[M]odel Material: Rick Fontan's 2002 BMW M3 - Essentials

[M]odel Material: Rick Fontan's 2002 BMW M3 - Essentials
ESSENTIALS

Driver: Rick Fontan
Vehicle: 2002 BMW M3
Location: Bronx, NY
Built By: AMS Autowerks, Audio Clinic
Horsepower: 450 whp


ENGINE

  • AMS Autowerks (shaved engine bay, full wire tuck) 
  • Vortech supercharger w/ upgraded supercharger & pulley
  • Oil cooler
  • Vibrant (front-mount intercooler, hosing)
  • Injector Dynamics ID725 fuel injectors
  • Upgraded fuel rail 
  • Driven Innovations intake manifold 
  • Turbo Smart blow-off valve
  • ATL (fuel cell, dual dry break filler)
  • Bosch 044 fuel pump
  • Aeromotive fuel regulator

EXHAUST

  • AMS Autowerks (custom “GT-R-style” side-exit exhaust, heatshield)
  • Agency Power stainless steel headers

DRIVETRAIN

  • UUC (Stage 2 clutch, flywheel)
  • 6-speed manual transmission swap
  • Short shifter
  • Braided stainless steel lines

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION

  • Reinforced sheet metal trunk
  • Air Lift Performance (air suspension, V2 controller)
  • Sway bars (f/r)
  • Carbon fiber lower control arms
  • Camber kit (r)

WHEELS / TIRES / BRAKES

  • SSR Professor SP1 wheels – 20x10 (f), 20x12(r)
  • Toyo T1R Proxes tires
  • StopTech (big brake kit (f/r), slotted rotors)
  • Braided stainless steel lines
  • Brake line tuck

EXTERIOR

  • AMS Autowerks custom (widebody kit, 1/3 mini hood, windsplitter, Lamborghini Grigio Silver paint job)
  • Carbon fiber (front lip, headlight overlays, emblems, front & side grilles)
  • Vorsteiner carbon fiber (trunk, roof)
  • Stoneguard powder-coated undercarriage

INTERIOR

  • AMS Autowerks custom (candy purple roll cage, dashboard, full suede interior, carbon fiber bezel)
  • Brank Brook Autotop purple stitching
  • Recaro Profi XL bucket seats
  • Scroth Profi 5 harnesses
  • Vertex steering wheel
  • Momo hub
  • BMW M Power pedals
  • Carbon Fiber shift knob
  • AIM stack cluster
  • Boost gauge
  • ATL fuel gauge
  • LED lighting
  • Rear seat delete

MOBILE ELECTRONICS

  • Audio Clinic installation & fabrication
  • Alpine dual-DIN head unit 
  • Focal (K2 Power 3-way speakers, FPS3000 mono amplifier, FPS4160 4-channel amplifier, crossovers, Utopia Be 10-inch subwoofers (2)) 
  • Dynamat sound deadening


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