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      09-10-2010, 11:29 AM   #1
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Targa Newfoundland 2010 - Local participation!

Some of you are probably aware of what this is, if not...it is a 2200 kilometre course with mixed open/closed roads touring Newfoundland. There is different classes of cars, with cars from 1968 Ford Escort to a 996 Porsche TT.

The Driver - Herb Wong and CO-driver some of you know - Desmond Sie from BMW Toronto.

It's pretty cool to see people involved in our local community participate in such events. More info can be found at http://www.targanewfoundland.com/


Heres some info on the car we did...

Mod list (very extensive)

Driveline
3.2L S50B32 engine
Active Autowerke Alpha-N Tune
AKG Group N polyurethane engine mounts
E36 M3 5-speed ZF transmission
UUC Evo 3 shortshift kit
UUC Double shear selector rod (DSSR)
UUC Stage 2 Lightened 8.5lb flywheel
E34 M5 clutch
E30 M3 driveshaft
3.25LSD differential
Fluidyne all aluminum high performance radiator
Mishimoto electric cooling fan
Setrab oil cooler
Walbro 255lph fuel pump


Brakes, Wheels and Tires
Massive Brakes “Rally” big brake kit with:
Wilwood 6-piston SL-6R radial mounted calipers and
300mm x 32mm slotted rotors
Wilwood H compound brake pads
Manual brake conversion with:
Tilton Series 600 firewall mounted pedal set
Tilton Series 75 master brake and clutch cylinders
VAC Motorsports custom firewall mounting plate
Goodridge stainless steel brake lines
Kosei K1 15x8 wheels
Toyo R1R 225/45 R15 tires


Suspension
Hotbits DT-1 suspension with adjustable dampening, external canisters, and custom rally valving
Hotbits adjustable camber plates
Ireland Engineering urethane subframe bushings
Treehouse Racing “eyeball arms” for control arm bushings

Exhaust
Custom stainless steel Supersprint exhaust


Exterior
BMW Alpine white paint with custom M-Stripes
DTM style side mirrors


Interior and Safety

O’Brien Motorsports custom roll cage with A-pillar gussets, X-brace door gussets, and differential mount
Custom aluminum co-driver foot rest and aluminum pacebook holder
MCAL custom flocked dash
VAC Motorsports Aluminum floor pans
VAC Motorsports seat mounts
Sparco Evo 2 seats
G-Force 5-point camlock racing harnesses
ESS Fire-suppression system
E30 Motor Werks severe duty skid plate


Electrical
Speedwire Systems custom switch panel and relay panel
BMP racing cluster and gauge pod
VDO X-Treme Pro Eliminator memory tachometer with programmable shift light
Speedhut custom programmable speedometer
VDO Cockpit series oil pressure, oil temperature, water temp, voltmeter, and fuel gauge
HID retrofit with E46 projectors and Hella ballasts
Terratrip 303 Plus rally computer with remote driver display
Peltor intercom and in helmet noise cancelling headsets
ChaseCam in-car video recorder

Here is some pics:

Diamond in the rough






Cage/Interior:






During Paint:





Final product:




More pics will be updated during the race...and will post a link to an album for all to see.
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      09-10-2010, 11:33 AM   #2
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Congrats on a great build! We are honored to be part of this amazing project.
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      09-10-2010, 11:59 AM   #3
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amazing work! great looking car.
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      09-10-2010, 01:37 PM   #4
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Looks great!Good luck guys!This race is a must do for the future!
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Excellent!!!!!
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Jonny - Great build, very impressive.

Jay and Duncan - The bar has been set for next year! Are there any rest days in the Targa? I am not sure we could pull off an entire week without
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      09-10-2010, 09:42 PM   #7
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Jonny - Great build, very impressive.

Jay and Duncan - The bar has been set for next year! Are there any rest days in the Targa? I am not sure we could pull off an entire week without
We need a car and a service crew like these guys

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      09-10-2010, 09:43 PM   #8
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Great work
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Here is a link to their blog that's going to be updated:


http://targabmwm3.blogspot.com/
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Jonny - Great build, very impressive.

Jay and Duncan - The bar has been set for next year! Are there any rest days in the Targa? I am not sure we could pull off an entire week without
+1 Great build Jon!


I agree Ron, the bar has been set - next year we will run YOUR car in the Targa!
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Jonny - Great build, very impressive.

Jay and Duncan - The bar has been set for next year! Are there any rest days in the Targa? I am not sure we could pull off an entire week without
Every morning before the driving starts!
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      09-20-2010, 10:41 AM   #13
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Thanks guys

Special thanks to Herb, Desmond and Telmo for all of their help this week at Targa Newfoundland. You guys really came through for us when we needed you.


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