Robbi Smith BMW E30 Project

BMW Club Track Day, October 2016 (Photo: Corne Britz)Owner/ Driver: Robbi Smith
Built and prepared by: Evolution 2 Motorsport
Engine:
- S54 3.0 litre Straight Six
- Powermods ECU, and Dash3 with Shift Lights. Wiring Harness made by Wade Noble
Power Output at Flywheel @ Sea Level: 200Kw
Top Revs: 7500 rpm - 8000 rpm
Gearbox: Standard 5 Speed ZF
Differential: Standard Type Limited Slip Differential
Brakes:
- Front: BMW E82 135i Calipers, Standard Brake Discs and Brake Pads and Braided Hoses
- Rear: Standard Discs and Brake Pads
- ABS all-round
Suspension:
- Shocks: SAX Shocks all-round
- Front: BMW E46 Control Arms, Tie-Rods etc.
- Rear: BMW E37 M Coupe Axle Carrier
Roll-Cage: Made by Van Der Linde Systems
Exhaust System: Branch and exhaust system made by Van Der Linde Systems
Wheels: BMW E46 17” Rims with Bridgestone Semi-Slick Tyres (sponsored by Bridgestone South Africa)
Weight with Driver: approximately 1150kg

Interesting Facts:
- Originally a BMW E30 323i 2-Door Body
- Converted to Left-Hand Drive
- Original BMW E30 325iS Front and Rear Spoilers
- BMW E30 M3-type fiberglass Front and Rear Fenders, molded to body by Khaya Lami Autobody
- Fabrication and painting done by Khaya Lami Autobody
- Livery similarly based on the 1991 Firestone "Firehawk" JSN Motors BMW E30 325iS Group N Car, raced by Robbi (which was built and prepared by Alec when he was at JSN Motors))
- To be raced in the BMW Club Race Series, and in Cape Town

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Test at Zwartkops Race Track, in March 2017

Our Location

  • Unit 3, 6 Forssman Close, Barbeque Downs, Kyalami
  • 011 466 1266/ 7