BMW M3 Goes on a Lightweight Mission: Fresh Wheels and Big Brakes

Vin's BMW M3 has seen some serious track time, and like any true track rat - he's always looking for ways to shave time. One of the best ways to do that? Weight. Adding lightness is key. So Vin goes on a mission to shed pounds while keeping his car semi-streetable, and fully drivable.
In this episode:
BRAKES: Stoptech Trophy ST60 - @stoptech
WHEELS: Fikse Profil 10 18x10 +19 - @Fiksewheels

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  • If Vin let you borrow one of his cars for the day which one would you take: Ford Raptor, 1JZ Nissan S14, BMW M3, or the Lexus LS430... and what would you do with it...

    Hoonigan Project CarsHoonigan Project Cars3 aylar önce
    • I would take the m3 it looks good and I would do for sure a track day in it 🤟 (carefully vin don’t worry)

      Sean PonceSean Ponce2 aylar önce
    • Hoonigan Project Cars 1jz s14

      Liam PorterLiam Porter3 aylar önce
    • m3.......back to back the snake and angeles crest time attack ghost rider style.

      James CusickJames Cusick3 aylar önce
    • the m3 and make it convertible... that´s how u lose weight!

      Robin EdsholmRobin Edsholm3 aylar önce
    • Ima hafta slide the 430...🤔🤗

      Ace B.Ace B.3 aylar önce
  • Good job Vin! It's already faster.....than everything Scotto has.

    dubya TFdubya TF7 gün önce
  • Oooooooorrrr more power

    Allan FrancisAllan FrancisAylar önce
  • Why did you get rid of the supercharger?

    Kale ChristiansonKale ChristiansonAylar önce
  • I've had 2 330ci track day cars and they are awesome. Cheap, tough and fun to drive

    Norcal MikeNorcal Mike2 aylar önce
  • carbon or fiberglass hood, and you can just use the glass one exclusively for track days

    jude teleszjude telesz2 aylar önce
  • The fikse's look amazing - always wanted a set myself

    Daniel TojcicDaniel Tojcic2 aylar önce
  • How about fixed lexan windows? Maybe add the extra thin rear window from the M3 CSL? Remove all remaining airbags. If that CSL cardbord trunk can be refitted then add this too. :-) If you are really serious then you can add a composite driveshaft and titanium exhaust. :D

    Hardy SchillingHardy Schilling2 aylar önce
  • Just lose the rotor set screws. They aren't needed

    Peter EacmenPeter Eacmen2 aylar önce
  • You should rip the engine out. Major weight reduction there.

    133 80133 802 aylar önce
  • contact liteblox they got some nice Lithium ion battery replacements saves 18kg. from what i could assume being a stock battery for this?

    Albert BaarenAlbert Baaren2 aylar önce
  • Yes! Glad this is back. Very interested!

    David ScottDavid Scott2 aylar önce
  • cf Hood, trunk, ROOooof

    BlakeBlake3 aylar önce
  • Carbon roof?

    SilkuSilku3 aylar önce
  • start a diet and lose 10lbs yourself

    Lur LarrakoetxeaLur Larrakoetxea3 aylar önce
  • The wheels are nice, but if you're serious about the lightweight mission, should've stuck with the TE37s.

    Con TraCon Tra3 aylar önce
  • Fewer hamburgers and more seat time is always a good plan as well.

    Jim WilsonJim Wilson3 aylar önce
  • Race on an empty stomach and make sure you shit before track. - 10 lbs.

    Roley ChiuRoley Chiu3 aylar önce
  • When you cut your rear dust shield what was the reason behind not leaving the shield at the joints for heat protection?

    thurmanjr7thurmanjr73 aylar önce
  • I had a headache watching this video Ffs 🤦🏽‍♂️

    Bikke ChettriBikke Chettri3 aylar önce
  • Straight cut gears baby!!!

    LegolasLegolas3 aylar önce
  • Skin the oem hood and trunk

    Brian KenderBrian Kender3 aylar önce
  • Where is dan

    OMAR CharOMAR Char3 aylar önce
  • Do carbon fiber hood and trunk lid i did it on my e39 saves a ton.

    Pedro CarrerasPedro Carreras3 aylar önce
  • Lexan. Custom interior panels. About all you can do and still maintain a touring car look without spending either a lot of money or a lot of time on carbon. Stock E46 with tires should be able to do 1:55; You aren't anywhere near that cars limit. Similar E46's spec'd out like yours run 1:51's all day.

    Sho Yu WeeniSho Yu Weeni3 aylar önce
  • This is why we love Vin, RAYS on the BMW and BBS on the S14... Total culture switch, respect!

    Double RDouble R3 aylar önce
  • Pulling the audio will get you about 28 lbs

    Robert GoekeRobert Goeke3 aylar önce
  • You've lost the hair long ago, now lose the beard too! Lose the clothes too while you're at it! Because... RACE CAR.

    Tek Teng FooTek Teng Foo3 aylar önce
  • Why don't you remove the front bumper and add lighter rims say TSW or Advan brands?

    Ayixlia MerretsAyixlia Merrets3 aylar önce
  • Will those brake calipers your taking off fit a 2007 335i ? Wanna sell them

    Losi MayLosi May3 aylar önce
  • Really enjoyed that video

    fiesta51fiesta513 aylar önce
  • Man getting clean!!!

    Ahmad MuhammadAhmad Muhammad3 aylar önce
  • set screw ... they are nice and that brand looks cool but the wheel does a much better job at holding on the rotor

    braydon weilerbraydon weiler3 aylar önce
  • If you don't have the fancy bleed bottle, just an empty plastic pop bottle, drill a hole in the lid, old piece of vacuum line. wire clothes hanger if you want to pimp it out.

    BenRittenhouseBenRittenhouse3 aylar önce
  • you should just put a lighter Vinny in it... lol

  • Americans really love their numbers for a product

    lemon turdslemon turds3 aylar önce
  • @17:50 hook us up with that instrumental sauce Vin.

    Matt MacMatt Mac3 aylar önce
  • I got a set of fikse machV. They bend easy

    Doge is love. Doge is life.Doge is love. Doge is life.3 aylar önce
  • M3’s for the win.. M5’s for the MOBB 🌊

    Sean LiburdSean Liburd3 aylar önce
  • Smaller brakes to save weight on a track car...huh? I'd think the better heat characteristics from a bigger rotor would way outweigh the 10 pounds saved.

    Toxie2725Toxie27253 aylar önce
  • Why did he remove the supercharger?

    mytube thismytube this3 aylar önce
  • Lighter driveshaft

    OG ReconOG Recon3 aylar önce
  • Carbon Fiber driveshaft/propshaft would increase power as well as lower the cars overall weight

    David ChowDavid Chow3 aylar önce
  • cant help but notice that Vin has the Stud Conversion, all I see via internet the conversion is bolted or screwed on the rotors, when he grind/removed his rear dust guard cant help but notice no rotors yet it the studs is installed, can you help me with this one e46 owner also :)

    Anjo BugarinAnjo Bugarin3 aylar önce
  • Wanna go faster get a faster tire ! Lol and driving lessons ! Leave the car alone ! Tho

    scoobygms210scoobygms2103 aylar önce
  • Maybe take out the glass and put lexan in

    VerPieterttVerPietertt3 aylar önce

    Josh ForgeyJosh Forgey3 aylar önce
  • Weight wait weight, anyone notice hoonigan looks like their moving in the background?

    first name1234first name12343 aylar önce
  • Carbon fiber hood? aluminum cage?

    jasonj411jasonj4113 aylar önce
  • Make vin jump his truck off the dock!!

    Tyrone Pask Youtube channTyrone Pask Youtube chann3 aylar önce
  • Like your beemmer

    Derek KlimasDerek Klimas3 aylar önce
  • Remove the breaks, they are to heavy. 😂

    KevinKevin3 aylar önce
  • Fuck, Vin... That E46 looks so good! You have the sickest fleet of your fellow scumbags.

    Remi RamosRemi Ramos3 aylar önce
  • If not carbon hood, chop the cross support out from the oem hood and just have the perimeter support intact. If you have crash bars on your cage, take the door side impact protection out. Lose all the airbags, pretentioners etc.etc.

    Matt BurgessMatt Burgess3 aylar önce
  • You should do gears on it Old school go fast mod haha

    New SpinNew Spin3 aylar önce
  • looks like youre gonna have to start investing in carbon paneling up front... hood, fenders, radiator support, etc

    Jeffrey CecilJeffrey Cecil3 aylar önce
    • and a carbon fiber driveshaft

      Jeffrey CecilJeffrey Cecil3 aylar önce
  • Whenever i hear ppl from California talk about rust i cant help but laugh... cheers from Wisconsin

    dopesquatch ruler of alldopesquatch ruler of all3 aylar önce
  • Wait did he say granddaddy??

    Frost CableFrost Cable3 aylar önce
  • I'm fellow fan of the Fikse FM10s as I run them on my E36.

    6spdkeg6spdkeg3 aylar önce
  • Vin between cheeseburgers: How can I get my dang car to lose some weight?

    Will NicholsonWill Nicholson3 aylar önce
  • Ditch everything in the trunk , plastics, carpet , anything under the hood like covers for boxes and fire blanket on the hood . The insulation under the carpets and in the doors , then put carpet back in . Maybe lighter seats.

    Gopherchucks GamesGopherchucks Games3 aylar önce
    • Passenger mirror can go to as long as you have the center rear view .

      Gopherchucks GamesGopherchucks Games3 aylar önce
  • "I want to shave a load of weight from my car but I don't want to strip anything out" yeah, it don't work like that bro...

    The SJV WorkshopThe SJV Workshop3 aylar önce
  • Digging the checkered banner.

  • It is a beautiful car and I kind of feel bad for cracking on him to strip it. but that's just what I would do strip it put in a cage and set it up with poly bushings in the under carriage. I never cared about the inside as long as the outside people see is good that's all that matters and that it go's like stink on shit at the track. the best cheapest fastest way to loose weight and get handling is to strip it

    demonic477demonic4773 aylar önce
  • When did man's get TEs

    Ed CullenEd Cullen3 aylar önce
  • Vinny the build is looking dope, add a HANS to your list of things to pick up

    Joey HutchinsonJoey Hutchinson3 aylar önce
  • Ayyee atleast someone at hoonigan knows how to fit wheels without streching them like john travoltas face with plastic surgery

    MrDoobesMrDoobes3 aylar önce
  • that checkerboard banner looks soo cheap tho.. like honda or something.. otherwise, very nice.

    Graham OvgibbGraham Ovgibb3 aylar önce
  • 'rain tray delete' it's the air intake for the a/c and heater

    4ring garage4ring garage3 aylar önce
  • M3's are already quick as hell stock. but I guess you do get used to the power you have and want more. unless you're willing to spend 8 to 10 grand on all carbon hood, trunk, roof, door panels, and fenders then I suggest more power. since you're not willing to gut it and remove all the creature comforts which would get you down in the 2900 pound club

    Danimal 86Danimal 863 aylar önce
BMW M3 Goes on a Lightweight Mission: Fresh Wheels and Big Brakes