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straight_6
06-05-2003, 03:54 PM
kind of*mumble*

Still having some small problems, like not idling right and all of a sudden it would not rev over 3500rpm. But when it was running right it pulled strong first and second was nothing but wheel spin, in the rain of course. Got the coil overs in, and it is sitting nice and low.

I will try to post some pics tonight.
Feels good to drive my car after more then a year!*par-t*

ROB89M3
06-05-2003, 04:09 PM
Kevin, glad to hear that your Gem Is done. Gotta see some pics and give us some more details on all the mods that were done.


later

Eurostyle
06-05-2003, 04:13 PM
Congratulations! But give us more info on what was done! Must be a lot to take a year...

Gamite
06-05-2003, 04:26 PM
pppiiiiicturessss!!

330DTM
06-05-2003, 04:39 PM
Are you the guy with the turbo'ed engine? If it's you I believe I caught some footage of you and Randy pulling out of Bimmercruize lot when it took place for the first time. Dam your car sounds sick if it's you.

calgaryE30M50
06-05-2003, 07:28 PM
humm... sound to me that the DME is going into LIMP mode. Mine did that also. Would not rev pas 3500 rpm. For me it was because I didnt have the road speed signal hooked up to the DME so it never saw the car moving. Hope that helps.

P.S I have a 93 325is motor in my 86

straight_6
06-06-2003, 02:09 AM
Originally posted by 328DTM
Are you the guy with the turbo'ed engine? If it's you I believe I caught some footage of you and Randy pulling out of Bimmercruize lot when it took place for the first time. Dam your car sounds sick if it's you.


No that was not me, but i know what car you are talking about. He removed it because he could not get it running right.

straight_6
06-06-2003, 02:27 AM
Things done:

parted out 98 2.8 motor and tranny,
head has 3.0l cams,
port and polish,
3 angle valve job,
M3 springs,
and the head was milled down a bit.
Bored throttle body,
Dinan chip,
Stock bottom end.
Geine headers,
custom 2 1\4" exhust,
Brullen muffler,
OBX coil overs,
Bilstein shocks,
Eibach sway bars,
and all the other goodies that you do with the conversion.

Things left to do:

6 point cage,
new seats and carpet,
Porsche brakes (rears from a 930 turbo)
fender flares,
18" rims(with have been sitting in my garage for a year)

and i think thats it. I hope to have it all done in a few weeks.

straight_6
06-06-2003, 02:30 AM
Still in ruff shape has not been washed for a year.

M50E30
06-06-2003, 02:32 AM
Kev,

Just got off the phone with Randy earlier. Told me that you got the beast running! Sweet! Gotta take me for a spin!

L8R,
Dave

straight_6
06-06-2003, 02:36 AM
Missing some parts and other small things,

straight_6
06-06-2003, 02:40 AM
Sits nice and low with the coil overs

M50E30
06-06-2003, 02:57 AM
Originally posted by 328DTM
Are you the guy with the turbo'ed engine? If it's you I believe I caught some footage of you and Randy pulling out of Bimmercruize lot when it took place for the first time. Dam your car sounds sick if it's you.

This was the car!
Can you spot the Turkey?

M50E30
06-06-2003, 03:01 AM
BTW I never liked red E30's untill I saw these two beauts! Well the turbo car is no longer turboed.

Another shot of the turbo.

IVAN
06-06-2003, 03:05 AM
Wow whose is that Z8??

I am pretty sure he knows why he lives for haha.

M50E30
06-06-2003, 03:12 AM
Originally posted by IVAN
Wow whose is that Z8??

I am pretty sure he knows why he lives for haha.

Some guy empowerd knows owns that Z8. Thats Randy behind the wheel. Here is a shot of him taking it for a spin with his GF.

Slowered318
06-06-2003, 03:23 AM
Kev... good to see its driveable now! what a long road that must have been.. i know my 6 months was bad enough.

I gotta check her out in person, are you coming to the movies friday? Mine is mobile now too, just need a new drive shaft and need to break it in.

Ryan

Jon@Bimmersport
06-06-2003, 03:35 AM
hey kevin..looks good man..i like it a lot! next time we meet and u got it, can i get a ride??? :D

M50E30
06-06-2003, 03:39 AM
Originally posted by E46_lover
hey kevin..looks good man..i like it a lot! next time we meet and u got it, can i get a ride??? :D

Jon! I called first dibs! LOL! :D If you thought my car was quick...I bet you will love the torque of the 328!

Jon@Bimmersport
06-06-2003, 03:47 AM
Originally posted by M50E30
Jon! I called first dibs! LOL! :D If you thought my car was quick...I bet you will love the torque of the 328!

ya, plus he has mods to it also...maaaaan if only randy had his E30 still...the 3 bimmercruize guys..but knowing randy, he has to go all out with his sponsered ultra fast GT2..lol

straight_6
06-06-2003, 02:22 PM
Originally posted by E46_lover
hey kevin..looks good man..i like it a lot! next time we meet and u got it, can i get a ride??? :D


You must be at least this high to get on this ride.:D

dropped_E30
06-06-2003, 02:39 PM
Originally posted by straight_6
You must be at least this high to get on this ride.:D

hahaha..

where'd u get the skirts? i want those on my car, it'd go nicely with the lip