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E30-M3 09-13-2017 11:06 PM

I am rejoining the collective, 97 318Ti active
 
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4414/3...0b94bd99_b.jpg

While it maybe a lowly looking Ti it's not. I will post more photo's this weekend.

ZEK 09-14-2017 02:45 AM

Give us some hints!!! How many cylinders?

E30-M3 09-14-2017 03:03 AM

s52

BRADESTAR 09-15-2017 12:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by E30-M3 (Post 386627)

While it maybe a lowly looking Ti it's not.

Lowly looking TI?! (confused)

E30-M3 09-15-2017 12:11 AM

Not here, else where in the BMW and car community. Plenty of room in the bay for just about anything BMW has made in the last 25 years.

I am surprised nobody has ever put in an S38b38 and added a turbo. I imagine some Norwegian or Swed has.

BRADESTAR 09-15-2017 12:18 AM

Ahh... Elsewhere... Ok. Dem guy's jus dont know. Gosh the division in the US these day's! Hehe

Looks like a great TI from here, great color!

E30-M3 09-15-2017 12:41 AM

Wanted a normal color but it's growing on me. interior is odd too at sand color. Might change it out at some point but not now just drive it and enjoy the stealth of it.

E30-M3 09-16-2017 12:43 AM

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4436/3...0a6bc6a9_b.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4341/3...0889480c_b.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4418/3...cc6a82f6_b.jpg

So it had some odd misfires one the way home from picking it up and I thought omg is the head gasket done? So first thing I normall do when purchasing a car is check the plugs and fuel. Fuel pressure was spot on. Plugs were foul'd and nasty two prong bosch which I spent 17 dollars on new single electrode NGK which I have found to be the best in 6 cylinder variants. Car pulls great in all gears with no more misfire codes due to loose plugs. If your plug is not grounded how do you expect it to fire properly. lol.

E30-M3 09-16-2017 01:01 AM

double post odd happening on some other sites too.

edit

E30-M3 09-16-2017 02:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Endat (Post 386646)
Looks like a good find. Do you know what ratio the rear end is?

Ratio in the car is a 3.23 from a Z3M with a finned differential.

BlackBMWs 09-17-2017 04:02 PM

Nice find! Welcome back!


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E30-M3 09-18-2017 11:39 AM

Was having some serious issues with it but after breaking out scan code reader it had a faulty maf and the battery was barely charged so BMW's as we know love their clean voltage. Swapped a good battery in and swapped out a kassell ECU for a TRM with just a simple tune and EWS delete.

The kassell fowled out plugs that were new so I put in it single electrode NGK, I plan to have the ecu reflashed at some point next spring. Looking at my schricks in the basement they are asking to go into the engine.


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