The M3cutters - UK BMW M3 Group Forum
 

Go Back   The M3cutters - UK BMW M3 Group Forum > Other BMWs and other marques > 1 Series, 2 Series, 3 Series, 4 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series and 8 Series



Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 1st April 2016, 06:49 AM   #21
Arkenphel
Achieved official socks
 
Arkenphel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,868
Car: E92 M3
Colour Combo: Interlagos Blue/ Palladium silver (grey, really...)
Default

Nice work! Great write up!
Arkenphel is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
Old 1st April 2016, 02:02 PM   #22
Richard6
Achieved official socks
 
Richard6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 1,652
Car: E46 Coupe
Default

Excellent stuff on this, great to see swapping out of drive train taking place on today's cars with all their complicated electronic trickery. Some great fabrication and you are so fortunate to have such a talented welder close to hand!
Richard6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29th April 2016, 12:30 AM   #23
lee866
Rocking a new hat
 
lee866's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South East London
Posts: 571
Car: Track 2003 E46 M3
Colour Combo: Carbon Black
Default

No updates as the car has been away getting the DTA and Race technology dash wired up, should be back at the weekend.

Some pics from before it went away


Clutch from CG Motorsport, all fitted





Had an accident, let the jack down with an axle stand underneath







Had a -6 jic fitting welded to the fuel rail and made up a fuel line for my braided hose to go onto, tight fit!!!











got the car in a position to be taken away for wiring









car was too wide for the trailer so had to fit a space saver back to front and just squeezed on with mm to spare!!








Also got rid of the Eos and picked up a Passat CC for my daily


lee866 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29th April 2016, 12:35 AM   #24
lee866
Rocking a new hat
 
lee866's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South East London
Posts: 571
Car: Track 2003 E46 M3
Colour Combo: Carbon Black
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by KMW View Post
Seen this on the other site, truely awesome build and inspiring stuff you've done here.
Keep on with the updates.

Quote:
Originally Posted by doug16v View Post
total beast, well done mate that looks like a proper weapon in the making!!
cheers

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sam87 View Post
Hello Lee
Welcome to the forum! I remember when you started the 4x4 project with vectra b. I've bought some parts from you when I had my vectra b... It was a long time ago now.
Loving the new project!
wow that was a while ago!!

don't recognise your user name but vvoc was a while ago now!!


Quote:
Originally Posted by djjvr View Post
Very cool work! I love your project!

Thanks


Quote:
Originally Posted by supertouri View Post
I think that is my .R parked next to you.

How bizarre is that?

Small world!!! I did like the look of that megane, i remember looking around it out there



Quote:
Originally Posted by Arkenphel View Post
Nice work! Great write up!


Thanks


Quote:
Originally Posted by Richard6 View Post
Excellent stuff on this, great to see swapping out of drive train taking place on today's cars with all their complicated electronic trickery. Some great fabrication and you are so fortunate to have such a talented welder close to hand!
To be fair I've got rid of all the electronics and I'm very lucky, cheers
lee866 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th May 2016, 05:55 PM   #25
lee866
Rocking a new hat
 
lee866's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South East London
Posts: 571
Car: Track 2003 E46 M3
Colour Combo: Carbon Black
Default

After just over a month i got the car back last saturday. Went back over to track and road and got trailered back



Wiring all completed





ECU mounted



Have a problem with my race technology dash. Seems to have a firmware issue. Been sent away so hopefully will get it back next week



Picked up a 1M exhaust from birmingham last sunday and trial fitted it. I had to cut off the end's that attach to the downpipes and use the E46 Flanges. All lines up ok so will fit it proper over the next week or so













lee866 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18th May 2016, 05:52 PM   #26
applehero
A mere Chipper
 
applehero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 44
Car: 2002 BMW 330i
Default

Awesome project here! Keep the pics coming. When will it be ready for the next trip to the 'ring?
applehero is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18th May 2016, 06:16 PM   #27
Mistercorn
Achieved official socks
 
Mistercorn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Nottingham
Posts: 1,787
Car: 2003 M3 CSL, other stuff
Colour Combo: Silver grey
Default

Drop me a line and I can chase up the DASH2 issue for you if needed. If you ever need any other help on it let me know. If you can send me some photos when it is done I would love to get it in the Race Technology newsletter. Fantastic job.

MC
Mistercorn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd May 2016, 12:46 PM   #28
Will
Achieved official socks
 
Will's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 672
Car: E92 M3 DCT
Default Awesome

Great thread and build love it.
Will is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17th June 2016, 01:27 PM   #29
M3 Kent
Achieved official socks
 
M3 Kent's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,724
Car: 2004 BMW M3
Default

Subscribed!

Awesome build thread!
M3 Kent is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20th June 2016, 04:02 PM   #30
Mike_VWT5
Achieved official socks
 
Mike_VWT5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,736
Car: 2008 BMW E92 M3
Colour Combo: Space Grey / Fox Red
Default

Superb! Keep it up!...
Mike_VWT5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23rd July 2016, 11:10 PM   #31
lee866
Rocking a new hat
 
lee866's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South East London
Posts: 571
Car: Track 2003 E46 M3
Colour Combo: Carbon Black
Default

Where do i start with this thing!!!


I got to the point where i was a days work from starting it and then remembered from when i took it out the M3 that it had a misfire so decided to check everything before start up.

Its then i realised why it had misfire




Decided to stick a camera down the bores and although the crowns didn't look too bad they weren't great either so i done a compression test. Cylinders 2+3 come back low




At that point i decided to strip the engine down before deciding what way to go with it













I've decided i will probably fit JE piston's, standard rods, race bearings, and all ARP bolts. Just getting the funds together for the build at the moment though.


Managed to get hold of a 1M bumper for cheap so i can run 265 section up front eventually.





Made a start on the rear's. already running 10j ET23 on the rear but now have spacers











Got hold of an 60l ATL fuel cell. I was going to mount it up where the boot was but decided against having the weight high up so chopped the rear bench away and got started on mounting it lower to help with handling.
















In-between all that i took the daily out to the ring for a few laps while i was out in Belguim




Updates as and when, not looking to get it up and running until feb next year now though
lee866 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23rd July 2016, 11:13 PM   #32
lee866
Rocking a new hat
 
lee866's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South East London
Posts: 571
Car: Track 2003 E46 M3
Colour Combo: Carbon Black
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by applehero View Post
Awesome project here! Keep the pics coming. When will it be ready for the next trip to the 'ring?
Thanks. Next ring trip will be may next year now unfortunately

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mistercorn View Post
Drop me a line and I can chase up the DASH2 issue for you if needed. If you ever need any other help on it let me know. If you can send me some photos when it is done I would love to get it in the Race Technology newsletter. Fantastic job.

MC
Got the dash back a while back, apparently it burnt out something related to the can to the eco iirc. Not happy about it but it's sorted now but cheers




Quote:
Originally Posted by Will View Post
Great thread and build love it.


Quote:
Originally Posted by M3 Kent View Post
Subscribed!

Awesome build thread!


Quote:
Originally Posted by Mike_VWT5 View Post
Superb! Keep it up!...

Cheers all
lee866 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30th August 2018, 06:09 PM   #33
TouringRob
Achieved official socks
 
TouringRob's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2017
Posts: 1,395
Car: M3 Touring
Default

What ever happened with this? Such a cool project.
TouringRob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30th August 2018, 06:14 PM   #34
Keith
Achieved official socks
 
Keith's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Taplow, Berkshire
Posts: 7,856
Car: S65B40
Colour Combo: Monte Carlo Edition
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TouringRob View Post
What ever happened with this? Such a cool project.
X2, this is excellent!
Keith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30th August 2018, 06:23 PM   #35
lee866
Rocking a new hat
 
lee866's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South East London
Posts: 571
Car: Track 2003 E46 M3
Colour Combo: Carbon Black
Default

Unfortunately my friend offered me a track E46 M3 which i bought. This sat doing nothing as i lost all motivation once i had that. I then broke the M3 up to go travelling round SE Asia for a few months and got a M135i which i'm looking to track next year. Looking back at the pic's of this is making wish i finished it!!
lee866 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30th August 2018, 07:11 PM   #36
TouringRob
Achieved official socks
 
TouringRob's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2017
Posts: 1,395
Car: M3 Touring
Default

Ahhh arse, you sold it whole?

Maybe I misread your reply - do you still have it?

Last edited by TouringRob; 30th August 2018 at 07:14 PM.
TouringRob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30th August 2018, 07:23 PM   #37
lee866
Rocking a new hat
 
lee866's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: South East London
Posts: 571
Car: Track 2003 E46 M3
Colour Combo: Carbon Black
Default

Na, i broke it up. Kept some bits for the M3 i got and sold the rest.
lee866 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th September 2018, 03:59 PM   #38
Coops90
Wearing official robes
 
Coops90's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Sheffield
Posts: 350
Car: '02 M3, '98 540, '89 316
Colour Combo: Oxford/Cinnamon
Default

Such a shame! Was looking forward to seeing it completed
Coops90 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Thread Tools
Display Modes



All times are GMT. The time now is 11:30 PM.


This website uses cookies. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies this website uses, click here.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2007 - 2018 M3cutters. All Rights Reserved.