Project BMW M3 Part 2: Cooling system and airflow sensor
Boy, this project is "fun." I never thought I'd experience so many headaches deciding which aftermarket companies to use. The competition is so great, the quality offerings so abundant, that lengthy research is inevitable in order to make an intelligent decisi
Project BMW M3 Part 4: Reducing frictional loses
I don't care to know what my "crank" or "flywheel" horsepower is--all I want to know is how much power my engine is putting to the ground!
Project BMW M3 Part 9: Track Testing
You might recall the last time I did a track event, Project M3 was normally aspirated. But now was the moment of truth: How does the turbo kit behave on the road course? The answer: It's scary fast. Just when I was getting acquainted with the normally aspirate
Project BMW M3 Part 9: Turbo Update
Playing with various boost levels on the dyno allowed me to see what Project M3 could handle with 91 octane and high-octane race fuel. As you might remember in Part 8, 13 psi of boost is a little too much for the motor to handle with 91 octane. The car pulled