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Old 05-29-2013, 02:04 PM
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Zaraki memorial/ The Garden State Guerilla Projekt goes on

"Update and title change for space and consistency"

This thread started as a documentation of a journey with my beloved 89 e34 535/5.
Due to circumstances Zaraki is no more. However I've kept the thread breathing with my new car, Brooklyn Snow.
Hopefully with Brooklyn I will be able to pickup where Zaraki left off.

Enjoy


Well being it's summer and my car is under the knife right now I figured I'd go ahead and document what I'm doing.

For those who don't know this car has been an addiction for me. I began a thread on BF.C about my progression.

The Ongoing Zaraki Build

Since I spend most of my time here instead of there. I decided to continue to document it on the fest.

Just as a little Background on the car. I bought the car back in 2010 after a freak ice storm resulted the totaling of my previous 535i/5.

The car had changed ownership several times before I took possession.
For lack of a better word it was the official "Forum Whore."

When I brought it home the car was in need of much maintenance and cosmetic overhauling.
We're talking rust everywhere, broken sheet metal, and such all needing immediate attention.








However the car did have two good things going for it. First was the engine and trans were still strong. Second the interior was decent.

So I focused my efforts toward body repair and general maintenance.
(see on going zaraki build)
So after a few upgrades and tons of body work here is how he looks today.





Where things stand currently.

If you haven't read my recent posts. I broke both rocker arms on cylinder #1.
Luck be mine, I found a guy in California with a rebuilt head with only 15k on the clock.
Which is excellent for the end goal. He shall see boost.

This has been the hesitation and addiction I speak of. I've been so close to boosting this car and each time I had to make a side step and take care of something else.

This time it's boost, paint windshield or bust.

I've contacted Autohauz. in Arizona and they are shipping the necessary pieces to button the engine back up.

So while I wait for everything to arrive I'm going to clean the engine bay and paint the block.

So hold tight people. I may not have the access that some do to machine shop equipment or have tons of experience doing FI.
However I have gained much knowledge on the topic and have some good people helping me along the way.

I've been getting ready for this moment for sometime.

This is going to be a interesting ride.


To be Continued...
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Old 05-29-2013, 02:09 PM
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Woah woah I heard no mention of interior mods to the car ...

Haha looks good ..

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Old 05-29-2013, 02:14 PM
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Old 05-29-2013, 03:13 PM
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Woah woah I heard no mention of interior mods to the car ...

Haha looks good ..

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http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum....php?t=1569470

These are no longer in the car. But I have them on hand.
Will be stripping them down and using a local upholstery shop to cover with a matching black leather hide.

Euro e34 Electric M5 sport seats and aftermarket leather 360mm steering wheel with custom leather column covering the Momo e28 adapter:


E34 euro headlight adjuster switch (next to the foglight switch):


OEM e34 Leather center console with M5 shift surround (and crappy shift nob):


Custom gauge panel fitted in the lower dash/ center console


e32 Rear Arm rest:


Rear headrests:


Custom crushed suede headliner with Phoenix Gold Ryval tweeters installed with matching A and C pillars.
Since it's in the pick I also have custom ambient dome lights courtesy of SSE from BF.C e34 subforum
The pic of the headliner and tweeter was a prefab pic for the tweeters.
I had to adjust the seating of the tweeters in the rear part of the headliner.
On the rear left there is a drain canal that was in the way. So I shaved the back of the tweeter.:



Soundstream Rubicon 2600 amp


JL Audio 12w3 v2


E32 Right Trunk pocket:


Custom Leather trunk pocket made from the old comfort seat pockets




Except for a few OEM items: rear sunshade, leather sunvisors, the rear door window shades. OEM Leather Dash (I so want this ) and matching glovebox with wood insert.
The car is pretty much done interior wise.



Forgot I don't have a auto dim rear view mirror. but I'm not in a rush to get on. So it doesn't matter to me.
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Old 05-29-2013, 03:54 PM
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Hey Nucci please call me when you get a chance I need some e34 advice



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Old 05-29-2013, 03:59 PM
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Old 05-29-2013, 07:33 PM
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Edit you might not realize this is joe with the dome light mod



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Of course I know this was you.

Even plugged your dome light upgrade in the thread.

Will call you tomorrow. May need your help next week putting the new head on.
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Old 05-30-2013, 01:10 PM
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The block now clean. Took 3 cans of break clean and 3 steel wool pads to get it decently clean. I followed the most basic of instructions found on this thread.

Piston cleaning by TCarlisle from BF.C

As recommended I did not go gungho and clean them nice and shiney.

Before:



After:



The hardest part of this is removing the particles/ oil/ coolant / brake clean from the bolt holes.
I used a shop vac with a homemade small hose attachment to suck what I could from the bolt holes. As well I used the shop vac to suck out the remaining coolant, particles, etc from inside the block.

Once done I used compressed air from a can like those you buy for computer keyboards and such (I don't have a air compressor) And shot each bolt hole again.

I'm going to give it one more once over today and take pics of the head bolt hole cleaning process.

Tuesday can't come soon enough.
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:03 PM
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Old 06-06-2013, 07:52 PM
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Well Tuesday the parts arrived right on time. Also cleaned up the thermostat housing a bit with a wire brush.




Unfortunately my time table has been screwed up a with rain and the occasional Honey do list.

Good thing is I finally got the head back on the block.
I repainted the bumper (though I didn't get the chance to paint the block like I wanted)


As well added some extra stuff in prep for boost. Will take pics after the rain stops.
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Old 06-07-2013, 05:47 AM
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MAN I NEEEEEEED BOOST.

Eagerly awaiting the addition of boost... please share details, I may need to start a parts collection.

So we are coming home through the canyon yesterday and at the Placerville junction some possible players head up the pass ahead of us. There is a mid 90s 300zx, Caddy CTSV, and further up the road a late fox mustang with loud exhaust and a Cobra R badge

The old guy in the Caddy is passing cars and running 75. The 300zx gives up early on after being passed by the Caddy and the German Buzz Bomb. The Caddy keeps making passes and we end up behind the Mustang. I get around the Caddy because we just HAVE TO mess with the mustang He gets up behind a slow car, I hear it downshift and I also oblidge, third gear, foot down, I take the slow car and the stang uphill right around 100. I have to dive back in behind another slow car but the pass comes up quickly and we maintain 90 up to the top of the mtn.

If I had boost, that would have been a sweet three car pass uphill. Probably would have scared mustang boy worse than I did already.

So now I need boost for my car and my sled
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Old 06-07-2013, 09:35 AM
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MAN I NEEEEEEED BOOST.

Eagerly awaiting the addition of boost... please share details, I may need to start a parts collection.

So we are coming home through the canyon yesterday and at the Placerville junction some possible players head up the pass ahead of us. There is a mid 90s 300zx, Caddy CTSV, and further up the road a late fox mustang with loud exhaust and a Cobra R badge

The old guy in the Caddy is passing cars and running 75. The 300zx gives up early on after being passed by the Caddy and the German Buzz Bomb. The Caddy keeps making passes and we end up behind the Mustang. I get around the Caddy because we just HAVE TO mess with the mustang He gets up behind a slow car, I hear it downshift and I also oblidge, third gear, foot down, I take the slow car and the stang uphill right around 100. I have to dive back in behind another slow car but the pass comes up quickly and we maintain 90 up to the top of the mtn.

If I had boost, that would have been a sweet three car pass uphill. Probably would have scared mustang boy worse than I did already.

So now I need boost for my car and my sled
There are a few options available for our m30 cars.

A e23 745 turbo setup is the cheapest, OEM solution. Though much of the items are old technology ( Manifold, intercooler, turbo, the OEM wastegate real is a POS)
They are still heavily used by e28 and e24 owners. The gains are roughly 280 rwhp to 400 rwhp (however IIRC the 400 range usually has some type of modification involved)

Next is TCD aka Turbo Charging Dynamics. Todd Dehate is the man when it comes to tuning M30s for boost. However it comes with a large price tag. His kits range from 4k-5k.
Todds kits will put the average m30 into the 350 - 400+ range with very little effort PSI wise. If you have the means I highly recommend.

Then you have other kits such as Korman, Cartech, and Dinan but they are unicorns.
Meaning those who get them (except for dinan) usually keep them or sell for top dollar.
Cartech is esscentially TCD. There was a big dispute decades ago about the similarities of both.
It's a topic I will not chime on.

Lastly you have the fabricated kits. These are either full fabrication or mix and match kits.
This is where I fall in. My turbo build has parts from different manufacturers.
My original goal was to recreate a Alpina B10 BT.
Unfortunately the guy who I was going to buy the twin turbos, manifolds and downpipes sold it to someone else before I could grab it.
However going with a single Turbo is just as good if not more efficient.
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Old 06-07-2013, 09:58 AM
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All this boost talk is giving me crazy thoughts!!!! very inspiring...
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Old 06-08-2013, 01:16 AM
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Hi Joe, glad to see you moving forward on this. I finally got my S52 swap running well so there is hope for both of us to finally finish. Sucks when life gets in the way of these projects but sticking with it is good for the soul - at least until the wife gets fed up.
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Old 06-08-2013, 09:44 PM
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Hi Joe, glad to see you moving forward on this. I finally got my S52 swap running well so there is hope for both of us to finally finish. Sucks when life gets in the way of these projects but sticking with it is good for the soul - at least until the wife gets fed up.
Hey stranger. Thanks for the kind words. Moving forward was a little untimely.
It was a mere toss up wheither to do the head work or to scrap and part the car.
I'm glad I chose to continue or at least till the car decides to finally rust out.

Well today proved good as I finally have the engine itself all buttoned up for stage 3 torque sequence.
However tomorrow I will finish everything up and take a spin.

Here's the fruits of labor today (sorry about the crappy cellphone pics)




I'm making brackets to relocate the PS reso and the coal canister so at the moment they are wedged in the corner hanging free,

BTW anyone need some copper M10 exhaust lock nuts. Autohauz sent me the wrong ones and it's not enough dough involved to send them back.
You probably can use them for everyday use. I had some hex nuts left from my previous e23 745 kit which I used along with new exhaust studs.
FYI: the e23 745 kit uses the larger exhaust bolts. So you have a choice in the matter.

You can either tap the exhaust bolt holes to accept the larger exhaust studs.
Or you can contact McCaster Carr and order the longer, slender threaded rods and a copper pipe to sleeve them.

I have the part numbers: 93275A034 The M8 exhaust studs (you'll need twelve)
The copper piping.... I don't have but I'll try to find it.
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Old 06-09-2013, 06:54 AM
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The biggest hang up seems to be the exhaust manifold. Are you using the 745 manifold? I would assume it is the most restrictive option. Has anyone ever extrude honed one with success?
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:02 PM
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The biggest hang up seems to be the exhaust manifold. Are you using the 745 manifold? I would assume it is the most restrictive option. Has anyone ever extrude honed one with success?
Actually I sold the 745 kit some months ago. I kind of wish I kept it for I would be boosted already.
However I had some suspension work to do. Which lead to a rare chance to pick up a set of KW v2 coilovers for cheap.


The most restrictive or better said POS's on it are the wastegate and the k27 turbo.

The manifold is very old technology but it's been dyno'd (by others, not me) to hit the 400rwhp range before the k27 runs out of steam.
The issue is getting one in decent condition.

TCD and turboseven from BF.C sell upgrades in the turbo dept using a modified
k27 with a garrett 60 trim compressor wheel.

There are a few guys who fabricate turbo manifolds, Good and tight from mye28.com , 666 fabrication to name two.

This said my 745 setup was a tad different than the OEM version.
I had the stock manifold and turbo. but I also had a tial 38mm wastegate plate mounted on to the OE position ( I think you can ask moosehead engineering nicely to make one),
a Full TCD Stage II W/A intercooler system, 666 fabrication downpipe, and TCD exhaust.

Out of all of it I was left with the exhaust.

Since then I've acquired:
FMIC
gt3582r
reverse intake manifold (which is installed now)
MS2/extra
AEM wideband (in the car but not hooked up)
VDO oil psi gauge ( installed)
VDO Vac / Boost (installed)
24# injectors (in the car now but switching 36# if not 42#)
GM Boost solenoid (from a GM Typhoon)
IAT sensor
Oil Lines & Coolant lines for the turbo

All I desire now is a TCD manifold and downpipe and I'm up and running boost.
(that's if the commissioner decides to allow me to do it.)
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:23 PM
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Well I got it to crank and it started... however began to bog out when the throttle was being opened up.

I've run through the usual suspects Air, Fuel, Spark.

I wired the AFM wrong fixed that.
Car started but was rough.
I had made the mistake of swapping the gaslines around.
So I put them back. Car started again more normal.
I shut it down to start putting the bumper back on. Started it back up. Didn't start.
This sucks.
Had white smoke out the tail.
Took 2 jugs of 50/50 coolant still had some air.
No chocolate milk on the dipstick.
No oil in the coolant expansion tank or coming out the radiator drain hose.
Plugs are new
Distributor and rotor button are new,

My though... ICV valve. Going to relocate it back behind the AFM and see what happens.


As always, I'm always up for others input. Having a fresh insight or second set of hand is more helpful than banging my head against the wall.
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It's cranking but not firing up?

And you have fuel and spark? Might be a crack shaft sensor too (not plugged in)

I would say look over your work and make sure everything is plugged in and in the right spot sounds like something is not plugged in right


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Old 06-10-2013, 08:11 PM
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I don't remember how ICV on M30 works but I do know that on the M50/M52/S50/S52 engines the ICV has to flow in one direction only. If you install it backwards, the engine will either be very hard to start or will not start. Don't ask how I know this.
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Old 06-11-2013, 06:24 AM
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It's cranking but not firing up?

And you have fuel and spark? Might be a crack shaft sensor too (not plugged in)

I would say look over your work and make sure everything is plugged in and in the right spot sounds like something is not plugged in right


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Yes I have fuel and spark. Air maybe a different situation which I plan to investigate today.
I plan to check for current on the AFM considering it had two lines crossed.
Hopefully I didn't fry it.
The CPS was my first guess. I inspected it first and indeed it was loose.
Gas lines were swapped, fixed that.
The other thing is I can't do a stomp test. I repositioned the tps but still no stomp test.
The tps seems to be ok but I'm not ruling it out just yet.

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I don't remember how ICV on M30 works but I do know that on the M50/M52/S50/S52 engines the ICV has to flow in one direction only. If you install it backwards, the engine will either be very hard to start or will not start. Don't ask how I know this.
That's why I'm leaning toward the ICV. I've experimented with the ICV being off or swapped around on my previous e34/
So I'm going to place it back on the intake pipe and just run the exit hose back to the manifold.
For it's the only real change dispite the removal of cruise control that's on the car.
Everything else electrical / ignition wise is just relocation

I hope I get the car running today.
Keep the thoughts coming guys. Each one is helping me get to the bottom of this.
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Old 06-11-2013, 10:27 PM
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Update:

Happy to report that the ICV is fine.
I put a multi voltage meter to the AFM, TPS, ICV and checked the dissy and rotor for damage
Lastly I raised and extend the intake piping outside the car to get a cleaner shot of air.
Everything is in order.
The AFM is opening and closing.
The TPS is clicking and reading properly.
The ICV is buzzing.

I'm getting spark and air.

That said with the help of SSE aka Joe we narrowed it down to the FPR.

Here's why.
Again I can be wrong but it's the conclusion we came to. (I have pics to further explain my findings)

When I first started the car up I had these lines swapped:





Being I confused the two. (note to self label the lines properly)
When I cranked the car it would run real rough like I was flooding the car by sending the fuel through the return.
When I cut the engine I noticed a gas spilling from the FPR and injector # 1 location.
Which means I probably blew the diaphragm in it sending fuel the wrong way.

I then swapped the lines and boom it would start like nothing happened.
However it would die when I blipped the throttle due to not having fuel.
All the while the idle was hunting.
So the broken FPR possibly is also causing a vac leak as well
Considering nothing on the fuel delivery system was tampered with except the lines.
We concluded the FPR was the culprit.

We pulled it and sure enough it seemed to be the original part from 1989.

Tomorrow I'm going to pick up a FPR and further investigate the issue.
I really hope to get it started. I'm driving a rental and beginning to compare it to my e34.
Which for lack of a better term makes the rental feel like a *****zbox with Bluetooth.

Once again any thoughts on this matter is appreciated.
Joe coming through helped by giving a different prospective on it.
Plus he dropped off some needed items so it was a progressive day.
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Old 06-12-2013, 04:01 PM
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It's the AFM...

Got the car started. Shut it down pulled the plug on the AFM and it ran without issue.
Could also be the TPS. So I'm going to replace both.


Anyone have both local to Freehold, NJ 07728?!?
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Weird that the afm went bad during the swap ... Or tps


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Old 06-12-2013, 05:36 PM
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Weird that the afm went bad during the swap ... Or tps


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Not really. I'll explain.
When I rewired the AFM to extend over to the left I crossed two lines. I had feared I messed it up.
I then wired the AFM correctly and tested the lines.
All the leads were producing the correct voltage and it was opening up.

What I didn't realize was the wire behind the vane door was sending a bad signal if not sending one at all.

That's why when we switched the gas lines it was running rough as hell.
I also pulled one of the gas lines and cranked it over to find the correct feed line.

All that said. I fired it up with the afm disconnected and Badda bing badda boom She purried for the very first time since the rebuild.

Ya'll have to excuse me but YES I WAS A BONEHEAD
I wasn't being patient and thoroughly investigating the situation correctly.
I also didn't label the gas lines correctly when I pulled them.

I'm chalking it off as being frustrated and tired. I know better.

But it's a learning experience that I'm glad I learned.

The car is firing up correctly with and without the AFM connected.
It's only when the throttle is blipped does it have issues recovering.
The Stomp test is still not working which leads me to believe that the TPS is also involved in this idle issue.

Good thing is that Everything is getting narrowed down and it's almost ready to hit the streets.

I'm taking a break from it tonight to start fresh tomorrow.

Suggestions are still welcomed.
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