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      03-14-2013, 08:12 PM   #1
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SG E92 M3 - KW Clubsport - IPE Valvetronic - ESS Tune

After parting with my Melbourne Red M3, I ended up ordering another M3, Space Gray with Fox Red interior. I knew this time I had to do it right, a nice farewell to this final generation of the M3 coupe.

Right away I knew the 3 most important modifications I would seek were Exhaust, Suspension, & a Tune. I did not want to compromise this time around, and wanted to go after, what I felt, were the best parts out there.

I started with the exhaust, and worked with Rich @ GTB Performance. I went with a Challenge Race X pipe, as I felt this time around I would go with resonators to reduce some rasp. Paired with the stock mufflers, it was a great sound, but I wanted more. I mated the X pipe to the IPE Valvetronic Exhaust. This quickly became my favorite modification on the vehicle. The sound is intoxicating.

I went with an ESS tune with the new E-Flash cable. (again thanks Rich @ GTB Performance and the guys at ESS) Very easy to use, and the performance gain is very noticeable, and the car revs up much quicker.

Finally it was time for a suspension. It took me about two months until I finally decided. I did not want to do springs this time around, as I felt it did not do much for me on my previous M3. I narrowed it down to the KW Clubsports, and went searching for the best vendor. For this I have to thank Hendrick @ Baan Velgen. He put up with my daily emails filled with questions, and answered each one accurately, quickly, and was very patient. After over a week I finally pulled the trigger and he shipped it out to me quickly. There was a missing part (not his fault) but Hendrick & Baan Velgen went out of their way to get the part shipped out to me quickly. Truly amazing service. I will be returning to him for other orders.

I don't post often, but I figured it was worth it for my last M3. I plan to add a Mode Carbon lip, and dream of an ESS Supercharger. Maybe one day? lol.


12 E92 M3 SG/Fox Red - ESS VT2-650 | Mode Carbon | KW Clubsports | IPE | Challenge Race X pipe
10 E92 M3 MR/Black - rod bearing failure
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      03-14-2013, 08:15 PM   #2
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      03-14-2013, 08:19 PM   #3
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      03-14-2013, 08:43 PM   #4
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Very nice,I like !

Ess VT3 LC built motor,Volk TE37SL,Euro taillights,Dinan Xpipe,Custom Headers,Akra axle back CF tips,ModeCarbon FR lip,BMW CF wing
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      03-14-2013, 09:22 PM   #5
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2011 BMW E92 M3  [5.00]
Car look great Perfect color
Exhaust sounds really GREAT

11' E92 M3 Space Grey | DCT | ESS VT2- 625 | Gintani Race (valved) + Quad Res Catless X-Pipe | KW Sleeve's | GC Camber Plates|Arkym Diffuser | Vorsteiner VRS Lip | P3 Boost Guage | Stud Conversion
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wow sounds incredible!
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      03-14-2013, 11:44 PM   #7
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      03-15-2013, 12:00 AM   #8
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Now when you guys say very clean car do you mean its spotless ??

car looks fresh man !!
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      03-15-2013, 01:59 AM   #9
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gorgeous GORGEOUS ride!

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