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    335D Powered Rally Fighter Resurrection

    This car is the first Rally Fighter built by Local Motors, and the only one to be powered by a diesel out of a 2008 BMW 335D. It was chosen because it was a 50 state street legal clean diesel engine with urea injection. But due to supply issues and cost, it was not used in production and an LS3 was used instead.

    The Beta car has long sat after it struck the car into limp mode. The car also overshot our jump, landing on it's nose which caused the skidplate and subsequent radiator support structure to crush the intercooler, causing further issues.

    I have permission to get this car back to running condition, currently the car is throwing 27 engine related codes ranging from boost pressure, to DPF and urea injector malfunctions. I certainly have a lot of work ahead but with input and help from the community i'm sure we can get this piece of automotive history back on the road (and make it faster and beat out the gasoline powered competition of course Click here to enlarge)

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    The first step was to evaluate the condition of the front of the car and determine how to remove the broken intercooler. The intercooler was sandwiched in between the chassis tubes and the skid plate support. We determined that the only way to remove it was to take off the front nose cone, hood and skidplate. Upon removal we found that the skid plate supports have penetrated into the intercooler and squeezed on the sides of the radiator. New skid plate, radiator, oil cooler and intercooler mounts will need to be fabricated.
    I found a new intercooler on epay.

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    We need pics.... NEED THEM.

    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale
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    yay! enough rep... here are some
    The car
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    The engine
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    Ziptie and aluminum tape interior
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    Taking care to remove parts from the front of the car..
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    BMW components flopping around held together by zipties.
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    A not happy intercooler.
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    new vs old
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    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale
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    wow now thats a RALLY Killer!!! Hope you can get it to work cause once you do, you will really find out what this I6 twin turbo is capable of doing!!!

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    First start after sitting for two years! Turbo seals were leaky after sitting for that long.

    First test Drive! running ok, no tune yet.

    The bad robot intercooler is mounted and plumbed, we flipped it upside down and around to keep it out of the dirt.
    Click here to enlargeDoing some more plumbing, replaceing the "snuffleupagus" orange intake tube with a solid piece because it kept popping off.
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    Click here to enlargeClick here to enlargeThe exhaust, no DPF, no cat, no urea, just a straight dump outside the front wheel.
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    Last edited by Nick02; 08-12-2013 at 06:21 PM.

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    wow what a beast!!

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Nick02 Click here to enlarge
    First start after sitting for two years! Turbo seals were leaky after sitting for that long.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQpqlyjGRZo
    First test Drive! running ok, no tune yet.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqFke...LwLpOWD2cMJ1Hw
    The bad robot intercooler is mounted and plumbed, we flipped it upside down and around to keep it out of the dirt.
    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/im...photoJPG-1.jpgDoing some more plumbing, replaceing the "snuffleupagus" orange intake tube with a solid piece because it kept popping off.
    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/im...image_1-1.jpeg
    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/im...image_2-1.jpeghttp://www.bimmerboost.com/images/im...image_3-1.jpegThe exhaust, no DPF, no cat, no urea, just a straight dump outside the front wheel.
    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/im...image_5-1.jpeg
    This thing is sick as $#@!!

    What is the purpose though?

    I'll give this thing a full front page spread if you get me some exclusive content. Pictures, video, that I only I use.

    Stage 2 or 2.5 E9X M3 S65 V8 supercharger kit for sale
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    @Nick02 how long until it's done?

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    Almost done with the dash install, it actually looks nice. Tomorrow it is going on a trailer and getting tuned for the mods, registration came in and it is back insured. When it comes back from the tuning people it's getting a carpeted interior and it's done.

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    photos please!!

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    Who's tuning it?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 2deerwhistlers Click here to enlarge
    Who's tuning it?
    Good question!
    @Nick02

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    Nick send me a pm and I will refer you to my guys in Poland!!! He has done some minor things on my car and can get you remapped and DPF issues out of the way. Contact me whenever you can

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    Tuning is freak there in Poland! i went there a few years ago, lots of bimmers and lots of Supra's too

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