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General Information

Name
E30
Year
1991
Make
BMW
Model
316i
Color
Red
Packages
Mtech 1/2 M3 bits
E30 316i lux with an M52B28 (328i E36 engine).

Car dynoed at 235bhp on Alan Jefferys / enginertuners dyno - known for not over reading!


Engine:
E36 M52B28
Big bore throttle body
M50 inlet manifold
American M3 cams
Danthe map
Vanos overhauled
Injectors reconditioned by Injectortune
£1000+ custom stainless steel exhaust including custom manifolds. Very nice sound and doesn’t drone.
New cam + crank sensor in my ownership
New lambda sensors in my ownership
Recently fitted a new water pump after I found play in it while replacing the noisy power steering pump.
Lower 88 degree thermostat,
Larger E36 air con spec radiator
Single mass m20 flywheel - which has also been lightened
Electric fan (wired to come on automatically)
Battery relocated to the boot.
All the bushes have been replaced and stiffer bushes fitted where possible.

Steering / suspension / transmission:
E30 325I 51mm front struts and brakes
E30 325i rear brakes
E46 “purple tag” steering rack
Custom steering joint
E30 m3 eccentric front control arm bushes
Eccentric rear trailer arm bushes
Bilstein b12 suspension (basically b8 dampers with eibach springs)
Front strut brace
All bushes changed including rear beam bushes (with strengthening void fillers), M5 engine mounts, Bigger E21 gearbox mounts, z3m diff bush, E46 M3 convertible rear topmounts + Z3 strengthening plates
E30 M3 LSD 3:91
Flowtec custom Sumpgaurd 08/17
Battery 22/03/18
Braided brake lines
New callipers on the rear
All welding sorted and cut out
New dust covers
New fuel cap rubber boot
Lemforde control arms
SWAG drop links

The wheels are sought after 16” Hartges, the centre caps.

Interior:
Early E30 M3 Recaro LS front seats in black leather
E30 M3 rear bench in black leather
Black parcel shelf with blind and original pioneer speaker grilles.
Tech 2 sport steering wheel
Leather handbrake gaiter

Exterior:
318iS front splitter
16” Hartges with recent Toyo proxies. (Spare wheel is also a 16” hartge!)
Tech 1 sport rear spoiler
The car also has a cat 1 alarm / immobiliser fitted.
windscreen with a top tint.
Rear lights tinted
Front holes filled
Custom bespoke hand pressed vented bonnet

Full respray September 2017

Now to turbo. I’ve done a new forum on this build and will be collating bits as I go!
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Exterior
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Audio
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Lighting
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Exhaust
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Suspension
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Wheel and Tire
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