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      02-19-2015, 08:51 PM   #1
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Hi guys,

Thought that I would open up a thread. I used to race British championship supermoto and built all my own race bikes from the ground up. In 2012 I got paralysed so my Supermoto career was over! Anyway, not to dwell on that, onwards and upwards as they say!

I'm now finally getting around to a track car build! I'm getting really excited about it. I've not been on track since 2012 and I'm really missing the adrenalin of trashing around the track! My Current 2014 Golf GTI will be used in the short term for some track work until the M3 is ready.

So a few months have gone past while having some heavy conversations with Will at Geoff Steel Racing. He is really enthusiastic about doing a build with me and having it adapted for use with hand controls! Something different for them to do!

On Monday, Will went off and and picked up a accident damaged 2011 M3 in black for 12,000! Now as I'm not able to build the car myself it's really going to get to me! So they will have all the fun of building it for me. I will get some pics of the base car uploaded tomorrow. It's not a pretty picture at the moment but as it will be a track car I can overlook some front end damage.

So now the car is with them ready to be stripped down on Monday. We are already looking at some great parts. I've picked up some 4 way Moton dampers, a MoTeC M800 ECU and C125 dash currently and there is a full international roll cage on order.

The car once stripped will get the motor dropped then be off to get jigged and have the full roll cage installed. Once it's nice and straight the the modification will begin!

Parts that will be orders to go on the car at the moment will be a full custom made exhaust to include headers, full adjustable geometry, hand controls, intake, carbon bonnet, boot, door cards, diffuser, bumpers and the list goes on!

With this being a salvage car, there is the issue of no initial power run or weight to see how far along we come! All I can base my figures off of are the ones that the factory say they are. It's a bit of a bummer but at the cost of the car I don't mind!

Anyway I will upload some pics tomorrow and when I have updates I will post them :-) I can't wait to get it all sorted and running and get out to club meets and track days.

I hope you all will be as excited as I am through this build!
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      02-19-2015, 08:55 PM   #2
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Looking forward to seeing it- cheers!
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      02-19-2015, 10:32 PM   #3
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      02-19-2015, 10:38 PM   #4
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Congrats should be fun, good luck with it.
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      02-19-2015, 10:55 PM   #5
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      02-20-2015, 12:41 AM   #6
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Already a fan. Cant wait to see some images and progress with the car.
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      02-20-2015, 09:10 AM   #7
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Great story that is inspirational to say the least! Good luck, sub'd for progress and support!

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      02-20-2015, 10:33 AM   #8
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Thanks guys!

So here she is, she looks a bit sad for herself but it's a good sold base
Won't take long to straighten out and get up and rolling again









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      02-20-2015, 10:34 AM   #9
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      02-20-2015, 08:38 PM   #10
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Nice! I love track build threads. Good luck with it, can't wait to see it progress.
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      02-20-2015, 08:53 PM   #11
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      02-20-2015, 10:54 PM   #12
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Sub'd. Please keep us posted! Btw are you going to keep the license plate? IMO its pretty cool lol.
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      02-21-2015, 03:45 PM   #13
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Wow that really doesn't look all that bad. Hopefully isn't just mainly cosmetic issues...
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      02-21-2015, 04:27 PM   #14
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I may keep the reg, I may also change it to something more relevant to me personally. We will see when I get there and what's left in the budget! Alen

I'm hoping it's just cosmetic issues, it's a good excuse to see about putting GTR/gt4 axels in it!
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I cant wait to see the finished project!
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      04-10-2015, 05:03 PM   #17
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Hi everyone,
Here is another update. The interior has been removed, along with the front end, engine and gearbox. The car is getting ready to go off to the Jig and Cage man as planned. After taking the carpets out there does seem to be a bit more damage that was unseen under initial inspection but the jig man seems happy. Here is a few more pics!







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Thanks for the update!

Can't wait to see the finished product!!
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wow, just wow
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      10-08-2015, 04:03 PM   #20
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Hi everyone,
A bit of an update! It's been a while and had a few things come up, but this is the progress now the chassis is finally straight
Cage design


And some tasty AP racing Calipers going on

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Very impressive.
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lord have mercy. Parts can almost buy an m3 lol
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