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      03-26-2012, 01:00 PM   #45
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I would LOVE to race in that thing

Why not add the black grilles? I would do it ASAP.

Also, that tiny gear lever looks very uncomfortable. Any feedback on how it actually feels?
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      03-26-2012, 01:03 PM   #46
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That's one good looking race car!
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      03-26-2012, 01:33 PM   #47
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SPECS:
  • 2,998 pounds (1360kg)
  • 408hp / 443 lb-ft torque (600nm)
  • MoTeC ECU
  • Turbos boost lowered to maximum 0.7 bar and 40mm turbo inlet restrictor
  • M Performance front brakes (370mm)
  • 18" BBS wheels
  • Akrapovic exhaust
  • GPS data logging system
  • 6 weeks to complete, at cost of 196,300 Euro
More info ? 408hp N55 with 0.7 bar (10.2psi) ? Upgraded turbo ? Twin turbos ?
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      03-26-2012, 02:12 PM   #48
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looking realll nice
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      03-26-2012, 02:28 PM   #49
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More info ? 408hp N55 with 0.7 bar (10.2psi) ? Upgraded turbo ? Twin turbos ?
After digging a bit, its stock motor (n55) with a "restricted" turbo inlet (to comply to SA Production Car regulations). Using the MoTeC M1 engine management system it actually pushes 408hp...! Pretty amazing!

Articles:

http://www.motec.com.au/latestnews/news-bmw/

http://www.iol.co.za/motoring/cars/b...acer-1.1261641
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That's awesome they already have it out.
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Nice a super short shift kit.
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two questions:

WHP or crank HP?
and how in the WORLD did those simple mods cost 196,300 EURO!?
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two questions:

WHP or crank HP?
and how in the WORLD did those simple mods cost 196,300 EURO!?
It cost a lot to remove the BMW Assist.
But seriously, the cost is for at least 2 cars. And look at all the carbon fiber! That's custom fabrication there. Not your bodyshop down the street.
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i saw this posted on another thread, it looks like this car is running a turbo swap. the first video shows what appears to be an external wastegate (tial, blue). there's also modified piping running from the turbo to the intercooler.



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Searching for a dyno... I found a couple video of the car (on a dyno)





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      03-26-2012, 08:18 PM   #55
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It cost a lot to remove the BMW Assist.
But seriously, the cost is for at least 2 cars. And look at all the carbon fiber! That's custom fabrication there. Not your bodyshop down the street.
my body shop down the street can't get tints on correctly lol
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      03-26-2012, 09:06 PM   #56
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Well production car racing has come a long way in SA. Struggle to call this production car racing. Back in the day when the E30 325i's were racing against Opel Kadett GSI Superbosses and Golf GTI 16valves it meant little more than a roll cage and sticky rubber!
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Looking good.
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Sweet! Only 1360kg and it's completely gutted too!
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super awesome! like the weight reduction too!
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408hp=347whp @ 15% loss

Is it possible to get 347whp from a bolt on n55 with only 10psi of boost?
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408hp=347whp @ 15% loss

Is it possible to get 347whp from a bolt on n55 with only 10psi of boost?
Sound plausible...

Vishnu did:
353whp @ 15psi
344whp @ 14psi
342whp @ 12psi
312whp @ Stock tune

With comparable mods: Procede v5 3-21, Vishnu DP, Vishnu Charge pipe, muffler shop catback with dual magnaflow mufflers
CF: 1.05

Source: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showpo...2&postcount=15
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      03-27-2012, 10:21 AM   #62
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digging the shirt "I ///M back", the interior, & the wheels.
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      03-27-2012, 10:25 AM   #63
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Sound plausible...

Vishnu did:
353whp @ 15psi
344whp @ 14psi
342whp @ 12psi
312whp @ Stock tune

With comparable mods: Procede v5 3-21, Vishnu DP, Vishnu Charge pipe, muffler shop catback with dual magnaflow mufflers
CF: 1.05

Source: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showpo...2&postcount=15
But those are dynojet figures, i.e. inflated.

At only 0.7 bar these South African guys are doing an amazing job.
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      03-27-2012, 10:36 AM   #64
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But those are dynojet figures, i.e. inflated.

At only 0.7 bar these South African guys are doing an amazing job.
I agree... I would like to see their Dyno compared to a stock F30 on the same dyno.
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      03-27-2012, 10:50 AM   #65
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Sick power numbers.
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      03-27-2012, 03:34 PM   #66
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The price is crazy. I could get a BMW M3 GTS for less than that and much more fan to drive. Not my type of race cars... sorry.
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