Monthly Archives: January 2014

  1. Black C63 AMG Sedan: Round 1

    Prior to switching to the dark side, the owner of this C63 AMG used to drive a highly modified supercharged E46 M3. According to him there are no regrets, but like the M3, this C63 could not remain stock for long. Taking care of necessities, we first installed a set of KW V3 coilovers to drop this sedan to it's intended ride height. To make the most of the massive NA V8 under the hood, we installed an Eisenmann race exhaust system to further enhance growl of this torquey beast. Finally, replacing the stock trunk spoiler with the much more aggressive Arkym version boosted the aggressive appearance of this dark, clean AMG.

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  2. Red Vinyl Wrapped F10 535i M-Sport

    We've seen our share of vinyl wrapped BMWs come through here, but this color is a first for us. Called "3M Dark Red", we think that the reddish/orange color actually suits the F10 M-Sport's body quite nicely! Featuring an Arkym carbon fiber front lip, 3D Design roof & trunk spoilers, SLEK carbon fiber side skirts and an OEM M5 diffuser, this unique 535i is aggressively styled and ready to turn heads. This car isn't all about looks though; fitted with KW V3s, Macht Schnell Wheel Spacers, a JB4 tuner and a Burger Motorsports intake system, this F10 has the performance to match it's looks.

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  3. White Porsche Carrera S on our Dyno

    We recently had this 2013 991 Carrera S in our shop for a dyno session. Fitted with a Cargraphic x-pipe, this 911 didn't just sound amazing, but it also recorded a healthy 353whp and 290wtq. Watch the video below to hear this car for yourself.

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  4. Source Code - A European Car Magazine Feature

    Make sure to grab the latest issue (April 2014) of European Car Magazine to check out our 5-page article! Featuring our supercharged Z4M and supercharged E92 M3, the article gives an inside look of what we do here. We were given the opportunity to take the photos ourselves, so we took the cars out to El Mirage Dry Lake Bed and got lucky with the most beautiful sunset anyone could ask for. For your enjoyment we've posted some of the photos, but be sure to grab a hard copy of the magazine too!

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  5. TiAg F10 535i on H&R Springs & HRE Wheels

    With only a set of lowering springs and wheels, this 535i looks pretty cool! Dropping the car by 1.4" in the front and 1.3" in the rear, the H&R sport springs give this car its sporty ride height while the bronze 20" HRE FF01 wheels give it its wide stance. Enjoy.

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  6. Alpine White F10 550i M-Sport

    Just because it isn't an M car, doesn't mean this 550i isn't ready to perform. Equipped with a 445hp turbo V8 this F10 has the right amount of power, but it needed a few modifications to be ready for the track. Replacing the stock suspension is the KW V3 coilover system, which gives the car its adjustable ride height and its increased handling performance. Super-strong forged HRE P40L monobloc wheels give this F10 a sporty and elegant style while also shedding some weight. In the front, a Brembo GT big brake kit helps repeatedly slow this 550i without brake fade.

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  7. Exhaust, Springs & Spacers Installed on Black M3 Sedan

    From the many customers who have brought us their stock M3s, we've noticed a consistent pattern of popular first-time modifications. Usually, the first order of business is to fix the M3's factory stance; a set of lowering springs and wheel spacers is the most inexpensive and effective way to give the car the sporty stance that it should have. Once the car is sitting properly, replacing the chrome accents with IND's painted pieces is the next step. Finally, for those truly in love with the high-revving S65 V8, the OEM exhaust simply doesn't cut it. In this case, we installed the BMW Performance Inconel exhaust system to let this sedan show off a little.

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  8. Super Clean Jet Black E46 M3

    With just under 25,000 miles on the odometer, this mint condition 2004 M3 is like a time capsule. The 10 year old Jet Black paint is mirror finish perfect, the interior is absolutely pristine and even the undercarriage looks brand new. This E46's condition alone would make it worthy of admiration, but it also happens to feature some sweet modifications as well. Giving this M3 is sporty ride height and handling is a set of KW V3 coilovers and the new Yokohama ADVAN AD08R tires. Adding to the dark personality of the car is a set of 18" Volk TE37 wheels in matte black, whose offsets are dialed in using Macht Schnell wheel spacers. Lurking just behind the JDM wheels are the high performance AP Racing brakes, which boldly make themselves known by their bright red calipers. Dinan components include an intake, strut bar and exhaust, while AC Schnitzer parts decorate the interior. Enjoy.

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  9. Three Generations of the M3

    We noticed that we randomly had three generations of M3 coupes on our lifts (in consecutive, chronological order nonetheless), so we snapped a quick photo.

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  10. Diamond White SL550 On The Dyno

    If you're not familiar with the SL550, then chances are you might be surprised if you happened to go head to head with one. Veiled as an unassuming luxury roadster featuring seat masagers and a wood trim steering wheel, this car hides a 4.6 liter twin turbo V8 under its elongated hood. In stock form this 2014 Diamond White SL put down a respectable 410whp and 462wtq on our dyno, which is capable of launching this car from 0-60 in just 4.5 seconds. Just because there isn't an AMG badge on the right side of the trunk, doesn't mean that this SL550 doesn't pack a mean punch.

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