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post #1 of 55 Old 2nd December 2016, 03:21 PM Thread Starter
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Refresh inside and out

After 11 years of ownership and daily driving - the beast has gone for a refresh:



List of to dos:

Complete respray
Replace both front doors (rust)
Replace boot (rust)
Fix various rust spots
Fix various door dings
Replace badges
Replace kidneys
Replace front "Hamann" "CF" lip
Replace boot lip spoiler CF
Replace roof spoiler CF
Polish front lights
New rear lights
New Fog lights + covers
New air filters
Brembo calipers will get repainted
Hamann wheels will get a refresh
Leather will get a refresh (small tear & wear)

Some progress made already:





Once done I will stop using it year round and it will be a summer / nice weather car

Will be nice getting it back into its 2007 shape:

1999 M5 Avus Blau Metallic
Twin Rotrex superchargers, Front mount intercooler, Steel sleeved block, Forged CP pistons, 10.5:1 compression, SS Headers, SS race cats, TUBI Rumore, UUC 11" V12 cerametallic clutch + flywheel, UUC EVO3 SSK w/DSSR, Brembo GT4 brakes front/back, KWv3's, Angel Eyes + Angelibrights, Celis, 19" Hamann PG2s, Strongstrut front Strut Brace, BMW fire extinguisher, Dynawin headunit, CF interior trim

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I think you should get rid of that horrible hood also. I'll take it off your hands. LoL
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I think you should get rid of that horrible hood also. I'll take it off your hands. LoL
Dream on

1999 M5 Avus Blau Metallic
Twin Rotrex superchargers, Front mount intercooler, Steel sleeved block, Forged CP pistons, 10.5:1 compression, SS Headers, SS race cats, TUBI Rumore, UUC 11" V12 cerametallic clutch + flywheel, UUC EVO3 SSK w/DSSR, Brembo GT4 brakes front/back, KWv3's, Angel Eyes + Angelibrights, Celis, 19" Hamann PG2s, Strongstrut front Strut Brace, BMW fire extinguisher, Dynawin headunit, CF interior trim

1989 E30 M3 White - track toy
S85B54 with M-DCT - 600+ hp, 1300kg rocket for the Ring being built
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Beautiful car! Can't wait to see pics when she is complete. How about an engine bay shot? I want to see the twin superchargers!
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Beautiful car! Can't wait to see pics when she is complete. How about an engine bay shot? I want to see the twin superchargers!
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Here are some old shots:




1999 M5 Avus Blau Metallic
Twin Rotrex superchargers, Front mount intercooler, Steel sleeved block, Forged CP pistons, 10.5:1 compression, SS Headers, SS race cats, TUBI Rumore, UUC 11" V12 cerametallic clutch + flywheel, UUC EVO3 SSK w/DSSR, Brembo GT4 brakes front/back, KWv3's, Angel Eyes + Angelibrights, Celis, 19" Hamann PG2s, Strongstrut front Strut Brace, BMW fire extinguisher, Dynawin headunit, CF interior trim

1989 E30 M3 White - track toy
S85B54 with M-DCT - 600+ hp, 1300kg rocket for the Ring being built
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Awesome thread!

Twin Superchargers? My mind is blown (no pun intended). What sort of psi are you hitting? Horsepower/torque? License plate should read OSH!T instead of ONNO!

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Congratulations - can't wait to see the results!

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Awesome thread!

Twin Superchargers? My mind is blown (no pun intended). What sort of psi are you hitting? Horsepower/torque? License plate should read OSH!T instead of ONNO!
Boost is .6 bar. Power is 600+ hp and 700+ Nm.


1999 M5 Avus Blau Metallic
Twin Rotrex superchargers, Front mount intercooler, Steel sleeved block, Forged CP pistons, 10.5:1 compression, SS Headers, SS race cats, TUBI Rumore, UUC 11" V12 cerametallic clutch + flywheel, UUC EVO3 SSK w/DSSR, Brembo GT4 brakes front/back, KWv3's, Angel Eyes + Angelibrights, Celis, 19" Hamann PG2s, Strongstrut front Strut Brace, BMW fire extinguisher, Dynawin headunit, CF interior trim

1989 E30 M3 White - track toy
S85B54 with M-DCT - 600+ hp, 1300kg rocket for the Ring being built
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Holy mackarel, twin superchargers?! That's insane in the best way possible. What's the benefit of having two though?

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Holy mackarel, twin superchargers?! That's insane in the best way possible. What's the benefit of having two though?
At the time there were 2 Rotrexes needed. They have bigger ones today.

Kit installed in 2006.

1999 M5 Avus Blau Metallic
Twin Rotrex superchargers, Front mount intercooler, Steel sleeved block, Forged CP pistons, 10.5:1 compression, SS Headers, SS race cats, TUBI Rumore, UUC 11" V12 cerametallic clutch + flywheel, UUC EVO3 SSK w/DSSR, Brembo GT4 brakes front/back, KWv3's, Angel Eyes + Angelibrights, Celis, 19" Hamann PG2s, Strongstrut front Strut Brace, BMW fire extinguisher, Dynawin headunit, CF interior trim

1989 E30 M3 White - track toy
S85B54 with M-DCT - 600+ hp, 1300kg rocket for the Ring being built

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