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      02-05-2013, 10:32 PM   #1
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✪ Alekshop Built | What Was a Street Car Became a Track Performer

The owner of this M3 called us one day and was interested in adding some cosmetic parts just to improve the appearance of the car. After the initial work was done, we talked for a bit and our customer mentioned that he is taking his M3 to the track for the first time and is really excited to see how the car performs.

A few days later, our customer called us back and all what we heard was "This car needs MORE " and here it began

Within a short period of time, this car got, coil over suspension with camber plates, full exhaust, brakes, supercharger - you name it Every time he would come back from the track day we would sit down and decide what goes on the car next

Keep in mind, this M3 was his daily car and we were not trying to build a track-dedicated M3 but something that will shine at the track!

The owner of this M3 got so excited that he literally put 100+ track hours on this beast within 1-2 months period!

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Installed Parts:
  • Akrapovic Evolution
  • KW V3 Suspension (installed by another shop,then reinstalled by Alekshop)
  • Vorshlag Camber/Caster Plates
  • ESS Tuning Akrapovic Tune
  • ESS Tuning VT2-600 Supercharger Kit
  • Brembo 380 Big Brake Kit
  • Pagid RS19 / RS7 Track pads
  • Arkym Front Spoiler
  • Arkym Rear Diffuser
  • BMW Performance Rear Spoiler
  • BMW Performance Grilles
  • LUX LED Kit
  • BMW LCI Tail Lights
  • Alekshop Rear Cam kit
  • Alekshop EDC coding
  • BBS CH-R Ti finish wheels
  • and some other parts





















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      02-05-2013, 11:48 PM   #2
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What do Vorshlag Camber/Caster Plates provide?
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      02-06-2013, 12:00 AM   #3
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      02-06-2013, 12:03 AM   #4
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More pictures.


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What do Vorshlag Camber/Caster Plates provide?
Front end alignment adjustability. Think of camber as pushing in the top of the wheel, so the bottom comes out. Looking down the side of the car, the wheel goes from l to /

Google for full benefits of camber and caster.

Aleks - nice work!
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      02-06-2013, 12:29 AM   #5
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Nice work
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      02-06-2013, 01:37 AM   #6
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Front end alignment adjustability. Think of camber as pushing in the top of the wheel, so the bottom comes out. Looking down the side of the car, the wheel goes from l to /

Google for full benefits of camber and caster.

Aleks - nice work!
Great explanation

Thank you for that.

Aleks what was his chamber and caster setup to?

Last edited by KEYON; 02-06-2013 at 03:29 AM.
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      02-06-2013, 03:02 AM   #7
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Looks great Alek.
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      02-06-2013, 07:19 AM   #8
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      02-06-2013, 08:21 AM   #9
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Awesome work as always,i need to call you soon
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Nice and clean!
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Front end alignment adjustability. Think of camber as pushing in the top of the wheel, so the bottom comes out. Looking down the side of the car, the wheel goes from l to /

Google for full benefits of camber and caster.

Aleks - nice work!
Great explanation

Thank you for that.

Aleks what was his chamber and caster setup to?
Keyon we do so many of these that I can't remember all the specs but depending on what you do with the car you can get it set to -2.0 - -3.0 to cure the understeer.

Good thing that you can pull it back for the street driving
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Keyon we do so many of these that I can't remember all the specs but depending on what you do with the car you can get it set to -2.0 - -3.0 to cure the understeer.

Good thing that you can pull it back for the street driving
Hmm interesting. I love how it looks

Would you consider it a good upgrade for a car that sees the track a couple of times a year?
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It starts with a few days a year and turns into a monthly thing

You can use these plates with your stock suspension and it will give you a wider range on how you can adjust your camber and caster settings. It will make a difference how the car turns and rotates around the turn.

Then if you decide to upgrade to a different suspension something like KW V3, you can reuse the plates with that setup as well like we did on this car.

PM is if you have any more questions and I'll be happy to help you.

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      02-07-2013, 12:24 AM   #16
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Sheesh, you are guys are doing good work!

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      02-07-2013, 01:37 AM   #17
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Sick! Great work
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      02-07-2013, 03:11 AM   #18
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maaaaaaan you guys did a fantastic job with this beast, she looks AWESOME and i cant stop droooling over those GM CH-R's GM wheels + SSII= WIN!!! thanks so much for sharing but we also need more pics please
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dayum! excellent work. +1 on moar pix
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