Whipped out the old glue stick and welded some subframe reinforcements into the e46 m3 today. Must have for any drift BMW unfortunately. Each car has its own issues when stressed out with drifting haha
STL homies, I'll be shredding the auto show there next weekend with @vaughngittinjr, come out! If you want to win a ride with me or Vaughn you'll be entered into a drawing (and get 10% off) when you use code STLAUTO19 with your purchase at fun-haver.com
#tbt to a time I challenged @mcrussellpants to build a manifold that sounded cool, kept the CG low, heat out of the bay, and make mid range power... nailed it. Too bad the motor nailed itself every round haha. That manifold was on about 9 motors that year!
TURBO 98 M3 FOR SALE! This car is a very tastefully modified street car that can be driven on the street reliably. Very rare Alpine White on Magma color combo. Each part on the car was selected to obtain good handling:ride quality, great power, and all of the creature comforts besides A/C. The car makes a healthy 400 wheel horsepower (480 crank horsepower) and runs like factory. $12,500
Car 1998 BMW M3 Sedan LUX package 200k miles on clean CARFAX chassis Alpine White on Magma leather Lower mile s52 m3 engine and gearbox installed last year (cluster from this car installed) Power everything, heated seats, sunroof, and all windows work. Paint is very nice and is free of any large blemishes Interior is very clean and free stains, just normal seat wear. 1 small 1” tear in driver bolster
Drivetrain Technique Tuning Stage 2 Turbo kit Proper tune 11.8-12.0 AFR in boost 92 octane Tial Wastegate set to 10psi and recirculated for street use 400whp - 340wtq @10–11 psi (torque limited for reliably for pump fuel) 3” exhaust with resonator 4” intercooler that fits under OEM bumper bar M50 intake manifold upgrade 3” intake with filter Lightweight flywheel and sprung 6 puck clutch Low mile ZF 5 speed update Short shifter with billet DSSR 3.23 Limited slip differential PLX wideband integrated into factory cluster (boost, wideband, ignition timing, coolant temp)
Suspension / Brakes Bilstein inverted shocks and H&R OE sport springs Turner Motorsport sway bars ECS Diff Bushings ECS camber arms Upgrade OEM RTAB with limiters Stoptech rotors and street pads Stainless brake lines 17” OZ Ultraleggera wheels
Car is priced at 12,500. For a very clean m3 that makes great power with one of the best color combos. Creative trades are welcome, but I don’t want your drift rat, average street car, or something that doesn’t have a street value of at least 13k. Car is located in 98682 Washington, 10 min north of PDX, fly in and drive it home or we can ship it.