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Project and Technical Write ups for BMW and Porsche.

Choosing the Norma M20FC Chassis

Choosing the Norma M20FC Chassis

By Andrew Lang | Jul 9, 2020

We settled on the Norma M20FC chassis. The FC designates that this car is a carbon composite tub, which was done from year 2015 and on. Prior to this the cars were steel tube frame. The FC car also had some aerodynamic upgrades over its predecessor that made the car more desirable. The M20FC came…

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Endurance Racing Norma M20

Endurance Racing with the Number 03 Norma M20

By Andrew Lang | Jul 2, 2020

We here at Lang Racing Development have always been specifically focused on endurance racing. While we’ve learned a lot developing our E46 M3 for the NASA ES class a few years ago we always asked ourselves what was next. While campaigning that car in endurance races we were always trying to win overall. Unfortunately, we…

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Radium Fuel Kit Unboxing for the S65

By Big Jon | May 18, 2020

With our ESS VT3 supercharger installs we have been needing to add additional fueling capacity to the E92/E90 M3 to cope with the fuel demands. The Radium Engineering fueling kit helped us make that happen. This system is as close to plug and play as you can get for this application. The system was easy…

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S55 Stage 3 Cylinder Head - Blog Cover

S55 Stage 3 Cylinder Head

By Andrew Lang | Apr 30, 2020

It’s pretty rare that we find an area on a BMW Motorsport engine that we can really improve on, so when we find something that can really benefit from modification we get pretty excited! Our Stage 3 S55 cylinder head is one of those areas. BMW does a great job on its naturally aspirated cylinder…

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Lang Racing on TV and Online

Lang Racing Development Featured on TV and Online

By Big Jon | Oct 2, 2019

2019 has been a busy year here at Lang Racing Development. It’s our first full year at the new shop. We’ve completely rebuild our technician team as previous members move up and on to new projects. As I type this, we’ve completed the following major projects; 6 E46 Rear Subframe Reinforcements 8 E46 S54 Rod…

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Blown Engine on your BMW? We can help!

By Andrew Lang | Aug 23, 2019

Many of our first time customers first contact us after receiving a 5 figure repair bill from their local BMW specialist. They’ve had some kind of catastrophic engine failure that wasn’t expected and are now faced with a huge repair bill. Unfortunately your local mechanic may not be comfortable sourcing a motor, installing it, and…

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F80 M3 Bent Rods – Building the S55 Engine for Big Boost

By Andrew Lang | Aug 22, 2019

Ahmad’s F80 M3 came to us from another local shop, after hitting a wall diagnosing a reoccurring misfire. Initially they had suspected that the car had slipped timing. They removed the front crankshaft hub and re-timed the motor but there was no change. The car also suffered from excessive oil consumption so we suggested a…

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PDK Service on Porsche Macans

By Andrew Lang | Jun 12, 2019

The Porsche Macan has a required PDK Transmission service that requires an external filter change, transmission pan removal, and internal filter change. Prior to beginning work on this the transmission fluid is emptied and allowed to drain for some time. The pan can then be removed and drained. There is an internal filter that should…

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M3 and M4 Crank Hub Blog

S55 – N55 – N54 Crank Hub Fix for the M3 and M4

By Andrew Lang | Apr 24, 2019

Lang Racing now offers sale and installation of the recently released Maximum PSI Keyed Crank Hub Kit. This crank hub kit is specifically designed for BMW S55, N55, and N54 Engines. Maximum PSI states their “… keyed solution eliminates the friction washer design that BMW used to affix the crank hub, timing gear, and oil…

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