Thread: VF540 kits
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      05-02-2013, 02:53 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by whats77inaname View Post
50lbs of weight is a *big* difference to me. Corky Bell once told me that one of the fastest ways to increase power is to decrease weight, and that's something that I take into consideration in every build I've worked on.
I think you'd be stupid not to take weight into consideration.
Then again, you bought the heaviest M3 ever produced..... You can argue both ways on whether you should care more or care less about the cars weight.

Shedding weight on a luxury car sucks. Because you have to give up a commodity most of the time. This is a luxury car, and I did not buy it solely for a weekend warrior. It is the ultimate in daily driving comfort and weekend excitement, and adding any forced induction will surely give this heavy/torqueless car an 'exotic' feel.

All these supercharger debates come down to personal preference. You have to be comfortable with everything before you throw down the green. I was 100% comfortable with my due diligence into the VF kit, and it wasn't total wallet destruction either.