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      12-07-2012, 04:59 PM   #1
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Supercharged ESS VT1

This week I had an ESS VT1 supercharger and Macht Schnell test pipes installed. Everything has been as advertised so far. Things seem the same until you let loose. Then you can really feel and hear the added power.

Want to thank Nate @ IND for his help. As usual all my questions were answered in a timely and understandable fashion. The paint job was perfect. I was kept updated during the entire process. I have always been impressed by the professionalism of this company and their reputation is well deserved.

I also want to thank Chris at Heads Up Motorsport here in Spartanburg SC for doing the installation. Everyone at the shop was impressed with the quality of the ESS kit.

Now I just hope this will keep me happy for awhile

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      12-07-2012, 05:16 PM   #2
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      12-07-2012, 05:43 PM   #3
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Congrats! We just completed a VT2-625 system/Macht Schnell Track Pipe installation on our side, showing a whopping 200whp gain, on 91 octane!

Really interested in seeing your results when you get a chance to visit the dyno.
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      12-07-2012, 05:44 PM   #4
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Hawt!!!
Is that the 550 kit?
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      12-07-2012, 06:05 PM   #5
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nice! im jealous of everyone getting these blowers now a days...
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      12-07-2012, 06:13 PM   #6
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Congrats! I just got my kit installed and loving it
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      12-07-2012, 06:17 PM   #7
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Very nice. Congrats!
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      12-07-2012, 06:23 PM   #8
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Congrats!!!
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      12-07-2012, 09:23 PM   #9
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Sweet man congrats
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      12-07-2012, 09:23 PM   #10
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Awesome!
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      12-07-2012, 09:31 PM   #11
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      12-07-2012, 09:34 PM   #12
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Congrats!!! you will definitely enjoy it.
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      12-07-2012, 09:52 PM   #13
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      12-07-2012, 10:02 PM   #14
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Wow. I'm jelly of all u charged m3. I wonder how long it takes before people upgrade from a 550 to a 625 or bigger kit?
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      12-08-2012, 10:56 AM   #15
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Looks great

Enjoy your new power.
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      12-18-2012, 01:25 PM   #16
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Love the red manifold I have the ESS tune and now seriously considering doing the supercharger.
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      12-18-2012, 05:34 PM   #17
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Congrats. VT1 is definitely the best kit to get for many reasons.
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      12-18-2012, 05:37 PM   #18
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nice! another upstate E9X!! I'm in Greenville. Pm me, maybe we could meet up after the holidays.
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      12-18-2012, 05:46 PM   #19
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You non supercharged people will not be jelous if you get a new m3 and see the total dominance. Something about aftermarket, no matter what you throw on there, just rarely can match the new oem stuff. IE the new M5. You can drive a blown m3 all day long but get a new m5 stock, let a lone a tune and it blows the doors off.

New m3 will be faster and better than charged with a simple tune and the thrust will be even greater.
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You non supercharged people will not be jelous if you get a new m3 and see the total dominance. Something about aftermarket, no matter what you throw on there, just rarely can match the new oem stuff. IE the new M5. You can drive a blown m3 all day long but get a new m5 stock, let a lone a tune and it blows the doors off.

New m3 will be faster and better than charged with a simple tune and the thrust will be even greater.
Ive yet to see a tuned new m5 run 10.5 Munit. But thanks.
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      12-18-2012, 06:56 PM   #21
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Ive yet to see a tuned new m5 run 10.5 Munit. But thanks.
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You non supercharged people will not be jelous if you get a new m3 and see the total dominance. Something about aftermarket, no matter what you throw on there, just rarely can match the new oem stuff. IE the new M5. You can drive a blown m3 all day long but get a new m5 stock, let a lone a tune and it blows the doors off.

New m3 will be faster and better than charged with a simple tune and the thrust will be even greater.


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