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  1. M2 or M235i?

    With the release of the new BMW M2, enthusiasts are unsure of what the car is really capable of. Sure, there are videos out there comparing the car to the M4 like on Motortrend’s YouTube channel, but there is no comparison between watching a video and actually driving the car. Recently we had a build come to EAS that just might be equal if not better than the M2!

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  2. Jet Black E91 328i Gets Supercharged

    Don't be fooled by the wagon body and roof rack, because at its core this 328i is a true driver's car. Equipped with a 6 speed manual transmission, ST coilovers, APEX wheels and a custom catless exhaust system, this Jet Black E91 came to us in a search for more power. In its naturally aspirated form this car put down 229hp and 211ft-lbs tq at the wheels during its first dyno session. To bump those numbers up, we installed the just released ESS N52 supercharger system. Once everything was bolted-on and the ECU was flashed we strapped it down to our dyno for a second time, where it recorded 288hp and 247ft-lbs tq! That's a 25% increase in power to the wheels. To put those numbers in perspective, we've seen E46 M3s put down nearly identical figures on the very same dyno; in fact when our technician test drove it, he commented that it felt almost exactly like an E46 M3. With its new-found sleeper power, sporty looks and undeniable utility, this is probably one of the coolest BMWs we've worked on. Enjoy!

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  3. Sleeper 335i Gets APEX ARC-8 Wheels

    This clean Alpine White 335i came to our facility for a set of new wheels. Wanting an option that was both strong and lightweight, the owner of this E90 decided on the popular 18" APEX ARC-8s. Featuring classic CSL styling and a beautiful hyper silver finish, these flow formed ARC-8 wheels were the perfect choice for this sedan. You wouldn't think so just by looking at it, but this subtle E90 is actually putting down 438hp & 471ft-lbs tq at the wheels; those numbers are actually higher than the F8X M3s & M4s! Because of this we mounted up some sticky Michelin PSS tires, which are the very same ones you'll find on a new F8X. With its long list of unseen modifications and a new set lightweight wheels, this sleeper sedan is ready to run on the street or track. Enjoy!

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  4. sillieidiot's Alpine White E46 330Ci

    E46Fanatics member sillieidiot has been bringing his Alpine White 330Ci to us for the past 5 years now. During that time, we've seen this E46 change, grow and evolve into the car that it is today. Recently he stopped by for an alignment service, so it was the perfect opportunity for us to grab some new photos. Featuring a lengthy list of modifications including things like a carbon fiber roof, carbon fiber hood, carbon fiber trunk, AST coilovers, APEX ARX-8s and OEM M3 exterior components, this highly customized 330Ci has successfully maintained a clean, yet head-turning style. Take a look below at the photos and the full list of modifications to get some appreciation of all the work that went into building this car. If you want to dive even deeper, then check out silieidiot's very own build thread on E46Fanataics. Enjoy!

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  5. Z4M Track Machine

    If you want to see how to properly modify a BMW for the racetrack, then look no further than this Z4M. This coupe has been built with only the racetrack in mind: modifications such as a weld-in roll cage, a supercharger kit, some lightweight wheels, a big brake kit, a carbon fiber driver's seat, passenger seat delete, an extended shift knob, a racing steering wheel, a lightweight battery, full exhaust, custom carbon lip and carbon fiber rear wing all attest to this. Not only has every single modification been meticulously thought-out, planned and tested, this owner also goes through great lengths to keep his car looking super clean. Enjoy!

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