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Another 323 m52 conversion.

Post by raseeda green » Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:19 pm

Hi All,

Here is my new e21, and this is how i first saw her, being a 323 I hope to keep her and fix her up and use as a daily drive.....she is a non runner and needs all fuel lines and parts and proberly a new engine, as she not been on the road for about 20 years tax disk dated back to 93... but the body work is ok and no weilding needed or done.. so far i have the wings replaced and fuellines and new tanks in, I hope to do a engine upgrade and hav'nt decided on which on yet.
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lee lan photo 053 by irrietrekka, on Flickr

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lee lan photo 051 by irrietrekka, on Flickr
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lee lan photo 055 by irrietrekka, on Flickr
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lee lan photo 054 by irrietrekka, on Flickr





I ve just got a m52 engine 2.8 ( one with the silver part on front) so I will convert her.
I hope the photos work.
Thanks
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Re: Lee E21 BMW

Post by cobbler2u » Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:43 pm

pics not working

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Re: Lee E21 BMW

Post by m3gaz » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:12 pm

Its true.They don't :nah
There's one out there with my name on it.

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Re: Lee E21 BMW

Post by raseeda green » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:47 pm

Right I try with the photos again.
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Re: Lee E21 BMW

Post by Jeroen » Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:20 pm

Now it's working. Nice find with 20 years in a garage and the 2.8 will make her a nice toy, enough experience with similar conversions on the forum already
Regards/groeten, Jeroen

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Re: Lee E21 BMW

Post by raseeda green » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:55 pm

Cheers Jeroen, I see the conversion with the green 323 here on this site done by Nas8, so many Thanks, This Car though has not been in this barn for 20 years, it was brought by me from a guy up north and a BMW enthusiated, who owns this barn full of other old BMW collected it for me, Car is now at a different garage, getting the work done.
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Re: Lee E21 BMW

Post by dannyboy » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:26 pm

fritz bitz by any chance?
e21 335i gone but not to far.
e21 316.. still
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Re: Lee E21 BMW

Post by raseeda green » Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:36 am

Oh I wish, but they too dear, but I guess their quality, so bits I'm do myself and a mate hes good with the spanners, golf expert and has done few different conversions.
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Re: Another 323 m52 conversion.

Post by Jacko » Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:06 pm

Nas and I have conversion kits available for M5x swaps should you need anything. ;)

good luck with the project.
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Re: Another 323 m52 conversion.

Post by raseeda green » Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:02 pm

Yes that would be a great helping hand, no doubt that we will need some parts. Good call.
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Re: Another 323 m52 conversion.

Post by nas80 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:33 am

thought id update the thread. Lee ended up sending me this car to sort out. So for the last couple of months or so I have been extensively restoring this car (mechanically), I did the m52 engine swap and got it MOT'd - the car is hilariously fast because it looks a bit rough and ready so no one really expects it :launch :)

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Theres a ton of other pics, but you get the idea.. This car wont need any mechanical stuff for a long time to come.
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Re: Another 323 m52 conversion.

Post by raseeda green » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:00 pm

This car is whats the word....Awesome now thanks to Nas80 his did a great job on all of the mechanical needs to get it running on the road. I will give you more pictures of it being modified soon.
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Re: Another 323 m52 conversion.

Post by raseeda green » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:56 pm

And i love the way the exhaust hisss and roars when im burning down the track...so Big Thank You Nas80. Im really looking forwards to having time off to giving it my care.
Its has been a really rough time to getting this car to this...as you will know all those restoring your own cars..but when i took it to nas s everything seemed to go smoothly and i really should have taken it to him in the first place. Im plan to leave the car like this for a while and maybe just enjoy it this summer...perhaps a resprey next year.
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Re: Another 323 m52 conversion.

Post by e21-Mark » Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:41 pm

raseeda green wrote: Im plan to leave the car like this for a while and maybe just enjoy it this summer
Excellent.

Hope you can bring to Essex next month with the rest of the N M's?

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Re: Another 323 m52 conversion.

Post by nas80 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:52 pm

Hopefully you wont get bored of the power too quickly! :) Getting a car back on the road that hasnt been driven since 1992 was a challenge. Obviously with a little bit of time and effort on the bodywork, getting those alpina stickers off the wings and giving it a machine polish would make the car look instantly 10x better.

defo try and make that show Mark is talking about (as ill be going to that show myself), it would be nice to finally meet you in person!
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