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      03-27-2012, 11:13 AM   #23
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you enteredcooler with stage 2 =-)
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      03-27-2012, 11:52 AM   #24
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Anyone knows if the VF supercharger have the same ECU flashing software like ESS?

it will be a shame if we have to ship out our ECUs. this is a deal breaker for me. definitely.
Flash at home is an option now on VFE systems.

Our Z4M Coupe should be on the dyno today, testing the VF420 (non-intercooled) version first, then upgrading to VF480 and eventually VF570 (intercooled systems)step-by-step to show progress on the same vehicle.
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      03-27-2012, 11:54 AM   #25
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First kit needs to be tested both on track and in heavy start and stop traffic.
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      03-27-2012, 11:59 AM   #26
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tom, nicee.... i like that this kit runs upto the 570 :-) awesome stuff!! ess arent the only guys in the market now.... competition can only be good imo for all of us!!
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Flash at home is an option now on VFE systems.

Our Z4M Coupe should be on the dyno today, testing the VF420 (non-intercooled) version first, then upgrading to VF480 and eventually VF570 (intercooled systems)step-by-step to show progress on the same vehicle.
Is this with all VFE kits?
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      03-27-2012, 05:26 PM   #28
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If they stay the same as the m3 with the z4m as they have so far with this kit then stage 3 570hp/380tq is $9,900! that beats ESS stage 2 by quite a bit $4,000 cheaper for more power!!! ESS does not even have there 550hp kit state side yet.

Hopefully this quality competition with create a more reasonable market for FI on our chasis...
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      03-27-2012, 05:38 PM   #29
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Is this with all VFE kits?
This is currently with S65 M3 kits, and trickling towards the remaining product line.
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      03-28-2012, 12:58 AM   #30
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Excellent stuff....definitely interesting to see all the products coming out for the Z4M....can't wait to see final results!
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      03-28-2012, 01:40 AM   #31
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the issue on the z4m platform is traction, i think the vf 570, ess 550 are going to be useless, i think your be much better getting a stage 2 and concentrate on suspension and lightening the vehicle...

power is nothing without control......
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Is there a list of recommended installers for VF?
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the issue on the z4m platform is traction, i think the vf 570, ess 550 are going to be useless, i think your be much better getting a stage 2 and concentrate on suspension and lightening the vehicle...

power is nothing without control......
Once my tires are warm, i dont have any traction issues at full throttle in 2nd gear
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VF420 installed on our track car, just about ready for tuning.
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      03-28-2012, 11:56 AM   #35
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that blower looks mighty close to the inner wing....
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that blower looks mighty close to the inner wing....
It's not. Plenty of room to spare.
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Not digging the silver intake manifold, but entire fitment looks great and stocklike.
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Another thread where a kit gets installed and then the thread dies?

I was wanting to see the numbers on these kits..!
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      03-30-2012, 12:48 PM   #40
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i love the raw intake mani... looks sick, plus this way you can paint it any colour you want......

daves z4mc i have dyno figures but they were varied by me so i wont post them until im their to see runs and record them..... i will be doing this very soon.
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Another thread where a kit gets installed and then the thread dies?

I was wanting to see the numbers on these kits..!
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i love the raw intake mani... looks sick, plus this way you can paint it any colour you want......

daves z4mc i have dyno figures but they were varied by me so i wont post them until im their to see runs and record them..... i will be doing this very soon.
Sorry for the lack of updates, its been a very busy week.

Kit is fully installed, VF will be flashing shortly and strapping to the dyno next!
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      04-10-2012, 09:22 AM   #42
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Another week bites the dust with no results =-(
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I'll stand by for updates....I have plenty of time and I don't see this car going anywhere any time soon
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