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Old 04-12-2013, 01:09 AM   #16
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About 4 or 5 years ago, (a little foggy on date’s haha) I researched parts to remove all the crap part the shop that did the poor Vorsteiner roof install said were the best. I had a Turner Motorsports oil cooler installed, SuperSprint Stepped Header (I think v1), SuperSprint Stepped Race 100 cell cats installed, SuperSprint Center Section with Resonator, TC Kline dual adjustable coil overs, TCK 500/500 springs at the time of install, and TC Kline Camber plates installed. I am currently running 500/600 on the spring rations now and love the way the car drives.









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Old 04-12-2013, 01:10 AM   #17
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Some more random images of a photo shoot I did at the Sacramento State garage.



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Old 04-12-2013, 01:10 AM   #18
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This was the day I was washing the car that the drive side leak appeared. This was my biggest fear about going with the roof and it came true. As mentioned above it was due to a poor install.







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Old 04-12-2013, 01:11 AM   #19
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I removed the leaky, poor fitting Vorsteiner carbon fiber sunroof and went with good old OE CSL. The shop that installed the roof is no longer around =( but they did an amazing job on the install including welding in the center section cross brace. I have had no issues (knock on wood) ever sense the OE CSL roof has been installed. The shop was so good I have working roof rack flaps as well. They were so thorough the even found the BMW manual on how to install the CSL roof.









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Old 04-12-2013, 01:12 AM   #20
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Random images from the last Bimmerfest I went to. I think that was 2007 if my memory is correct.







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Old 04-12-2013, 01:13 AM   #21
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I am out of old parts pics unless I can figure out if I saved them to an old backup drive. As you saw from the start of this I have had a lot of parts on the car and off the car. I have a list of parts that are currently on the car and will post that after a few vanity shots =). Cannot blame me for wanting to show off my baby.



















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Old 04-12-2013, 01:13 AM   #22
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:14 AM   #23
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Images from my first track day in 2011 and the latest one I did in 2012.









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Old 04-12-2013, 01:15 AM   #24
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In October of 2011, the wife and I decided we wanted to say we have driven down ALL of HWY 1 or PCH. We took a week of work and hit the road. We had no plans, no pre-defined stops, just the open road and a map. All we knew was we wanted to stop at Disney Land and end up in San Diego. Other than that, it was all up in the air. If you have not done the PCH drive from SF to San Diego then you are missing out. Once you get to Monterey heading south you really hit some amazingly beautiful country. It is well worth the time off to take trip. We did the northern section in April of 2012 to complete the northern and southern sections. Below are the Images of the car on that drive.



Yes the wife was driving the car for the HWY leg to Monterey. We both have been on HWY 1 from SF to Monterey so no need to retrace what we have already done.


















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Old 04-12-2013, 01:16 AM   #25
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:49 AM   #26
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:59 AM   #27
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Here are the most recent images I have taken of the car. Wife drove the 1M and I drove the M3 to the delta for a little sunset photo op. This is the last set of bulk images.



















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Old 04-12-2013, 10:03 AM   #28
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:03 AM   #29
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I believe I have brought everyone up to present day now. Hope the scrolling and reading to this point has been interesting and well worth the sore finger. I have included summary of the car in its current state. From here on I will post images and updates on the recent build items that are arriving over the next 7 weeks. Thanks flipm3 for the format idea =)

Current Parts List

Engine . Exhaust
AFE Stage 1 Intake
D/A Race software
Samco Intake Elbow
Supersprint V1 Stepped Headers
Supersprint V1 S Race cats
Supersprint Center Sections W/Resinator
Eisenmann Race Exhaust 83mm tips
Rouge Engineering Under drive Pullies
Ignition Solution Plasma Coils
Turner Motorsports Oil Cooler Kit

Suspension
TCK E46SD E46 Smart Design DA Coilover 500/600 springs
- I was running 500/500 which is a great street setup
TC Kline Camber plates
OE Strut Tower
Eibach Sways with polly bushings
Ground Control Lower rear control arms
Ground Control hybrid control arm bushings

Transmission . Driveline
Ground Control Differential Bushing limiting kit / nylon discs
Power Flex Tabs
UUC Tranny mounts hybrid (red)

Brakes
STOPTECH Yellow BBK
StopTech Stainless Steel Brake Lines
Axxis Ultima Break pads
Motul RBF600 Gold now / was blue to start

Exterior.
BMW CSL Carbon Fiber Roof
BMW CSL Trunk
BMW CSL Rear Diffuser
BMW Euro bumper with/custom molded in CSL splitters
BMW LED Taillight conversion (no led module)
Interior.
Hardwired Valentine V1
UUC SMG Peddle set

Wheels . Tires
BMW CSL 19 Rims
Michelin Pilot Super Sport 245/35/19 & 275/30/19 – Filled with nitrogen
Turner Motorsports 10mm front spacer (needed to clear the calipers)
BMW CSL 19 rim front spare
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:04 AM   #30
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Now the parts list you have been most likely saying “come on already and get to the point”… Ok here is a detailed breakdown of what has been ordered to complete the car the way I have envisioned it. This is a complete parts list needed to do any of these items. So if you have questions please feel free to ask. I have listed BMW parts with part numbers and non BMW parts as well. Once I have completed the car I will include a full parts list of the car in its new state.

BMW CSL Airbox (kit)
11617833496 --- AIR COLLECTOR
11617831740 --- BRACKET
7119902973 --- HEX BOLT WITH WASHER
7119900398 --- HEX NUT X2
11617831745 --- MUFFLER CLAMP X6
11617833497 --- UNFILTERED AIR HOUSING
11617833648 --- INTAKE
7129952137 --- HOSE CLAMP
11617833646 --- AIR DUCT
11617833645 --- SUCTION TUBE
7119905016 --- COUNTERSUNK SCREW X4
7119901780 --- FILLISTER HEAD WITH WASHER
16131176747 --- PLASTIC NUT
7119931115 --- FLAT WASHER X2
7129952127 --- HOSE CLAMP
11617833647 --- AIR SHUT OFF CALVE
11157833649 --- VENT HOSE
13717896774 --- INTAKE MANIFOLD
13621739510 --- TEMPERATURE SENSOR AIR
13727838625 --- BMC AIR PANNEL FILTER

SMG tank to replace the one on the stock airbox
21532282549 --- Expansion tank for SMG fluid

BMW Center console
51167895578 --- Console-CSL
51167896362 --- Frame-CSL
51167896361 --- Frame- CSL
51167896956 --- Insert-CSL
51711904843 --- Blind plugD=23MM X2
34417896360 --- e-brake boot
51168235570 --- Bracket
7129901644 --- Body Nut X2
71111180290 --- Sheet Metal Screw X2

I am making CSL door panels in alcataera. I got the idea from the interior of my 1M. Also I wanted to be different then everyone.
51417896919 --- Door handle front left-CSL
51417896920 --- Door handle front right

Differential upgrade. This is all the items needed to make a kit.
Turner Motorsports - 3.91 Ring and Pinion
33121205138 --- securing plate for pinion
33121204657 --- crush sleeve
33107510289 --- output seals X2
Summit TMK-HM803110 --- bearing race
Summit TMK-HM803149 --- inner pinion bearing

BMW CSL Bumper
51117896820 --- PAINTED FRONT BUMPER TRIMSILBERGRAU
51117896379 --- Aerodynamic cover, left
51117896380 --- Aerodynamic cover, right
51117895883 --- GRILLE,AIR INLET LEFT
51112695252 --- Flap, towing eye, primedM
51118191149 --- Gasket 2125 MM

BMW CSL Engine parts (note I already have the exhaust cam)
11317835041 --- INLET CAMSHAFT
11337833259 --- Rocker Arms X24

Chassie
Tuner Motorsports Sub frame kit

Suspension
BMW ZCP/CSL steering rack

Software
Evolve Stage III alpha N software. Need to match the intake, cams, and exhaust all together
ESS SMG Software

Engine
Zionsville Competition radiator/electric fan kit
- 2 speed controller
- Shroud
- 16 spal fan
Samco radiator hose kit

Interior
Recaro SPG-XL seats - I am 6'5 so need the big boy seats
Ebay black aluminum SMG paddles
Custom rear seat delete
Custom CSL / Interior mod
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