Workshop Journal: Paul's F82 M4

Workshop Journal: Paul’s F82 M4

Paul came to us some time ago to discuss a significant power upgrade for his 2019 F82 M4. In its incredible Nardo Grey finish, it arrived with us already running a Velocity Tuning stage one map and Eventuri intakes. However, things were about to change. The HE team tore the car apart to bulletproof the engine, which on the...

Workshop Journal: Joel's F80 M3

Workshop Journal: Joel’s F80 M3

As seems to often be the way, Joel originally visited us back in the summer for a couple of modifications, and that turned into plans for more. Having already been mapped and with a Remus exhaust, Joel wanted a bit more induction noise which we supplied in the form of a Forge Motorsport Carbon Fibre Intake Kit. MMR Performance engine...

Workshop Journal: Gareth’s F83 M4

Across the many customers that come through our doors, there is generally a theme - the hunger for more horsepower, and this was certainly the case with Gareth and his F83 M4. Gareth's car has had a couple of visits to us - with it already running an Evolve Stage 2 package, it was our mission (at first) to...

Workshop Journal: Robert's S54B32 Engine Build

Workshop Journal: Robert’s S54B32 Engine Build

Robert approached us last year with the goal of having his S54 built for an E46 M3 nut and bolt restoration that he's working on. With many of the components purchased from us in the two year build up, we were glad to be able to help. As always, work began with the block. Robert's spec included 87mm (standard...

Workshop Journal: Dave's E36 M3 Evo

Workshop Journal: Dave’s E36 M3 Evo

Dave is a long term customer of ours and is a serious trackday enthusiast. We've supplied no end of parts for his incredible E36 M3 Evo saloon track car, including a full Millway Motorsport uniball rear end. For those curious, this car is caged with Recaro seats, has Nitron coilovers, Apex wheels, 3.91 LSD and so much more. Here's...

Workshop Journal: Mark's Turbo E36 Touring

Workshop Journal: Mark’s Turbo E36 Touring

Mark is no stranger to the drifting scene, with a couple of E36s that he uses - this is one of them. The E36 Touring never came with an M50, but this one has been swapped with a non-Vanos version and turbo'd for good measure. However, previous bad experiences with other specialists left Mark frustrated and with a car...

Workshop Journal: Marty’s E46 M3

Marty's E46 M3, 'Bumblebee', was a very well known machine a few years back. However, having had it parked up for some time, Marty decided to send it down to us for re-commissioning along with some maintenance and modification. The engine and drivetrain were to be the main points of focus. Having been supercharged (ESS-525) for some time, the big...

Workshop Journal: Phil Morrison's S85 V10 Refresh

Workshop Journal: Phil Morrison’s S85 V10 Refresh

Phil Morrison, owner of Driftworks, made himself very well known in the BMW scene almost a decade ago by fitting an S85 V10 from an E60 M5 into his E46 M3. It shortly became, and remains, one of the best known M3 builds on the planet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZ5w5YvrSKs However it was sold some time ago, eventually being discovered in Germany by...

Workshop Journal: Oli's E46 M3 Engine Overhaul

Workshop Journal: Oli’s E46 M3 Engine Overhaul

As a regular on the UK tracks and Time Attack championship, Oli Danker's M3 gets used hard. With 86,000 miles on the clock, the last 14,000 of those being in its current format as a track/race car, Oli wisely decided to get it down to us for 'the big three' - big end bearings, head gasket and Vanos. The...