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Old 11-09-2012, 08:36 AM   #1
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ar design: E28 LSx Turbo Build

Just picked up an E28. I've been itching to do an LSx turbo build ever since I sold my twin turbo C6 a few years back.

So.... Here goes! Build will take place over the next 2-4 months, depending on how over budget I go

11-8-12

Engine removed, started working on stripping interior, insulation, and absolutely everything that is not essential. We are going to try and have this thing down to about 2500lbs.







BMW insulation is HEAVY!
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:14 AM   #2
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Holy shit...I must see this when I'm back in Colorado...
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:16 AM   #3
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:31 AM   #4
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^^ exactly.

It is a good thing you bought this car before I did, I would have parted it out and scrapped the shell...

FYI I believe that car has an E28 M5 diff. I looked at buying that car once a couple years back when it had BBS RS and the whole 9 yards.
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:53 AM   #5
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I must see this at some point!
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:59 AM   #6
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Anyone is welcome to come by any time!
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Old 11-09-2012, 10:59 AM   #7
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by the way, I will be impressed if this actually takes 2-4 months. Then again, I guess you run a BMW shop...
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Old 11-09-2012, 11:02 AM   #8
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Old 11-10-2012, 12:48 PM   #9
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Saturday update!

Got a bunch more insulation removed. Heat gun, scraper, and a hammer. What a pain!



Tex Racing 101 (G-Force GF-4A) 4 speed dog box purchased!



OEM LS7 Camshaft Purchased.....

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Old 11-10-2012, 02:44 PM   #10
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Why not dry ice?
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Old 11-10-2012, 02:46 PM   #11
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The heat seems to be working fairly well. Last time I tried dry ice it didnt work well.
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Old 11-10-2012, 07:08 PM   #12
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whoa I have never heard of that specific trans before. Why did you choose not to go with the T56 6-speed?
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:28 PM   #13
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I wanted straight cut gears, and this trans is MUCH stronger. Its based off a Super T-10.
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The heat seems to be working fairly well. Last time I tried dry ice it didnt work well.
Way more easy and comes off way better, should be all gone this next few days.....
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