BMW Projects

My family loves black BMWs. We’ve had, as a group, Project E30, E36 M3 (R.I.P.), Heavily Modified E46, E90 M3

My brother and I have a project e30:

Valve Job
O-ringed Block
Rebuilt all seals and bearings
Custom regrind turbo cam designed by me (extreme lift, 284 duration)
Rocker locks
Custom M60B40 “flipped” throttlebody on B35 intake manifold


HX40 8 blade 16cm^2 turbine
RapidSpool tubular manifold
4″ downpipe
3″ w/ cat or 4″straight pipe exhaust
31″x12″ Air-Air aftercooler
Tial 38mm wastegate
Cheesy Ebay BOV
3″ intake piping

93 Octane Tune
255LPH pump (needs an 044 inline, I’ve seen starving)
72lb/min injectors (low z for idle quality)

Megasquirt V2 on 3.57 board
3.0.3r code + custom fuzzy logic traction control (not enabled currently)
Electronic Boost controller w/ GM solenoid
20 psi boost
Custom “Closed Loop” Controlled Water/Meth injection @ 10psi kick in with largest McMaster nozzle (50+HP of alcohol)
Wasted Spark ignition conversion
24 degrees of timing under full load


5 series Getrag 260 5 speed
Z3 1.9 gear lever
completely rebuilt w/ custom delrin bushings
Redline Fluid
2.93 rear gear (60-130 in 3rd gear)
225 Dunlop Z1 Star Spec

Coilovers 450/550 (800 rears)
Koni shocks
Custom CABs
E36 Steering rack
Ireland Steering Guibo

Here’s an article with more:…r-dads-old-bmw

potato quality dyno vid:


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