318ti.org forum

Go Back   318ti.org forum > Garage > Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing

Notices

Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing Discuss "organized" racing, car set-ups, driving techniques, track tips, events, driving schools, maintenance and more.

.
» Recent Threads
No spark after overheat
Today 02:57 AM
Last post by Tampa Brad
Today 02:57 AM
0 Replies, 74 Views
[332ti: S54 Hellrot...
04-10-2017 06:25 PM
Last post by BlackBMWs
Today 01:00 AM
28 Replies, 3,859 Views
Another Swapped Ti
11-19-2016 07:43 PM
Last post by BlackBMWs
Today 12:49 AM
66 Replies, 19,577 Views
What did you do to your...
05-06-2016 08:01 PM
Last post by Ivan
Today 12:05 AM
49 Replies, 16,245 Views
names for your TI
10-08-2004 04:48 AM
Last post by Ivan
Yesterday 11:49 PM
342 Replies, 70,811 Views
Knocking noise when cold...
11-11-2017 03:53 PM
Last post by Ivan
Yesterday 11:39 PM
6 Replies, 882 Views
The 318ti OBD-II engine...
10-19-2006 07:48 PM
Last post by wmealer
Yesterday 11:33 PM
94 Replies, 47,787 Views
new engine build. dasc +...
01-02-2016 02:28 AM
Last post by VanRich
Yesterday 10:25 PM
134 Replies, 51,438 Views
HELP!! Airbag sensor
11-18-2017 08:18 PM
Last post by newto318
Yesterday 01:15 AM
6 Replies, 437 Views
WTB: Ascot Green 318ti,...
11-17-2017 03:08 PM
Last post by apexspeedtech
11-19-2017 07:26 PM
1 Replies, 351 Views
Reply Share/Bookmark
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-05-2017, 12:09 AM   #16
jerseytim
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: jersey
Posts: 53
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

it is going to be used purely for gravel rallies. when i say gravel there are lots of small rocks, pot holes and the odd jump, it is pretty rough and the car needs to be as heigh as possible as it will bottom out. the first one i competed in split my sump
https://youtu.be/QJIAoHgElyc
jerseytim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2017, 06:03 PM   #17
Whizbang
Member
 
Whizbang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Posts: 48
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

Reiger suspension.

/thread.
Whizbang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2017, 11:26 PM   #18
jerseytim
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: jersey
Posts: 53
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

Reiger suspension would be very good but cost about 4 times more than the car has cost. i fitted e36 m3 springs to the rear which has kept it a good height and stiffened it up a bit. i have just pulled an e36 328i apart and will fit the springs off that onto the bilstein front shocks i have and will see how that works out.
The scrutineer passed it for its passport inspection tonight so it is now officially a rally car.
i am keen to use it on its first event with the 1900cc engine then see about fitting the 328i engine into it. the last one i did was only about 5kg heavier with the 6 cylinder aluminium engine rather than the 4 cylinder steel engine

unfortunately i was rushing to pull the engine out the diner car and forgot to disconnect the power steering pipes and spilt oil all over the drive so tomorrows job after work is to find a place to put all the goodies removed from the 328i, dump what is left and clean up the drive.
jerseytim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2017, 11:06 PM   #19
Whizbang
Member
 
Whizbang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Posts: 48
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

our scrutineering is real strict in the US. Cage needs to be FIA (whatever numbers). basically a jungle gym.

my rx7 and my gf's 2002. Don't have a good interior pic of the 2002 handy.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version Name:	13340139_10100464288220018_4849912427396871440_o.jpg Views:	38 Size:	68.0 KB ID:	16845   Click image for larger version Name:	IMG_1692-Copy-1024x683.jpg Views:	34 Size:	89.1 KB ID:	16846  
Whizbang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2017, 01:36 AM   #20
jerseytim
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: jersey
Posts: 53
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default


couldn't resist this e30, it is very clean and low mileage (not that it has an engine) i can't wait to get started on it, i have bought a sump off a m40 so that i can fit the m42 from the compact in it, and it came with a multi point cage and plastic windows.
jerseytim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2017, 07:21 PM   #21
theflyingmilkflo
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: GB
Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)
Default

What is the throttle body?

Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
theflyingmilkflo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2017, 08:54 PM   #22
jerseytim
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: jersey
Posts: 53
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

e36 m3 with the middle pair removed
jerseytim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2017, 09:05 PM   #23
theflyingmilkflo
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: GB
Posts: 10
iTrader: (0)
Default

Cheers

Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
theflyingmilkflo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2017, 11:44 PM   #24
jerseytim
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: jersey
Posts: 53
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default


i needed to do something with the suspension so i dug the old bilsteins out but couldn't fit them because they had lowering springs and i wanted to stay at standard ride height so i cut the old spring support off and fitted some adjustable height collars and fitted 350lb 10" springs, when fitted the car was far to heigh at the front
i then removed the struts and dropped the mounting point 50 mm and fitted the springs without the adjustable height collar
this was drying after a coat of satin black. the height is now 10mm higher than it was standard which i am happy with, at the back i have fitted bilstein shocks and e36 m3 springs which have raised its height slightly. i have re fitted the front anti roll bar but left the rear one off. it drives very nice on the road, much better than before and it feels much more stable with the anti roll bar. i have a gravel rally coming up so it will be interesting how it handles the bumps and rocks.
jerseytim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2017, 10:34 AM   #25
jerseytim
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: jersey
Posts: 53
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

i fitted bilstein struts with 350lb 10" springs on the front with m3 springs on the rear with bilstein shocks, i have put the front anti roll bar back on as i thought i can always remove a drop link an try it without. it will be used on gravel and dusty concrete so very little grip, there is also stones and small rocks so that is why i am keeping it heigh.
all stickers up now as it will be competing in its first rally in 9 days. i just need to fit the correct seats, harnesses and intercom from the other car and set the tracking
jerseytim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2017, 08:11 PM   #26
jerseytim
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: jersey
Posts: 53
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default


i have just completed its first event and what a laugh. the car ran faultless all day with most of the problems being my driving. it was very wet during the morning with the 4wd cars making up lots of time. i had plenty of understeer probably due to the wet muddy conditions and also the budget tyres that i was using, i had 3 spins luckily without hitting anything. i disconnected the front roll bar and it stopped raining which made the car a pleasure to drive. it still had understeer but no where near as bad as the morning. i was struggling to get it into 3rd gear as i had fitted a quick shift gearstick which i will be reverting back to the standard one. i managed 1st instead of 3rd a couple of times which was a bit scary

i finished 4th overall which I'm more than happy with and i can't believe how much fun i have had in this virtually standard car.
looking forward to my next event
jerseytim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2017, 08:17 PM   #27
jerseytim
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: jersey
Posts: 53
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

https://youtu.be/gYezi9uQ1tg
jerseytim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2017, 12:51 AM   #28
jerseytim
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: jersey
Posts: 53
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

jerseytim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2017, 10:39 PM   #29
manac
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: FL
Posts: 4
iTrader: (0)
Default

Woot, very nice, looks like you are having a lot of fun!
manac is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
MA 1997 318ti - Perfect DD or Race Car Build bmwme Cars for Sale 10 12-09-2014 11:29 PM
My Never Ending Build Thread LanOsb133 Lounge 2 10-16-2014 07:43 PM
want to build a FAST car, Suggestions ? pred Lounge 20 08-01-2013 08:04 PM
tiFreak's track car build tiFreak Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 70 06-03-2012 04:38 AM
Track Ready Modified 325ti Feeler in NJ tctwnd US and North America 25 03-30-2007 06:28 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:53 AM.


.
Powered by site supporters
vBulletin Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1999 - 2017, 318ti.org
© vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2
[page compression: 127.45 k/151.23 k (15.72%)]

318ti.org does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or products discussed.