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      04-19-2011, 06:32 PM   #23
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http://www.aeperformance.com/aeperfo...ts_Ohlins.html

Im assuming you guys are going with the 2nd full motorsport option?

Any idea when the R&T kit might be released for the E9X M3?
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      04-19-2011, 06:57 PM   #24
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Wheels/Tires came in. We ended up going with Michelin Pilot Super Sports instead of the ADVAN AD08s we originally planned on due to availability.

Unfortunately we were not that impressed with the results. As such, we just put in an order on a set of BBS FI. Hopefully, they will be ready by BimmerFest. We'll use these F14s in the mean-time.


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nice updates! keep em coming!
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      04-19-2011, 11:37 PM   #27
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http://www.aeperformance.com/aeperfo...ts_Ohlins.html

Im assuming you guys are going with the 2nd full motorsport option?

Any idea when the R&T kit might be released for the E9X M3?
I believe we'll be going with the TTX full motorsport option. The car will be used on and off the track so we'll see how that pans out. I'll try and find more info on an R&T kit for the E9X M3 application.

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      04-20-2011, 02:06 AM   #28
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We are swapping the rear with PSS 295/30/19 instead of the 305/30/19. We found out that the new Michelin PSS is a bit wider than the previous PS2 by approximately 10mm. In the mean time we are burning some rubber off the used Toyo R888 we had from our now gone GT3RS...,

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Why aren't you guys using 18s? 19s may be too heavy for a track car. No square set up either?
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      04-20-2011, 03:06 AM   #30
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Why aren't you guys using 18s? 19s may be too heavy for a track car. No square set up either?
We'll have multiple sets of wheels for this car, including 18" square setup.., reason being is this car is also going to be my daily for the next year or two and i prefer to drive on 19"...

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I believe we'll be going with the TTX full motorsport option. The car will be used on and off the track so we'll see how that pans out. I'll try and find more info on an R&T kit for the E9X M3 application.
That's some very serious gear.
That would be great if you could get some info on the R&T kit, if they are even going to produce one for the E9X M3.
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Any thoughts on converting the rear to a coil-over set-up?

I believe the Ohlins units are a threaded shock body, and the substantially lower springrate would be a lot nicer to the rear subframe, without any penalty in handling.
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We'll have multiple sets of wheels for this car, including 18" square setup.., reason being is this car is also going to be my daily for the next year or two and i prefer to drive on 19"...

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      04-20-2011, 03:11 PM   #34
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can you show me the shaved reflectors you mention in your list? Do they mount the same as oem and where do i get a set?
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can you show me the shaved reflectors you mention in your list? Do they mount the same as oem and where do i get a set?
We have an extra bumper that we're going to fill in the reflectors, and paint it so it looks like its OEM Euro Spec bumper.
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Few more goodies came in from the mailman...

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      04-20-2011, 06:01 PM   #37
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VARIS parts just came in...along with a bunch of other goodies..

Here's a quick teaser

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      04-20-2011, 06:08 PM   #38
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Can't wait to see the all installed finish project....

Hurry up and quit teasing.....
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Quick pic of the car as of today.

Wow, I really like how the gunmetal looks on the car. I can't imagine anything else, that just works really well! Congrats.
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      04-21-2011, 03:53 PM   #40
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Akrapovic EVO installed along with a gloss black PWC ARKYM rear diffuser.







More updates soon.....moving onto the interior next.

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      04-21-2011, 04:24 PM   #41
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This project is moving along quickly! I like it hahaha
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