EVERYDAY CAR GUYS 'S1986 BMW 325e

Everyday Car Guys 's 1986 BMW 325 e
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1986 BMW 325

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Specs
Horsepower300 HP
Torque290 LB-FT
Curb Weight2800 LB
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
Engine Size4 L
Transmission Type6 Speed
MPG (City/Highway)25 MPG

The Story

Started off as a not running 6 cylinder 1986 325e. Since then, the engine was fixed smogged and pulled. The car now is sporting a m60 V-8 from a 1995 BMW 540i. The car is now California legal and has a referee sticker. A list of some of the build parts are, 95 M60, e39 m5 6 speed, m5 aluminum single mass flywheel upgraded to 267mm from clutchmasters with stage 1 clutch, custom driveshaft, 3.15 lsd, polyurethane bushings all around, 5 lug swap with m3 front brakes and struts and 318ti rear trailing arms now braced. Wheel stud conversion, All stainless steel brakes lines, brake booster delete using Wilwood master cylinders, m3 front struts, z3 rear coils, UUC strut bar, electric fan, 540i radiator, Walbro 255 fuel pump, z3 short shifter, z3 quick steering rack, custom California legal exhaust using the stock 540i cats and a magnaflow dual in/out muffler. M3 style 68 wheels. Staggered 215/45-17 front and 245/45-17 rear.  Now sporting fancey new coilovers and Hankook rubber! Email- everydaycarguys@gmail.com Follow me on Instagram @dirty_35i email

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[]Chris Dirkschneider

I like the headlight conversions on this! Very nice BMW!

[]Everyday Car Guys

Thank you.

[]Jean Minasian

Would be nice to see the exhaust manifolds on the heads to see what you did that and it still passed BAR ..as some of your photos show e38/e39/x5 style 4-into-1 manifold and then another photo shows the y-pipes where you have 2 pipes coming down into y-pipe (ala M60b40 style).

[]Everyday Car Guys

To pass BAR you have to use the same manifolds that where on the car that the engine was removed from. We had a set of X5’s that were given to us, so we just used them to first get the car running. Then yes we used the correct M60 manifolds as you described. It won’t let me put a picture in here....

[]Stanislav Andonov

Everything is top guys, just the rims bug me. They are e46 OE wheels, style 68 indeed, but they have nothing to do with the e36 m3 :)

[]Everyday Car Guys

They where off of a 99 E36 M3. Was told they where original to the car, apparently not. My mistake, been informed. A few times. :D

[]Winston Gardner

I am 64 years young, and I want to build one like yours, was it very difficult and how long did it take? I enjoyed your presentation, very impressive. Thank you very much.

[]Everyday Car Guys

It took about 4 months to get the car running and driving. Took about a year to get it to where it's at now. The build it not very difficult as most parts are a direct bolt in from other cars. The difficult part for us was to keep the A/C so we boxed the fame on the passagers side.

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