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Features

Rafał Sadowski's E30

Engine/Drivetrain

  • M52b28TU
  • carbon Simota Air Intake
  • Custom manifolds
  • Custom 2.5” exhaust
  • 5 speed manual
  • 25% Limited Slip Differential 3.20 ratio

Exterior

  • iS front lip
  • Mtech I trunk spoiler
  • Touring side skirts
  • US front and rear sidemarkers 
  • Side indicators deleted
  • Pop out windows
  • US backplate panel

Interior

  • Recaro speed seats
  • Rear seats reshaped
  • Whole interior retrimmed in leather
  • Nardi Deep Corn steering wheel
  • Matching Nardi gear knob
  • Original radio
  • Second radio hidden in glovebox to keep original look inside

Suspension/Braking/Wheels

  • AC Schnitzer Type I (Front: 17x9" | Rear: 17x10")
  • Hankook tires
  • ISC coilovers with custom springs
  • Rear camber kit 
  • E46 3.0 petrol brakes (Front: 325mm | Rear: 276mm)
  • Copper lines

Thanks to: First of all massive thanks to my amazing wife Monika (love you lots) and Sebastian for getting that car for me. Miker for help with suspension and brakes. Karol, Jakub and Dariusz at Swap Garage for building my car. Marcin Ukleja for helping to pick right color. Exotic, Adams, Przemyslaw, Elvis & Przemek and TeamAF for continued support.

    Features

    Piotr Gruntkowski's E36

    Photography by Damian Oleksiński

    Engine/Drivetrain

    • Simota carbon fiber air intake
    • MG Motorsport exhaust system

    Exterior

    • Desert Shadow Metallic paint from Nissan GTR R35
    • M-package front bumper with carbon canards
    • Foglight delete
    • Widened fenders for this wheel setup
    • Carbon coated wing, custom made, cut out of the lightest and the hardest available aluminum
    • Aluminum diffuser
    • Veneer designed and made by poperzy.pl
    • Original additions EZ-lip pro

    Interior

    • Recaro Pole Position red seats with FIA homologation
    • Sparco frames with FIA homologation
    • Schroth Clubman II ASM 3" silver belts purchased as new on request with FIA
    • Staff's rollbar painted white
    • Nardi Torino steering wheel

    Suspension/Wheels

    • 3-piece wheels 18x10" front / 18x11.5" rear (The only set in the world)
    • BFGoodrich 235/35 front, Federal 285/30 rear
    • TA adjustable dampening + custom springs
    • E46 330i brakes after full regeneration, blasted clamps, repainted on black mat, all pistons and gaskets replaced, new discs cut and drilled Mikoda GT, new Zimmermann pads, new liquid ATE
    • New bushings in the rear suspension, bearings with front hubs, rear bearings, steering rods and stab connectors

    Previous stages of the build (in chronological order)