If you're worried about new "M"'s, 'might as well go to S3. You'll have no problem with new "M"'s then. You live in New York?? Go to Motor Works West in N. Jersey. They'll fix you up. What the hell, it's only money.
NJ..... I would get it done at Dinan in Morgan Hill
Del Mar huh whats up with a test drive ?
No problem at all. Lots of Board members have test driven my car, or Martin's (owner of Board sponsor All German Auto). Just lemme know when you're coming to San Diego area; I'll even arrange for you to get the famous "Martin ride" in an S3 on a nice curvey rural road, driven by a true pro. Martin's most recent "victim" was Gustav when visiting here last August, who still can't stop talking about it (and posting his vid) LOL
RD sport front splitters (diablo has a full lip)
RD sport silver CF front inlets
Kidneys painted black (just like diablo)
CF front and rear emblems (just like diablo)
CF double sided Vorsteiner bonnet (coated and unpainted- just like diablo )
AC schnitzer mono block V. 8.5x20 in the front and 10x20 in the rear. 245/35 ZR20 & 285/30ZR 20
AC Schnitzer roof spoiler (just like diablo)
CSL CF trunk
AC Schnitzer rear diffuser
Smoker LED rear lights (just like diablo)
CF side grillle
V-cool all around tint
AC schnitzer steering wheel (just like diablo)
CF logo on steering wheel
AC scnitzer black i-drive cover (model of wheels)
Hamann pedals (just like diablo)
CF BMW steering wheel logo (just like diablo)
Trim body matched
Corbeau racing seats. Weigh only 27 lbs
Custom 2 tone interior- black and grey leather with yellow stiching
Custom door panels. same as above.
EvoSport headers (diablo has SS headers)
ESS computer upgrade
SS race mufflers (diablo has sports mufflers)
SS X pipe (just like diablo)
RPI intake w/black scoops
Brembo 15" front and rear brakes with yellow calipers (diablo has red calipers)
16" OEM fan installed at the front of the radiator
H&R lowering springs
Gone but not forgotten Supercharged e39 M5 nicknamed El Diablo
700+whp@only 13 psi. Has all the mods in the book minus racing seats.
Sold to board member wilsodh
Last edited by Black M5; 19th November 2007 at 10:48.
As the Dinan is the 4 to 2 to 1 design and the SS headers are the 4 to 1 design. Apples to Oranges.
Not really, it is simply a slightly different design.
As you know 4-2-1 gives better low and midrange torque, while 4-1 gives better top end. I suspect that either header will yield -about- 30 whp, but the power curve may be a little different. I doubt the subtle difference could be determined without a dyno.
So, the potential buyer needs to consider the different design and the very different pricing, about $3k vs. about $8k. In my mind, this is a very valid comparison. Not like comparing, say, a new Accord with an E39 M5!