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      05-20-2013, 05:27 PM   #1
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IND, ESS, Eisenmann, Challange and a M3

Just wanted to share my experiences with IND and the winning products they install/distribute.
I bought a 2013 drop top M3 late last year (on a whim) and as much as I liked some things about the car, I was very upset with the power.
I found IND and and contacted them for info on an ESS install to try to get this thing to proper power levels.
After meeting with Ilia at IND the decision was easy! Ilia's knowledge of all aspects of the M3 was comforting, and as I found out correct. Correct being the most important part of the story to me!
Once the ESS install was complete, we bantered back and forth on an exhaust upgrade (of which I had not considered) and I decided to install an Eisenmann Sport exhaust/connecting pipes and a Challenge Race X pipe. The end results are phenomenal!
The car now has proper power and the sound is incredible! Every person I have come into contact with (after they heard a sample) has expressed the same emotion as to the sound! Awesome!
With the drop top stored the sound from in the car cant be beat! It sounds more Italian than German.

More importantly the power has made the car much more enjoyable. I recently joined a group for a "spirited drive" through the Wisconsin countryside. It was GOOD! When the guy in the Porsche behind you says, " I didn't want to take my eyes off the road to see how fast we were going, but I know you were pulling away!" you know it was good!

Kudos to ESS, Eisenmann, Challenge, and most of all IND for bringing them all together in perfect harmony!

I'm happy to share my experiences with anyone here via public forum or PM.

Keep an eye out for the Space Gray Metallic M3 drop top around Chicagoland and say Hi.
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      05-20-2013, 05:41 PM   #2
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Thanks again!

Here are some photos of "Wind City's" M3






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Lets see some pics!!



congrats on all the new upgrades

**looks like iND just posted them, thank mani looks awesome!!
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Thanks Nate!
Too bad you can't post the sound!
I can't tell you how many people (car people) have comment about how sweet it is!
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Nice car. A vid of the exhaust would be wonderful!!!!
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nice. someday I'll get to do this to my car...someday. And a vid of the car would be awesome too!
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Glad you are happy with our product. Your car was put together by a great group of guys
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Thanks again!

Here are some photos of "Wind City's" M3
You guys do such beautiful work, and your photography never fails to impress.
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Thanks Nate!
Too bad you can't post the sound!
I can't tell you how many people (car people) have comment about how sweet it is!
Let's setup a video shoot. You have my favorite exhaust setup for the E9x M3.
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very nice, saw your car at IND when they were putting it in!
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Very nice looking manifold.
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Nate, I have to schedule a time to get the car by you for the Stack gauges and SC oil change. You or Ilia can let me know what works.

I can drop the car or whatever.

I'm also taking my car to Joliet Autobahn for BMW North America's event there on 6/14.

They talk about hot laps in the 2013 BMW Performance Fleet, but I think I'll stick with the fast car!
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Oh, Hey! You might want to post the pic of the exhaust from under the car someone sent me!
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Oh, Hey! You might want to post the pic of the exhaust from under the car someone sent me!
Here you go

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