Sunday, February 9 2020, 07:46 pm

Race Car 2.0 Build Log - 2006 BMW M3

Race Car 1.0 was in my possession for almost 10 years until a road accident totalled it. Version 2.0 is built upon previous knowledge and newer products now available. The following lists and photos detail building the new car from stock back to a track ready vehicle.

New parts list

  1. Autopower Race Rollbar
  2. MCS 2-way adjustable coilovers w/ true rear coilovers
  3. Front: 600lbs / Rear: 350lbs Hypercoil 2.25" springs
  4. DIFtech Camber Plates
  5. Turner Motorsport Monoball FCABs
  6. Bimmerworld v3 Brake Lines w/ heat shielding
  7. Castrol SRF Brake Fluid
  8. Redish Subframe Reinforcement
  9. CMP RTABs
  10. CMP Raising Subframe Bushings
  11. Bimmerworld Premium Studs 82mm
  12. Brake Ducting (3" Orange, 450 degree rated)
  13. eBay Chinese Fog Light / Brake Duct bumper mounts
  14. Custom CNC generated rear shock tower reinforcement

Used parts list

  1. Status race seats
  2. PCI race seat slider mounts
  3. 6 point Schroth Profi II harnesses
  4. OEM Euro headers (ceramic coated)
  5. Brake duct plates
  6. Braided stainless high pressure power steering line
  7. Ground Control Race Front Sway Bar
  8. Turner Motorsport Rear Control Arms
  9. 18x10 CCW Corsair wheels w/ Pirelli DH slicks

Work list

  1. Gutted fiberglass from stock muffler and welded plates over perforated pipe sections
  2. Power steering flush
  3. Brake fluid flush
  4. Differential fluid flush
  5. Flash custom tune built with hex editor and XDF files/Tuner Pro

Post-Installation Gallery