Or he could sell dbv and get a xona 6157 hybrid from srm for 3100$Well both. One blownt led to another blownt. Exact same way my GTI died so you can kinda guess what happened if you know.
Few different routes to take right now and he's not sure what he wanna do..
1) Sell it all and throw used is38 on and get either an rs3 or F80 M3
2) Sell DBV2 and buy IMS kit + Built motor
3) V3 + Built motor
He should contact Nisse Järnet from https://www.dkgecu.com/Lol IMS RS kit talk about "how to get divorced in one statement."
Right now first step is get the race cor back to working again, then turn daily car into race cor again. After going through trans in 2 weeks in the LS swapped monstrosity hes actually buying a DCT from a E series m3 and is going to adapt it to work! LOL! I have to give it to BMW, I didn't think DSG could be topped but they make a hell of an auto trans. The DSG is like fast smooth pops. The DCT is like getting punched in the chest by a donkey at 80mph. It literally chirps fourth gear on the highway...like why xD I love them both equally so much! The DSG was so much more livable, perfect blend of economo-mode and fast shifts at wot. The DCT is all clunk, all bang, all the time.
Im not sure if you guys saw this car yet but it's literally hilarious everytime I see it I just smile (vids don't do justice how loud this thing is in person) (M4 right after I got it stock hardware stage 1 tune)