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      02-28-2013, 05:35 PM   #23
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      02-28-2013, 06:34 PM   #26
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sorry some pics in wrong order ill change them at some point computers are not my strong point.
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      02-28-2013, 06:40 PM   #27
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Making carbon center console wet lay and then vacuumed bagged to remove excess resin and add strength
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      02-28-2013, 07:00 PM   #28
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some more pics carbon floor and foot rest made in the same way the center console was the floor has a honeycomb center

door cards are just flat carbon sheet 1.2mm riveted on

Steering wheel fully detachable with 8 pin life line boss
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      02-28-2013, 07:20 PM   #29
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If anyone would like more info on any of the jobs done just ask

pic 1 super b lithium battery 1.7kg

pic 2 rear subframe sand blasted powder coated with e9x m3 upper arms

all new bmw nuts and bolts

strengthened bottem arms

turner motorsport delrin subframe bushes and diff bushes

H&R antiroll bar

pic3 intrax 4 way rear coilovers with black titan coating

pic 4 oil cooler i will find more of this and post detail as not a good pic
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      02-28-2013, 07:33 PM   #31
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[quote=husks002;13561440]This thing is awesome![/QUOT

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      02-28-2013, 07:35 PM   #32
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Have you gotten that thing on a scale yet?
not yet but ill let you know when i do
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      02-28-2013, 07:38 PM   #33
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which motor do you have? edit: nvm, google. N45B20

This is awesome!!

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So cool!! Good job man! Stay safe on the track
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      02-28-2013, 07:43 PM   #35
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A pic off under the bonnet i couldn't use the front top mount rollcage bars as the brake servo gets in the way and so does the ecu you could move them but the regs in VLN do not let me so no bars
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A pic off under the bonnet i couldn't use the front top mount rollcage bars as the brake servo gets in the way and so does the ecu you could move them but the regs in VLN do not let me so no bars
The class you run doesn't allow engine modifications right?
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      02-28-2013, 07:48 PM   #37
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which motor do you have?

This is awesome!!
its a bmw 320si 2006
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      02-28-2013, 07:55 PM   #38
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The class you run doesn't allow engine modifications right?
no you cant tune only by 5%

you can remap

exhaust can be changed race cats allowed not manifold

air filter also can be changed but has to use oem air box

so easy to get 5% and keeps cost down

I should add that I will not be racing this car until i have learnt the many corners and bumps of the ring but 2014 maybe

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      02-28-2013, 09:03 PM   #39
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which motor do you have? edit: nvm, google. N45B20

This is awesome!!
yes its a n45b20 173 bhp which is not alot but has a 4.1 final drive and a close ratio box as standard so faster than you would think, more like a 325i.
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no you cant tune only by 5%

you can remap

exhaust can be changed race cats allowed not manifold

air filter also can be changed but has to use oem air box

so easy to get 5% and keeps cost down

I should add that I will not be racing this car until i have learnt the many corners and bumps of the ring but 2014 maybe
Oh I see. Sounds kind of similar to the GTS Class rules for NASA (racing series over in the US).

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      03-01-2013, 12:51 AM   #41
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Nice!

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Great job on the cage. Where did you attach the cage to the lower rear suspension? Subframe?
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