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#1 (permalink) Old 03-11-2011, 09:57 PM
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Making A Frankenstein

So i am in the process of building a frakenstein engine.
m50 block, m52 crank rods pistons valves valve springs, s52 cams, headers
and brand new sachs clutch and the entire engine and covers are lime green fun time when its done!!!
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Sounds like a fun build, wish you luck with it. Any pics?


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I agree with Sid. would love to see some pictures of the Frank as its coming together.

1997 E36 M3 - running stocker style right now...
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friday i spent all day reassembling the head and putting cams in and setting timing along with seals and other parts getting ready for testing it on the run-in stand i have at school here pic of after i got done friday
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Looking good, run into any issues while bolting everything together?


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ya i had to take the tone wheel off the crank in order to get the a/c braket on the engine other than that no problems
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Looks sweet. Can't wait to hear how it runs out.

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Dumb question but why not the S52 crank?
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Tone wheel?


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blimpey i have this thing called money and not enuf so its a budget job for me, my brosif had hella engines and parts so we threw stuff together, and the tone wheel was put on after the picture was taken so...
just to let u guys no the car runs great and its mean tty soon
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