ESS Tuning VT2-525 Supercharger System (Gen.3) for 2001-2006 BMW M3 [E46]
The car behaves just like stock until you demand power, then the car completely transforms providing brutal acceleration normally reserved for pure race cars.
This supercharger has been designed to be a direct bolt-on system to offer you the quickest and easiest installation process.
ESS Superchargers are tested extensively on and off the track to ensure you with maximum performance and reliability.
2001-2006 BMW M3 [E46]
Boost pressure: 8 PSI
Horsepower: 525SAE / 529 DIN (50% gain over stock)
Torque on: 340 ft/lbs
Vortech V3 Si-trim internally lubricated supercharger unit
High capacity front mount intercooler system with casted end tanks for improved flow (FMIC)
Cast aluminum ESS intake manifold
High capacity bypass-valve system
Powder-coated mandrel bent tubing
One belt driven w/self tension system
CNC machined, hard anodized brackets
CNC hard anodized pulleys
Long life serpentine drive belt
Oil breather assembly designed for boost
5 layer super strength silicone hose throughout system
High capacity, direct replacement Siemens fuel injectors
K&N cold air intake located inside front bumper
ESS E-Flash reprogramming and diagnostic interface
Perfectly optimized, dyno tweaked MSS54/MSS54HP ECU software with removed top speed governor
Detailed and illustrated installation manual
2yr./unlimted mileage warranty
100% maintenance free operation
Vortech V3 Supercharger: The intercooled S54 VT2-525 supercharger system produces 525hp and 340lb-ft of torque at 8psi of boost. A 192hp gain over stock, eclipsing the output of an E60 M5! Featuring the self contained Vortech V3 supercharger unit in Si trim, the supercharger is capable of producing up to 775hp.
VT2-525: Comes with a high capacity front mount intercooler (FMIC) and a specially developed cast aluminum intake manifold assembly with an integrated high capacity bypass valve designed not only for optimum flow, but for minimal weight to not disrupt the iconic chassis balance of the M3. The VT2-525 is a complete system with everything you need and is easily upgradeable as all the major hardware components are the same all the way up to our VT3-700.
- ESS E-Flash OBD2 cable and specific ESS MSS60 engine software
Recalibrated VANOS control
Perfectly optimized fuel delivery
Includes a full diagnostic and code clearing capability
Dyno limiter and top speed governors are removed
Recalibrated electronic throttle for quicker throttle response
Perfectly calibrated for the VT2-525 supercharged engine providing optimum ignition timing under all conditions
Allows the end user to upload the supercharger ECU software from any PC running Windows XP or newer
Stock ECU software will be saved and can easily be restored in the future
The system maintains all OBD-II functions and it is backed by a comprehensive 2-year, unlimited mileage warranty program. The system takes 6-8 hours to install using normal hand tools and no irreversible modifications to the car are necessary.
Please Note: The VT2-525 requires the use of 91AKI/95RON and above fuel quality.
If you feel that you cannot properly perform this installation, we HIGHLY recommend you bring in your vehicle and let one of our technicians do the install.
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