This car started it's life out as 5 speed 2003 BMW 525i. That's the E39 Chassis!
Now setup for drifting and track-use as well as daily driving, an 18” FDF Race Shop Ballbearing 2-Press Instant Lock Hydraulic Brake to a Dual Caliper Setup and Welded Rear Differential, amongst many other modifications.
Under the hood, NO LONGER FACTORY -- but, a swapped in, tuned and built-up 3.0 liter Inline 6 M54B30 from a BMW X3. Cooled down by a Zionsville Autosport Aluminum Expansion Tank, Shroud and 16" SPAL Electric Fan.
The motor now has a Port and Polished Head. 272°/ 268° Shrick Camshafts. Bigger injectors by DEATSCHWERKS which are E85 Compatible. Accompanied by
an MS43 ECU Professionally Tuned for such modifications. The nostlagia of a genuine "Burble Tune" is also onboard, and provides that nasty
"Snap, Crackle & Pop" exhaust note from the decatted and straight piped exhaust system! With features like "Ignition Retard at Over-Run & Fuel Activate at
Over-Run." and other big words. The vanos has also been remapped for more torque! Aggressive Fuel Mapping. As well as Advanced Ignition by 15 Degrees!
Don't forget - Speed Limiter Delete. With a 7000 Rev Safe Hang Delete, this car makes noise & turns heads. Active Active Autowerke
Catless Headers are bolted up to the block, straight thru. Secondary Air Pump Delete & Rear O2 Delete has also been done!
The transmission includes an ECS Tuning Stage 2 Clutch with ECS Tuning Light Weight Aluminum Flywheel, reducing 10lbs of rotational mass.
(Stock flywheel weight - 25lbs vs ECS Tuning Flywheel Weight = 16.55lbs)
Overall cranking 250WHP / 300BHP with 230ftlbs of Torque Naturally Aspirated - Dyno Proven!
Sitting on staggered 19" Style 121 BMW Wheels - 19x8.5 ET14 & 19x9 ET18 with stretched 215/35/19 Nitto's on 15mm H&RTrac adapters all around, and Bilstein Shocks and Coils for superior ride quality.
-- a spare set of 17" Style 32's on 215/45/17 Nankang NS2's stay in the garage for drifting!
This Touring is ONE aggressive looking Touring as well!
More goodies still on the way!
Custom E39 Touring Martini Racing Livery by Ki Studio's
Custom Engine Bay Shave & Tuck by Chase Bays
Custom Carbon Fiber Valve Cover by JL Motoring
Sourcing E39 Euro Spec Parts:
Tail Lights, Projector Headlights, Interior, Motoren Technic Mayer Engine Badge, AC SCHNITZER Strut Tower Brace,