September 30, 2020

BMW LS3 Widebody Track Car Episode 3: Dropping a Car on a Motor

Big step here: the engine is going in. Since there’s a lot of fabrication work to be done, parts to be purchased and fitted and generally things need to be figured out, it’s important that we get the engine in the car at least to test fit. From there we can see how things align and make decisions.

Unusually, we’re actually going to drop the car on the engine. With a chassis this open and the design of the motor mounts and front subframe, this is actually by far easier. See how we did it.

Parts used in the episode:

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