BMW E30 Turbo Guide

BMW E30 Turbo Guide

Anyone that owns a BMW E30 knows that the factory M20B25 2.5L, M20B27 2.7L, and M42 4-cylinder engines leave a lot to be desired in the horsepower department. While the factory engine options are certainly enough to get a 2600 lb BMW E30 going under its own weight, you won’t be winning any drag races….

BMW E30 Buyer’s Guide

BMW E30 Buyer’s Guide

The BMW E30 is one of those cars that has an indescribably magical aura surrounding it. By the time the E30 chassis reached US shores in 1984, it had already been praised around Europe as THE premier German saloon car to have. In the subsequent decades, BMW would continue to produce the 3-Series with a…

BMW E30 Coilover Upgrade Guide
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BMW E30 Coilover Upgrade Guide

While stock E30 suspension was touted at the time, combining front Macpherson struts with rear semi-trailing arms, modern suspension advancements have significantly outclassed 80s technology. A standard shock/strut combination is common for competitive E30 applications but leaves a level of customizability to be desired. That’s where E30 coilover suspension comes into play.  Coilover suspension is…