Here it is! Our 2018 BMW M140i Shadow Edition development car, during handover at the superb Barons BMW Farnborough.While many of you may have expected an M car, we’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for an underdog. Let the development begin as we push this platform and see what it can really […]
While there’s nothing we love more than a full-on M car coming through the workshop, you can’t ignore BMW’s ‘M-Lite’ cars; the M135i and M140i being our favourites. What’s not to love about a small, rear wheel drive hatchback with a punchy turbo six-pot up front? Sure, they have their weaknesses but that’s exactly where […]
The engine and gearbox are finally at one with another – more on that next time. But in this episode, the team crack on with test fitting the powertrain and seeing what modifications will be required. The dry build begins!
Hack Engineering’s ever-expanding engine building department require a new Engine Builder/Team Leader. As one of the country’s leading BMW specialists we require the right individual to lead the busy engine building department. With a vehicle workshop, engine building facilities and a machine shop all in-house, Hack Engineering represents a truly unique and exciting opportunity for […]
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Ben is still assembling the engine and gearbox… with our brand new member of the team, Little Luke. Meanwhile Big Luke and Heather tackled the suspension bushes and Taite cracked on with the fuel tank. We’re getting closer.
Paul’s Nardo Grey M4 is no stranger to our workshops, having previously had a whole host of upgrades from Littco L640 turbos to cooling upgrades, exhaust upgrades, full crank hub fix and more. You can read about that tranformation here. This time Paul returned for braking, engine bay, further cooling mods and a Remus backbox. […]
There are few customers of ours that are as dedicated to being on track as Dave Horam, with a fleet that includes E30, E36 M3, E46 M3 and E92 M3 variants of the 3 Series/M3. The E46 M3 had an engine build from us a couple of years ago, and this time it was the […]
Its all go in the Hack Engineering workshop today as the whole team are pitching in to get the Imp back on the road! The parts are being gathered and the hard work is going in. The car will use a 1992 BMW K100 16V engine mounted to the original Imp gearbox using a billet […]
Engine-related work is our number one type of work here at Hack Engineering, and on the F8X platform M cars this means only one thing – crank hubs. As explained in our video released last year (See below), the best solution for the problem by far is with a VTT crank hub, which uses splinelock […]