2013 DSM Shootout - 4G63 BMW drag race - Matt Arruda 9.23 @ 154 mph
Infamous Performance, Matt Arruda in his 4g63 Swapped E30 BMW.
Matt ran a new best in qualifying Round 1 of the Quick 16, 9.23 @ 154.47
Car has a ton more left in it, need to get trans issues worked out.
This was the result of non stop work, many people coming together to make
it happen, and an at the track rebuild of his transmission that same day.
Here is a quote from his post on our local forum about the ordeal starting
at Friday night after having issues on a test pass:
"Back in the pits I ruled out any electrical issues and narrowed it down to
a mechanical issue within the transmission. At this point it was about 10
PM and I had a head ache so I called it a night. Just before I hit the
pillow I got a few much needed phone calls from my trans builder and Bill
Hincher with some much needed words of encouragement. Saturday morning I
got up at 7am and started to removing the transmission with plans to tear
it down to find the issue (mind you i have never disassembled an auto trans
or have any clue of their internal workings) With a small list of things to
check over I got right to it, in the mean time I sent Tom W. to Summit
Racing about 2 hours away with my debit card and no shopping list. I just
told him call m when you get there ill have a list by that time. Sure
enough within an hour with the help of some newly acquired friends Jason
Crooks and Jake Lipton we had the trans torn down and found the direct drum
to have some burnt up clutches. At this time I called Tom and he was able
to pick up a TCI master rebuild kit for a whopping $130 and started to head
back. While waiting for Tow to get back we noticed that the direct drum had
some scoring where the clutch pack floats inside and it was suggested that
we have it machined before reassembly so off we went to the local machine
shop to have the drum cut. Chuck at Wakeman Power machine was more then
welcoming and gave me a super hook up 12 qts of type f trans fluid, 4 cans
of brake clean, 1 tube of ultra black, and machine work for a $38 WOW is
all I can say Thanks Chuck ! Back to the track we went to finish assembly.
Our 1st round qualifier was at 7PM and we just topped off the trans fluid
and jack stand tested at 6:45 everything looked good so we towed the car to
the line just in time and ended up running a new personal best on this very
Even though the rest of the weekend didn't go very good I couldn't be
happier it was truly amazing that our group along with my newly acquired
friends where able to pull this off and for that I'm so thankful to be part
of such a great community."
New England DSM
21st Annual DSM Shootout
BMW E60 M5 V10 w/ Race Exhaust - Drifting, Drag Racing & More!
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This time I have recorded a BMW E60 M5 at the 'Spring Event'. This was
certainly one of the craziest drivers that day. He didn't mind to burn some
rubber! This car really is 'Louder than your girlfriend last night'. Enjoy!
BMW M5 1000WHP and Superretards Spring action
Ivarsproduction's sick BMW M5 E34 making some noice on the streets of
västerås with the supermoto crew "Superretards".
The supra is owned by Crowbar in the Superretard's crew and got around
600WHP at the moment.
BMW M5: Ivarsproduction@Facebook