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  • Spec E46 Catalog - Deep Dive
    January 16, 2024

    Spec E46 Catalog - Deep Dive

    Spec E46 is a popular and competitive road racing class in which all non-M/rear-wheel drive E46 coupes and sedans can compete. Since its beginning, we at Condor Speed Shop have proudly manufactured and sold parts that work very well and in some cases were designed specifically for the highly competitive racing class
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  • Condor Polycarbonate Windows, Door Cards and Splitter Panels
    November 6, 2023

    Condor Polycarbonate Windows, Door Cards and Splitter Panels

    We take great pride in our precision-cut polycarbonate windows, ABS door cards, and functional aero pieces. Depending on the nature of your build, these components can be applied to improve your track-focused BMW's performance and looks. Whether it’s a drift car, endurance racer, time attack car, or an aggressive all-out street car, these functional parts are useful for anyone looking to optimize their classic BMW.
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  • Condor Shifting Components Deep-Dive
    October 2, 2023

    Condor Shifting Components Deep-Dive

    Your shifter is one of the most frequently used components to the touch in your BMW. Whether you realize it or not, the condition, feel and overall function of this item is crucial to a car's overall performance, image and appeal. A sloppy shifter can really alter your perception of an otherwise clean car and we at Condor Speed Shop recognize this; which is why we offer a varied line of shifting components and upgrades suitable for everyone from the everyday enthusiast to highly competitive racers.
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  • SPAL Fans - Vital Cooling System Upgrades for your BMW
    August 30, 2023

    SPAL Fans - Vital Cooling System Upgrades for your BMW

    SPAL Automotive has been a world leader in manufacturing electric fans and blowers since 1959. Made in Italy, they have been selling and distributing their products within the US from their American headquarters in Iowa since 1989. Their adaptability to classic and modern performance BMW’s is a perfect fit due to the high level of cooling efficiency these engines demand.
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  • E9X 325i-MSV70 to MSV80 Conversion
    July 11, 2023

    E9X 325i-MSV70 to MSV80 Conversion

    The purpose of this procedure is to convert from MSV70 to MSV80. This procedure will be necessary for all 2006 325’s and 330i’s in order to run the Spec E9x tune, courtesy of Epic Motorsports. These Instructions are specifically for...

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  • E9X 330i – MSV70 to MSV80 Conversion
    July 5, 2023

    E9X 330i – MSV70 to MSV80 Conversion

    The purpose of this procedure is to convert from MSV70 to MSV80. This procedure will be necessary for all 2006 325i’s and 330i’s in order to run the Spec E9X tune, courtesy of Epic Motorsports. These instructions are specifically for the 330i. The reason for this conversion is to unify and consolidate the ECU calibration, creating parity within the 325i, 330i and 328i model range.
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  • Wheel Studs and Spacers - A Matter of Simplicity & Convenience
    June 30, 2023

    Wheel Studs and Spacers - A Matter of Simplicity & Convenience

    Wheel studs are a common upgrade for all types of enthusiasts. In motorsports of any level, it is common for racers and drifters alike to have multiple wheel and tire setups for a variety of reasons, and studs are a must. For the occasional track day, many enthusiasts will not want to scuff up a nicer set of wheels or burn through their street tires so they bring a second set of wheels with them to the track. Even streetcars can benefit from wheel studs.
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  • BMW 3 Series Reinforcements - Staying True to BMW Motorsport Heritage
    June 21, 2023

    BMW 3 Series Reinforcements - Staying True to BMW Motorsport Heritage

    Condor Speed Shop has developed chassis reinforcements for all classic 3 series generations. In this article, we will discuss the areas on these cars where reinforcement is key for both performance and reliability and how their simple applications can instill motorsports inspired performance applicable for both road and track.
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