drive with the Power button on - even in M mode as the throttle is just too sensitive. I fiddled with EDC as well and now I can't get the car to break loose in any gear except first, and I'm making 570 RWHP with stock suspension and tires.
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Congrats on the blower. Sounds like you are having a blast with it.

You should be able to fix your traction issues with some practice and modified settings. Don't drive with the Power button on - even in M mode as the throttle is just too sensitive. I fiddled with EDC as well and now I can't get the car to break loose in any gear except first, and I'm making 570 RWHP with stock suspension and tires.
wow thats awesome. what settings do you find work best? I dont have EDC as im on coils
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      10-29-2012, 05:57 PM   #32
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wow thats awesome. what settings do you find work best? I dont have EDC as im on coils
Oh i see. The coils likely stiffen it up a lot. I'm not sure about the settings for a non EDC car...I guess you could do some experimenting to see what works...but most definitely keep the power button off. Good luck.
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      10-29-2012, 06:09 PM   #33
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congrats =)
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      10-29-2012, 06:35 PM   #34
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Congrats!! Enjoy the newfound power!!
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awesome! nice review
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Congrats....can't wait to see it at the next event. I know my brother will be excited to see it

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      10-29-2012, 11:45 PM   #37
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      10-30-2012, 01:21 AM   #38
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Congrats! This is the route I plan on taking when I get back to the states.
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I think you will notice that your MPG will get better as well!
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Congrats on the new power .
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I think you will notice that your MPG will get better as well!
Yea. On the hwys not the city...lol
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Nice write up. You're on the mark about everything - especially about the increase in torque and the changes to the exhaust note w/Akra. I wasn't prepared for the latter myself.
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      10-30-2012, 03:43 PM   #42
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Did you ever post this info somewhere?
Yep, right here:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...ght=blackstone

I'm almost due for another change (6K miles) so hopefully it will be better.
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