LS3 Twin Turbo M3 and A90 Supra Big Turbo

LS3Twins

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I am making this thread to document my two builds as I am constantly working on both cars. I work in the auto industry Mon-Thurs but I am also a photographer and shoot weddings on the weekend but I will keep this thread stocked with up-to-date photos. I am doing all the work out of my 2 car garage in Charlotte NC.

The goal with the M3 is 1000hp but retaining full streetability with AC and power steering and should be cranking it for the first time pretty soon. I'm making good progress right now.

The goal with the Supra is to have the perfect daily driver that can do it all. Hopefully 700hp without any sacrifices while maintaining reliability. If something breaks I'll build it stronger.

A little info on the M3:

1998 BMW E36 M3
Super Clean Chassis with No Dents/Dings

Precision Turbo 5858's with VBand In/Out and twin 40mm wastegates

Fully Built LS3 (Non VVT Non DOD)
30k Mile engine removed from a 2015 Camaro SS 1LE
TR6060 Transmission
Texas Speed (TSP) Custom Grind Turbo Cam 225/234 .629/.600 115 +3
TSP Super H-Beam Rods with ARP 2000 Bolts
Mahle Forged 4032 Pistons 4.070 Bore, 3.622 Stroke, 6.125 Rod Length, -4cc Volume
TSP 7.40 Chromoly Pushrods
Melling High Volume Oil Pump
Comp Cams BSR Shaft Rocker System
Headwork and Valve Job by G Engineering in Mooresville NC
TSP Dual Valve Spring Kit with Titanium Retainers
Sikky Billet Engine Mounts
Sikky LS3 Oil Pan
ID1050X Injectors
Aeromotive Brushless A1000 Fuel Pump and 20 Gallon Fuel Cell
KW Coilovers
Complete Chassis Stiffening Including Subframe and Rear Trailing Arms
Back half roll cage
OMP WRC-R Racing Seat
Sparco 345 Steering Wheel

2020 Supra
BorgWarner EFR9280 T4 Twin Scroll
Full Race Turbo Manifold
Twin 44mm Tial Wastegates
MHD Flash Tune 100 octane
Catless Downpipe
Custom 3" Intake with K&N Filter (Powdercoated Black)
Muffler Delete
BC Forged MLE10's 19x9.5 19x11 Gloss Black Barrels with Matte Black Centers & Titanium Exposed Hardware
Currently making 477whp and 538tq




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And some pics of the finished cage,fuel cell location and seat mounting.

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Gotta say, beautiful build! Personally not my cup of tea, as I am little bit purist, but it deserves a thumbs up for dedication:thumbsup:
 

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OH YES!!!! im in the same boat with my e36 m3 ...getting her ready for NASA GTS3/4 2020 season. Debating to pick up the new Supra myself as a daily. how do you like yours?

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OH YES!!!! im in the same boat with my e36 m3 ...getting her ready for NASA GTS3/4 2020 season. Debating to pick up the new Supra myself as a daily. how do you like yours?

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Nice build yourself! Thanks for sending the pics. In terms of the Supra for a daily I have truly enjoyed it. I have had MK4's, C7Z06, GTR's, etc and I really have enjoyed this car for a daily. I would 100% recommend it for you.

If now given the chance to choose between a MK4 and the MK5 I would go with the MK5 with modern technology and creature comforts but that's just purely my opinion. Granted my exhaust is pretty loud but I can take my wife up to the mountains for some spirited driving and she's not complaining about anything and with all the assists you can set cruise control and take your feet off the pedals the entire time you're on the highway. The direct injection is also nice because mine doesn't have cats but you also don't smell like gas when you get to your location. The gas mileage is pretty good if you can stay out of it, I am not one of those people though.

I plan on building the Supra to be pretty rowdy for a street car but still not sacrifice anything, it's going to get interesting around 700hp and we shall see how it goes. Haha. Anways thanks for sharing your build and look forward to hearing how you do.
 

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Nice build yourself! Thanks for sending the pics. In terms of the Supra for a daily I have truly enjoyed it. I have had MK4's, C7Z06, GTR's, etc and I really have enjoyed this car for a daily. I would 100% recommend it for you.

If now given the chance to choose between a MK4 and the MK5 I would go with the MK5 with modern technology and creature comforts but that's just purely my opinion. Granted my exhaust is pretty loud but I can take my wife up to the mountains for some spirited driving and she's not complaining about anything and with all the assists you can set cruise control and take your feet off the pedals the entire time you're on the highway. The direct injection is also nice because mine doesn't have cats but you also don't smell like gas when you get to your location. The gas mileage is pretty good if you can stay out of it, I am not one of those people though.

I plan on building the Supra to be pretty rowdy for a street car but still not sacrifice anything, it's going to get interesting around 700hp and we shall see how it goes. Haha. Anways thanks for sharing your build and look forward to hearing how you do.

Thanks man! just dropped the E36 off at my body shop today, the full Carbon roof is being applied and sealed, then off to Rogue Engineering for buttoning things up. I cant wait!
Im still on the fence with the new Supra, I want it badly because I need a daily, something fun but I swore to myself to budget. I even went to test drive the 2019 Mazda Miata RF club and shit I swear its the best drivers car. Affordable but....im 6'1 at 245lbs muscular (Ex-bodybuilding competitor) I fit in the mazda which surprised me but....long trips with the girlfriend, bags and such......may be the Supra in the end. Oh yea, I cant leave anything stock, I have the itch.
Cant wait to see what else you do with your cars man. Enjoy!
 

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sickkkkkk wheel setup man!
 
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A couple of rolling shots I took on the way to Rockingham Dragstrip. She ended up running 11.5 with 100 octane, catless downpipe, 305 Mickey Thompson Drag Radials, and a dyno tune from MHD Tuning done at CES Motorsports in Charlotte.

The dyno tune produced 477whp and 538tq.

More to follow!

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