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General Information

Year
1988
Make
BMW
Model
325is Turbo
Color
Zinnoberrot Red
Packages
Sport
History
This is a project I bought back in 2008 and was completely stock at the time. Since then, I've replaced almost everything and built it into a very enjoyable track toy. In addition to that, this is my daily driver if I'm not on the bonneville.
1988 BMW 325is Turbo (Zinnoberrot Red)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Brakes:
-RX7 front brakes w/ corrado rotors
-UUC stainless brake lines
-Hawk HP Plus pads
Interior
Engine/Management:
-MS2 V3.0
-Wasted spark W/ MSD coils
-LC-1 Wideband
-ARP head studs
-42# injectors
-Removed PS
-Removed AC
-AKG motor mounts
-MSD 8.5mm custom wires
-666fab 6 into 1 manifold
-Tial 38mm WG (7.5psi spring)
-Perrin manual boost controller (set to 15psi)
-Garrett 60-1 t3/t04s Turbo
-Synapse Synchronic BOV
-CXRACING aluminum radiator
-walbro 255lph fuel pump
-CX Racing FMIC
-Cherry Bomb Glasspack muffler
-Vibrant muffler with dual tips
-Jaz oil catch can
-Spal 16” low pro fan

Trans/drivetrain:
-UUC SSK and DSSR
-New BMW performance shift knob
-clutchmaster 400 clutch
-UUC clutch line
-UUC clutch pedal bushings (not installed but included)
-323i flywheel (13 lbs)

Engine build:
-JE 85mm forged pistons (8.5:1 comp)
-Strengthened rods by E30motorwerks
-micropolished and chamfered 81mm crank by E30motorwerks
-O-ringed block
-Myster-E P&P head w/ 3 angle valve grind
-274/274 cam
-I.E. heavy duty rockers
-balanced rotating assembly
-Aeromotive FPR+ Gauge (not installed but included)
-Crank scraper
-new oil pump
-lower temp thermostat
-ARP rod bolts
Exterior
Exterior:
-Euro grills
-late model "IS" lip (have original red "i" lip)
-Euro Plate filler
-Smoked high beams
-M-technic 1 rear spoiler
Audio
Suspension:
-H&R Race springs
-Bilstien sports
-15mm drop hats
-AKG rear strut mounts/reenforcements
-Sparco front strut bar
-White325is Rear strut brace
-949 Racing 6ul's 15x8
-205/50-15 Falken Azenis rt615k
-20mm spacers front and rear
-Race Skids skid plate
-80mm wheel studs
Suspension
Interior:
-MOMO Start seat (not installed anymore but will include)
-Massive sidemount seat brackets (same as above)
-Cipher auto seats
-Custom roll bar (welded in)
-BMP center gauge pod w/ boost, oil PSI, and volts VDO gauges
-Nardi steering wheel
-RJS Harness (not installed but will include)
-Custom black carpet
-George Graves wideband gauge (not installed but included)
-Manual window swap
-Tweeter blanks
-Removed rear seat
-Removed trunk tar
-Massive M-Technic Dead Pedal

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