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1996 BMW M3 ST3 Racecar


Drive Train

S52 3.2L Inline 6

5-Speed Manual


Estoril Blue (Green Vinyl)

Race Stripped


81k before racecar conversion



1996 E36 M3.  The BMW 3 series line began in 1982.  The first M3 in 1986 with the E30.  The E36 was the second generation which began in 1992.  The M3 has always been the performance version of the regular 3 series. Upgrades include: engine, handling, brakes, aerodynamics and lightweight material.  It featured the BMW S50 straight six engine.  The M3 line has redefined BMW high performance and quality engineering.


Purpose built race car by Bavarian Tuning in Santa Rosa, CA.  Used for NASA ST3 and BMW Club Racing.  Purchased as a track car in 2005 and used as an HPDE instructors car.  After a few years it was converted to it's current configuration.

The build list includes:


S 52 3.2 Litre In Line 6 cylinder

275 RWHP, 325 Crankshaft , Dynoed

Active Autoworks Custom Chip

Stock pistons

Sunbelt Race Cams Race springs

3.0 Litre intake manifold

3.5 Bosch Updated Injectors

Bimmerworld High Flow Throttle Body

Bimmerworld Racing Aluminum Air box with Filter

Eurospec Oil Pump/Pickup

Eurospec Oil pan

Eurospec Oil Filter Housing with Aeroquip lines

External Oil Cooler

Spa Electric Cooling fan

S52 Plastic Valve cover w/S62 Oil separator and catch can

Euro spec coolant reservoir/with lines to re route to Firewall

with shielding

Active Autoworks headers

Active Autoworks full race exhaust

Rod Bearings replaced 5 races ago

Cylinder head gasket replaced 5 races ago

TMS Alternator and WP pulleys

Aluminum Engine mounts


Stock 5 speed

Custom Trans cross member

Custom Poly/Alumunum mounts

CAE shifter


Diffsonline 3.9 ratio, 40% Locker

Red Line 75-140 fluid

Finned Rear Cover (black )

Speed Sensor for AIM Dash


JRZ double adjustable, Custom Valved  Struts/Shocks

Eibach Race Springs

Ground Control Camber /caster strut mounts

Ground Control Rear Shock Mounts

Ride height adjustable F/R

Ground Control race sway bars F/R

Reinforced rear sub frame

TC Design roll correction front spindles

Bump steer adjustable front steering arms/spherical bearings

Front Upper Triangulated Strut Brace

Rear Roll cage integrated Rear Strut Brace

Poly suspension mounts Front and Rear


Stop Tech BBK 4 piston Front calipers 355mm Rotors

Stop Tech Rear calipers and Rotors

Performance Friction Pads

Steel Braided Lines F and R

Textar Race Fluid


Carbon Hood

Carbon sunroof delete cover

Fiberglass Front Fenders

Fiberglass Rear Fender flares

TC design front Air dam/splitter

Brake ducts

Plexiglass side and rear windows

Small Battery Mounted in RF passengers seat area

Cool Suit set up RF

Carbon Switch Dash Mountw switches

Master Switch

Rear Bulkhead Aluminum Custom Cover

TC Design Roll Cage

AIM Dash and Data Logger

Sparco Steering wheel

Race Tech Seat/Sparco 6 pt harness

NASA Log Book

Radio Box


Apex Anthricite EC-7 18x10 Wheels  (2 sets)

Race Studs/Nuts



or call 415.730.5352 for more information

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