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Old 12-30-2016, 10:56 AM   #1
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FS: BMW 1989 325i E30 w/ S52 Motor Swap & OEM MTech II Kit

FS: BMW 1989 325i E30 w/ S52 Motor Swap & OEM MTech II Kit

This car is originally from another r3v member who performed the swap. Here is the original link:

http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=332710

The car is now located in Boston, MA sans XXR wheels.

Since I purchased it here are the maintenance updates I've done (recommended by a well known BMW tune in the area who did my PPI). The person who performed the work is a former BMW/MINI Service Advisor.

Drivetrain
1999 M Roadster S52 Engine Swap with 112K miles
Vanos was rebuilt before the swap
Getrag 260 transmission with 170K miles
373 LDF differential with 160K miles
Engine, transmission and differential has new seals
Transmission and differential has redline oil before the install
OBD1 swapped TRM Chip (plug and play harness)
Shaved M30 flywheel with new stock clutch and pressure plate
Stainless steel headers (no name) and Borla exhaust
M3 radiator with M20 Clutch Fan
New spark plugs
Metal water pump
Poly transmission mounts
New spark plugs
New UUC DSSR & transmission brace installed in 2016 during my possession
New Z3M short shifter installed in 2016 during my possession
New shift bushings installed in 2016 during my possession
New inner and outer tie rods installed in 2016 during my possession
New oil filter housing gasket and dip stick gasket installed in 2016 during my possession
New thermostat, housing and gaskets with coolant flush done in 2016 during my possession
New MAF sensor installed in 2016 during my possession
New battery installed in 2016 during my possession
New hood strut mount installed in 2016 during my possession
Engine was in contact with headers, so we shimmed the passenger side engine mount to clear the headers which was done in 2016 during my possession

Suspension
Broadway static adjustable coilovers with front camber plates
Front and rear sway bars with adjustable links
Both rear wheel bearings were replaced
M3 steering rack with power steering (not sure which M3 rack)
New rear perch collars for the coilovers installed in 2016 during my possession (to raise the ride height)

Brakes, wheels and tires
Drill and slotted Stoptech rotors and pads
17mm rear spacers
5mm front spacers
17? 004LM ESM wheels in dark anthracite. It was dipped in gold and was removed in 2016 during my posession
Dunlop Star Specs all 4 corners w/ staggered setup installed in 2016 during my possession
New passenger front brake caliper installed in 2016 during my possession
Repaired the driver front brake caliper and new red paint repaired in 2016 during my possession
New brake fluid installed in 2016 during my possession

Interior
Two tiny cracks on the dashboard
Black leather sport seats in good condition (no tears)
Black door cards in great condition
Tan headliner
Gray carpet
Power windows
Head unit with new speakers
Chrome ring for clusters
MTech2 Steering Wheel (removed and included)
Map light
New M-stitching shift boot
New MOMO Mod 08 steering wheel with MOMO extension installed in 2016 during my possession
New OEM ZHP BMW weighted shift knob installed in 2016 during my possession

Exterior
The driver's side door can use an alignment.
Authentic OEM MTech2 body kit
Body resprayed Alpine White in 2013
Custom LED angel lights (stock lights included)
Clear turn signals
Painted red tail lights
Rear plate filler
3M clear bra on the front valance
Ryan lip
Repaired the turn signals repaired in 2016 during my possession (they were not working at purchase)
Repaired the keyless entry repaired in 2016 during my possession (they were a bit faulty)
Repaired the power windows repaired in 2016 during my possession (they were a bit faulty)
Replaced the driver?s side window drop molding - was not included at the time of my purchase (this is loose again and should be looked at again)

I also have
- A new custom console to be installed. It's made by a r3v member:
http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=318619
- A new keyless entry set with blank key blades from:
http://gecoils.com/?page_id=9

No joyriders.

List Date: 12/30/2016

For more info, click here to view the original listing: FS: BMW 1989 325i E30 w/ S52 Motor Swap & OEM MTech II Kit
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On Sale For: $13,000.00


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Old 12-30-2016, 11:35 AM   #2
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Looks like you forgot the most important thing.
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Old 12-30-2016, 11:46 AM   #3
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Looks like you forgot the most important thing.
Yeah. Was originally a Panjo link. Updated with price.
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Old 12-31-2016, 12:51 PM   #4
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Happy New Years bump!
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Old 01-04-2017, 08:54 AM   #5
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Make me an offer bump!
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Old 01-04-2017, 10:44 AM   #6
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Symptoms that caused you to repair the driver front brake caliper please.

I think my brakes need a rebuild.

Btw, well sorted car.
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Old 01-04-2017, 12:07 PM   #7
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Symptoms that caused you to repair the driver front brake caliper please.

I think my brakes need a rebuild.

Btw, well sorted car.
The caliper was seizing a bit and making some rubbing noises. My SA said it needed to be replaced. They are not terribly expensive.
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Old 01-04-2017, 12:26 PM   #8
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Make me an offer bump!
probably out of my budget, but I'll start the bidding at $5
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Old 01-05-2017, 06:02 PM   #9
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probably out of my budget, but I'll start the bidding at $5
I'm sure you can do much better
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Old 01-06-2017, 12:53 PM   #10
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yeah, the car is really nice! You'll get a good offer on it.
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Old 01-11-2017, 09:43 AM   #11
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no engine pics?

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Old 01-11-2017, 09:52 AM   #12
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I have some engine photos, but the lighting is poor. Waiting for improved weathers around here before taking some better photos!
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Old 01-13-2017, 05:37 PM   #13
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Sold sold sold (through Craigslist)
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Old 01-14-2017, 02:57 PM   #14
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man that is a sweet ride and somebody got a nice car. Mind saying what you got for it?
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