In Reply to: HUMILIATED - Beaten by a CIVIC - HOW???? (more) posted by NW on January 28, 2000 at 11:48:18:
: Long story short.
: Stoplight race.
: Me: 98 540iA
: Him: 96/97 Civic Si Hatchback (Lowered, tinted, Full
: of stickers, boombox I think)
: Result: Civic stayed ahead of me until about
: 115 km. I passed him but had to immediately stop at the next redlight. F&$%, again, I couldn't overtake him
: until 120 km.
: Results mean that the Civic's 0-60 is faster than my
: Question?: How is that possible? What kind of
: mods did that guy do to his car? Turbo/Nitrous/Supercharger?
: So, has anyone installed a supercharger yet. I remember
: a post back awhile about someone installing an ESS unit. How is that coming along?
: After this incident, I really,really want one.
I saw your post. and I know why I installed the Ess Blower. It took me two weeks, and a significat amout of modification to let it work, Not for do it yourselfer. Basically needed machine shop. However, I only paid $3685.00 in a group purchase. Compare with $7495 ERT. The car will keep pace with am M%, if not better. I rebagded to %28, so guts are pullying their hair out. E-mail me for full scoop on ESS. My mechanic, is now the epert on 540's and is willing to help.