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    Beyond OEM: Chrisí ESS VT1 E90 M3

    Chris, the owner of this near-perfect E90 M3 had a very specific plan. To create his ideal vision of an M3, Chris knew that he did not want to deviate too far from BMW Mís original plan. Chrisí appreciation of BMWís work is exactly what allowed him to create such a balanced M3.

    Chris used a combination of factory optional parts and key modifications to create his vision. We supplied Chris with a Challenge front lip and BMW ZCP rear spoiler and painted both pieces to match the car for a subtle appearance. Chris also added a Brembo 380mm GT kit to give his M3 the stopping power it needs for track use, and an Eisenmann Sport exhaust for a perfect ďfactory-plusĒ tone.

    This month, Chris took the plunge and added the final piece to finish his M3. Chris shipped his car to IND for an ESS VT1 install, and having driven the car I can say that there is no better combination. The perfect, smooth power delivery of the VT1 kit combined with the mellow tone of Eisenmannís Sport exhaust truly makes for a car that could have been built right at BMWís factory. From the driverís seat, stack gauges are the only tell-tale sign that the car has been modified.

    Chris, I am so excited for you to have the car back in your hands, and for you to enjoy your creation- one of the most well balanced modified M3s weíve seen!

    IND "Style Up" blog http://ind-style.com/

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    BEAUTIFUL!

    Performance data available?

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    Pretty darn stylish.

    The painted blower adds a really, really nice touch:

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    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale: http://www.boostaddict.com/showthrea...r-kit-for-sale

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    yeah , very nice .
    what's the VT1 kit BTW? i thought they use crank HP numbers.

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    Promoted to front page.

    Nice job on the blog guys, should get a thread up on that painted trim which looks very, very nice.

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    Please consider using Twitter for blog updates as well IND Click here to enlarge
    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale: http://www.boostaddict.com/showthrea...r-kit-for-sale

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    car looks awesome !! we got my friends blower done in black like that as well and it looks great.

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    Very very nice!Click here to enlarge

    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sorena Click here to enlarge
    yeah , very nice .
    what's the VT1 kit BTW? i thought they use crank HP numbers.
    The VT1 means it's the kit without intercooling. The full name of the kit is VT1-535, means it's ranked 535chp.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Setra Click here to enlarge



    The VT1 means it's the kit without intercooling. The full name of the kit is VT1-535, means it's ranked 535chp.
    thank you (ran out of reps)

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    For me the only real M3 is the Manhart M3 with the charged V10!

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Babyjoe1973 Click here to enlarge
    For me the only real M3 is the Manhart M3 with the charged V10!
    Oooo k?
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Babyjoe1973 Click here to enlarge
    For me the only real M3 is the Manhart M3 with the charged V10!

    Babyjoe
    your only real M3 doesn't even exist bro

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    very pretty car. true sleeper till you grab a look at the brakes then you have a little feeling you should watch out.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by fastgti69 Click here to enlarge
    very pretty car. true sleeper till you grab a look at the brakes then you have a little feeling you should watch out.
    yea agree with you.... i love the 380m Brembo's

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    Dig this kit more and more!!!

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    Another stunning job by IND.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by BattaM3 Click here to enlarge
    Dig this kit more and more!!!
    They do a great job making it look very nice under the hood. No reason it can't give you big power and improve the looks under the hood.
    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale: http://www.boostaddict.com/showthrea...r-kit-for-sale

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    as always stunning job by IND!
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Please consider using Twitter for blog updates as well IND Click here to enlarge
    I feel like I'm too old for Twitter LOL just j/k.

    Thanks for the kind words guys. The VT1-535 power delivery is extremely smooth and feels like a stroker motor more than an SC M. The VT2 is just violent Click here to enlarge

    We also installed a new IND product on this M. I will post more info soon-
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Nate@IND Click here to enlarge
    I feel like I'm too old for Twitter LOL just j/k.

    Thanks for the kind words guys. The VT1-535 power delivery is extremely smooth and feels like a stroker motor more than an SC M. The VT2 is just violent Click here to enlarge

    We also installed a new IND product on this M. I will post more info soon-
    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/im...1ae6ce_o-1.jpg
    Just consider Twitter like a real time interactive RSS feed. I understand what you are saying, just helps get the word out on updates quickly.

    That looks like something to do with the cooling system? Am I right?
    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale: http://www.boostaddict.com/showthrea...r-kit-for-sale

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    Very very nice! Run at the track Friday and take the kids to soccer on Saturday. Just whatever family man needs.

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    one of the best looking car's i have seen i a long while... beautiful job.

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