We did a bit of interior work on this. Had the front and rear glass installed with new seals. Installed
1983 BMW E21 320 ITB
The plan for this build changed a few times as we were doing it.
At first it was going to get an S54 (yes I know!!!) and wish we would have stayed that route. Then the owner wanted to go turbo M10. Okay, okay, I can get on board with that. Then as it went along it ended up NA ITB M10, but the engine was built with boost in mind.
While it was here, we swapped to euro bumpers front and rear, along with all the euro rear sheet metal. It got resprayed, all new suspension, and some interior bits were done at the same time.
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I REALLY like using megasquirt or in this case microsquirt. There are so many options and in my eyes it’s
This engine build was planned for a turbo setup then changed to just ITBs. It got lower compression CP pistons,
With the euro rear metal swapped in and all the rust repaired it was time to send it off to
When swapping from US bumpers to euro bumpers on an E21 you end up with a very odd under bite.
As everyone knows rust doesn’t sleep…well except for the 3rd tuesday of every month from 1-2am. it sure was no
This is a dirty job but oh so rewarding. As long as the joints are not worn these can be
All the suspension bits that were to be reused were broke down and sent out for powder coat. The bushings
Step one with any build like this is to pull everything out. When we started this the plan was S54