Engine Swapping our BMW E30

8. nov.. 2020
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We complete a full engine conversion on our 1989 E30 BMW 320i. We bought this JDM model with a questionable history, including an engine that was broken so in this episode we replace it with something EPIC!
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    Mighty Car ModsMighty Car Mods3 måneder siden
    • @Joe Alex people swap them all the time so they could end up finding one with a 1jz in it and the fact it doesn't have a turbo is why its great, cause you get to put one in. also they all come with a 2JZ GE stock but people swap in the 2JZ GTE and the 1JZ GTE with the exception of the Altezza which is the Japanese version of the car and comes a couple weird variant engines. but if you import from America there's lots in great condition with the 2JZ waiting for the turbo. plus there cheap with usually no rust cause they dont need to salt their roads. And i would never expect any car enthusiast to know every car out there so i figure did give them a simple run down of the car incase they weren't familiar. i mean i live on the over side of the world from them, i have never been to Australia, only thing i know about the car scene out there is these guys and all they drive is subaru's, ricers and some of the most respectable vehicles that just where not born to go fast. anything else you wanna pick holes at?

      fallinbeeffallinbeef3 måneder siden
    • @Furkan Internal Combustion - Tiny Little Pieces

      MKKMNNMKKMNN3 måneder siden
    • @Furkan me too, can't find it :(

      MKKMNNMKKMNN3 måneder siden
    • @Jordan Leach didn't find it

      MKKMNNMKKMNN3 måneder siden
    • Guys, 1 thing tho. I would recommend to fabricate a cover plate for the bottom part of the Flywheel/gearbox housing. You don't want anything flying in there and destroying mad stuff :P

      StreeLgamingStreeLgaming3 måneder siden
  • A fucking LS wow how fucking boring

    James JamesonJames Jameson7 dager siden
  • Алексей, к слову к игре в онлайн казино нужно также подходить с умом. Конечно, когда вы играете в 1хбет то вы никогда не поднимите рубли, а например если придти к этому вопросу тщательно тогда будете представлять, что бывают такие как 1хбеты, придуманные на коленке и не отвечающие ни за что, а бывают игорные заведения с лицензией, там подкрутка автоматов отсутствует. Так что не надо судить только по левым сайтам. Лист лицензионных игорных заведений онлайн можно увидеть здесь: www.casinreg.ru

    Liuksen KrasnobaevLiuksen Krasnobaev11 dager siden
  • On forza they make it look so easy😔 suppose this cost a fortune

    Abu Yaqs CruzAbu Yaqs Cruz23 dager siden
  • Rust? *Laughs in scandinavian*

    Tasty TearsTasty Tears25 dager siden
  • LS & BMW !! 🤮

    Faisal AlAliFaisal AlAli27 dager siden
  • 2:30 knew it

    CykaurotCykaurotMåned siden
  • That might be one of the first context appropriate foot assists I've seen. No, the second one.

    Trap JohnsonTrap JohnsonMåned siden
  • I love videos like this. Car engines never fail to amaze me.

    RGEntertainmentRGEntertainmentMåned siden
  • "Gonna put something special in it" Yeah, right....................

    Chris SeidlerChris Seidler2 måneder siden
  • My 2011 BMW e92 project car I’m working on my channel right now is way more rusty than this 40 year old bimmer. God I wish I didn’t live in the Midwest!

    SimpleCarGuySimpleCarGuy2 måneder siden
  • Why you didnt put the v10 bmw engine... that would be an epic e30

    Mem rivanMem rivan2 måneder siden
  • Such good music that fits the car build 🤘🤜

    Craig StevensonCraig Stevenson2 måneder siden
  • Which is a differential installed there?

    PetrolheadPetrolhead2 måneder siden
  • No way all that is coming back out to fix the rust 👍

    Bradford Blowthe1Bradford Blowthe13 måneder siden
  • Imagine if TLC, The Learning Channel not the girl group, had content of this quality.

    RK YEGRK YEG3 måneder siden
  • I have wanted to put an LS engine in every car I have owned.

    RK YEGRK YEG3 måneder siden
  • 15:15 absolute gold

    Addam SiewdassAddam Siewdass3 måneder siden
  • What was the song at the 20 minute mark? 😯

    Tyler AugerTyler Auger3 måneder siden
  • take resonator off!

    Connar DownesConnar Downes3 måneder siden
  • Which modern engine fits the e30 like a glove?

    Odin PonziOdin Ponzi3 måneder siden
  • Hey Marty! What's that watch you're using, I love it 😁

    Marko KaljulaMarko Kaljula3 måneder siden
  • What is the weight distribution with that Chevy engine? Factory is 50/50..

    Skiboot DierSkiboot Dier3 måneder siden
  • U never fixed the rust

    BR1 XHBR1 XH3 måneder siden
  • 20:10 Static-X?!

    RacingWithParamotorsRacingWithParamotors3 måneder siden
  • Tiny little pieces - combustion

    crazymonkey626crazymonkey6263 måneder siden
  • for the people who can't always get the help of someone profesional when they find rust like that on a car, dont worry. buy/rent or borrow a welder and get some sheet metal and a plier. You literally cant make it worse, so just give it a go. Bad welds and a ugly job is 10x better than rust

    KnallenKnallen3 måneder siden
  • I can't be the only person that would love to see a Tesla swap at some point form MCM?

    Scott VergeScott Verge3 måneder siden
  • Yuck first engine swap you guys have done Im disappointed in. Smh s65 v8 would’ve been great and it’s actually a bmw engine

    ferrarikingdomferrarikingdom3 måneder siden
  • No need for music

    Jack FahunaJack Fahuna3 måneder siden
  • Chuck a rotary in it like I’ve done with my E30 project!

    FazyLuckFazyLuck3 måneder siden
  • Please never put that music in your videos again, thanks

    Graham SongGraham Song3 måneder siden
  • Epic work guys

    Motheo LebeloMotheo Lebelo3 måneder siden
  • I miss seeing Turbo Yoda & mechanical sting on the show get the lads to pop in I know theor busy on their own shows but lads have a bit of fun together

    Ed WilkoEd Wilko3 måneder siden
  • Doesn’t matter what kinda car lover you are. Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Euro, sooner than later you will end up with Bald Eagles 🦅 Caw Caw!!!

    ZE_GERMANZE_GERMAN3 måneder siden
  • That fistbump sync @ 22:06 thoooo 🔥

    dckstrdckstr3 måneder siden
  • That knuckle bump after tightening the intake hose clamp was badass

    BETA BoyzBETA Boyz3 måneder siden
  • Twin Turbo the LS to beat 2 sexy

    Trevor NoltingTrevor Nolting3 måneder siden
  • Hell yeah, I just found the end video to the build and seeing the intricate little mods done so that everything aligns perfectly. I must say I like the little mods that are fitted with the new baffled oil sump and oil filter relocation kit as it well and truly helps with ease of access for minor servicing. The classic rtv gasket sealant internet joke cracked me up 🤣

    Jake HarperJake Harper3 måneder siden
  • Should of done bmw e60 v10

    Corey ConwayCorey Conway3 måneder siden
  • Damn auzzies and their kilowatts 😂😂

    Joshua FosterJoshua Foster3 måneder siden
  • Who cares if LS swaps are common? That little BMW turd is going to HAUL ARSE and that’s all that matters!

    Revelair Fan ManRevelair Fan Man3 måneder siden
  • Ah yes, an LSThreeE30

    CrowCrow3 måneder siden
  • I thought they gonna put 2JZ))

    Bulik 616681Bulik 6166813 måneder siden
  • The fact that these two haven’t made a cameo in any of the fast and furious movies is a crime

    Evan PeckEvan Peck3 måneder siden
  • I'd love for you guys to work on a car this old from the UK or somewhere else that's cold and wet... you two seriously don't know how lucky you are when it comes to crust!

    LewisLewis3 måneder siden
  • Holy crap! An American V8 on MCM? The whole world has gone crazy... for about the 4th time this year.

    Devlin OshayDevlin Oshay3 måneder siden
  • stop with the LS shit

    General PinochetGeneral Pinochet3 måneder siden
  • Bang an e34 on left of e30... :D:D:D:D:D

    Lucian FlorinLucian Florin3 måneder siden
  • Я понимаю что это "баварский трактор " и все дела. Но почему не от пескоструить и заварить?

    Николай ГалкинНиколай Галкин3 måneder siden
  • its been like 2 years since i saw mighty car mods... didnt sub back then just rabbit holed my way here then and back again now! SUBBED! AND YOU HAVE SOME A LONG WAY SINCE THE Super charged mini and the old man subie!

    The Official James MartinThe Official James Martin3 måneder siden
  • Зашел с русскоязычного канала посмотреть что свапают, думал джэй будет ((

    Леонид БодровЛеонид Бодров3 måneder siden
  • Loving the 80s vibes with the tunes Moog!

    James DaveyJames Davey3 måneder siden
  • "M20B25 biggest engine other than the M car" BMW South Africa: "ahhh e30 333i?"

    Clinton Van WykClinton Van Wyk3 måneder siden
  • 👍

    Мереке СактаганМереке Сактаган3 måneder siden
  • MOOG! I need to know the track at ~21:08 PLEASE

    Matt SnyderMatt Snyder3 måneder siden
    • Same, I need to know as well

      ArktosArktos3 måneder siden
  • American V8?..... i was hoping for something jdm..... or a M62B44 / S62B50 supercharged! i dont know man.... :/

    FreakkyJackFreakkyJack3 måneder siden
  • What are moogs pants. 5:01

    Ryan BoucherRyan Boucher3 måneder siden
  • I was chanting ls swap and then got hype

    Nicholas JohnstonNicholas Johnston3 måneder siden
  • Old bimmers have such good chassis, perfect for mods 🤟

    Flagship GarageFlagship Garage3 måneder siden
  • That is a narrow car. Like my 66 mustang. Install an IFS kit and you can put a monster motor. So easy.

    Stove GuyStove Guy3 måneder siden
  • As an aussie classic BMW owner I fully support this and don't listen to the nay-sayers. What people around the world don't appreciate is that you work with what you can use. BMWs in Australia were twice the price and hardly ever came with big engines or man trans. We've got about 5% of what you can get in Europe or USA and good luck finding a s50 or s52, and because the bell housing is integral to the german trans, good luck finding a manual since the m20 or m30 days. We can get a small amount of LSx so that makes sense. Even turboing a BMW i6 is a pain due to the RHD steering column. Personally I want another BMW but this time a touring, like a e46 330i touring or a e39 540 touring but they never sold them here (E:only 320i for the e46 or 530i max for the e39) and they're all auto. I'd love a 330 or 530 or a 540i manual trans touring but they don't seem to have ever been offered here - we just got smaller engined and/or overpriced autos so we don't have the bmw build options anyway. MCM have done 1-2 LSx so it's not boring for us, the barra don't fit (and they've done barras before), 2jz would be boring as it's been done a lot before elsewhere.

    fo3fo33 måneder siden
  • where is the oil filter?

    Nate MaierNate Maier3 måneder siden
  • All this for a shitty video game tie-in... sigh

    produKtNZproduKtNZ3 måneder siden
  • Shoutout to us Polish in the crowd, Kransky is good ;)

    mazz's maker spacemazz's maker space3 måneder siden
  • Thank you for showing rust, love you boys

    Jake DowneyJake Downey3 måneder siden
  • 🥺this was such a long journey

    MC LDMC LD3 måneder siden
  • You have no steering if this bolts out, but still needed to Hammer to get of splines 😂😂

    SimplePicturesSimplePictures3 måneder siden
  • Absolutely murdered the tracks on this

    Isaiah WoodIsaiah Wood3 måneder siden
  • This ain’t a BMW anymore...🙄

    Paul-Ove EidemPaul-Ove Eidem3 måneder siden
  • What song starts playing at 18:00?

    Ruben GarciaRuben Garcia3 måneder siden
  • Ahhh the LS, the most hated and the most loved engine!!!! If it was up to me, there would be an LS in every vehicle my wife and I own, including our Honda s2000 and Scion XB. Sorry S2000 purists but an LS would be sweet!!!!

    FabianFabian3 måneder siden
  • Хорошая работа, парни! From Russia With Love!

    YuRichYuRich3 måneder siden
  • Rear mount turbo on the horizon. Bet.

    NWJFNWJF3 måneder siden
  • 24.04 naked foot warning

    Chris PariaugChris Pariaug3 måneder siden
  • Great Video and music choice ... you boys need a hoist in your shed ... but I appreciate your dedication to your shade tree mechanic roots

    Chris PariaugChris Pariaug3 måneder siden
  • And there was me hoping you'd stick to a Euro engine. I respect the fact it's cheap and powerful but I just feel meh towards LS swaps. Thumbs down for me.

    Remko KentropRemko Kentrop3 måneder siden
  • I bought a gearbox adapter off brintech once... What's the point of having 0.01mm precision designing a part when you're going to send it out with plasma cut holes for bolts and dowels? Nothing tapped, nothing drilled, didn't fit.

    abc 123abc 1233 måneder siden
  • 11:32 checks his hammer hahaha

    Tyler StilwellTyler Stilwell3 måneder siden
  • an LS? ......... nah boys...... what about the 335i twin turbo n motors??? or the n63 turbo v8? shit

    Josh PearceJosh Pearce3 måneder siden
  • It's impressive to get the toe all set that early.

    Scott OrdScott Ord3 måneder siden
  • While an LS swap makes sense in a pile of ways.....it's quite boring and lacks style

    RahhhhhnmanRahhhhhnman3 måneder siden
  • Aint no cure for cubes.

    CretkensighCretkensigh3 måneder siden
  • What torque wrench is that? Looks fun

    cloudycloudscloudyclouds3 måneder siden
  • JDM German car. AUDM American Engine. Where's the purity man?

    Ahmad TajyAhmad Tajy3 måneder siden
  • 11:26 should’ve been a slomo shot boys ! ;)

    Nabeel JumaNabeel Juma3 måneder siden
  • Nice, I’m running a 1UZ V8 in one of my E30s also running a R200 Nissan LSD, but I went E36 5 stud. Love that the diffs are everywhere and like $200 for a LSD while the E30 LSDs go for $1200

    Sam BrockieSam Brockie3 måneder siden
  • ngl was expecting a barra

    bruh momentbruh moment3 måneder siden
  • GMW

    SgtThUND3RSgtThUND3R3 måneder siden
  • just wow!!!

    Atem S.Atem S.3 måneder siden
  • Metal version of 2Sexy anyone....hmmmmm? 🤘

    Jeremiah StoryJeremiah Story3 måneder siden
  • Moog put some killer music in this episode! Definitely need an album on Apple Music or something!

    Chase WheatleyChase Wheatley3 måneder siden
  • Out of curiosity is there a reason you switched from hexagonal bolts to allens?

    R HR H3 måneder siden
  • Boo

    Jacob PierceyJacob Piercey3 måneder siden
  • Is no one going to mention the absolute state of those welds on the manifold ?

    Will WatlingWill Watling3 måneder siden
  • I would swap M52B28 stroker.

    - rɘact '- rɘact '3 måneder siden
  • Has Moog ever released the song playing at 21:45?

    Tulle RönnmyrTulle Rönnmyr3 måneder siden
    • Tiny little pieces - internal combustion

      James AndrewJames Andrew3 måneder siden
  • Pls more content like this....

    Shubham AnantShubham Anant3 måneder siden
  • I hope you guys don't ditch that body kit, I've never cared for BMWs let alone E30s but that bumper has me thinking about one

    Samuel PaniaguaSamuel Paniagua3 måneder siden
  • Time for some new poly bushings. Those old factory style rubber ones arent going to last long.

    Chris BriggsChris Briggs3 måneder siden
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