jcarp90
jcarp90 New Reader
May 13, 2014 12:48 p.m.

Hi guys.

I sold my first E30, my 3 year project to buy this car, only to discover that life just isn't going to let me use it the way it needs to be used. I'm making some changes in my personal life, so the toys need to go for a little while.

Chassis: -1990 E30 325i -Full roll cage with NASCAR style door bars on driver's side. Cage ties to rear strut mounts as well -Repainted after cage was installed -Fully under-coated -No visible rust -AKG Poly Subframe Bushings -AKG Poly Trailing Arm Bushings -V-Racing Seats -5-Point Harnesses (Driver & Passenger) -Passenger still has functioning electric window. Driver has Lexan panel that slides into place because of NASCAR style door bars -Driver's window has safety net -Motometer Phantom Tachometer -Motometer Phantom Voltmenter -Motometer Phantom Temp Gauge w/ sensor -Motometer Phanton Oil Pressure Gauge w/ sensor -Stewart Warner 2-5/8" 30inHg-15psi Boost Gauge

Drivetrain: -Stock M20B25 (~109,000 mi) -Refreshed top end at 100,000 mi -Fully re-gasketed -New Continental Timing belt -New Graf water pump -New Thermostat -Stock lightened flywheel -6 puck sprung disk clutch -Fresh seals in G260 -New Guibo 1,000 mi ago -New CSB 1,000 mi ago -120k on 2.93 LSD with Redline Fluid (<100 mi) -16" SPAL Electric Fan -NEW Battery

Turbo Stuff: -TCD Exhaust Manifold -TCD T04e Turbo (46 trim, .58a/r) -TCD 3" Downpipe -Custom Bar & Plate intercooler with 2.5" Aluminum pipe & T-Bolt clamps -TIAL 38mm Wastegate -TIAL 50mm Blow-off Valve -Welded provisions for IAT & BOV -NEW 60# Siemens Deka Injectors -NEW Innovate MTXL Wideband -Custom 3" Oval Pipe Exhaust -Custom wastegate dump pipe -Megasquirt 2 v3 with Wasted spark -NEW IGN6 Ignition Coil -NEW MSD ignition wires -NEW NGK BPR7ES spark plugs -NEW Walbro 255lph Fuel Pump -Oil drain to tapped oil pan -Stainless Steel Oil Feed Line -KAMotors Tune (Currently Tuned on 8psi)

Brakes: -Brembo Blanks -Hawk Pads (Will update with specifics later) -Braided Brake Lines

Suspension: -Bilstein Sport shocks -Ground Control Coilover Conversion (550F/750R) -22mm Front /19mm Rear Sway Bars -Poly sway bar bushings -Spherical adjustable sway bar drop links - <1000 mi on Lemforder Control Arms - <1000 mi on Lemforder Tie rods -Condor Aluminum Power Steering block off plates -AKG Aluminum Motor Mount cups -Garagistic red tie-down hooks

Wheels/Tires: -NEW Apex 75mm Bulletnose Wheel Studs -4 Bottlecaps with Toyo RA1 (~50% tread) -4 Bottlecaps with Nitto NT01 (unsure of exact tread depth)

I'm certain I'm forgetting things and will update the thread accordingly when I remember more.

The paint/cage work was performed in 2006 and was used as a class legal SCCA ITS race car. The guy I bought it from bought the shell, re-gasketed and refreshed a 108,000 mile motor. He put just enough miles on it to partially tune it, then put it in storage. I bought it un-finished and made it drive-able. I've put less than 500 miles on it getting the tune finalized and buttoning up some un-finalized bits.

This car would be an absolute animal on the track. Kameron at KAMotors tuned the car for me and virtual dyno puts this car right around 260whp/290lb-ft of torque.

I'm looking to get rid of my toys for the time being to buy a house. I don't have the funds/time right now to take this car to the track like I had intended.

It has functioning headlights with indicators, bright lights with indicators, windshield wipers, turn signals, tail lights, brake lights etc. It has an open South Carolina title. I took the car to the inspection office to have them informally inspect it to verify that it was Kansas Street Legal and it is.

The car runs great now and always stays cool. The idle could use a little bit of final tweaking because it climbs to ~1100 RPM after warm. Shifter could use a re-fresh as it's a little floppy and has an autozone shift knob. Videos with proof of how the car performs are included below.

Weather has been super E36 M3ty so I haven't had a chance to clean the car and take better pictures, but I've posted below what I have.

Asking $9,500 OR BEST OFFER. I will help negotiate shipping with buyer if the're not local.

Contact via PM, Call/Text (913) 231-2642, or email (jcarp90@gmail.com)

Known Issues: -Small oil leak at bitch tube -Small oil drip from oil return (not sure exactly where, but over 3 week span it dripped probably quarter sized spot) -S2.93 is whiney. Another should come with the car, or I may swap it out depending on how much time I have before sale. -Crack in driver's side tail light -Currently the tachometer isn't wired. Since I converted to wasted spark and the car does not utilize the tach signal from the coil. I will include info I have on how to re-wire that, but it has to do with the MS box.

Spare Parts I may include depending on sale price: -Z3 1.9 Steering rack -3.46 LSD -4.10 LSD -Steering Knuckle with aluminum bushing

Click the link for photo album: http://imgur.com/a/gdfO2

schumithecat New Reader
May 13, 2014 12:51 p.m.

this section is only for $2014 or less items, but it sounds like a fast car.

Duke UltimaDork
May 13, 2014 1:28 p.m.
schumithecat wrote: this section is only for $2014 or less items, but it sounds like a fast car.

And there is an Open Classifieds board that doesn't have a price limit. GLWS!

jcarp90
jcarp90 New Reader
May 21, 2014 12:22 p.m.

OOPS! That was my bad.

Anyway, the car is sold. Thanks guys :)

You'll need to log in to post.

Also on Grassroots Motorsports

From the GRM Vault: Our First Drive of the Original BMW M3

14 hours ago in Articles

We tested BMW's E30-chassis M3 back in 1989. Here's what we thought.

Follow Us to the Nürburgring

4 days ago in News

Follow along as James Clay from BimmerWorld contests his first ADAC Zurich 24-Hour race at the Nürburgring.

Shark Bite: Back in 1997, Hyundai Was Into Rally

4 days ago in Articles

A Hyundai Tiburon as a rally car?

You Need This: Mazda RX-7 Turbo II Roller

4 days ago in News

What would you do with an empty RX-7 tub?

Great Moments in $2000 Challenge History: Minor Gasser

5 days ago in Articles

Here's what happens when you put a Chevy 350 in a Morris Minor.

What’s the Soonest That You Have Raced Your New Purchase?

5 days ago in News

This BMW M3 was wearing numbers 24 hours after getting registered.

You Need This: 2005 Lotus Elise

6 days ago in News

A Lotus Elise looks so right in British Racing Green.

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF

6 days ago in New Car Reviews

We're big fans of the Mazda MX-5. Now Mazda went and put a retractable fastback on their fourth-generation car. So, ...

Project Ramp Truck: Installing Sound Deadening

6 days ago in Project Cars

Time to cut down on heat and road noise making its way into the cab.

Eric Foss Sets Fastest Time Ever at the Tire Rack Ultimate Track Car Challenge

1 week ago in News

47 of the country's fastest cars battled it out for track supremacy.

Who Wants to Design the Next GRM T-Shirt?

1 week ago in News

Blipshift is involved, so you know that it will be cool.

Reader's Ride of the Week: Improving Upon the Ultimate Driving Machine

1 week ago in News

This E36-chassis M3 just keeps getting better.

OUR SPONSORS

Grassroots Motorsports Magazine

Subscribe Today

Also get your instant access to the digital edition of Grassroots Motorsports Magazine!

Learn More
kEAogfOZhvmuqGnUKnnSqV1EAqxcXSZ2