Frankenmotor Install Prep Time!!! - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-03-2007, 04:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
Retired administrator
 
triggrhaapi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Los Angeles
Car:
Posts: 5,996
Photos:
triggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to triggrhaapi
Frankenmotor Install Prep Time!!!

Didn't get parts today, so I prepped the chassis!!! Hooray for me and Joe!!


Here are a few shots of the cleaned up engine bay.




Here's a shot of the freshly installed IX brake booster and master cylinder.


Here's the shot that shows the mounting bolts and nuts for the IX booster. Pain in the motherfucking ass to get to. Joe had to contort and fold himself into Samus' Ball form to get them undone and redone.


Here's some shots of some of the new leather ///M stitched goodies I got...




One more shot with some foreshadowing. I hear that makes the story more interesting.
__________________

Addicted to Speed Since 1997
Founding member of the GreenDragon Poo Flingers Club
Founder and Double Member of the 150mph club

Read about my Frankenmotor Project and see how an M50 becomes an S50!!!

No, don't worry. It's cool. I'm taking it back for us.
triggrhaapi is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-03-2007, 07:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
Pandemonium Director
 
nukeduster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Car: turbo 325is, 325es, Audi a4 turbo
Posts: 2,372
Photos:
nukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to nukeduster Send a message via MSN to nukeduster
You suck, that is all.
__________________
nukeduster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2007, 09:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
Crazy Fabricatin' Admin
 
gotKRAUT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Car: '87 325es M50tu Swapped
Posts: 9,355
Photos:
gotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to gotKRAUT Send a message via MSN to gotKRAUT Send a message via Yahoo to gotKRAUT
woot, bout time and i have changed like 2 E30 brake boosters, and 3-4 clutch master cylinders now, also last week just did the pedal cluster...its not that hard you little girl

the upper right brake booster bolt is the worst to get to but theres a hole right in the gas pedal to stick the socket though, piece of cake

__________________
Kyle Sutherland

1995 BMW 540i/6:
The Calypso Beast Vid 0-70ish
1987 BMW 325es: Face & Butt Lifted/M50tu Swapped*Sold*
1985 VW Scirocco: Too many mods, money pit*Sold*
E34 Plate Filler Wanted!

Last edited by gotKRAUT; 05-03-2007 at 09:22 PM.
gotKRAUT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2007, 02:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
e30dream's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: San Diego, CA or West Sacramento, CA or Davis, CA
Car: E30 325i & E36 325i
Posts: 1,869
Photos:
e30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud of
Send a message via AIM to e30dream
jealous.

ok picked up engine today. going to bimmerfest tomorrow. can i just put a non-vanos M50 head onto the bottom?
__________________
e30dream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2007, 03:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
Pandemonium Director
 
nukeduster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Car: turbo 325is, 325es, Audi a4 turbo
Posts: 2,372
Photos:
nukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond reputenukeduster has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to nukeduster Send a message via MSN to nukeduster
Quote:
Originally Posted by e30dream
jealous.

ok picked up engine today. going to bimmerfest tomorrow. can i just put a non-vanos M50 head onto the bottom?
the bottom of a m20? no.
__________________
nukeduster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 12:58 AM   #6 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
e30dream's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: San Diego, CA or West Sacramento, CA or Davis, CA
Car: E30 325i & E36 325i
Posts: 1,869
Photos:
e30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud ofe30dream has much to be proud of
Send a message via AIM to e30dream
sorry i was rushed in my question lol. what i meant to ask was... is it pretty much a direct fit non-vanos head onto a bottom end from a vanos engine. (im assuming yes..but just want to ask incase im very wrong) (M50 for both)

and im not going to bimmerfest. court issues and school issues.
__________________
e30dream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2007, 09:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
Crazy Fabricatin' Admin
 
gotKRAUT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Car: '87 325es M50tu Swapped
Posts: 9,355
Photos:
gotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to gotKRAUT Send a message via MSN to gotKRAUT Send a message via Yahoo to gotKRAUT
as far as i know, absolutely...
__________________
Kyle Sutherland

1995 BMW 540i/6:
The Calypso Beast Vid 0-70ish
1987 BMW 325es: Face & Butt Lifted/M50tu Swapped*Sold*
1985 VW Scirocco: Too many mods, money pit*Sold*
E34 Plate Filler Wanted!
gotKRAUT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2007, 01:24 AM   #8 (permalink)
Crazy Fabricatin' Admin
 
gotKRAUT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Car: '87 325es M50tu Swapped
Posts: 9,355
Photos:
gotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to gotKRAUT Send a message via MSN to gotKRAUT Send a message via Yahoo to gotKRAUT
Quote:
Originally Posted by gotKRAUT
the upper right brake booster bolt is the worst to get to but theres a hole right in the BRAKE pedal to stick the socket though, piece of cake

my bad, typo ^ fixed it
__________________
Kyle Sutherland

1995 BMW 540i/6:
The Calypso Beast Vid 0-70ish
1987 BMW 325es: Face & Butt Lifted/M50tu Swapped*Sold*
1985 VW Scirocco: Too many mods, money pit*Sold*
E34 Plate Filler Wanted!
gotKRAUT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2007, 03:55 AM   #9 (permalink)
Retired administrator
 
triggrhaapi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Los Angeles
Car:
Posts: 5,996
Photos:
triggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond reputetriggrhaapi has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to triggrhaapi
Quote:
Originally Posted by gotKRAUT
my bad, typo ^ fixed it
Now write it ten times on the chalkboard.
__________________

Addicted to Speed Since 1997
Founding member of the GreenDragon Poo Flingers Club
Founder and Double Member of the 150mph club

Read about my Frankenmotor Project and see how an M50 becomes an S50!!!

No, don't worry. It's cool. I'm taking it back for us.
triggrhaapi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2008, 05:01 PM   #10 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Car:
Posts: 4
Photos:
richo1234 is on a distinguished road
Can i ask, can i put the head of an m50 on the bottom end of a m20 engine? Or do i have to perform a full engine transplant?
richo1234 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2008, 08:10 PM   #11 (permalink)
Im Bluffin With My Muffin
 
AlpineSixAndSeven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Car: 1976 Benz 300D, 1999 740iL
Posts: 5,992
Photos:
AlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to behold
Send a message via AIM to AlpineSixAndSeven
Quote:
Originally Posted by richo1234 View Post
Can i ask, can i put the head of an m50 on the bottom end of a m20 engine? Or do i have to perform a full engine transplant?
full engine Transplant.....
__________________
1991 Ford Taurs SHO 5 Speed White on Tan
1996 Chevy Lumina LTZ Rep 3.4L
1992 318i Coupe parts car
1992 325i Ls1 swap with a T56 6 speed 12.2 quarter mile
1976 Mercedes Benz 300D with a Ford 5.0L Fuel Injected soon to be Modded
I am Captain Obvious
AlpineSixAndSeven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2008, 09:24 PM   #12 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Car:
Posts: 4
Photos:
richo1234 is on a distinguished road
No worries thanks for that mate. Are you familiar about about exhaust mods. I was curious which extractors i should use.
richo1234 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2008, 11:18 PM   #13 (permalink)
Im Bluffin With My Muffin
 
AlpineSixAndSeven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Car: 1976 Benz 300D, 1999 740iL
Posts: 5,992
Photos:
AlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to beholdAlpineSixAndSeven is a splendid one to behold
Send a message via AIM to AlpineSixAndSeven
Quote:
Originally Posted by richo1234 View Post
No worries thanks for that mate. Are you familiar about about exhaust mods. I was curious which extractors i should use.
for what start a thread and be a lil more specific..
__________________
1991 Ford Taurs SHO 5 Speed White on Tan
1996 Chevy Lumina LTZ Rep 3.4L
1992 318i Coupe parts car
1992 325i Ls1 swap with a T56 6 speed 12.2 quarter mile
1976 Mercedes Benz 300D with a Ford 5.0L Fuel Injected soon to be Modded
I am Captain Obvious
AlpineSixAndSeven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2008, 06:39 PM   #14 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Car:
Posts: 4
Photos:
richo1234 is on a distinguished road
Well i did start a thread asking about it. because i am match porting my 323. The thread was called Exhaust and extractors.
richo1234 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2008, 10:36 PM   #15 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Car:
Posts: 1
Photos:
Old Wrench is on a distinguished road
I had a 78 euro 323i/6, balanced and port matched. I could take the early
E-30 325i getting on to the autobahn, and kill them in the corners.

I had studied what AC Schnitzer had done with the E-30 when they built the 210 coupe. The took the engine block from the 325e, which was actually a low compression 2.7 and put it under a 325i head, and in a 325i sport coupe. They added a wild cam, put the
324td ehaust manifold and turbo, an Audi fuel injection system and made Alpina cry.

So being the brave sort that I am, I copied them and built my own. The advantage to this build is how it tears up the corners, no one can touch me between Fulda and Hanau. Because having too much weight at one end of the vehicle desrtoys the art of driving.
Old Wrench is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

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 Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
At this time id like to thank... Furious Bimmerwerkz.com Site Help 1 10-03-2005 10:43 PM
Time For An Update Kevin325i 3-Series (E36) 13 04-06-2005 10:40 PM
Setting the time. Hi-psi 3-Series (E36) 6 04-20-2003 01:17 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:07 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.