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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 09-29-2011, 02:54 PM
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If you looking are for a GM manual box, do yourself a favour and stay away from the Muncie 5 speed from the 1980's. There are some still at swap meets.

I put a Buick 3.8 litre in a Triumph TR-7 ragtop in the mid 90's and the Muncie box was simply crap. They were noted to be a crappy shifting tranny on the down shift. Completely vague to would not let you into 2nd gear. I found this out later and had to drop an autobox in instead.
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Old 09-30-2011, 08:52 PM
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darn, should have had a V8 in my BMW!

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Old 09-30-2011, 09:03 PM
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Only picture i've found of it from last weekend ...



at the Stanceworks "Outcasts" meet on saturday. People liked it I guess, but no photos have surfaced
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Old 10-02-2011, 08:54 PM
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Sorry guys, no videos yet, but here's some crappy pics to show the recent changes.


















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Old 10-03-2011, 10:02 AM
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Good Job bro, but are you going to fix the cluster and all those switches? looks real tacky and kind of ricer-ish IMO. It would be sweet if it looked completely stock and roaring like the V8 it is!!!
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Old 10-03-2011, 10:45 AM
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Yeah, everything will be cleaned up this winter. Just kinda had to do what we had to to get it functioning.
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Old 10-03-2011, 11:14 AM
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Like a baus. Wanna come over and help me do mine now?
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Old 10-03-2011, 07:42 PM
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Haha, if you weren't thousands of miles away I'd be over for sure!
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Old 10-03-2011, 08:57 PM
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Looking good man, I would clean up those gauges and if any way possible hide that intake. Besides that, awesome work and good luck with future transmissions! 5spd swap soon?
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:09 PM
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The gauges will surely be fixed up, and were calculating things to ge the intake lower. Five speed swap is done, notice the shifter in the above pics
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:18 PM
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The gauges will surely be fixed up, and were calculating things to ge the intake lower. Five speed swap is done, notice the shifter in the above pics


Nice, guess I noticed that earlier and forgot lmao. Have you thought about going digital with all your gauges?
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Old 10-03-2011, 10:25 PM
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Haha, if you weren't thousands of miles away I'd be over for sure!
do i hear roadtrip?!
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Old 10-04-2011, 09:24 PM
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Haha. If I didnt have a family that would miss me i'd do it.
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Old 10-06-2011, 04:50 PM
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It still remains to be a sick machine, but why not put an auto gearbox in and some tanks of nitrous in the back and a controlunit for the solenoids under the clutch pedal
Sorry, getting carried away :P

We still want, more pictures and some action movies
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Old 10-06-2011, 09:12 PM
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No more auto crap!

I broke some things while enjoying the car the other day.

Sadly it was some back road fun on my way home from work and there was no camera present

I plan on doctoring it up enough to make you guys some videos and get a proper photo shoot before tearing it down for winter upgrades though.
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Old 10-12-2011, 04:16 PM
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Car looks real good man. I actually saw it at H2O a few weeks ago and snapped a few pics. Just stumbled upon this thread yesterday

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Old 10-21-2011, 12:20 PM
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Nice, thanks!


The car is apart, againnn


Getting a shaved and tucked engine bay, likely a better paint job, and the engine is getting some stuff to make it go fastttt!
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Old 10-21-2011, 12:22 PM
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here's a video, the car was kind of broken so thats the best I could do before a tear down.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=n0hCZ_1Ji5I
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Old 12-13-2011, 03:25 PM
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I haven't forgotten about this guys...

The car is torn down for many changes, hopefully the next time you see it the V8 is accompanied by a snail-like object under the hood

I'll post some photo updates when I get a chance to organize and upload some stuff.

Can't wait for Bimmerfest 2012!
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Old 12-13-2011, 03:30 PM
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:09 PM
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I haven't forgotten about this guys...

The car is torn down for many changes, hopefully the next time you see it the V8 is accompanied by a snail-like object under the hood

I'll post some photo updates when I get a chance to organize and upload some stuff.

Can't wait for Bimmerfest 2012!

Are you going FI then? Can't wait to see this!
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:11 PM
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My vote is for a staggered dual turbo/dual supercharger set up. We need 4 digit horsepower numbers here!
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Jared, why don't you just put "It's Giubo" in your sig? Save a lot of typing.
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this jared guy sounds intimidating lol.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:31 PM
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Likely a large single turbo, I really don't even have room for that under the hood so twins will be even more complicated and remote mount just isn't cool.

As far as horsepower goes, this is still a car built on a budget with mostly parts I've acquired over time so it's likely not going to see four digits but i'm hoping to get it in the 4-500 range this year if all goes well.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:37 PM
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OK we'll set up a fund here. If everyone pitches in $10, you'll be set
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this jared guy sounds intimidating lol.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:39 PM
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Haha, don't worry I think it'll be impressive regardless
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