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Old 01-11-2006, 06:40 AM   #1
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Default huh? nash v8

I don't see any posts about this dude. So click on link and tell me what you think about this. http://www.nash8503.com/index.html
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It's got a corvette engine and he is offering a kit.
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Old 01-11-2006, 12:56 PM   #3
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I'm downloading the install instructions now, the transfer is slllloooowwww. It looks like it's got potential to me. One question I have that's unanswered is what transmission would you use? Maybe the install instructions will tell me. Before I dropped that kind of cash, I think I'd travel up there to see his install.

This will most likely screw up the handling of your car, but it'll definatley be a torque monster.
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Old 01-11-2006, 02:12 PM   #4
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dude, i just found out that this guy that made this car lives in my city

like 10 min far from my house.

I think ill contact him about the car, i want to see it upclose!
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dude, i just found out that this guy that made this car lives in my city

like 10 min far from my house.

I think ill contact him about the car, i want to see it upclose!
Go now!!! I'll wait. Take some pictures ask for a drive and give him the link to 318ti.org. So he can show off and we can speak to him and perhaps buy his kit. This is a sacrilege of the ti I can live with.
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Old 01-11-2006, 04:27 PM   #6
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this has been linked to before and somewhat discussed. the corvette engine is close in weight to the bmw I6 and he used a GM trans if memory serves.
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this has been linked to before and somewhat discussed. the corvette engine is close in weight to the bmw I6 and he used a GM trans if memory serves.
Don't see the thread. Can you give me the link to the thread?
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i bet it would sound really nice.
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Yeah this was posted on here maybe last spring?? I tried searching for it but not sure where it was discussed.
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hellrot332ti is putting an LS1 in over winter I think. He should have a ton of info about it. There was a thread in bf.c about the V-8 swap too. There are quite a few advantages to doing it if you can handle the fact that a BMW is powered by a chevy motor.
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Put the new LS7 in there and that would be be a 9 second car.
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Put the new LS7 in there and that would be be a 9 second car.
That would be amazing. Even a NA modded LS1 could be pushed into outrageously low 1/4 mile times for the price of a full M3 swap. It would be fearsome, and beyond the scope of all but the most highly modded M3 turbo set up.
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There are quite a few advantages to doing it if you can handle the fact that a BMW is powered by a chevy motor.
To solve this problem you get a custom made carbon fiber engine cover that says bmw. When people ask you about it say it's a prototype and that you work for bmw engineering or something..
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Nash was/is a member of this forum. It uses a T56 transmission, IIRC.
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don't see his name in the members list.
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