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Old 03-08-2017, 05:32 PM   #1
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87 dedicated drag car build

Follow me on IG "BlownM3"

Essentially want to build one of the baddest straight line bmws on the planet.
Our donor car is a 87 bmw 325e.
LS 5.3 block, forged rotating assembly
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Ford 8.8 rear
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Mid to low 8s in a manual. Then probably swap over to an auto and push into the 7s.


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Old 03-08-2017, 05:33 PM   #2
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Old 03-08-2017, 06:31 PM   #3
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Old 03-09-2017, 03:42 AM   #4
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Well then.

Did you bend the cage, or is it a kit? Fitment looks great.

Can't wait to see how you integrate the Ford 8.8 rear. I just got done doing a shortened 8.8 into an S10 behind an LS3/T56.
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Old 03-09-2017, 04:55 AM   #5
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Well then.

Did you bend the cage, or is it a kit? Fitment looks great.

Can't wait to see how you integrate the Ford 8.8 rear. I just got done doing a shortened 8.8 into an S10 behind an LS3/T56.


Completely custom, no kit. Im using an 8.8 from an explorer since tubes are even bigger than a 9". Cut ends off and welded ford big ends on.
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Old 03-10-2017, 09:43 AM   #7
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There was a guy a number of years ago on e30tech who tubbed out his E30 and threw a narrowed C4 Corvette IRS under it, that was badass.

I can't wait to see where this build ends up. Followed on IG!
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I've been following your build on LS1Tech... can't wait to see the finished product!
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Old 03-25-2017, 07:53 PM   #12
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Does anyone sell a fiberglass front clip? Doors?
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Old 03-26-2017, 05:38 AM   #13
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This website has a bunch of fiberglass bits, dunno about quality though.

http://www.pesch.cz/en/category/bmw/bmw-e30
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This website has a bunch of fiberglass bits, dunno about quality though.

http://www.pesch.cz/en/category/bmw/bmw-e30


Pesch has great quality. Probably one of the better companies out there.
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damn this thing is going to be bad ass
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