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Old 07-19-2011, 08:26 PM   #10401
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I'm sitting at 430rwhp awaiting a retune to verify its safe(previous owner tuned)

I just purchased 60lb injectors, and will get an intercooler and be an easy 500.

Then come the longtubes and full fuel system(just a 255lph walbro now) and up the power till I break axles or trans!
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Old 07-19-2011, 10:38 PM   #10402
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Thanks!

I do enjoy the power, but I can see the big difference in build quality of BMW.

I'll have a M3 one day with similar power and call it good.
That's the truth. My brother bought a C5 Betty a few months ago and that thing is a chunk of sht. Worst build quality imaginable, with the crappiest interior. I have no respect of betties, they're just an overpowered plastic walmart sack.
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Old 07-19-2011, 10:45 PM   #10403
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Betty? you talking about a C5 vette?
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Old 07-20-2011, 12:04 AM   #10404
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Old 07-20-2011, 12:10 AM   #10405
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I wish the world were flat

If it were then I would totally slam any of my cars.
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Old 07-20-2011, 12:35 AM   #10406
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If it were then I would totally slam any of my cars.
that lip is nucking futs bro.
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Old 07-20-2011, 12:38 AM   #10407
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yeah, I know. But, I can hardly justify a legit lip like that on my car as, even with stock suspension, I still scrape at my house if I'm not careful

It does look great though, even if I'm not too fond of the paint scheme. Would be better if it accompanied a cf hood
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Old 07-20-2011, 01:17 AM   #10408
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Old 07-20-2011, 07:53 AM   #10409
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yeah, I know. But, I can hardly justify a legit lip like that on my car as, even with stock suspension, I still scrape at my house if I'm not careful

It does look great though, even if I'm not too fond of the paint scheme. Would be better if it accompanied a cf hood
LOL just wait, I'm getting a splitter that's 2" off the ground and extends 4" from the front of my bumper. One key to keeping it off the ground is really stiff springs and shocks, then when you hit a bump the suspension doesn't compress and you always stay that 2" off the ground. Still have to watch out for curbs and speed bumps though.
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Old 07-20-2011, 08:06 AM   #10410
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I'm no good with secrets anyways, so take a look at the future aero setup.

Bimmerworld front splitter with canards.






I already have these canards and fog light ducts waiting in my living room.






Bimmerworld carbon fiber race wing.








Splitter + Wing + These




= An easy 2.5-3 seconds per minute lap. So roughly 4-6 seconds a lap at HPT on the full track.

Now I just need to finish up with this diet plan I'm on so I can get back on the ground and to paint.
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Old 07-20-2011, 12:39 PM   #10411
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Dam thats going to be one serious race machine! I'd love to drive that down the road and see peoples reactions.

Yes Ruben one of those cars
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Old 07-20-2011, 01:19 PM   #10412
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Dam thats going to be one serious race machine! I'd love to drive that down the road and see peoples reactions.

Yes Ruben one of those cars
Sh1t I get some crazy reactions already with all the decals and the exhaust. The wing will draw some eyes though.
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Old 07-20-2011, 02:07 PM   #10413
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That looks like a pretty dedicated setup! Will the wing make a major difference in performance?
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Old 07-20-2011, 02:15 PM   #10414
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That looks like a pretty dedicated setup! Will the wing make a major difference in performance?
Very dedicated, I'm building my car for time trial currently which I will attend one event this year and participate in the full season next year. The overall goal is to road race in either NASA, SSCA, or BMW club racing within the next 3-5 years.

In terms of the wing, the answer is yes. The front splitter/wing setup will be good for around 3 seconds a lap. When you consider the difference between 1st and 2nd at most time trial events is .5 and 1 second I would say yes it makes a huge difference. This isn't the "typical" wing that you see on the streets, that honestly have no effect what so ever. Most wings don't create downforce below 60 mph. This wing was designed by BimmerWorld specifically with the e46 chasis in mind. Not very many other manufacturers can say that because most other manufactures care more about form than function.
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Old 07-20-2011, 03:13 PM   #10415
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Sounds good man, glad to see someone actually doing functional mods to their car! Looks like you've put alot of thought and effort into building it.
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Old 07-20-2011, 03:17 PM   #10416
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Are spoilers suppose to be that high off of the deck lid?
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Old 07-20-2011, 03:37 PM   #10417
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Sounds good man, glad to see someone actually doing functional mods to their car! Looks like you've put alot of thought and effort into building it.
I spent a year wasting money on pointless visual mods. Now a days if it doesn't have a purpose then it doesn't go on the car. Don't look at my mod list either, it's waaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyy out of date.

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Are spoilers suppose to be that high off of the deck lid?
Yes, for a wing to be functional in producing down force it needs to be at what they call a "roof level" height. This is because that is where the clean air is. Once the air travels down the rear window and comes into contact with the low pressure area where the window and the truck meet it's useless. The wings foil needs to access the clean (non turbulent) air which is at or above the roof line of the car for it to produce any significant downforce.

If you look at every single road race car in a professional series whether it Grand AM, Rolex, F1, etc. all their wings are at roof line height.
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Old 07-20-2011, 09:43 PM   #10418
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Got some more done on the car, I've been working on it every night for 5 nights straight. Finished sanding down (scuffing) the floor pan on the inside. I finished the sun roof, now I'm just waiting on the vinyl so I can finish that up. Then I have to prime and paint the floor pan before I can get it off to have the front bumper painted. Once I get it back I can install the CF brake ducts in the front bumper.
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Old 07-20-2011, 09:46 PM   #10419
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Track Time

I plan on going on:
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Would anyone like to join me.
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Old 07-20-2011, 10:18 PM   #10420
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Track days?

I'll plan to be at every one possible, just as long as I'm not in school
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