The Start
       
     
Before: Interior
       
     
Before: Engine
       
     
Upgrades
       
     
Unseen details
       
     
Rear Suspension Upgrades
       
     
Transmission Upgrades
       
     
Front Suspension Upgrades
       
     
Test day
       
     
Stripping the interior
       
     
Roll Cage
       
     
Assembly
       
     
Spartan interior
       
     
#44 SE30
       
     
The Start
       
     
The Start

 2 door 1990 BMW 325i . Completed with very well running M20 6 cylinder engine and very clean interior. 

Before: Interior
       
     
Before: Interior

This E30 had a near perfect interior and a crack free dash. This interior will continue on in another e30. 

Before: Engine
       
     
Before: Engine

The M20 in it's natural form. Spec E30 rules dictate that power will not exceed 159.9 at the back tire. Changes here will be mostly unseen and mainly to add reliability. 

Upgrades
       
     
Upgrades

Condor Speed Shop was again called on for their top of the line suspension bushings. We are replacing every stock suspension item on the car. 

Unseen details
       
     
Unseen details

The front subfame of the E30 when exposed to the extremes of motorsport can be a weak link. Here we add reinforcement for motor mounts

Rear Suspension Upgrades
       
     
Rear Suspension Upgrades

The Spec E30 rules dictate only 1 combo of springs and shocks can be used. Bilstein sports and H&R race springs pictured here.  Also we added the ST rear sway bar with adjustable end links. 

Transmission Upgrades
       
     
Transmission Upgrades

The shifter was rebuilt with all new bushings and linkage. The Transmission mounts where upgrade to a poly unit. 

Front Suspension Upgrades
       
     
Front Suspension Upgrades

New control arms, Tie rods, and Condor LCR bushings round out the upgrades to the front. 

Test day
       
     
Test day

After completing the mechanical rebuild we ran the E30 to test all components.

Stripping the interior
       
     
Stripping the interior

After a successful test of the chassis. Now began the stripping process. Leaving only the necessary items behind.  

Roll Cage
       
     
Roll Cage

Now comes the safety equipment. A full NASA/SCCA compliant cage was custom built by Rehab Racing Development.  

Assembly
       
     
Assembly

We had the car completely paint inside and in out. Now comes the reassembly process. 

Spartan interior
       
     
Spartan interior

Minimal. Only what is needed for the driver and the car to function. A battle station if you will. 

#44 SE30
       
     
#44 SE30

Now fully in race trim and ready to go. We ran a large season opener at Sebring. The car performed well. Now onto further adjustments and to get that first win