V10 converted BMW E46 M3 by Driftworks – Re-upload!

In 2011 Driftworks Bossman Phil Morrison finished crowbarring a V10 M5 engine & manual gearbox into his daily driven and track day BMW E46 M3.
This video includes footage from the Nurburgring where it was noted it was over 130db on the flyby down the straight! What a noise!!!
This was one of the most difficult and most expensive conversions we’ve ever done. It’s a lot easier now days as you don’t need £15,000 of Pectel ecu and loom, but we still get calls to this day from people thinking then engine just ‘slots in’. I can assure you it does not!
A full spec of the car:

Engine:
BMW V10 S85 5.0litre
Pectel SQ6M12 ECU by KMS Racing Engines
Cosworth Motorsports Engine loom
Cosworth Pi Omega Dash2 Motorsports dashboard
KMS Racing Engines manual cable throttle linkage assembly
KMS Racing Engines modified S85 race Alternator,
E60 M5 Water Radiator
Pipercross filters in bumper.
Dynotorque custom Stainless exhaust, into Eisenmann back box with QPR Electronic Exhaust Bypass valve for those ‘straight through V10′ moments
Custom crossmember and engine mounts
Custom engine belly plate.

Drivetrain:
BMW E90 M3 6 speed manual gearbox
M5 Twin plate clutch with modified fork and bearing assembly, modified S54 slave cylinder and pivot.
Carbonetics Carbon Limited Slip Differential 3.6
Custom shifter and linkage
Custom gearbox mount

Suspension & Chassis:
HSD MonoPro coilovers
Custom front anti roll bar
Rear H&R anti roll bar
Eibach adjustable rear lower arms
Schirmer solid offset front lower bushes
Powerflex rear trailing and subframe bushes
Dynotorque rear load spreading turret bar – To allow use of full coilover rear suspension
Strengthened and plated rear subframe mounting points
Notched chassis rails for custom steering column and radiator

Steering:
Mazda RX7 Steering rack
Custom Steering column with extra linkage to clear manifolds
Custom drop knuckles
Brakes:
360mm front big brake kit with Pagid RS29 pads
Stoptech 4-pot 360mm rear big brake kit with Stoptech pads
Goodridge braided brake hoses

Wheels and Tyres:
3 Piece AC Schnitzer type 2 with new barrels and stainless steel lips
18×11.5” Rear with 285/30/18 Federal RSR
18×9.5” Front with 245/35/18 Federal RSR
Fronts have 10mm AC Schnitzer spacer to clear the large front brakes

Interior:
Front and rear CSL Alcantara Seats
CSL steering wheel
AC Schnitzer White Kevlar dash and door trims
Dynavin Sat-Nav / TV / Stereo

Exterior:
Heavily flared and pulled arches front and rear
AC Schnitzer carbon fibre front lip spoiler
Carbon Fibre CSL bootlid
Custom Black paint work recently prepared by Meguiars
Clear sidelights
LED rear light clusters

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