ESS Performance Supercharger for BMW
E39 540i 1999-2003
When experiencing an ESS BMW Supercharger
youll get instantaneous power
with a touch of class.
The 99-03 540i VT1 6PSI BMW supercharger
system delivers unparalleled acceleration
and everyday driveability matched
with the reliability customers have
come to expect from ESS. Countless
hours of development and testing have
resulted in a BMW supercharger system
that produces 400 horsepower and 560NM
of torque with the smoothnes and drivability
of a stock car. Component quality
matches or exceeds BMW OEM specification
throughout the kit.
Part number: 108-82L
Boost pressure: 6 PSI
Horsepower: 400 DIN (Stock
Torque: 560 NM (Stock 440)
0 - 60: Man :5.1 sec, Aut
: 5.4 sec
Installation time: 14-16 hours
power as well as looks
The system is based upon Vortech's
efficient and reliable gear driven
V2SQ supercharger, featuring helical
cut gears for quiet operation. The
redesigned ESS ME7.2 engine control
software is perfectly calibrated for
the supercharged engine providing
optimum ignition timing under all
conditions, recalibrated EGas for
quicker throttle response, recalibrated
VANOS control and perfectly optimized
fuel delivery supplied by 6 larger
Bosch injection valves ensures that
the engine is operating ideally under
The system maintains all OBD-II
functions and is 49 State Emissions
Legal (CARB approval is pending).
It is backed by a comprehensive
2 year, unlimited mileage warranty.
The system installs in 14-16 hours
using normal hand tools and no irreversible
modifications to the car is necessary.
up view of the supercharger
CNC aluminum crank pulley.
Fully automatic belt tensioning.
8 larger Bosch injectors.
New ESS ECU software w/removed
top speed governor and 6650RPM
Bosch Mass AirFlow sensor calibration
Vortech V2SQ (Super Quiet) Supercharger
Supercharger oil pressure system
for oil supply to the supercharger
unit (100% bolt-on)
Supercharger oil return system
(100% bolt-on, no oil pan modifications
CNC machined, hard anodized
20mm certal-aluminum main bracket
for extreme rigidity.
CNC hard anodized support/ABS
control unit brackets and hardware.
ESS bumper mounted CAI w/K&N
high flow air filter.
Casted intake assembly with
ultra strength silicone sleeve
connections and stainless steel
Mandrel bent discharge assembly
made from 304 quality stainless
steel and finished in black powder