Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > General > General Discussion
User Name

Welcome to!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 07-24-2003, 07:23 PM   #1
1st Gear Newbie
Join Date: May 2003
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Posts: 2
dying E30...need to swap engine

i got an '87 325is and the engine it is nearing 200k miles. just for future reference, i wanna keep my E30. so im looking for some info on where i can get a nice rebuilt engine. specifically a tuned one. ive looked at and rebuilt engines. does anyone have any comments on how these run or referrals to other places that sell tuned rebuilt engines?
ROM3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2003, 03:36 PM   #2
Gets Blown Daily
djcontra's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Scarghetto
Posts: 6,129
Send a message via ICQ to djcontra Send a message via MSN to djcontra Send a message via Yahoo to djcontra
Not to put down maxbimmer or anything, but also ask this question on DTMPower, Roadfly, and
There's a lot more gearheads on those forums I find that can answer tricky questions like that.
Also do a search on google for "korman bmw review" or something a long those lines and see if there is a writeup somewhere on their products/engines.
It's the best I can think of for now sorry.

'94 Supercharged E36 325is (150,000 original km's)
-Vortech V9 G-Trim @ ~10psi w/ BOV
-Shortstack headers
-Vortech RRFPR
-255LPH Walbro fuel pump
-TEIN SS Coilovers w/ Pillowball mounts
-Keskin KT1 17x8.5 & 17x10
-Remus full catback
-Authentic Rieger Infinity I body kit
-SMT6 EMS (Untuned)

djcontra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2003, 03:39 PM   #3
6th Gear Member
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: MaxBimmer, home of Nazi's,
Posts: 2,478
Send a message via AIM to Jordan
If you insist on being helpless, and paying someone else to rebuild your engine.... have it done locally.

Korman is WAY overpriced, and they are have sticks up their asses. Metric Mechanics are damn good, but expensive.

Now right in North Hollywood there is a great shop...

Ive done business with them before, so have alot of my friends. No one has said anything bad about these people, only the highest regards.
Jordan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2003, 07:35 PM   #4
1st Gear Newbie
Join Date: May 2003
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Posts: 2
wow. thnx a lot. ill probably give these guys a visit.
ROM3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2003, 11:31 PM   #5
3rd Gear Member
audiophilia's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Toronto
Posts: 335
Check with Bimmerman on max. He has a complete E30 engine for sale.

Great guy and my sales association with him is
The Online Journal for the Serious Audiophile
audiophilia is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:48 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Maxbimmer Copyright 2001 - 2018