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BMW E30 M3 race car

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1988 BMW E30 M3 race car



-         VIN : WBSAK0309J2196500

-         Bought in 1999 in immaculate condition with 50K miles.

-         Converted to a race car in 2000 to compete in BMWCCA Club Racing      J-Stock Class

-         Converted in 2002 to a full race car to compete in BMWCCA Club Racing D-Modified Class.   National champion in 2013.

-         Since 2015, the car has been used in DE’s and lapping days after doing an S54 engine swap.

-         New S14 engine re-installed during the 2022-2023 winter.

-         Race car was originally built by Raven performance in Toronto.  Chassis was stripped, acid dipped and seam welded prior to building the cage.  Cage built using 4132 Chromoly tubing.

-         The car has been a 20-year project.



-         S14 2.7L - total run time less than 2 hour

-         Short block professionally assembled with John Johnson in Germany. Similar spec engines are producing c330 bhp +.

-         2.7l crankshaft

-         Mahle pistons 12.3:1 compression

-         Arrow Precision connecting rods.

-         Block prepared with torque plate.

-         Machined Oil squirter pads

-         Grp A main and rod bearings

-         DTM like large oil pan

-         Assembled with a reinforced plate.

-         GrP A cylinder head gasket

-         29.5 mm intake ports

-         38.5 mm MS intake valves

-         32.5 mm MS exhaust valves

-         SRD7 valve springs

-         Titanium upper valve spring retainers

-         Steel lower valve spring retainers

-         MS 324 intake camshaft

-         MS 304 exhaust camshaft

-         Arrow precision shim under bucket setup

-         48mm throttle bodies

-         Carbon fiber intake and air filter housing

-         4 to 1 exhaust header – GrP A replica

-         GrP A motor mounts

-         Single 3.5” Stainless Steel exhaust pipe with two Borla racing mufflers.

-         Aluminum Radiator

-         S54 oil cooler

-         Thermostatically controlled SPAL pull fan.



-         e30 M3 GrP A Dogleg 265/5 – low mileage and purchased new

-         Gear ratios

o   1st gear 2.337:1

o   2nd gear 1.681:1

o   3rd gear 1.358:1

o   4th gear 1.150:1

o   5th gear 1.000:1

-         Ultra light JB racing aluminum flywheel

-         5.5” dual disk clutch




-         New rebuilt in 2022 by Diffsonline

-         3.91:1 ratio

-         4 clutches - 35/60 ramp.

-         Performance cover

-         Solid mounted to the cage



-         Tilton 600 series firewall mounted pedals

-         Adjustable brake bias using a balance bar.

-         Separate master cylinders for front/rear/clutch

-         AP Racing CP5200 4 pistons calipers – front

-         AP Racing CP5211 2 pistons calipers – rear

-         330 mm front ventilated disks with air ducks

-         310 mm rear ventilated disks

-         NO power assisted setup.

-         MK60 ABS system from E46 M3 2005 competition package



-         AST 5300 3-way adjustable suspension front and rear


-         DTA S-60 PRO ECU

-         Custom harness

-         Dyno tuned using GT-260 98 Octane unleaded gas.

-         Bosch 42 lbs injectors

-         5 bar fuel pressure using an S54 fuel pressure regulator.

-         OE in tank fuel pump

-         High pressure Bosch 044 pump inside surge tank


-         AIM MXL2 dash/data logger.

-         Configured with:

o   RPM with Shift lights

o   Gear number

o   Speed

o   Oil pressure, Coolant temperature, oil temperature

o   Voltage, fuel level

o   Lap time and number of laps

o   6 LED indicators, all configured.


-         Additional SPA gauges providing redundant and other data.

o   Coolant temperature/oil temperature

o   Oil pressure/voltage

o   gearbox oil temperature/ diff oil temperature

o   Fuel pressure/water pressure

o   Air Fuel ratio gauge



-         Zero 360 FIA 2.25kg Novec 1230 Fire Marshal System

o   3 nozzles in cabin and 2 nozzles in the engine bay

-         Window and inside window net (currently removed)

-         Single windscreen wiper setup

-         8 APEX 17” wheels

-         Racetech wide seat - adjustable

-         6 points Schroth harness

-         Cool suit pre-wired



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Item Location: Ottawa/Ontario/Canada
Seller: RaceCarsDirect
Joined January 2009
  Mike Walters
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Company: RaceCarsDirect
Country: United Kingdom
City: Race Cars Direct
Phone: +44 (0) 7970 736644
+44 (0) 7970 736644
Condition Used
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Price: $POA
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Added: 15/12/2023
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