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      11-21-2011, 05:55 PM   #1
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Arrow E92 NASA GTS-4 Build {VS Motorsports}

UPDATED TO NASA GTS-4 BUILD


Recently we started the build of our E92 M3 from a track day car to a full Race car. What is unusually about this build is we will be removing most of our modifications and only keeping the JRZ triple adjustable struts/shocks. Due to the SCCA T2 rules the E92 M3 is not allowed modifications yet, or even upgraded springs or brakes (we can upgrade to stainless lines and upgraded fluid and pads) . However we are allowed to upgrade the struts/shocks and so is any other car in class, as long as they keep the stock location/mounting points and stock springs. Some may have seen from our track day car thread a picture of the JRZ's we are running. Here is a link to the track car thread.

For our class some of the E92 M3 restrictions are we must weigh at least 3700lbs with driver after the race is over. 18x10 max wheel size for front and rear. Max tire size of 295/35/18

Where the car is at now, is stripped down to bare metal on the interior, to prepare the car for the full roll cage. The cage will be nascar style door bars on driver and passenger, with the x-style design in the rear. We will make sure to pictures of the cage progress to post up.

A few other things we will be adding are an Aim data acquisition, Recaro Pro Racer hans seat, Quick Disconnect steering wheel (not sure which wheel yet), center and driver safety net, and radio for pit communications.

What it used to look like as a track day car.


Interior completely stripped out












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      11-21-2011, 06:11 PM   #2
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oh man...cant wait for more pics!
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Looking good!! Now bring me my jacket!
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      11-21-2011, 06:41 PM   #5
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sweeet, def look'n 4ward 2 this...


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Sweet! Finally getting it in!
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We will. Next week we are planning on starting the cage.

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Yep we have been talking about this too long. Finally we made the jump.

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Sweet! Finally getting it in!
Thanks Sam! Your car looks awesome. Saw it in front of ind.

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Anyone have some good color schemes? We are gathering up some ideas on what we would like to do. Something to give it some uniform with our colors.
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      11-22-2011, 04:29 PM   #11
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Are you guys going to be respraying the car?

Since your logo is Blue, Orange, and White. Maybe you can try something like this with better matching shades. Possibly using Monte Carlo Blue and Fire Orange

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I say do a "VS" in your colors as big as possible in vinyl across both sides. Simple, gets the point across. I'm talking 8' lettering
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You guys are awesome.

VS and IND are my favorite shops on this forum. What's in the IL air???
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Do us all a favor and throw that thing on the scales with the interior removed
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Anyone have some good color schemes? We are gathering up some ideas on what we would like to do. Something to give it some uniform with our colors.
hmm... 1st thing that came 2 mind is: orange mirror caps, bbk, n roll cage. then blue lip, wheels, n wing. (if y'all r install'n 1)

i'd also add this flag w/ jus orange n blue:
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i wouldn't put a vs logo on, maybe a banner over the windshield, cuz this color scheme in itself would let everybody kno it's a vs car.
this idea would be best n most importantly cost efficient.

now if money ain't a issue, then i'd do exactly wut flipm3 said
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You guys are awesome.

VS and IND are my favorite shops on this forum. What's in the IL air???
VS Motorsports, IND, WSTO, Challenge, Fall Line Motorsports...haha the list goes on and on. Gotta love Illinois.
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hmm... 1st thing that came 2 mind is: orange mirror caps, bbk, n roll cage. then blue lip, wheels, n wing. (if y'all r install'n 1)

i'd also add this flag w/ jus orange n blue:
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i wouldn't put a vs logo on, maybe a banner over the windshield, cuz this color scheme in itself would let everybody kno it's a vs car.
this idea would be best n most importantly cost efficient.

now if money ain't a issue, then i'd do exactly wut flipm3 said
i dig that alot!
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Thanks and please keep us posted on the build!
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Are any of your interior parts for sale? lulz!
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