The car

BMW E36

Custom build M50b26 Turbo

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650BHP M50B26
turbo
GearMotive ZF dogbox
HSD coilovers 
PO Performance CLM lock kit
Big Redd brake kit
Paint and body by Odd Autos
Roll cage and fabrication by Must Weld Motorsport

The car started life as an every day 318i family runaround saloon with around 100bhp. Certainly not nearly enough to be a competitive drift car.

Soon after I took ownership of it I started on the engine build and making it is what you see today. With a lot of blood, sweat, late nights and scuffed knuckles. It is now a tyre shredding 650bhp turbocharged monster that has enough power to give 6 figure supercars a run for their money. Most importantly it was built by me and my team at JK Services. 

The spec list is below:

 

Engine

  • M50B26 (2mm over bore 86mm)

  • CP Carrillo pistons 8.5 CR

  • CP Carrillo H beam rods 

  • King Racing mains

  • King Racing  bigends 

  • Standard crank 

  • ARP mains 

  • CP CARR rod bolts 

  • ARP head studs

  • JE cut ring head gasket 

  • Super tech inconel exhaust valves 

  • Super tech inlet valves 

  • Super tech 84LB double springs with titanium retainers and single groove collars 

  • Super tech valve stem seals 

Boost system

  • Garrett GTX3576R twin scroll

  • 100mm core large intercooler 3” inlet 4” outlet 

  • Custom JKServices pipe work 

  • 4” LSX throttle body 

  • Otaku garage inlet 

  • Zurawski motorsport twin scroll exhaust manifold

  • Twin turbo smart comp gate 40s

  • 4” custom JKServices downpipe and exhaust 

Drivetrain

  • GearMotive ZF dogbox

  • TTV twin plate clutch and flywheel 

  • Davemac propshaft 3” custom prop

  • E36 M3 Evo rear end 

  • Wisefab drive shafts 

 

Suspension and steering

  • HSD coilovers 

  • PO Performance CLM lock kit 

  • PO performance rear adjustable arms 

  • Purple tag rack 

Fuel and engine management

 

  • Twin 255 lifts

  • Twin 044 main fuel pumps

  • Torques swirl pot 

  • Plastic fuel cell

  • AN-8 Teflon lines 

  • C85 VP Racing fuel 650BHP 

  • Fuel flex 

  • Pro Tuner custom wiring loom 

  • Link fury ECU

  • Denso Five-0 1000cc injectors

 

Inside & out

  • Must weld motorsport cage

  • PO Performance hydro 

  • Sparco sprint seat 

  • TRS harness 

  • Fibre factory front arches 

  • Fibre factory rear arches 

  • Toyota supra radiator 

  • AN-20 braided lines 

  • Mustweld Motrosport tubed front and rear end 

  • AB designs rear clam

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