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Old 09-28-2010, 02:53 AM   #1
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I was just wondering if there are any kits out there that will make around 600hp to the wheels on the M3. I'm currently deployed in the military and when I get back to the states I plan on upgrading to an M3. However, I would like to get around 600rwhp out of either a supercharger or a turbocharger. I would like to make the gain on pump gas 93 octane. I'm just not sure which kit if any (AA, ESS, VF, etc) would be capable of making that kind of power. I know HPF puts out some crazy vehicles, but they also come with a hefty price tag. I'd like to find something a little less expensive if possible. Any other turbo companies, or superchargers that will make that kind of power? Thanks.
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Old 09-28-2010, 02:59 AM   #2
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Old 09-28-2010, 03:01 AM   #3
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even HPF stage 1 puts out ridiculous power for only 13.5k. Same as VF stage 2.
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Old 09-28-2010, 03:49 AM   #4
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You gotta pay to play...and HPF is the only way to go in my opinion. The customer service and support is 2nd to none. One thing you have to remember is that with increased output and performance there will become a linear (sometimes exponential) increase in price for the product you receive. In addition the costs related to the additional service costs (more oil changes, more sets of tires, brake pads, better rotors). Also remember the added responsibility of having the increase of power on the road and increased risk...you can get speeding tickets alot easier lol. And finally reliability...double the horsepower of anything and you are bound to have a problem sooner or later...and HPF takes very good care of their customers with experienced in house 24/7 phone support. Get your foot in the door on an HPF stage 1 while the deal is still going on...upgrade later. That's my opinion and if money is a little tighter HPF also offers financing with half down so that is an option as well. Nothing wrong either way

As far as other companies products I have heard good things about AA but someone else will chime in I'm sure. No idea about ESS. VF has a bad reputation with the e46 M3 but again no experience on this...the forum has enough posts to make your eyes bleed on this matter. Dinan will break your bank and you won't feel good about it lol. Good luck in your future modding!
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Old 09-28-2010, 03:50 AM   #5
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Old 09-28-2010, 04:20 AM   #6
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Hpf is mad. U gotta be rich to do that. Id rather have a z06

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Old 09-28-2010, 04:28 AM   #7
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Reliability is the key issue
You will have to upgrade engine internals for any boost over 9psi. This is where your costs are going to go up
For a linear ,smooth power delivery, you should try the ESS VT stage 3 kits
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Old 09-28-2010, 09:11 AM   #8
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Haha I kill those
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Old 09-28-2010, 11:30 AM   #9
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You say that like there aren't hundreds of them out there that would smoke you.
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Old 09-28-2010, 12:21 PM   #10
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You say that like there aren't hundreds of them out there that would smoke you.
There will always be a faster car out there. For the most part vettes are slow, there are how ever some retarded fast ones also.
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:25 PM   #11
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There will always be a faster car out there. For the most part vettes are slow, there are how ever some retarded fast ones also.


I can assure you a a basic bolt on z06 will beat you pump gas vs pump gas
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Old 09-30-2010, 07:09 PM   #12
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You say that like there aren't hundreds of them out there that would smoke you.
He has like $20k tied up into an M3 with a turbo kit and doesn't consider that a Z06 with 1/2 that money tied up into it will make 1.5x the power he has. Love that HPF high.
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Old 09-30-2010, 07:13 PM   #13
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He has like $20k tied up into an M3 with a turbo kit and doesn't consider that a Z06 with 1/2 that money tied up into it will make 1.5x the power he has. Love that HPF high.
Again you have no clue....turbo vette kits cost as much as ours, 1.5x power...lol. Go back to m3 forums. You have nothing to add. You f/I knowledge is a joke. Bye bye now go see Nik
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Old 09-30-2010, 07:53 PM   #14
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He has like $20k tied up into an M3 with a turbo kit and doesn't consider that a Z06 with 1/2 that money tied up into it will make 1.5x the power he has. Love that HPF high.
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Old 09-30-2010, 08:09 PM   #15
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He has like $20k tied up into an M3 with a turbo kit and doesn't consider that a Z06 with 1/2 that money tied up into it will make 1.5x the power he has. Love that HPF high.
The same thing could be said about anything, why are you driving a turboed E34 when you could have built a crazy fast fox boy Mustang that would beat your E34? Your E34 is very very nice BTW, I like what you've done to it. I can respect the custom work that you've done to your car, props .
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Old 10-05-2010, 01:15 AM   #16
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You say that like there aren't hundreds of them out there that would smoke you.
I bet my modded SUBURBAN suv could lay a fat one on your car but you dont see me trolling your threads do you?


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He has like $20k tied up into an M3 with a turbo kit and doesn't consider that a Z06 with 1/2 that money tied up into it will make 1.5x the power he has. Love that HPF high.
No. He has 20k tied up into a car he loves and that gives him a rush every time he drives it. That second part is not entirly true sure SOME parts on a vett are cheap BUT you gotta spend some big money even on a vett to make it have anywhere upwards of 700+rwhp. M3(about 20k) HPF kit(20k)=$40k. A good deal on a used vett is still $45k atleast plus what abother $8-10k to start getting it into the high hp numbers ATLEAST. So you do the math since your seem to know everything. I love the people who cant have an HPF kit so they gotta hate hate hate on the owners and talk smack. If i got the money then ill do what i want with it but hey atleast i have the option unlike the ppl who are running their mouths. Get over yourself bro. really..

EDIT. from one of the top companies. C6 Z06-800BHP-$45,995.00 THATS-710rwhp 669tq Twin turbo kit Thats sooo much cheaper huh? idiot bro i swear you know nothing there are always cars faster im just proving a point.
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Old 10-07-2010, 05:32 PM   #17
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He has like $20k tied up into an M3 with a turbo kit and doesn't consider that a Z06 with 1/2 that money tied up into it will make 1.5x the power he has. Love that HPF high.
If i follow that line i could buy and build a 10 second buble for the cost of a hpf kit...Hmm I wonder why I dont
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Old 09-28-2010, 01:04 PM   #18
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Old 09-28-2010, 07:55 AM   #19
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HPF is going to be your fastest way to 600whp, although supercharging can get you up there, but most will offer power between 500-550whp. If you have any questions feel free to email me!

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Old 09-28-2010, 10:31 AM   #20
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