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Browsing the "e36" Tag

Braking Things Daily

When building a car, a lot people (myself included) forget that a fast car needs to be able to shed that speed at a moment’s notice. After going back and forth what to do with the e36 318is, we decided [...]

December 8, 2017 Projects

In the Bumper Down Under [Project e36 328is]

One word: Plastics. No, I’m not giving advice from 1967 concerning an industry with a great future, but rather that most cars built within the last 20 years are chock full of plastic panels that cover virtually anything and everything. [...]

August 2, 2017 Projects

[Project 328is e36] Full Circle Suspension Fail

Sometimes what seems to be a good deal is in fact too good to be true. For several years I had wanted to upgrade the suspension on the e36 to a true adjustable coilover setup. [...]

February 28, 2017 Projects

[Project 328is E36] Undoing the Upgrade

I’ve been monkeying with old Bavarian cars for about ten years now. In that time, I’ve been able to test a lot of the tried-and-true “upgrades” folks seem to perform to these cars. When the 328 received its s52 swap 3 [...]

January 23, 2017 Projects

[Project E36 318is] Lieutenant Dan to Ground Control

Our latest project car, the extra-not-fast BMW 318is, is being tweaked into a fun daily driver without going overboard. [...]

October 11, 2016 Projects

[Project E36 318is] Caking On the Makeup

Cosmetic pieces are usually the last additions I make to a car. Namely because their only function is to look pretty. [...]

September 8, 2016 Projects

High Mileage Hero

  I‘ve spent a lot of time talking about other people’s cars, but even the mad scientist behind the articles has a story to share about his ride. I’ve owned this car 6 years and it’s gone through a series [...]

June 14, 2016 Reviews