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D.. 01-22-2007 10:54 AM

E21 M20 thanks to bimmersport
 
My car is alive again! No more more m10, that barely turned on, thanks to Charlie at bimmersport. He just finshed installing an m20 in my e21, the car runs and sounds incredible!! He did a bunch of custom work to make everything fit, and didn't miss a single detail. Im just waiting for my turbo kit to come in right now *uzi* ...

I cant be more thankful for everything you've done Charlie! I really appreciate it. I just have to say Bimmersport is the only place to bring your bmw.. exceptional and fast work. Thanks again. As for pictures i will post them up during this week.

paul christians 01-22-2007 11:13 AM

is it a stock M20??

ZiMMie 01-22-2007 11:54 AM

Blue E21?

D.. 01-22-2007 11:55 AM

yeah blue e21.. and no its not a stock m20

NickP 01-22-2007 12:44 PM

Cool! The car should be a blast to drive

T.Dot_E30 01-22-2007 01:03 PM

nice, thats an awsome swap, m20s are dirt cheap......hmmm maybe i should get an e21 to drop this used m20 i have into. lol

paul christians 01-23-2007 07:56 AM

this is now called e21/323is..........sweeeet.......

e30_kid89 01-23-2007 10:54 AM

i seen that car there.....looks sick...post pics soon!!

D.. 01-23-2007 10:00 PM

it'll actually be called a 325i...cause it was a 320i and it has an engine from a 325is...:cool:

paul christians 01-23-2007 10:11 PM

^^^yes but they had 323 aswell...It was a euro trim..

E36is 01-24-2007 07:33 AM

^^ curious.. did bimmersport box up or beef up the front end framings prior to the swap to compensate for the addition hp/torque to prevent frame warpage?

Axxe 01-24-2007 10:00 AM

Rommel, BMW installed M20's in E21's from the factory without additional reinforcements, it will be just fine. Sure there is going to be some body flex, but every older car has flex, nothing can be done except boxing in the towers and frame rails, basically a full cage for it.


D, glad you like the car, sounds awesome, must pull like hell!! Now all you need is a LSD :D

E36is 01-24-2007 10:02 AM

^^ thanks Tomek for the insight. Have fun with the E21!

D.. 01-26-2007 05:59 PM

I was at bimmersport today, took a few pics of the engine, and just a few pics of some of the cars there

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1...Picture006.jpg
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1...Picture005.jpg
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1.../e21engine.jpg

D.. 01-26-2007 06:07 PM

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1.../Picture25.jpg
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1.../Picture24.jpg
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1.../Picture23.jpg
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1.../Picture22.jpg
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1.../Picture21.jpgT

This has to be the busiest shop on max. *th-up*


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