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1980 BMW 528 LSx

Build009 1980 BMW E12 528 LSx 269

This was a build that took place in my home garage back when I was still working my day job. An E12 to be built as a winter car.

Yes, a 400hp RWD winter car that would live in MN.

This E12 is on the list to receive refreshed suspension, cammed 6L LSx truck engine as well as a T56 6 speed manual transmission.

Read the build below or check out the gallery above!

I give you; Scumclass.

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Cluster and DONE.

There was a lot more that went into this build but it was done almost 10 years ago so I

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Wiring fun

Bunch of odds in this post. Wiring the engine. Radiator hoses. and more!@!!!@@! MANY more pictures of all of this

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Hydroboost and cam

We had to make a few things to fit the GM Hydroboost along with the BMW master cylinder. We could

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Exhaust

With the exhaust manifold built on the driver’s side it was time to tackle the exhaust. Bringing the pipe around

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Engine mounts

Every swap has it’s ups and downs. What will fit and what won’t. The vacuum brake booster on this was

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It begins!

The owner of this car bought it as a winter car for himself in MN. It was….”solid”. Well sorta! It

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