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Old 04-06-2009, 12:24 PM   #1
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new toy: swapped BMW E30 content

I needed a toy that I could track and I didn't want to spend a lot.

I remembered a friend had a E30 with an E36 24v motor swap so I called him up and it just so happened he was looking to unload it.

video of the car (after the swap, before the suspension)







'89 325is - Black
Tan on Black Sport interior
'92 M50B25NV with dinan software, revs to 7100
'92 Getrag 260 with driveshaft
3.94 LSD (an insane gear ratio, the car revs really fast)
New Alternator
Power Steering Delete
Hard wired electric radiator fan (no mechanical fan)
Semi Solid trans mounts (UUC Red enforcers drilled out with through bolts)
All new shift selector collar and bushings
UUC Dual Sheer Shift Rod
New Clutch Slave
No A/C

Ireland Engineering Stage III Springs
KYB shocks
Replaced (new) driver's control arm and ball joints
Replaced (used) passanger's control arm (w/ ball j's)
New front hubs + Bearings
New rear wheel bearings
New Brake rotors all the way around
A bunch of sets of HP+ pads (some on the car some in boxes)
Stainless brake lines (not installed)
e30 325iX Booster and Brake Master
2002tii remote reservoir

MtechII Replica front valance
Depo Euro Smiley Headlights
4300k HID lows
Aftermarket side skirts
Borbet Type A's (15x7.5 IIRC)
Nokian Hakka RSI Studded
Stock bottlecaps with all season tires
OZ racing 16" wheels, with Z rated tires
momo wheel hub (need a wheel)
Pilot Sport Cups (race tires)

current needs/projects

- fix exhaust leak
- fix turn signal electrical problem (front blinker wiring problem, only getting 2 volts)
- install and wire O2 sensor
- possibly replace rear subframe mounts
- install a harness I have sitting around
- delete driver's side high beam and build intake box behind it
- install coolant sensor
- fabricate brake ducts
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Old 04-06-2009, 05:22 PM   #2
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nice job on the track!

where was it? looked like a pretty fast track. easy on the brakes
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Old 04-06-2009, 05:38 PM   #3
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that's nelson ledges, and that's not me, it's a friend who did the swap to this car... and that was stock suspension.
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