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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-17-2019, 08:25:25 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

New tune Enroute for my mods. Plan to do some part throttle shakedown of my build b4 I burn dyno shop time.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-13-2019, 11:52:58 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

She moved under her own power for the 1st time since December.
cooling system next...... then work out cooling fan logic... and let bleed system.

then perhap shakedown....
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-13-2019, 03:54:21 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Nate - LOLZ.... that is the plan bro. I'm 50.... dep on what oil does over next 5-10..... will determine my time line for just building projects.


1st start with a streetable exhaust..... Long...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-06-2019, 02:08:19 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Yeah .... cooling and exhaust next...

These projects are alot of work 1 guy w a day job lolz
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-05-2019, 08:11:42 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

First Start Successful -

Only 2 issues on 1st start:
1) fuel lines crossed up. Easy Fix.
2) left oil p plug out... a little shot of oil on the firewall.

https://youtu.be/GxvE1vWHT84
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-04-2019, 08:40:25 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Gratuitous advert—. Someone please buy my s52 engine head and 5speed! 500 pickup San Antonio. Someone must need at good block head accys and trans.
Will throw in an e36 diag laptop and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-04-2019, 08:35:58 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Thx w! Hope to achieve the 1st start milestone this weekend. Will get a vid.

Still have a rather big list of items b4 first drive, because I’ve impacted so many of the cars systems...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-02-2019, 12:55:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,543
Posted By betrezra
Re: Best M3 exhaust without the fart can sound?

I've got a nice Dinan Catback for sale if anyone has interest. It had a pretty good sound.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-01-2019, 05:11:09 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Fchg- researching setups now—-

Tex- she’s a cool gsd... best guard dog ever.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Mar-31-2019, 06:11:56 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

thx tex - more progress::::


Pic 1 - engine together... new rr's, new push rods, new lifters....... with our dog V
http://m3forum.net/m3forum/picture.php?albumid=2288&pictureid=11994

Pic 2-...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-28-2019, 12:26:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By betrezra
Re: Epoxy Garage Flooring Feedback

Yeah I paid some decent money to have this coating installed.... 'pro'.... or just pro-prices.... I'm in the middle of an ls swap in my e36..... and it is taking a beating..... but honestly the pro's...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-25-2019, 01:11:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By betrezra
Re: Epoxy Garage Flooring Feedback

I have the Lowe’s floor treatment and it’s great easy to clean. Note it will lift in summer heat when parking sticky tires to it ps4’s. But it’s just where the tires rest.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Mar-24-2019, 10:32:45 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Good progress last night:::

pulled engine after test fit, clearanced trans tunnel, rebuilt ls with trick flow heads, trick flow custom cam, blue printed oil pump, baffled road racing oil pan tray,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-23-2019, 08:25:41 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Sat Update - most of the orginal soul removed..... drive train gone......

clearanced trans tunnel for T56.....

re-pulled engine.... for rebuild..... new h/c/i..... it has quite a bit of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-23-2019, 01:16:51 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

obligatory Hurst Shifter......... feels like home ;)

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/picture.php?albumid=2288&pictureid=11978
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-22-2019, 11:34:27 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

I’m working too beat the coming summer heat!!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-22-2019, 11:28:47 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Motor comes back out this we for heads cam oil pan baffle blueprint oil pump, new time chain...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-22-2019, 10:04:55 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Props to fair at vorshlag—- fits like a glove.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-22-2019, 09:05:57 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

BIG MILESTONE TODAY....... test fit engine/trans....... fits like a glove.
Measured/marked where I'll need to clearance the shifter hole.... and a little metal massage for the rev lockout...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 09:41:45 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

360 is good now ... after I sorted out some bugs from sitting for a couple years in a collection. It really runs better the more I drive it.

I’ve been happily surprised w the quality of people...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 09:37:45 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

I’ll try 17x9’s w sticky tires..... and go from there.

Body work and paint are cheap..
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 11:06:11 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 11:03:49 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

M3- thx sir—- I shall att to roll fenders.. more research on wheel size and offset needed.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 03:13:09 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Tex— love your sig quote... Enzo was such a character!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-21-2019, 12:58:19 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

More progress tonight.... I now work nights after 11 hr days... as I'm getting closer to 1st start!...... getting stoked......... was a wee bit overwhelmed 3 wks ago......

1st off a gripe about...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-20-2019, 08:07:27 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Cr—thx for the data.... I really don’t care about wide body looks... I just want a good Econ combo...

Can’t wait to braap it!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-20-2019, 03:52:22 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Building version of a street legal dtm car for a reg guy hence ls.

Will keep hv ac and stereo and carpet Vader’s for now.

Want to daily, ax, de’s, and some epic road trips.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-20-2019, 03:13:57 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Starting to research fender flare options and big wheels tires for this build. Stock contours will be useless w 515hp... I’m sure there are some proven tried true economical combos out there. ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-20-2019, 01:57:40 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Changing rear wheel bearing what a bit ch!! Maap has and slide hammer and hit the pizz out of it!... only 1 smashed finger. Yeah!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-20-2019, 01:56:20 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Oh crap... you guys kill me... it’s a classy shop. Import beer and Persian rugs
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-19-2019, 11:11:20 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

One day this Persian rug shows up... I call the mfr to say I did not order or pay for it.. they said they don’t car since someone paid for it.. so I cut it in half for this project. It’s super...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-19-2019, 02:01:00 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Nate - yeah.... I've been working on this car for 3 mo's..... and I'm just now starting the swap.... everything up to this point is PM's... on an old tired car.

more progress tonight..... as I get...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-18-2019, 01:56:16 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

some non-swap content - a quick observation from rebuilding a 188k mile 1999 m3....if you have not checked your subframe for cracking, your wheel bearings, and your bushings.... consider going...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Mar-17-2019, 11:18:59 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

More progress today...... I can say I'm now over 50% complete..... ready to test fit the LS and T56..... cut the shifter hole a wee bigger for the t56....... then install for good..... then custom...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Mar-17-2019, 01:11:58 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Tex—. That is the oem bimmer part.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-16-2019, 10:11:16 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Sick last weekend with flu... so back in the game today! need this running by May before the heat hits.

pulled the old m3 engine harness and ecu........ ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-15-2019, 02:44:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By betrezra
Re: No air from blower motor

I’m in hot San Antonio—/ no ac air filter for me! For max air flow!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-12-2019, 11:28:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By betrezra
Re: No air from blower motor

Also check that the cabin filter is not plugged. Mine was caked solid..... hence no flow.
In the Mid East people will just remove this item.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Mar-03-2019, 04:34:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By betrezra
Re: Best place to get OEM carpets

My e36 Matt’s were glued on. Terrible design.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-02-2019, 02:29:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By betrezra
Re: Best place to get OEM carpets

In Texas heat the stick on Velcro pads melt off and are in usable from my exp.
Use the screw in system imho.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-23-2019, 10:10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By betrezra
Re: RTAB pocket crack & reinforcement plates

Oh I grew up in Baton Rouge! sherwood forest elementary, valley park middle, lee high school, LSU Tiger.

I did not read about drilling a small hole at the edge of each crack until it was too...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-23-2019, 04:00:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By betrezra
Re: RTAB pocket crack & reinforcement plates

My 188k mile bolt-on 99 m3 looked the same. It was the mount to the forward on each side.

I found it beneficial for access and safety to drop the fuel tank.

I did not have any issues with any...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Feb-23-2019, 02:24:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By betrezra
1999 m3 steering for sale

I’m upgrading to z3 rack, and have my m3 rack that was rebuilt by rack doctor 5k miles ago for sale. No issues.

Asking $174 shipped lower 48. OBO - will work with buyer.

Includes outer tie...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-20-2019, 12:20:20 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

nate - the little gated 360 is less than a new m5! lol. it just looks pimp.... and 'hopefully' will exp less depreciation.... but who knows. oh yeah...and happily surprised the local f car club...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-19-2019, 01:19:59 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

took a break from building on sat for a club drive with my other car....
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/picture.php?albumid=2288&pictureid=11939...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Feb-17-2019, 04:20:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By betrezra
Re: super sprint e36 m3 mid pipe NEW san antonio

man you don't want to ship this to Dublin!

if anyone buys this you can return worry free if it does not fit your needs.

probably not worth it to ship to Dublin!! Cheers.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Feb-16-2019, 02:06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By betrezra
super sprint e36 m3 mid pipe NEW san antonio

Bought this last year, but going ls swap, still new, don't need it.

$300 plus shipping.

E36 325i/M3 1992-95 Supersprint Center Resonator (Stainless)




E36 325i/M3 1992-95 Supersprint...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-16-2019, 02:42:48 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Junk in the trunk!


service notice... if you ever plan to service your fuel pump or gage sender..... be prepared to buy new fuel pump connectors....... they just fall apart when you pull them off...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-15-2019, 10:51:41 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

1.15.19 update....

1. rogue engineering diff cover installed. add more capacity, has provisions for a temp gage, and a diff cooler later (if) needed....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-14-2019, 12:34:21 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

more progress:

fuel tanks cleaned, new dual fuel pump set-up wired in and installed.....

waiting on new fuel pump connectors.... old ones cracked...
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-12-2019, 02:16:45 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

thx Nate....

at this stage of the build, I'm just reinforcing the stock bits to holdup to 515 hp....... these plates are very in expensive...... so for $40 and welding rod I've beefed them up .
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-12-2019, 12:43:54 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

The last of the welding on this project.... until I get to the exhaust Is DONE!

It was soooooo nice to not be welding these control arm reinforcement plates on my back under the rear of the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-10-2019, 11:29:31 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Fcharge - thx..... I'm on a mission.... want first cold start before weather warms up..... I don't fancy doing the heavy lifting on this in San Antonio Heat.

Turned a corner in this...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-08-2019, 11:44:51 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

2.8.19 update -

finished welding in RLCA reinforcement plates. super slow as I'm learning tig upside down.
ordered some rear subframe mount point reinforcement plates 'as long as i'm down...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-05-2019, 12:12:46 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Looks like I have the last of my 188k mile e36 m3 drive train sold off.... some market info for you all::::: (from my experience)....

cams - 600 sold
shifter - 180 UUC sold
s50...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-03-2019, 12:27:26 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

The track capability and light weight is my attraction.

Fixing hp tq dept now.

I love stock looking sleepers.

And yes lolz.... last goal is tongue and cheek.... there is no turning back...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-03-2019, 02:42:24 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Rlca plates welded in!
Tomorrow re install diff, and poly bushings.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 03:45:24 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

also thinking last night... my goals for this project are now:

1/4 mile - 11's on street tires, or sticky road race rubber.... no slicks or dr.
road-racing - able to run 3-5 20 min track sessions...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 03:42:34 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

rear diff mount support on order...

https://store.activeautowerke.com/products/active-autowerke-bmw-differential-support-bracket-dsb-e36
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 03:36:01 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

1.26.19 update.....

glad I dropped my rear subframe..... 1 cracked RLCA mount point..... new reinforcement plates arrived today for welding! rust suggests this has been going on for a while.......
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 02:44:22 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

OK you asked for it....... more updates LOL.

tonight:
rebuilt my m3 axle half shafts. WHAT A PAIN...... regreased, new cv boots. Waiting on 1 bigger cv boot cover clamp, then axles are done....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-24-2019, 05:42:25 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

I was keeping track when up to end of 2018 when it was running as a bolt-on S52.

About $20K w/o the vorshlag swap stuff...…..


I stopped counting after the vorshlag swap kit, built ls...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-24-2019, 01:40:33 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

1.23.19 update -

alot work involved is basic e36 resto.... so figured relevant to the gen crew here:

rebuilding stock m3 axles.
boldly tried to do inner and outer bearings.... and found out...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jan-11-2019, 12:20:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By betrezra
Re: E36 m3 drive train for sale San antonio

Intake sold, shifter sold, cams sold, UDP kit sold.

Left:
S52 3.2 liter shortblock w/accy's
5 spd trans
head
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-06-2019, 11:06:52 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Nate - LOL! yeah I've been through the whole range of options on this long term project.... it went like this:

1) me: "I'm just going to freshen up the stock s52, keeping it original an all.......
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-31-2018, 11:28:46 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

s52 m3 cams sold...... used this $ to buy a new tig welding machine.

going through a few subsystems since car is all apart now:
rear subframe dropped, getting all new poly bushings, rebuilt...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-28-2018, 09:52:23 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

doing some research on mid pipe and cat back options to support the ls @ 420hpish.....

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/picture.php?albumid=2288&pictureid=11923
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-28-2018, 09:50:59 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Progress today:

blew apart the 188k mile m3 rear today... going with upgrade axles, and new bushings throughout..... researching the need to add add'l reinforcements above m3 level for 450hp ls...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-28-2018, 09:47:43 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Texaz - never had a stock air box. sorry can't help.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Dec-28-2018, 09:46:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By betrezra
Re: E36 m3 drive train for sale San antonio

Cams sold. thx all.

The rest is still avail.

Happy New Years!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-28-2018, 01:29:56 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

good progress today ;::::

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/picture.php?albumid=2288&pictureid=11917

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/picture.php?albumid=2288&pictureid=11918
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Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-26-2018, 08:30:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By betrezra
Re: E36 m3 drive train for sale San antonio

The rest of the fleabay adds:

Head -
https://www.ebay.com/itm/264104545134

UDP -
https://www.ebay.com/itm/264104548117

Headers - almost free!
https://www.ebay.com/itm/264104550828
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-26-2018, 04:19:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By betrezra
Re: E36 m3 drive train for sale San antonio

1st ebay add (cams)::::no res. Hit me up if you want this, I'll deal outside of fleabay as well.

More stuff to come.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/264104335553
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-26-2018, 01:56:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By betrezra
Re: E36 m3 drive train for sale San antonio

So far interest in:

cams,
laptop/software,
intake....

Will start a full list with prices! thx, merry xmas!
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Dec-20-2018, 01:05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By betrezra
Re: E36 m3 drive train for sale San antonio

head for sale complete w valves, vanos unit, starter, alternator, ac compressor, ps pump, headers, s52 m3 cams, lifters, trans coming out tomorrow. UUC shifter complete. Hit me up for this e36 m3...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-17-2018, 02:28:47 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Thx fr!


Here is some f car content from today.
A little campy, but Im a newb on u toon.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oevB8uwiFf0&t=7s
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Dec-16-2018, 11:08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By betrezra
Re: ZHP 712 Rack

I’ll take it. Pm sent.
Jeff
San Antonio.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Dec-15-2018, 09:48:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By betrezra
Re: E36 m3 drive train for sale San antonio

Starting the engine removal today.... will part out as well... so hit me up for your S52 needs....

m50 mani,
bigger inj / matching mass air meter (lg version) with pig tail,
ported Dinan TB, ...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Dec-15-2018, 06:42:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By betrezra
Re: E36 m3 drive train for sale San antonio

BMW S52 Engine/5spd Trans for Sale - YouTube
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-15-2018, 05:36:07 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

s52 / 5 spd drop out for sale - inquire within.

vid below to show how it drives/shifts before I pull this out this weekend.

thanks....

BMW S52 Engine/5spd Trans for Sale - YouTube
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Dec-14-2018, 07:23:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By betrezra
E36 m3 drive train for sale San antonio

E36 m3 drive train for sale 1999

I’m selling the running driving drive train out of my 1999 m3. incl: Complete motor, trans, shifter, driveshaft. Ecu, spares, w high perf Bolton’s.

You...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-04-2018, 01:10:11 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

I get it now.... i finally get it :)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-03-2018, 05:07:37 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

So I've come full circle on this build..... at first it was all LS Swap.... then a stock Rebuild.... but my engine builder talked me into an S54 Swap.

He's sourcing a suitable donor S54...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-20-2018, 12:44:28 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

I'll tell you this...... I did not really appreciate this car UNTIL I took it to the track for 5-20 minute sessions @ speed......... these cars are built very well, and you will not fully understand...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-19-2018, 06:30:36 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Nate- thx very helpful. Funny thing I have several track events under my belt in high hp sophisticated perf cars..... with all the aids turned on made me a rock star... it wasn’t until I hopped...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-19-2018, 12:43:39 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 105,122
Posted By betrezra
Re: ► APEX | ARC-8 Light Weight Track Wheels

I'll be calling soon after my stock size ps4's are shot from track days....... will be upgrading to a square setup very soon.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Nov-18-2018, 12:03:42 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

west - agreed. I've got a few upgrades now, but afraid to rev past 6k with such a loose engine!

dinan tb, larger mass air meter, injectors, s50 intake, header, cai, and tune......

Hoping to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Nov-17-2018, 11:55:54 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

2nd track day.....

* car uses 1 qt of oil per 3-20 minute track sessions! Time for rebuild.

* this car is terrific on track! ........ so much to learn with NO nannies..... no tc, no...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Nov-16-2018, 10:18:21 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Fun day! No issues... but stock suspension stinks!

My buddies s2000 was all over me in the turns.

But this is what I wanted to do experience stock setup then upgrade in stages just like it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Nov-16-2018, 11:58:07 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Super stoked!!!!! Hit the track in 2 hours! Could not sleep.
Buddies brought a fiesta st and an s2000 to run some w me. We have 2 instructors for 5 20 min sessions..... going to be int w the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-15-2018, 12:59:10 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 53,270
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Big day Friday and Saturday for my e36–

Friday half day at msr angelton w 2 other buddies in a fiesta st and s2000. Getting some de time. Then Saturday drivers edge at msr. First time on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-13-2018, 06:42:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,528
Posted By betrezra
Re: Holy Hagerty Values!

Anyone who wants a clean e36 can get them .. high supply keeps price down. Eventually the clean cheap examples will be gone in collections or stance — boosted out of the market. Heck Even a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Oct-20-2018, 02:13:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By betrezra
Re: M50 conversion

I did the install last spring.

I was able to modify my stock fuel rail cover w s Dremel to fit.
The intake really wakes up w supporting tune and mass air meter etc..
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Sep-29-2018, 08:24:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By betrezra
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-25-2018, 11:11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,579
Posted By betrezra
Re: Crashed customer's e36 m3-- belong to anyone here?

This happens more than you care to know. Do not valet.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Sep-22-2018, 12:11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By betrezra
Re: S52 motor + 5sp trans etc

Miles on bottom end?

Did you do leak down on motor recently?

Willing to ship?
Thx
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-05-2018, 01:41:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By betrezra
Re: 1st start idle

Mine does same thing. My air inj was removed, and a simulator installed.....

car starts up, idles high...... with diff ex note.... has no tq.. have to feather gas to keep running if try to take...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 12:37:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,551
Posted By betrezra
Re: Possible to drive a 95 M3 in Pennsylvania during winter?

As a 16 yo kid I drove a 1969 firebird with snow tires in the snow just fine. It's not that hard.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-24-2018, 01:15:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,507
Posted By betrezra
Re: Talk Me Out of An E36

C5 will be more reliable and lower $. Just went through my e36, used to track a c5z06.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-23-2018, 12:53:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By betrezra
Re: NEW Vorshlag E36 LSX swap kit for Sale San Antonio TX

all pm's replied tonight! pardon the delay.... I don't come here much since I got an old f car to maintain!.....

I have a few queries on the parts but no $$ yet.....

please advise if...
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