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Old 01-04-2016, 03:03 PM   #41
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Old 01-12-2016, 04:48 PM   #42
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Bump for some progress!
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Old 01-12-2016, 05:12 PM   #43
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:03 AM   #44
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Really liking the style 5s in that color. Keep up the good work man.
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Old 01-22-2016, 07:14 PM   #45
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Old 01-22-2016, 09:02 PM   #46
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Old 01-25-2016, 06:42 PM   #47
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some brake stuff, nothing too exciting.
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Old 02-08-2016, 07:09 PM   #48
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Old 02-09-2016, 08:48 PM   #49
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Absolutely LOVE this build! Really, really, looking forward to the day we get to see some action pics/videos of your car. Keep up the great work and keep up the great updates, too!
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Old 02-09-2016, 11:28 PM   #50
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Absolutely LOVE this build! Really, really, looking forward to the day we get to see some action pics/videos of your car. Keep up the great work and keep up the great updates, too!
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Old 03-16-2016, 01:13 PM   #51
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Here's a quick video showing the angle kit in action!


Got the fire suppression sprayers mounted


Made my switch panel using the HARD motorsport center vent delete, and made the cluster using the HARD cluster delete plate and Glowshift gauges.


Water lines in the trunk all ran


ECU plate, PSI fuse block, and Painless fuse block mounted up




Rear Flares done and LED smoke tails installed




Corvette FPR mounted and fuel lines all made




M3 Fuel pump installed


Clutch line flared and connected


On the ground for the first time, ride height is off
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Old 03-16-2016, 01:37 PM   #52
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I'm not very good at custom builds, however if i were to buy a stock bmw e46 how much would that cost me? and how much will it cost to get it up to that standard that you have set? please help.
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Old 03-16-2016, 01:52 PM   #53
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Water lines all ran and hooked up.


Starting to install the engine harness


Brake lines all finished and bled. Clutch, brakes, and Hydro all work!
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I'm not very good at custom builds, however if i were to buy a stock bmw e46 how much would that cost me? and how much will it cost to get it up to that standard that you have set? please help.
I haven't been keeping track really, but figure:

2500-5000 for the E46
3500-8000+ for the engine/trans
1500 for wiring
1000-2000 for the swap kit
1000 for clutch/flywheel
3000-6000 for a roll cage
2000-4000 for interior parts
plus be prepared to spend more then you ever imagined on nuts/bolts/AN hoses, tools, small parts left and right.
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Old 03-22-2016, 11:17 AM   #55
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Got the Serp belt routing finalized and modified an Escalade intake we found to work. Also filled up all the fluids. I'll only use Schaeffer's products in all my vehicles.



Started wiring stuff in!


Had the wife come out and help me prime the engine once the ignition switch was wired in.



The next day I wired in the fuel pump, plugged in the ECU, and she fired right up!



Now it's on to the chassis wiring.

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Old 03-23-2016, 10:36 AM   #56
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Old 03-23-2016, 01:54 PM   #58
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Can't wait to see this thing in action. Great work
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Old 03-24-2016, 06:25 PM   #59
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Thanks! I'm hoping to have it drive-able by the end of next week, then off to a shop to get an exhaust made, then to another shop for an alignment/corner balance and tune.
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Old 03-28-2016, 11:35 AM   #60
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Started getting the front end together with the new headlights and bash bar.





The NRG weighted metal flake purple shift knob showed up!



Some great news, my Wing x rear bash bar is almost out of development and ready to ship



After much fighting I got the dash in with the HARD cluster panel / Glowshift gauges + the HARD switch panel.



all hooked up and working



windshield LED brake strip hooked up



and headlights installed with purple strobes

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