Category Archives: Car Tuning

Should you impulse-buy projects? Marty did…

Project cars are a wondrous journey of maaad mods and sweet upgrades, but they don't always come along at the most opportune time. Life can be full of adult pressures like bills, free space to put extra cars, the spare time to work on a new project... basically, stuff that isn't as fun as a new…
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BLACK-CHOPS! Delving deep inside the LS-Three-30

MCM's first ever E30 BMW has been a crazy trip in just one short week, building a mild-looking sleeper packing a 320kW (430hp) punch in a fairly light, dynamic rear-drive package. You can check out the brand new reveal video HERE, but let's run you through the whole mad week's worth of this killer project. It…
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You don’t ruin cars by engine-swapping them, regards Workshop Manuel

The Internet has been awash with random people claiming Marty and MOOG have "ruined" their E30 BMW by replacing the 125kW 2.5-litre six-cylinder with a 320kW 6.2-litre all-alloy LS3 V8. However, I would wager nearly all the people raging online haven't actually driven an E30 BMW, let alone well set-up LS-swapped one. The basis for a good engine…
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