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Forum: Cars for Sale 08-11-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,678
Posted By kstadelman
M-powered 98 318ti for sale

I'm putting my 1998 BMW 318ti with 328 block and M head up for sale. Asking $4750. Lots of updates. Southern car with 144K, 16K on rebuilt motor, adjustable coil-overs, 17" BBS with new...
Forum: Engine Swaps 07-28-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-31-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,736
Posted By kstadelman
http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthread.php?t=12912...

http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthread.php?t=12912 or search for "The 318ti OBD-II engine swap manual" on this forum by Jim Leach. $70 and worth every penny.
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-31-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,736
Posted By kstadelman
Get Jim Leach's book- it will save you a ton of...

Get Jim Leach's book- it will save you a ton of money.
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-31-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Got the front end to quiet down by tightening up...

Got the front end to quiet down by tightening up the sway bar mounts. However I have 5-inch 450lb springs in the rear that coil bind over every bump and 7-inch 400lb springs in the front. It rides...
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 05-17-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,336
Posted By kstadelman
I guess York, Pa. is too far away. ...

I guess York, Pa. is too far away.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-3-Series-318Ti-/291462851232?forcerrptr=true&hash=item43dc8a2aa0&item=291462851232
Low mileage Cal top 98 Ti
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 05-17-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,336
Posted By kstadelman
Not sure you are going to like the seats much if...

Not sure you are going to like the seats much if you hated the Mercedes seats. German seats tend to be pretty firm. I just stop by a "Relax the Back" store and pick up the lumbar support that works...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-05-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Jees- Thanks for the info. Sounds like I'm...

Jees-
Thanks for the info. Sounds like I'm going to have to spend some money.
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 05-05-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,336
Posted By kstadelman
HAH- He's a dealer/wholesaler. Doubt he has...

HAH-
He's a dealer/wholesaler. Doubt he has $1000 in the car. Make him an offer. It's a cute exotic car he can't sell to a girl 'cause it's a stick. My guess is he would take $1800 for it. Might be...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-05-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Don't have an exhaust sniffer but the pipes look...

Don't have an exhaust sniffer but the pipes look quite clean and plugs light grey. I thought with the Turner modified chip it would run richer. M cams and the early intake manifold moves the power...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-04-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Exhaust has no cats so the other sensors are out...

Exhaust has no cats so the other sensors are out of the loop. Seems to run pretty well, a bit lean, but still strong. Jim's conversion book is OUTSTANDING. Anyone doing an engine conversion without...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-01-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
I ordered Jim's book on the conversion. My...

I ordered Jim's book on the conversion. My exhaust has the oxygen sensors with pigtails but they are just hanging there. Not connected up. Guess that's going to move up my fixit list. Computer must...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-25-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
It's got a locker type diff out of a 325xi so I...

It's got a locker type diff out of a 325xi so I don't really care about traction control, but the builder said the ABS doesn't work and a light is showing on the 328 dash.
How is yours with the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-25-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Bought it on Ebay as is! Fixed exhaust, clutch,...

Bought it on Ebay as is! Fixed exhaust, clutch, window, shifter so far, but lots to do yet.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-25-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Yeah, but I live out on an island in far...

Yeah, but I live out on an island in far Northeastern Florida so it doesn't see much freeway time. Driving it back from Baton Rouge- 10 hours- was a bit of a strain especially with that juice can...
Forum: eBay and Craig's list listings 03-25-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,849
Posted By kstadelman
Yep- folks over at Bring A Trailer are talking...

Yep- folks over at Bring A Trailer are talking about it a lot.
http://bringatrailer.com/2015/03/23/custom-built-new-one-owner-1996-bmw-m3ti/

Of course a number of them just don't like the Ti...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-25-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,526
Posted By kstadelman
IS THIS THE PERFECT 318 M3?

If you subscribe to "Bring A Trailer" you may have already seen this, but for those who don't get BAT check this out: http://bringatrailer.com/2015/03/23/custom-built-new-one-owner-1996-bmw-m3ti/
...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-25-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Don't know for sure. Waiting for Jim to send me...

Don't know for sure. Waiting for Jim to send me the conversion manual.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-22-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
ABS was never connected up so I would like to...

ABS was never connected up so I would like to order the conversion manual but I don't seem to be able to get a response. Does anyone know if it is still available?
Put a 2 1/2 in muffler on it the...
Forum: Cars for Sale 03-22-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,857
Posted By kstadelman
The new car has an M3 head on a 2.8 block with...

The new car has an M3 head on a 2.8 block with headers and 3-inch exhaust. It has double adjustable shocks and custom springs with front camber mounts. Also has a 328 5-speed and 3:73 locker type...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-09-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 57,095
Posted By kstadelman
1998 318ti with 98 2.8 block & 5-speed trans and...

1998 318ti with 98 2.8 block & 5-speed trans and 95 S50 head with cams and intake manifold, light flywheel, 328 brakes, 235 40 x 17's, 3.45 locker, adjustable suspension with camber plates, headers...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-05-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Thanks- It has an M50 head, cams, intake,...

Thanks-
It has an M50 head, cams, intake, Turner chip and headers. Feels quite strong, but I'm coming from a stock 4 cylinder 95 so, of course it's quite a change. Probably will spring for the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-05-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By kstadelman
Just bought a 98 ti with little M motor

Hi all-
Been lurking for ages but finally pulled the trigger and sold my 95 ti with 182K lowered, tires and suspension and bought a 98 ti with a "little" M motor (328 block and M head.) for $3800 -...
Forum: Cars for Sale 03-05-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,857
Posted By kstadelman
Sold it through my local (Jacksonville, Fl) Craigslist

Yeah-
Sold it over the weekend.
Flew out to Baton Rouge on Tuesday to pick up a 1998 328ti with M3 head, cams, and headers. Had $1000 worth of wheels and new tires and a very fancy double...
Forum: Cars for Sale 02-28-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,857
Posted By kstadelman
Car is sold - thank you:smile:

Car is sold - thank you:smile:
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