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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by e21-Mark » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:00 pm

There are several ways of building up a 2.7 and if you've got the parts its well worth the effort as its got way more torque than a 2.5.

You can use the 2.5 head on the 525e block iirc? Best route is use the 525 crank in the 2.5 and deck the block to bring the compression back up. I'm sure the more mechanically minded guys here can point you in the right direction.

Good work so far though mate.



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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by murran » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:48 pm

that e21 is looking really special.

with both a 325i engine and an eta on the floor it would be very rude not to build a cracking 2.7!

a guy on e30zone wrote a wiki on it, as theres 3 different ways of doing it....
have a read.....
http://www.e30zone.co.uk/e30zonewiki/in ... ding_a_2.7
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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by quinn_656 » Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:16 am

thanks mate i have no doubt that page will be getting read again possibly several times lol
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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by TobyA » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:48 pm

I'd never had considered red for an e21, for some reason, but you've completely converted me! It looks awesome. Can't wait to see it one those rims.
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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by quinn_656 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:59 pm

fuel pump arrived on saturday tested it and its working as the last one i got off ebay was a dud. ordered my spax psx shortened dampers and goodridge stainless steel brakelines last week so im waiting on them arriving in the post.

the motronic 173 ecu with the alpina 2.7 chip also arrived so i will need to get it tested somehow maybe try in my mates sport if he will answer the phone one one of these nights. tried to half heatedly plug it into my wiring harness it looks like it will fit but i couldn't get it in lol any advice?

i'll have her on her feet within the next couple of weeks all being well
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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by quinn_656 » Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:15 pm

bit of an update guys got my engines hoked out and brought into the garage so im goin to start building my 2.7 get the head off the eta block and get it decked looks like my ecu wont fit because it isn't the right one so i'll be needing a 55pin plug and harness and crank position sensor from the later motronic 1.3 cars and an air flow meter as i don't have one if anybody can help me out?

I have the suspension fuel tanks and brakes all back in took my time with all the fuel and brake lines to make them tidy so i'm happy eith them just need to finish plumbing up the front brakes the original green pipes still look good the goodrige flexis are the dogs im really impressed with them. i left my wheels in with the tyre man 185/60 13 nankang rubber lol

i took a mad notion and bought an e30 325i sport silver mtec 1 i don't need it but i didn't want to pass it up even though it is smoking and missing like mad. so that is another motor to work on lol

pics to follow dudes
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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by johie » Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:04 pm

nice wheels! keep on the good work!

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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by quinn_656 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:01 am

long time no see im back working at the e21 building the engine hopefully i'll lift the block from the machine shop at the end of the week so will get some pics soon

any way heres my sport i was enjoying over the summer

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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by Jeroen » Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:02 am

Beautiful and original M-Tech 1, rare cars these days, I love it!
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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by quinn_656 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:53 pm

thanks jeroen had a ball of work to do to it to get it on the road nothing major though bought it thinking it needed an engine but a new distributor rotor arm and plugs cured it lol
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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by e21-Mark » Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:26 pm

That's a classy looking e30 you have there.

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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by raseeda green » Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:16 pm

Really like the work on e21 like to do this as well it's looking v nice. G
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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by quinn_656 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:08 am

i've started back at the 21 im gonna push to get the engine built over the next few weeks heres a few photo updates

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bag of bits from the motor factors

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sport 885 head

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ruined piston :(

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have a topic in the technical section on this

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polished crank

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81mm stroke ETA crank

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sport block -2mm decked and honed cylinders

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black engine enamel
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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by Mobster » Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:52 am

This car is going to look awesome !!!

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Re: quinn_656's 323

Post by quinn_656 » Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:33 pm

Been so busy with work recently Im going to have to make some timw over Christmas too push this engine along! I've picked up a few more goodies over the past few weeks though.
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