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      02-06-2013, 01:33 AM   #1
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This is a project that I started 10 months ago. Now that the project is mostly complete, I thought I'd share some photos of the process.

First, I'd like to thank my sponsors:

My wife - For being supportive of the project, spending entire weekends working on the car with me & taking/editing the final photos.

Flavius (M3roar) at Morar Industries - For expertly CNC machining all of the one-off parts & tools that I designed for this build.

And then ME, because I did everything else

Also, thanks to: Daniel Macfadden@Momentum BMW & Adam@Hard Motorsport


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Body
  • Roll cage was fabricated by Lucas Racing
  • Interior paint & body was done Richey Collision
  • BMW CSL Carbon Fiber Roof
  • BMW OE Windshield
  • Five Star Bodies Polycarbonate Rear & Quarter Glass
  • Five Star Bodies Window Brace w/Custom Mounts
  • Bimmerworld Carbon Fiber Diffuser


Engine/Performance
  • Zionsville E46M Competition Cooling Radiator w/SPAL Fan
  • BMW Motorsport Thermostat
  • VAC Billet Racing Oil Filter Housing
  • C&R Racing Remote Filter Housing w/Custom Mount
  • SETRAB Oil Cooler
  • SETRAB Power Steering Cooler
  • GoodRidge Oil Lines & AN Fittings
  • Turner Solid Aluminum Engine & Gearbox Mounts
  • Bimmerworld Race Exhaust
  • Remote WIX Racing Filter


Suspension
  • MCS 2way Dampers w/Coil-Over Rear
  • Hyperco Coils
  • Hotchkis Sway Bars
  • Ground Control End Links
  • Turner Solid Aluminum Bushings & Spherical Bearings
  • Ground Control Control Arms
  • Turner Subframe Reinforcements F&R
  • Mason Engineering STB


Interior
  • Custom Carbon Fiber Switch Panel
  • Push Button Start w/GTR Start Button
  • STACK Gauges
  • Custom AiM SOLO DL Mount
  • RaceTech Seat
  • SCHROTH Harness
  • CAE Ultra Shifter
  • VAC Seat Mounts
  • WorksBell Quick Release w/Machined/Pinned Steering Shaft
  • Sparco Steering Wheel
  • Mason Engineering Clutch Pedal
  • Turner Pedals
  • BSCI SFI 45.1 Padding
  • 4 Pole Battery Disconnect Switch


General
  • Apex Arc8 Wheels
  • StopTech ST40 Brakes w/Stainless Lines
  • Nitto NT01 Tires
  • Braille Carbon Fiber Battery
  • Braille Battery Mount
  • PAINLESS Stranded Copper Battery Cable w/Monster Terminals
  • Techflex Braided Sleeving
  • Heater Core Delete
  • CDV Delete
  • A/C Delete
  • Parking Brake Delete
  • Emissions Delete
  • Turner Nylon Tow Hooks
  • Turner 90mm Studs
  • Turner Spacers 5mm F 10mm Rear
  • Machined Rear Hubs to Clear Spacer
  • All new control arms, bolts, axles, seals, hoses etc


The car weighs 2819lbs with a half tank of fuel and no driver.


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      02-06-2013, 02:03 AM   #4
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This is fucking amazing!! Dude you have an amazing job!
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      02-06-2013, 02:07 AM   #5
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Beautiful build. Puts pretty much every build I've seen on this forum to shame. Looks like a lot of blood, sweat, and tears went into this car.
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      02-06-2013, 02:26 AM   #6
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Well done Jeremy! Thanks for sharing!

Care to share what kind of lap time your beast did this weekend?
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      02-06-2013, 06:09 AM   #7
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OCD is an understatement. Nice write up Jeremy!
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      02-06-2013, 06:54 AM   #8
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Awesomeness!
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      02-06-2013, 07:20 AM   #9
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A couple things here:

#1 - Amazing, just amazing build! No detail left out - awesome work!
#2 - Thank you, now when I buy car parts I can say to my wife "at least I didn't go this overboard
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      02-06-2013, 07:55 AM   #10
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Thanks for sharing. One of a kind!
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      02-06-2013, 08:36 AM   #11
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I will tell you guys this car is beautiful in person. I spent time this past weekend bugging Jeremy about the passenger seat As someone stated, no detail was left out. I think this build would even make the BMW motherland proud. Great job J......................Phil
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Sick build! Do you have a sequential in it? The shifter looks front-back only.
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HOLY SHIT... what an amazing build, i admire your work....
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Thanks everyone for the complements!

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Well done Jeremy! Thanks for sharing!

Care to share what kind of lap time your beast did this weekend?
1:46 was the fastest. That was the second time driving the car since completing the build so I'm still getting used to it. I also still need to tune the setup and find the right alignment, damper and pressure settings.

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A couple things here:

#1 - Amazing, just amazing build! No detail left out - awesome work!
#2 - Thank you, now when I buy car parts I can say to my wife "at least I didn't go this overboard
Glad I could help

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Sick build! Do you have a sequential in it? The shifter looks front-back only.
I'm still running the stock 6spd gearbox - The shifter is really nice though and makes for super short/fast shifts while keeping the shifter in a good position.
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Great job documenting the build! How does it feel to finally drive it? I am at about 11 months with my build and I am about come unglued!
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Great job documenting the build! How does it feel to finally drive it? I am at about 11 months with my build and I am about come unglued!
I know exactly how you feel - hang in there! The car is amazing to drive, better even than I expected. I'm still in the take it somewhat easy and re-check everything mode but I'm looking forward to just spending the entire weekend lapping and tuning.
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I know exactly how you feel - hang in there! The car is amazing to drive, better even than I expected. I'm still in the take it somewhat easy and re-check everything mode but I'm looking forward to just spending the entire weekend lapping and tuning.
"Shake down" Take your time.....I plan on taking 7-8 track days to really dial it in. Very slow at first building up over time. I hope to start the shake down this weekend but wont post pictures/build thread till it is near complete.
We have used many of the same parts (bimmerworld, Turner & VAC) not many others to select from. More than anything I am amazed you did most of it yourself........I had a little help
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Beautiful build! Wish I kept my e46 around for something like this.
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Awesome build! Congrats!
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