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Welp, I couldn't handle the rats nest my original PDM/ECU layout created trying to get all the circuits integrated and ran through the bulkhead. After a couple of weeks of trying to get over it, I gave in to the inevitable and ripped it out and moved the PDM/ECU behind the passenger seat. Not seen is a plate the electronics sit so they can come out as a unit.
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About 75% done with the new wiring harnesses that integrate with the rest of the car. Just waiting on two boots and then I can pin and reinstall the bulkheads
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Also finally quit procrastinating and got to work on the rear bulkhead. This sucker has been TEDIOUSIMG_2644.JPG
 
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Welp, I couldn't handle the rats nest my original PDM/ECU layout created trying to get all the circuits integrated and ran through the bulkhead. After a couple of weeks of trying to get over it, I gave in to the inevitable and ripped it out and moved the PDM/ECU behind the passenger seat. Not seen is a plate the electronics sit so they can come out as a unit.
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About 75% done with the new wiring harnesses that integrate with the rest of the car. Just waiting on two boots and then I can pin and reinstall the bulkheads
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Also finally quit procrastinating and got to work on the rear bulkhead. This sucker has been TEDIOUSView attachment 94356
With the electronics on the floor, could rain become a problem?
 
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With the electronics on the floor, could rain become a problem?
I don't think so. They technically float about 1in off the floor pan and I've never had an issue with water pooling there - even in some pretty wet conditions. The electronics are also IP water resistant, so should be good. But we'll see3BC31C91-32DA-4B9F-BD0A-3C5D95D3B88A.jpg
 
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Exp. Type
HPDE
Exp. Level
3-5 Years
Wisconsin
I just installed this one https://competitionmotorsport.com/c...zero-360-fia-3-0kg-novec-1230-electric-system

Electrically triggered - can put buttons to trigger any where - only two wires. Super easy install and this foam won't corrode your interior/engine bay and ruin everything if you need to deploy.

I also added this to trigger if I am ever passed out and the car is burning https://www.bimmerworld.com/Safety-...feline-Protectowire-Heat-Detection-Cable.html

Thank you, ordered that one as well.
 
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What’s the aero package looking like? Still going with the active aero?
Not a whole lot different than where I was before tear down except for an added rear diffuser and ducted/sloped radiator up front. Longer term, will add a bigger splitter with tunnels and the active wing in the back for some DRS :)
 
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I don't think so. They technically float about 1in off the floor pan and I've never had an issue with water pooling there - even in some pretty wet conditions. The electronics are also IP water resistant, so should be good. But we'll seeView attachment 94367
That's great, but with all the cutting and chopping you've done to the chassis since the picture was taken, are there possibly new pathways for water to get in? If you have room to mount the electronics 2" off the floor, it might be worth it.
 
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That's great, but with all the cutting and chopping you've done to the chassis since the picture was taken, are there possibly new pathways for water to get in? If you have room to mount the electronics 2" off the floor, it might be worth it.
Anything is possible, but I really don't think so. I've actually closed up more holes/gaps than before--been placing a special amount of attention to fix areas that debris can get in the car.

Don't think I can lift them higher - the wires need to run under the seat and things are a tight fit. But we'll see what happens. I am not worried about it - everything is sealed and weather-resistant and it's not like the car sits outside. It's spent more time on a lift than on the ground at this point 🤣
 
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Custom front crash bar/tow hook setup is complete. Bar is right up against the bumper, maximizing clearance to the radiator for the future ducting. Not the most meticulously fabricated piece, but it should be plenty strong and super functional.

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I have the wiring 98% buttoned up - just need to document final install. Also got the new pedal box in - just working on some plumbing changes now. Will share more details tonight/tomorrow AM.

Getting closer to first start and (hopefully) test drive!
 

Fabman

Dances with Racecars
6,550
8,203
Exp. Type
W2W Racing
Exp. Level
20+ Years
Pleasanton: 1/2 way between Sonoma and Laguna Seca
Custom front crash bar/tow hook setup is complete. Bar is right up against the bumper, maximizing clearance to the radiator for the future ducting. Not the most meticulously fabricated piece, but it should be plenty strong and super functional.

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I have the wiring 98% buttoned up - just need to document final install. Also got the new pedal box in - just working on some plumbing changes now. Will share more details tonight/tomorrow AM.

Getting closer to first start and (hopefully) test drive!
what air cleaner is that?
 
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