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      10-04-2012, 03:40 PM   #1
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AW F10 M5 "race car" with rollcage and recaros owned by Norwegian racetrack

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Wanted to share some pictures of this car with you. The pictures was taken with iphone so sorry for the bad quality.

For the last week we have had this M5 in our shop, but the guys didn't tell me untill it was going to be picked up. The car is owned by the Norwegian racetrack Rudskogen.

I have talked to them about Akrapovic exhaust, but they are focusing on brakes and suspension first.

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      10-04-2012, 04:08 PM   #2
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I need one.
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      10-04-2012, 04:35 PM   #3
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cage n buckets r legit!
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      10-04-2012, 04:46 PM   #4
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I don't think I would want to sit in the back with that cage unless I had a helmet on and even then. In a wreck your head would when it hit the metal bar.
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      10-04-2012, 07:29 PM   #5
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no sunroof! Has anyone in the US successfully ordered one without the sunroof?
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Says something that they did this with an M5!!
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      10-05-2012, 06:14 AM   #7
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I wonder how much weight is saved/shaved with full recaros in the M5.
Stock car's enemy is weight. OEM seats are pretty heavy so i reckon close to 200lbs saved.

I don't even want to imagine how much faster the car will be around 4000lbs.
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      10-05-2012, 10:39 AM   #8
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      10-05-2012, 11:05 AM   #11
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4 race seats! now that's a way to cut some weight in this beast.
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wow four seat recaros!
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      10-05-2012, 12:13 PM   #13
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I seriously doubt 400 lbs was shaved out with only four Recaro seats.
The brackets for the seats add quite a bit of weight.
Not to mention the roll cage adds weight as well.

I wonder if this is the beginning of the diet.
I wonder if you stripped it completely down how much you can lost maybe 1000 lbs.
I've heard of one E39 M5 track car losing about 800 lbs of weight.
The car has absolutely no creature comforts to speak of.
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      10-05-2012, 12:34 PM   #14
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I can just see this thing going around a track at race speeds with four people in it, wow.
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I need one.
Wonder if this one has an oil pump issue
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      10-05-2012, 12:51 PM   #16
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Wow, four racing seats, don't know if I've seen that before.
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Wonder if this one has an oil pump issue
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I've always wanted to see a sedan with 4 racing seats, so thank you!
I almost did this in my E90 M3 before I decided to sell it!

LOVING IT!!!
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      10-05-2012, 03:43 PM   #20
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Wow, four racing seats, don't know if I've seen that before.


I have, the Top Gear challenge to tune a car to be faster than the Evo.
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Wonder if this one has an oil pump issue
Im sure by now they have replaced the oil pump on some of the M5/M6 here in NA.
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