*'STAGE 3'* for the HE140i! Big Power Upgrades - Littco Turbo, CSF Chargecooler and MORE!

*’STAGE 3’* for the HE140i! Big Power Upgrades – Littco Turbo, CSF Chargecooler and MORE!

The majority of the concentration with the HE140i so far has been handling, but now its time to add some boost and make some more power. Existing spec was 'Stage 2+', and in this video we add a Littco L520 Supercore turbo, CSF Heat Exchanger, FTP Chargepipe and NGK spark plugs. The quest for 500+bhp begins! Products used can be...

HE140i New Look, And More Chassis Upgrades! TRACK READY?

HE140i New Look, And More Chassis Upgrades! TRACK READY?

Things are taken up a notch with the HE140i as it gets its '90s DTM-inspired Tic Tac livery thanks to Jamie at Vinyl One, along with a splitter and spoiler from R44 Performance. Luke also carries out some chassis upgrades in the form of Powerflex subframe bushing inserts and a chassis brace, ahead of track time at Snetterton (which will...

M140i SCORPION TURBO-BACK EXHAUST INSTALL! The HE140i Gets A Serious Sound Upgrade

M140i SCORPION TURBO-BACK EXHAUST INSTALL! The HE140i Gets A Serious Sound Upgrade

Join Ben and Luke as they transform the sound of the Hack Engineering BMW M140i, with a Scorpion turbo-back exhaust system. This car already had a Scorpion downpipe fitted as part of one of our Stage 2+ packages, and so we decided it was time to complete the setup with a Scorpion Non-Resonated Cat-Back System, complete with carbon fibre Ascari...

HOW TO MAKE AN M140i HANDLE! HE140i Chassis Upgrades, Part One

HOW TO MAKE AN M140i HANDLE! HE140i Chassis Upgrades, Part One

Join Ben and Luke as they transform the HE140i's chassis from a flawed road platform into something ready for the track. BC Racing coilovers, M4 front control arms, Millway Motorsport front control arm bushes, Protrack wheels and Millway wheel studs fitted in this video. Mods fitted can be found below - ProTrack ONE (9×18″ 5×120 ET30) ProTrack ONE (9.5×18″ 5×120...

Workshop Journal: HE140i EBC Big Brake Kit

Workshop Journal: HE140i EBC Big Brake Kit

Though the HE140i has received a number of engine and transmission upgrades - in the form of both hardware and software - up until now the chassis has remained untouched. With the added power now on tap, this has exposed some serious weaknesses - we got talking with EBC Brakes Racing's Stefan Goddard about these weakpoints recently and that resulted...

On The Road: EBC Brakes Visit

We've worked with EBC Brakes for a number of years now, offering their premium performance brake pad compounds for various M cars. However, EBC HQ was a place that we had never visited, until now. One of the main reasons for our visit was to drop the HE140i off with the EBC Brakes Racing department for development of a couple...

Workshop Journal: HE140i Stage 1 Dyno Results

At Hack Engineering, we like to put our money where our mouth is. When developing tuning packages, we always use a test vehicle to ensure that we're offering a 'complete' package to not only make the power figures, but to do so reliably and consistently. Therefore it was only right that the HE140i was the test bed for our newly...

New Project Unveil: Our F21 M140i

Video: New Project Unveil – Our F21 M140i

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 do - it's about time...