E8X Dennis' N54 E88 Build (OEM 1M Front, VTT2+..)

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  1. Dennis

    Dennis Private

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    Current Mods:

    Engine/Fueling/Exhaust:
    VTT Stage 2+ Hybrid Turbos
    VTT Inlets
    Wagner Evo2 Competition Front Mount Intercooler
    Stett Charge Pipe & Tial BOV
    3.5 Bar (N20) TMAP Sensor
    Burger Motor Sports Dual Cone Intake
    Burger Motor Sports Oil Catch Can
    Walbro 450 (Fuel-it Stage 2)
    Active Autowerke Downpipes
    MHD Custom Flash (WedgePerformance)

    Suspension/Drivetrain:
    M3 Steering Rack (12.5:1 ratio vs stock 16.0:1!)
    M3 Rear Subframe Swap (entire rear axle)
    M3 Manual LSD/Differential (3.85)
    M3 Front Spindles/Hubs/etc
    TMS Solid Subframe Bushings
    Mason Engineering Strut Brace
    Ground Control Coilover Kit (Custom Valved Konis + 500#/700# Springs)
    Ground Control Camber Plates (Hybrid Race/Street: CCPE9XH)
    Ground Control Rear Ride Height Adjusters
    H&R Front Sway Bar (27mm)
    H&R Rear Sway Bar (20mm)

    Brakes:
    OEM M3 Rotors/Pads Front & Rear
    SS Brake Lines

    Wheels/Tires:
    Apex EC-7
    F - 18x9.5 ET22
    R - 18x9.5 ET45 (note: these only fit due to subframe swap)
    Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R
    F - 275/35/18
    R - 275/35/18

    Exterior/Interior/Electrical/Miscellaneous:
    OEM BMW Performance Electronic Steering Wheel v2
    OEM BMW M3 DCT Paddles
    OEM BMW Piano Black Grill
    OEM 1M Front Conversion
    OEM 1M Mirrors
    Revozport Carbon Fiber Hood (wrapped black)
    LUX H8 V5 Color Adjustable Angel Eyes
    Hardwired V1 (via add-a-circuit fuse)
    Alpina B3 Transmission Flash
     
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2017
  2. Dennis

    Dennis Private

    Track/autox season is almost over which means I'll finally have time to tune the car for the VTT2+/inlets :)
     
  3. Beautiful car!
     
  4. 335iHaroon

    335iHaroon Specialist

    Love the 1M front on a 1 series
     
  5. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    Nice ride!
     
  6. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    I had MORR VS7's on my previous 335i. Is there another monoforged 19" wheel that is similar these days?
     
  7. klooney

    klooney Specialist

    Any interior pics? Wanna see how the steering wheel looks
     
  8. Dennis

    Dennis Private

    Here ya go:
     
  9. Euro venom

    Euro venom Specialist Girl Club

    What a sexy lady. How do you like your intercooler? I'm being sponsored by Wagner and I'm getting there Evo 2 competition intercooler and downpipes
     
  10. De92an

    De92an Lurker

    sweet ride!
     
  11. Dennis

    Dennis Private

    Thanks! Intercooler is great, zero issues with it and fitment is great
     
  12. Beautiful car!
     
  13. klooney

    klooney Specialist

    Thanks brotha, looks good!
     
  14. Dennis

    Dennis Private

    Some pictures from Laguna Seca this past weekend

     
  15. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    Is the top down for center of gravity?
     
  16. Dennis

    Dennis Private

    I guess so, I've always autocrossed with the top down -- you're required to have your windows down on the track, so the top is just a giant parachute if you don't put it down. I just had it up for the first session while it was really wet on the track and then took it down as the course dried up
     
  17. Dennis

    Dennis Private

    I love autocrossing this thing!

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  18. AK135i

    AK135i Specialist

    69
    Anchorage, Alaska
    2010 135i
    You must have amazing grip and handling with 275's on all 4.
     
  19. rhodesman

    rhodesman Corporal

    120
    Maryland
    2010 BMW E88 N54 135i
    love your car! I think mine and yours are close to the same minus the 1M front bumper and fenders. Which brings me to my question for you: I have been on the fence about doing the 1M front swap because I didn't want the front to look wider and thus overpower the look of the rear tires/fenders. I have done all the 1M/M3 suspension bits swap so I was just curious how the front looks when looking at the car from the rear and how the rear looks when looking at the car from the front. All in all, I LOVE the profile shot of the 1M front with the top down and I swear, that almost has me sold.
     
  20. Yositoco

    Yositoco New Member

    Nice car man...
     

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