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  1. SHR Build #4

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Just completed my 4th customer build a week ago, so here's some content for you to enjoy. I have a few other builds I can post when I'm not lazy lol 2000 E39 M5 98k miles 575whp/452wtq @ 8.7psi ENGINE SHR Class I supercharger kit (ESS VT1-560 based) SHR Fueling kit SHR Short velocity stacks...
  2. E39 (96-03) For Sale ESS intake block plates for BOV conversion

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    If you have an ESS kit and want to convert to a TiAL (or other) blow off valve, then you'll need to delete the original supplied hardware. This kit will block off the flange on the discharge pipe, and plug the hole on the intake tube that's used for air recirculation. The discharge pipe plate...
  3. So who can still RELIABLY tune this car?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Specifically looking for F/I tuners. Ones that can tune either locally or remotely where the customer is to rent dyno time while the tuner works via TeamViewer, Skype, etc.. Too many people have come and gone for this platform and some are still around but I wouldn't bother using. Who can you...
  4. E60 (03-10) For Sale Low Mileage 2006 E60 M5 with full RPi Setup, ESS VT2-650 Supercharger and more for Sale

    Cars For Sale or Wanted
    It's that time. We're putting the RPi E60 M5 up for sale. If you're looking for a serious powerhouse vehicle here's your chance. This is a single-owner, very well taken care of 2006 Silver Gray M5. It's been in no accidents. The front bumper was never drilled for a license plate. The vehicle...
  5. At what mileage are we installing S/C ???

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    I currently have a 2002 Emola Red son of a gun. She has 76000mi. I plan to install S/C (VF, ESS, not ebay Inc.) by Spring of 2016. Just trying to see who is installing what & at what mileage. And if any, what preventative procedures are recommended before S/C? (apart from appropriately rated...
  6. E39 (96-03) For Sale BRAND NEW ESS VT1-560 E39 M5 Supercharger Kit My Loss is Your Gain

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    I just received my VT1-560 Supercharger System from ESS Tuning in July. Before I had the chance to install it, my car developed rod knock due to a spun bearing (see thread on this board). At this time, most of my options for repairing the car are quite expensive. At the very bottom of my list...
  7. M3 For Sale 1999 BMW M3, Estoril/Black 5 speed, Full Dinan S3 package, mint

    Cars For Sale or Wanted
    Car Specifications: Year: 1999 Make: BMW Model: M3 Type: Coupe VIN: WBSBG9339XEY81091 Mileage: 85k Location: Bay Area, CA Price: $22,000/obo Number of Owners: 4th Owner Length of Current Ownership: ~3mo Reason for Selling: Moving to E46 Chassis Accidents: None Title Status: Clear, Clean and in...
  8. Jailbreak Tuning $599 launch price

    M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion
    Hi guys, It's launch time! We've got permission from the boards owners to do our first group buy and we are giving you all the options you could ask for in one price, $599. Our regular price is $900, and we know how much you guys were looking for an affordable tuning option so we are offering...
  9. Barter Vortech V2 Supercharger

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    Vortech V-2 S-Trim Supercharger. Under 4,000 miles on it. Pulley has a nick on it from sitting in storage but you will probably want a pulley specific to your application anyway. A few light scuffs from regular handling, never dropped. A nice polish will bring it back to it's intended shine...
  10. BMW M3 E36 Supercharged by Vortech?!!

    E30 E36 E46 E90 E92 E93 M3 Discussions
    HY It's about my M3 Turbo Bi Turbo.. it may still want something to convert it to then prepare for the respective motorsports.. It's about a supercharger conversion of VorTech ... supposedly it will work .. well if that's true? .. Now when I bouncer both turbos and a Vortech supercharger...
  11. RK Autowerks E39 Supercharger Development

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Summer Greetings from RK Autowerks! RK Autowerks is an enthusiast-owned automotive specialty company devoted to the manufacture, testing and sale of custom performance parts for multiple BMW models, focusing initially on the E39 M5. As the company’s first offering to the market, we will soon...
  12. Vorsteiner GTRS3 With Ess Supercharger in Dubai

    E30 E36 E46 E90 E92 E93 M3 Discussions
    Guys Just to let you know we have just finished the Middle Easts first Vorsteiner GTRS3 car with ESS 625 Supercharger and RPI Exhaust. Will post better pictures later. Thanks to the Vorsteiner guys and Roman at ESS, top quality products from both of them!!!
  13. VT-550 supercharger worth almost 10,000?

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Ok, so i'm sure things similar have been posted about this but i'll post this again for us new to the M5Board. Ok, ESS tuning says up to a 150 horsepower increase is possible, first of all is this possible? Second of all, i'm 16 and although that seems young i've been working on my dads cars and...
  14. Alpina B5/B7 Supercharger problems | BMW Alpina Discussion
    I'm new to the board and have read about the issues with the B5/B7 superchargers. I know there was a clutch fix for the earlier builds, but how has everyone's experience been with them since? As posted previously, I'm new to the board and am looking to buy a 2007 B7 in the US. BMW NA doesn't...
  15. E39 530 IMK

    E39 530 IMK

    2001 530 M with kompressor/supercharger and intercooler
  16. Supercharger


    E39 530 M with kompressor